Local author’s recent work covers 300 years of black trailblazers

By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer During February, the East Bank Regional Library has hosted appearances by eight authors of fiction, nonfiction, anthology, art, romance and

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French Quarter safety plan unveiled

With Mardi Gras 2015 in the city’s rearview mirror and things getting back to the new normal, a local businessman who is fed up with

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Zulu reaches new heights in popularity, community service
McDonogh 35 and SU alum is krewe's 100th king It’s Carnival time and all eyes in the City That Care Forgot are on what has become one of Mardi Gras’ most ...
While still just an idea, councilwoman holds hearing on rental registry, inspections
By Charles Maldonado The Lens A proposal by City Councilwo-man LaToya Cantrell that would require many New Orleans landlords to register their rental homes with the city and submit them to inspections ...
Flood authority flexes technical muscle, and Corps responds
By Bob Marshall The Lens February 9, that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is installing a monitoring system to watch for problems with the Mississippi River-Gulf Outlet floodwalls likely ...
New Orleans chapter of Delta Sigma Theta taking students to Selma
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer Five decades after thousands of marchers descended on Alabama in the spring of 1965 to push for unfettered voting rights for African Americans in the heart ...
Flights from N.O. to Panama offer infinite cultural, financial possibilities
Copa Airlines, a member of the Star Alliance global airline network, recently announced it will begin nonstop service four times a week between New Orleans, La., and Panama, Republic of ...
Civil rights leaders accuse Vitter of ‘blatant political posturing’
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — Dozens of civil rights leaders have signed a letter appealing to Republican Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) to end his opposition to the candidacy ...
City okays controversial changes to hiring rules
With violent crime on the rise and the number of police in New Orleans dwindling, the City of New Orleans is doing whatever it can to attract more NOPD recruits ...
N.O. crime rises in all areas except murder, data shows
NOPD's ‘aorta of corruption’ still intact despite consent decree, report finds As if the rash of armed robberies and violent attacks in the French Quarter in recent months weren’t enough to ...

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