The grand opening of City Putt, City Park’s miniature golf course, is just in time for Memorial Day weekend. The course opens Friday after a 10:30 a.m. ribbon cutting ceremony.
The firehouse will need roof work and mold remediation, windows will have to be replaced and graffiti scrubbed from its brick facade, according to its new owner Wade Tornyos.
Tornyos said he and his wife recently moved back to New Orleans, after their careers took them out of state. They placed the winning bid on the firehouse at 200 N. Alexander St. at an auction of city properties Friday.
The final price tag: $367,000.
First District community members were introduced to their new district commander, Otha Sandifer at the community NONPACC meeting Tuesday night. Sandifer has been with the police department for 20 years, he’s moving to the first district from academy.
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.