Is the City Council Revamping Economic Development Incentives Due to Ongoing Questions About Five O Fore Golf LLC?

May 29, 2024

City Council leaders have begun the process of reviewing the guidelines currently in use to determine which businesses will be accepted into the highly coveted PILOT (payment in lieu of taxes) program which provides a multi-year, multi-million dollar property tax break for the lucky recipients. To qualify for the tax break, a developer must meet […]

Top 15 News Stories in New Orleans: A Week of Cultural Events, Safety Initiatives, and Community Developments

May 28, 2024

This past week in New Orleans has been marked by a blend of cultural celebrations, public safety initiatives, and significant community developments. Here are the top 15 news stories that shaped the Crescent City: 1. Northern Lights Sighted A rare geomagnetic storm made the northern lights visible as far south as New Orleans. This phenomenon […]

Mayor Cantrell Could Face Uncomfortable Questions in Anne Breaud Case

May 22, 2024

Mayor LaToya Cantrell was quite full of herself when she filed a temporary protective order recently against New Orleans realtor Anne Breaud.  “I’ll show her,” Cantrell could have whispered to herself.  From the balcony of her family’s apartment in the Pontalba, Breaud took the memorable photo of Cantrell enjoying a leisurely drink and meal on […]

Louisiana Democratic Party Charting New Path Forward

May 20, 2024

Louisiana Democratic Party Chair Randal Gaines is a man on a mission. Since his election in April 2024, Gaines has been crisscrossing the state to breathe new life into what was   the state’s dominant political party since Reconstruction. With the number of registered Democrats in Louisiana continuing to decrease each year and the somewhat […]

New COVID Virus Strain KP.2 Could Create Summer Surge

May 20, 2024

As the COVID virus continues to mutate a new strain known as KP.2 is making its way around the world. While the number of deaths and hospitalizations from the various strains of the virus are decreasing, COVID still infects those who are older or whose vaccinations are not up to date.  Even for those who […]

Amazing New Orleans High School Girls Prove the Pythagorean Theorem

May 17, 2024

According to US News and World Report, Louisiana is ranked 47th in education. Despite this, there are some schools providing students with a good education. One of those is St. Mary’s Academy of New Orleans. To say trigonometry is hard would be an understatement. For those who are mathematically challenged like myself, it likely involves […]

Odyssey House Opens New Community Health Center With $1 Million Federal Grant Through Congressman Troy Carter

April 24, 2024

Odyssey House Louisiana (OHL) now has a new federally qualified one-stop-shop primary and behavioral health care center due to a $1 million appropriation spearheaded by Congressman Troy Carter (LA-2). Carter – along with various partnering agencies and individuals – cut the ribbon to open the new clinic in the Lafitte-Treme neighborhood on Tuesday, April 23. While introducing […]

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