Cyndi Nguyen and Kristin Palmer, New Orleans councilwomen both, had to know that their scheme to place an array of surveillance cameras inside “problem” bars in New Orleans wasn’t going to be accepted. Continue Reading
Richard Gullette is dead.
Joe’s Cozy Corner is long shuttered. Continue Reading
Last night, December 23rd, a lady was accosted near her Gentilly home by a brigand in a red pickup truck. With nearby Winn Dixie offering whole hams for $6 the woman had taken advantage of the holiday sale only to be relieved of her groceries. The manhunt is ongoing for the ham thief. Continue Reading
We drive or walk by Indywood, the cinema under construction at St Claude and Desire, every single day. We like to poke our heads in the door to take the lay of the land and chart the progress of the build-out. Continue Reading
It was the first night of SXSW 2016 and Spencer Carlton, 52, was out for a night of frivolity in Austin’s West 6th Street entertainment district.
By the end of the night he would have blood on his hands. Continue Reading
This one hits a little too close to home.
Last night we were laid back on the couch listening to old Lefty Frizzell records when a great, thunderous clamor arose from the street. What sounded like a group of teenagers ran by the house laughing and moving with tremendous haste. Continue Reading
We live in the wild, wild West of the Upper 9th Ward where carjacking, stickups, home invasions and assault are a daily fact of life.
It ain’t easy in the Big Easy.
The New Orleans Metropolitan Association Of Realtors are savvy to this fact and are ponying up $15k to help mitigate the problem through crime cameras.
In the past the New Orleans Police and Justice Foundation have teamed up with NOPD to to install 71 cameras across our city
Would you like a crime camera on your block? You may make a request here
Uptown restaurant Atchafalaya got taken down last night.
The southern dining concern holds a dear place in our heart: They served the finest cornbread we’ve ever eaten in a restaurant.
And we’ve eaten the best stretching from Kentucky to Texas and back again. Continue Reading