The Kenner City Council voted unanimously Thursday to appoint real estate agent Kelly Hand to fill the seat that will be vacated when Dominick Impastato resigns to assume the Parish Council seat to which he was elected Oct. 14.
Friday, October 20, 2017
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
When John and Hannah Huppi met in 2007, they had three things in common: They were both from Washington — Hannah from Washington state and John from Washington, D.C. — they were both freshmen at Tulane University, and they both had an interest, bu…
Errol Laborde, editor and publisher of Louisiana Life magazine, will discuss the new book "New Orleans: The First 300 Years" at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 19, at the East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Celebrating its 10th year, the Jefferson SPCA Pet Fest will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, at Lafreniere Park in Metairie.
A fortification that served both the Union and the Confederacy will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday during Camp Parapet Day, sponsored by The Jefferson Historical Society of Louisiana and the Jefferson Parish Historical Co…
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
As a way to honor his deceased son’s passion for feeding the hungry, Master Sgt. Joel Cortes is leading a team of local Marines participating in Ironman 70.3 endurance challenges Oct. 22 to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
During seven hours of sometimes contentious testimony Tuesday, attorneys for former John Ehret football coach Corey Lambert sparred with school system lawyers over the district's recent decision to oust Lambert, who took the Patriots to the 2015 C…
The Schnauzer Rescue of Louisiana held an Oct. 14 costume contest and parade during Oktoberfest at Deutsches Haus. The doggies donned Halloween or German costumes, hoping to win prizes donated by Magazine Street Animal Clinic, Camp Bow Wow Uptown …
The Krewe of Carrollton recently held a decorating day at the Arc of Greater New Orleans. Members came together with the Krewe of Arc group to adorn mini shrimp boots for the Carrollton's Feb. 4, 2018 parade. The Arc serves children and adults wit…
Monday, October 16, 2017
The Coast Guard suspended its search Monday night for a man missing after an explosion the previous night on an oil and gas platform in Lake Pontchartrain sent seven other men to hospitals.
Thursday, October 12, 2017
With the end of the Jefferson Parish Council District 4 race in sight, a series of last-minute commercials has amped up the heat in an already intense race.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
The St. Jude Society of St Mary Magdalen Parish will hold its fall novenas Monday, Oct. 16, to Tuesday, Oct. 24, at St. Mary Magdalen, 6425 W. Metairie Ave., Metairie.
Brian Costello, an 11th-generation Louisianian, will discuss his new book titled "Carnival in New Orleans" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, at the East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon, in Metairie.
October is “Adopt a Shelter Pet Month.” One thing that may stand in the way of such adoptions is a misconception that something must be wrong with an animal if it ends up in a shelter. The fact is, most pets land there through no fault of their own.
The Treme Fall Festival on Sept. 30 brought out crowds looking for a good time, but they also were helping to support the architecture, culture and history of the neighborhood. The fest is produced by the nonprofit Historic Faubourg Treme Associat…
Anabel Rosario grew up as one of three daughters of a preacher, living with her family in a cardboard house in the Dominican Republic.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Peter Dedek, author of "The Cemeteries of New Orleans," will discuss the new book and sign copies at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 5, at the East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon, Metairie.
Monday, October 09, 2017
The board that governs the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway on Monday selected a Slidell firm to design 12 "safety bays," or sections of shoulder, for the outside of the bridge's two spans.
Sunday, October 08, 2017
Thursday, October 05, 2017
October is usually prime season for outdoor fairs and festivals in the metro area, but the threat of Tropical Storm Nate is prompting some groups to cancel or alter their plans.
Wednesday, October 04, 2017
The eighth annual NOLA on Tap beer festival drew thousands to City Park on Sept. 23 to sample brews and benefit the Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. This dog-friendly fest featured music; more than 400 local, national an…
Local actress Amanda Hebert returns to her role in the comedy “Late Night Catechism” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Gretna Cultural Center for the Arts, Fourth Street and Huey P. Long Avenue.
Sunlight filtered through the oaks of Audubon Park, where nearly a dozen electric vehicles were lined up, side by side. The hood of each sleek car was propped open, revealing not a grimy gas engine and tangled wires but a clean, carpeted space.
The Southern Food & Beverage Museum will present the third annual Cirque de Cuisine: A Kitchen Tour, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 8, taking a look inside 10 historic and beautiful private homes in the French Quarter.
It’s back for the third year in a row: the Louisiana Boxer Rescue’s Boxers, Brews and BBQ Fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Kamp Bar, 2317 Hickory Ave., Harahan.
The fifth Blues, Brews and BBQ in Da Parish Festival will be 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 7, at Docville Farm, 5124 E. St. Bernard Highway, Violet. The festival will feature locally and regionally brewed beer, barbecue and several groups be…
At the annual Alligator Festival at the Westbank Bridge Park in Luling, you could hold gators, eat gator dishes and ride a gator-themed carnival ride. The fest, held Sept. 22-24, filled the weekend with with rides, music, games and more. It's the …
ALL SAINTS REUNION: All former students of All Saints Catholic School are invited to a reunion Oct. 6-8 at the school, 1441 Teche St., New Orleans. There will be an informal reception from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, in the Althea Holmes Cent…
Monday, October 02, 2017
Kenner police have jailed a mother of four on a murder count after officials investigating the death of her 2-year-old son over the weekend found evidence he'd been tied up, beaten and allowed to go hungry, authorities said.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Anita Dennis, a retired teacher and author, will lead a presentation titled “How to Write an Effective Grant Proposal” at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 27, at the Jane O’Brien Chatelain West Bank Regional Library, 2751 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey.
For many of us, the Saints game against the Patriots on Sept. 17 was more than a little painful. But the littlest Saints fans at the Dome that day seemed to be having fun. Here, a group of them gleefully crowds around Gumbo the Dog, one of two off…
Muggy days and high temperatures make it hard to believe, but fall is officially here. We hope more pleasant weather comes soon and our pets love the cooler weather, too.
If you would like to help our neighbors in Texas and Florida who are reeling from hurricanes, you have a chance to do so this later this week.
It was a beautiful day and a beautiful setting for the Shrimp and Jambalaya Festival, held Sept. 16 under the oaks at Archbishop Shaw High School in Marrero. The fest included a car show, music from the school band, food cook-offs and more.
Irish Fest New Orleans was held on Sept. 15 at the Kingsley House in the Irish Channel. The event celebrated Irish culture through music, lectures, crafts and food. There also was an Irish dance contest, a red hair and freckles contest, a kilt con…
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Tuesday, September 26, 2017
The west bank of Jefferson Parish east of the Harvey Canal will face low water pressure from approximately 1 to 10 p.m., according to a report from WWL-TV.
Friday, September 22, 2017
For the second time this year, the Kenner City Council faced pleas Thursday from Louis Armstrong International Airport officials to reject a proposed ordinance that would impact how travelers get to and from the airport.