New Orleans City Councilwoman Susan Guidry, who is term-limited in her District A seat, is considering a run for one of the council’s two At-Large seats this fall, and two attorneys from Uptown and Lakeview are planning to run for the seat she will vacate.
A request for a new coffee house cafe on Bienville Street in Mid-City was approved by the New Orleans City Planning Commission on Tuesday afternoon, despite opposition from city staff who recommended the commission deny the proposed project.
After almost five years of study, deliberation and debate, the Mid-City Local Historic District has officially been created.
New Orleans City Council voted to approve the creation of Mid-City’s district and the Parkview Local Historic District, as proposed by the Historic Preservation Study Committee, at their meeting Thursday. That vote comes after several months of deferral, though an August public meeting drew much praise for the creation of historic districts in Uptown, Mid-City and Parkview.
Officials with to a local bank are one step closer to building a proposed senior living facility in the Seventh Ward, thanks to a zoning modification from the City Planning Commission, but their request to change the maximum building height regulations across the city was unanimously denied.
A request for a new coffee house cafe on Bienville Street in Mid-City heads to the New Orleans City Planning Commission on Tuesday afternoon.
The company Bienville Street Coffee House Cafe, LLC., run by local property owners Milton Gautreaux and Mario Martinez, aims to put the new restaurant and cafe in their building, a double at 3305 and 3307 Bienville Street.
A local couple is revamping an old salon in the Faubourg St. John neighborhood, drawing enthusiasm from neighbors but also some worries about parking.
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.
After a series of public meetings, City Park staffers are compiling the ideas they heard for a 250-acre plot formerly slated for a golf course so the park’s Board of Directors can make a decision about for the future of the green space.
With a disastrous election for national Democrats barely a week in the rear-view mirror and speculation about the upcoming New Orleans mayoral race already intensifying, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards and other top local Democrats rallied Thursday night in support of state Sen. J.P. Morrell.
By Claire Byun
Better care of inmates while they are in prison and more opportunities for them after they are free will help reduce the likelihood that they will offend again, said the woman whose biography about life inside prison inspired the award-winning television series “Orange is the New Black.”