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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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March 31, 2017

Parkview Neighborhood to Become a New Orleans Historic District Landmarks Commission Member

NEW ORLEANS—On April 3, 2017, the neighborhood of Parkview will leave the Neighborhood Conservation District Advisory Committee (NCDAC) and become a member of the New Orleans Historic District Landmarks Commission (HDLC). The NCDAC reviews demolition applications within the district and provides recommendations to the City Council.  By becoming a local historic district, demolition requests in Parkview will only have to be heard by the HDLC, streamlining the process for demolition.

March 31, 2017

NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball Season 14 Continues

NEW ORLEANS — On Saturday, April 1, 2017, the City of New Orleans alongside the New Orleans Pelicans, Domino’s Pizza and PlayNOLA will continue Season 14 of NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball, a program that focuses on providing safe recreational activity, jobs and opportunities in crime hot spots for males over 16 years old through basketball, mentorship and support.

March 30, 2017

Mayor Mitch Landrieu and U.S. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi to Tour Health Center, Hold Press Conference Following Roundtable Discussion in New Orleans on the Affordable Care Act

NEW ORLEANS – Following the 7th anniversary of the Affordable Care Act that has provided quality health coverage to over 20 million Americans, Mayor Mitch Landrieu will host U.S. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi on Saturday, April 1, 2017 in New Orleans.  The two will be joined by local health care providers and New Orleans residents who have benefited from the Affordable Care Act for a roundtable discussion focusing on efforts to protect the health care of the American people.

March 29, 2017

NORD Foundation to Host Inaugural Gala Honoring Peyton Manning

NEW ORLEANS – On Tuesday, April 11, 2017, the New Orleans Recreation Development (NORD) Foundation will host their inaugural Champions Gala honoring longtime supporter, Peyton Manning. The NORD Foundation will also acknowledge leaders and companies who have made major investments in New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) to improve the quality of life for all New Orleanians.

March 28, 2017

British Airways Brings Non-Stop Service between New Orleans and London

NEW ORLEANS – Today, British Airways officially began non-stop, year round flights between New Orleans and London. This flight is another example of the growth at the Louis Armstrong International Airport and is a game-changing development for our economy and culture. 

March 27, 2017

City to Increase Security Measures at Municipal Auditorium

NEW ORLEANS—Tomorrow, March 28, the City of New Orleans will begin work to increase security measures at the Municipal Auditorium (1201 St. Peter St.). In an effort to secure all access points to the building, the City will reinforce all doors, windows and HVAC units with steel panels. The work will last through the end of April. Once complete, a 24-hour security detail will be stationed at the Municipal Auditorium to prevent illegal trespassing on the property.

March 24, 2017

NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball Season 14 Continues

NEW ORLEANS — On Saturday, March 25, 2017, the City of New Orleans alongside the New Orleans Pelicans, Domino’s Pizza and PlayNOLA, will continue Season 14 of NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball, a program that focuses on providing safe recreational activity, jobs and opportunities in crime hot spots for males over 16 years old through basketball, mentorship and support.

March 22, 2017

City Announces Bike Share Community Workshops

NEW ORLEANS — Today, the City of New Orleans, in conjunction with Social Bicycles Inc. (SoBi), announced it will hold six community workshops to collect resident feedback on where to best place the initial 70 bike stations before the fall 2017 launch of the City’s bike share program. Each workshop will focus on specific neighborhoods within the initial service area (map below). The City invites residents to attend a workshop near where they live or work to provide input. 

March 22, 2017

Christmas Trees Dropped in Bayou Sauvage to Aid Wetland Restoration

NEW ORLEANS–Today, 4,700 Christmas trees collected in Orleans Parish after the holidays were airlifted into the Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge as part of a program to create new marsh habitat.

 

March 22, 2017

Mayor Mitch Landrieu Issues Statement on Terrorist Attack in London

NEW ORLEANS — Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu issued the following statement on the terrorist attack in London: 

 

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