I-10: Ten Things to Know in New Orleans this Week (May 23, 2017)

1. MINIMUM WAGE, BILL MOVEs TO STATE SENATE FOR DEBATEThe Senate Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations Wednesday favorably moved a bill by Sen. Troy Carter, D-New Orleans to increase the state's minimum wage to $8.50 an hour by 2019.

American Craft Beer Week returns to New Orleans May 15-21

New beers and events at local breweries and more
New Orleans' beer scene has changed a lot in one year. When last year's American Craft Beer Week began, Urban South Brewery had just opened (March 2016), making it the third production brewery and sixth brewery (including brewpubs Crescent City Brewhouse and Gordon Biersch and microbrewery Courtyard Brewery) in the city.

I-10: Ten Things to Know in New Orleans this Week (May 9, 2017)

1. SKIRMISH AT JEFFERSON DAVIS MONUMENT ON MAY DAYFive people were arrested May 1 when the self-proclaimed "monument defenders" who had been camped out in front of the Jefferson Davis statue in Mid-City were met by dozens of counterprotesters, who favored removing the monument.

I-10: Ten Things to Know in New Orleans this Week (May 2, 2017)

1. ZYDECO HALL OF FAME BURNS DOWNThe world of zydeco music lost one of its seminal clubs to a mysterious fire the night of April 25 in Lawtell, a small town near Opelousas, the self-described zydeco capital of the world.

I-10: Ten Things to Know in New Orleans this Week (April 25, 2017)

1. CHARBONNET STEPS DOWN TO RUN FOR MAYORMunicipal Court Judge Desiree Charbonnet resigned her judgeship last week so she can officially run for mayor.

I-10: Ten Things to Know in New Orleans this Week (April 11, 2017)

1. FRENCH QUARTER TRAFFIC PLAN DRAWS GRIEVANCESAt an April 4 meeting that was supposed to be about a recent traffic study conducted by city contractor AECOM in connection with the Bourbon Street redevelopment project, frustrated French Quarter residents and business owners convened for a Festivus-style airing of grievances about the plan.

I-10: Ten Things to Know in New Orleans this Week (April 4, 2017)

1. 2016: MORE DRUG DEATHS IN NEW ORLEANS THAN HOMICIDESDrug-related overdoses killed 211 people in New Orleans in 2016 — more than twice the number of deadly overdoses in 2015.

I-10: Ten Things to Know in New Orleans this Week (March 28, 2017)

1. GOP health care plan YANKED BEFORE voteJust minutes before U.S. House Republicans pulled the GOP-backed American Health Care Act — the legislation that would repeal the Affordable Care Act — Louisiana Rep. Ralph Abraham was on the House floor, urging his fellow Republicans to get behind the bill.

I-10: Ten Things to Know in New Orleans this Week (March 21, 2017)

1. ADDING SAME-SEX COUPLES TO STATE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE STATUTESProposed legislation by state Rep. Pat Connick, R-Marrero, aims to close a longstanding loophole in Louisiana's domestic violence statutes by including same-sex couples.

I-10: Ten Things to Know in New Orleans this Week (March 14, 2017)

1. RESPONSE TO OBAMACARE REPLACEMENT TEPID TO NEGATIVEU.S. House Republicans last week unveiled their proposed alternative to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), but the revised American Health Care Act (AHCA) was greeted with little support from Louisiana politicians — with the notable exception of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise.

Archives


Submit an event Jump to date

News Posts from The Latest

  • New Orleans sexual assault survivors speak out against DA

    New Orleans sexual assault survivors speak out against DA

    Survivors and advocates urge police and prosecutors to end discrimination against victims of rape.
    • May 26, 2017
  • New Orleans Oyster Festival is June 3-4

    New Orleans Oyster Festival is June 3-4

    Bonerama, Brass-A-Holics and Luke Winslow-King perform at the riverfront.
    • May 26, 2017
  • Remembering Bill Broadhurst: The lion who never roared

    Remembering Bill Broadhurst: The lion who never roared

    In the great game of politics, Bill Broadhurst was the ultimate insider. He shunned the spotlight, yet he shone in the quiet corners and in the closed meeting rooms where big decisions were made.
    • May 25, 2017
  • More »

    Spotlight Events

    • Greek Festival New Orleans @ Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Holy Trinity

      • Through May 28

    Recent Comments

    C'est What?

    Where would you like to see the Confederate monuments relocated?

    • A space in New Orleans
    • A space in some other city
    • I don’t care and am sick of the whole debate

    View Results

    Email Newsletter icon, E-mail Newsletter icon, Email List icon, E-mail List icon Join our mailing list
    Stay up to date on the latest New Orleans news and entertainment via email.

    Popular Events

    • Big Easy, Big Heart 5K Race @ Fontainebleau State Park

      • Sat., July 22, 9 a.m.
      • Buy Tickets
    • Tremé/7th Ward Arts and Culture Festival @ 7th Ward Neighborhood Center

      • Sat., May 27 and Sun., May 28 FREE
    • Silver and Fit Aerobics @ Manhattan Athletic Club

      • Thu., June 22, 9:15 & 11:15 a.m.
    • Jambalaya Festival @ 120 S. Irma Blvd.

      • Through May 27
    • Krotz Springs Sportsmen's Heritage Festival @ Nall Park

      • Through May 28

    © 2017 Gambit
    Powered by Foundation