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“Gateway to the city” bridge work complete, in time for Super Bowl

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu joined the Young Leadership Council and the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development to announce the completion of improvements to the New Orleans Terminal Railroad Bridge. The bridge crosses I-10 at approximately the Orleans Parish line and Landrieu called it the “gateway to the city” for Super Bowl visitors.

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Historic marker commemorates the original New Orleans Pelicans

When Jacob Ginsberg was assigned to write about a historic marker of his choice, he was disappointed to learn there was no marker at the site of former Pelican Stadium. “I got out here and imagine how surprised I was to see nothing,” he recounted, “where there was a 20,000-plus seat stadium.” Almost eight years Read More…

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Mid-City Market adds Panera Bread, Ochsner clinic, set to open in June

As construction progresses toward a June opening for Mid-City Market, recent additions to the Carrollton Avenue development include a Panera Bread and an Ochsner Clinic location, officials say. “Mid-City Market is transforming a site that has been, for too long, an eyesore on a major thoroughfare in the Mid-City neighborhood,” said District A Councilwoman Susan Read More…