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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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February 24, 2017

City Announces Bike Share Preview Extension

NEW ORLEANS — TODAY, the City of New Orleans, in conjunction with Social Bicycles Inc. (SoBi), announced it will extend the preview of the City’s bike share program through March 31. The initial preview was a success and yielded positive results in a short time period. From Feb. 13 to Feb. 23, 128 riders took 235 unique trips. Over 500 miles were biked with a two mile average trip distance. 

February 24, 2017

City Hall Closed Tuesday for Mardi Gras Holiday

NEW ORLEANS -- The City of New Orleans announced today that City Hall will be closed Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, in observance of the Mardi Gras holiday. 

February 23, 2017

Statement from Mayor Mitch Landrieu on Conviction of Members of 39ers Gang

NEW ORLEANS — Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu issued the following statement on the conviction of ten members in the 39ers gang.

February 21, 2017

Mayor to Visit Community Health Center as Part of U.S. Conference of Mayors’ National Healthcare Day of Action

NEW ORLEANS—Tomorrow, Mayor Mitch Landrieu will visit CrescentCare Community Health Center as part of the US Conference of Mayors’ National Healthcare Day of Action. During the visit, the Mayor will meet Noel Twilbeck, CEO, and other representatives from CrescentCare Community Health Center to discuss the detrimental impact repealing the Affordable Care Act will have on New Orleans residents.

February 21, 2017

Parking Instructions and Traffic Restrictions in Advance of 2017 Mardi Gras Celebrations

NEW ORLEANS — Today, the City of New Orleans issued parking instructions and reminders in advance of Mardi Gras celebrations in the French Quarter and the Krewe of Endymion parade this upcoming weekend. The City encourages the public to be patient and prepared for heavy vehicular and pedestrian traffic in the specified areas and to make transportation arrangements accordingly.

February 20, 2017

Mayor Calls NBA All-Star Weekend a Slam Dunk

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu called the 2017 NBA All-Star Weekend a huge success and thanked the local, state and federal public safety agencies, public employees, the host committee, and the people of New Orleans for helping make it all possible.

February 20, 2017

Mayor Landrieu, City Officials and Host Committee to Highlight Success of 2017 NBA All-Star Weekend

NEW ORLEANS – TODAY, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and City officials will highlight the success and impact of the 2017 NBA All-Star Weekend held Feb. 17-19, 2017.

February 17, 2017

Parade Update: Friday Parades to Roll Early

NEW ORLEANS—Today, the City of New Orleans announced that Mardi Gras parades scheduled for Friday, Feb. 17 will begin earlier due to the anticipation of rainy weather.

February 17, 2017

Mayor Mitch Landrieu Issues Clarion Call for Volunteer Day of Action

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu issued a clarion call for a Volunteer Day of Action, this Saturday, Feb. 18, in New Orleans East to aid in the tornado recovery effort. The EF-3 tornado that touched down on February 7, destroyed over 300 residences, damaged over 5,000 structures in the impacted area and resulted in a power outage for over 10,000 residents.

February 16, 2017

Mayor Landrieu, City Officials Celebrated Opening of NORD Milne NOLA FOR LIFE Center

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu joined City Councilmembers, the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC), NORDC Foundation, and City officials from NOLA FOR LIFE, the Mayor's comprehensive murder reduction strategy, to celebrate the opening of the NORD Milne NOLA FOR LIFE Center (5420 Franklin Ave.) in the Milneburg neighborhood. This facility previously served as part of the Milne Boys Home, which was severely damaged by Hurricane Katrina.

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