The newest Mid-City Market tenants have roots in south Louisiana, thanks to a push by New Orleans officials to bring more locally-owned businesses to the development.
The City Planning Commission has for the first time in the city’s history created an honorary street-naming policy for officials to use, following a vote at the Commission’s meeting on Monday.
As of now, the city’s only policy regarding street naming centers on official street names, and not honorary ones, according to City Planning staff. Should New Orleans City Council adopt the recommendation by vote, the city would in the future have a more formal process for honoring community members on street signs.
The New Orleans Police Department is asking for help finding a suspect wanted in connection with an armed robbery of a Mid-City based Smoothie King shop, located at 224 N. Carrollton Avenue.
With the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival less than two months away, members of the Faubourg St. John Neighborhood Association are tallying complaints to bring to city officials about the longstanding event, ranging from illegal parking to overcrowding and other public safety concerns.
This year, complaints about illegal vendors working outside the festival are rising up to the top of the list, according to Jimmy Farenholz, the neighborhood association’s Jazz Fest liaison.
A new construction application has been filed with the city for a proposed Ochsner Health “free standing” emergency room on Canal Street.
The Broad Theater, Mid-City’s newest movie house, is slated to open March, after pushing back its original opening date from Feb. 19.
According to an article from The Gambit, the opening date of the theater, located at 636 N. Broad Street, is March 4.
Warren Easton Charter High School will host a concert fundraiser for the school’s jazz band’s upcoming trip to Cuba.
A local non-profit, Youth Rebuilding New Orleans, received unanimous approval by City Council for plans to bring a coffee shop and office space to St. Ann Street.
Morris Jeff Community School officials voted to remain in the Recovery School District as its monthly board meeting on Monday afternoon.
Alicia Serrano, reporter for Mid-City Messenger, will begin live coverage of the Morris Jeff Community School board of directors meeting beginning at 5:30 p.m. You can follow her coverage below: