The home at 2318 Bienville Avenue has been granted initial approval for demolition to be replaced with a new home, earning the support of neighbors, city records show.
In one of the episodes in HBO’s Treme, there’s a scene where Clark Peter’s character Albert “Big Chief” Lambreaux emerges from a darkened street in full Mardi Gras Indian Chief regalia. I think it is a beautiful scene, because out of the desolate landscape emerges something beautiful, overwhelming, and completely unexpected. It marks an important and iconic scene in the show – the character Lambreaux is doing this as a protest to the way things are, and a demonstration of the promise of the way things should be.
With the Mid-City campus no longer an option and an uncertain future for the Jefferson Parish campus, parents at the International School of Louisiana pleaded with school leaders Wednesday night for answers that no one yet seems to have.
As Cypress Academy enters its third year in the fall of 2017, the young charter school will move from temporary quarters in Uptown to the John Dibert school building on Orleans Avenue, the school announced.
The New Orleans City Council’s decision on whether to place parts of Mid-City and the Parkview neighborhood under the jurisdiction of the Historic District Landmarks Commission has been posted until their Dec. 15 meeting, city officials said.
Despite a distant fourth-place finish for Presidential candidate Jill Stein in both Louisiana and nationwide, members of the Green Party of New Orleans now plan to increase their focus on local issues and candidates as they seek to build their presence locally — starting with rallying around an unconventional mayoral candidate in Gretna.
Undeterred by lower support for third-party candidates in Louisiana than almost anywhere else in the United States, state Libertarians hoping to gain more experience with statewide elections by recruiting a candidate for state Treasurer in anticipation that the seat will become vacant after the Dec. 10 runoff for U.S. Senate.
A 30-year-old man was found shot to death on South Jefferson Davis Parkway late Monday night after gunfire broke out at his Palmyra Street home, New Orleans police said.