The city of New Orleans has withdrawn its plan to tear down a home on Baudin Street after the owners recently started renovating the structure, officials said Monday.
The Faubourg St. John Merchant’s Association is holding its 9th annual Bastille Day Celebration on July 11.
Tonight’s Friday Nights at NOMA will feature live music by Amanda Walker, a cooking demonstration by Chef Austin Kirzner, as well as a gallery talk by Dawn DeDeaux, whose work is featured in the NOMA exhibition “Ten Years Gone”.
On Saturday afternoon, the Krewe of Kolossos celebrated the fourth of July on the Banks of Bayou St. John in Mid City. Kolossos crowned new royalty on Saturday, naming Al “Carnival Time” Johnson as king and Mercy Stevenson as queen.
On Saturday evening, blankets and chairs covered the great lawn at City Park for their “Happy 3rd of July” celebration. The Marine Corps band provided the entertainment and fireworks were lit off from the roof of the Peristyle as the grand finale.
The Louisiana Himalaya Association is sponsoring a community-based effort event this Wednesday in City Park’s Botanical Gardens to help the people of Nepal recover from earthquakes. The New Orleans to Nepal fundraising event will feature local musicians and restaurants, a cash bar and a live auction.
A man died after being critically wounded in a shooting Thursday afternoon in the 600 block of North Salcedo Street, New Orleans police said.
City Park is hosting a Happy 3rd of July event this Friday that will feature The Marine Corps Band on the Goldring/Woldenberg Great Lawn and fireworks at the Peristyle. The Happy 3rd of July event is free and open to the public.
Mid-City pet owners can look forward to a local franchise of the national Camp Bow Wow dog-care business, opening next spring near the Lafitte Greenway.