Morris Jeff Community School’s board unanimously voted to recognize a union formed by the school’s educators, the first to organize in Orleans Parish after Hurricane Katrina according to a report by Jessica Williams and Della Hasselle of The Lens.
The winning bid for the old fire house at 200 North Alexander Street came in at $367,000 at an auction for six city properties held Friday morning at City Hall.
The city of New Orleans will auction six city-owned properties Friday morning in the City Hall council chambers, two of which are in Mid-City–200 North Alexander Street and 2552 St. Philip Street.
The 8th Annual Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo will echo throughout Mid-City this weekend, as stages, food vendors and artists pop up along Bayou St. John.
“We’re excited about our talent line-up,” said Jared Zeller, President of the Mothership Foundation which organizes Bayou Boogaloo. He said with more sponsors the organization has been able to bring in more groups and the festival continues to grow.
There are growing concerns over the future of turf racing at the Fairgrounds on a course many say has been neglected for years, according to a report by Scott Satchfield of WWLTV.
Due to a lack of quorum the Mid-City Security District will not meet Thursday at its regularly scheduled time, according to the organization’s website. There will, however, be one or two commissioners at the location to field any questions residents may have. For more information see the organizations website.
The Greater Mid-City Business Association will meet Monday for lunch.
Wood sculptor Marlin Miller has spent days carving a tribute to New Orleans in a Bayou St. John tree that was struck by lightning during Isaac, according to a report by Dennis Woltering of WWLTV.