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The New Orleans-based 4.0 Schools incubator for education startups held one of its biannual pitch nights on Friday where entrepreneurs from around the country got four minutes each to sell their ideas to an audience that provided digital feedback.
In Part 1 of this story , Hollygrove leade r s chose a charter operator to run the school in their neighborhood, Paul L. Dunbar Elementary.
As tourism typically slows down in August and September in New Orleans, tourism leaders are encouraging locals to dine out and play tourist to support local merchants, from now through the end of September.
Rebirth Brass Band has unveiled a new music video keyed to a 20-city national tour that begins in New York City, Aug. 1. The veteran New Orleans ensemble, which won its first Grammy Award in 2012 , released a new album, "Move Your Body" in April.
Strike up the band - or in the case of Satchmo Summerfest New Orleans - the bands, as this annual festival, now in its 14th year, brings in local, national and international musicians to perform in celebration of New Orleans' native son, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong.
Bill Cager, 35, pleaded guilty as charged in the July 7, 2013 fatal hit-and-run of NOPD officer Rodney Thomas.
After arresting one man in an armed robbery of a Dryades Street house party earlier this week, New Orleans police are still actively investigating the second suspect in the case, they said this week.
Guillermo Peters' conflicted relationship with Mexican cuisine dates back at least as far as 1997, the year he opened a place called Taqueros in Kenner.
People gather for the fifth district anti-crime walk in New Orleans Wednesday, July 30, 2014.
Ask New Orleans folks what "Creole" means and you won't get a lot of agreement. Photographer Richard Sexton takes a stab at the question in "Creole World: Photographs of New Orleans and the Latin Caribbean Sphere," a grand new book and free exhibit that runs through December 7 at the Historic New Orleans Collection .
Satchmo SummerFest gets rolling at the Old U.S. Mint, and Sarah McLachlan spins ballads at the Saenger Theatre on Friday .
For Iam Tucker, being a business owner in New Orleans is about more than presiding over the workings of an office.
The seemingly casual funk instrumentals that The Meters recorded in New Orleans around 1970 have become touchstones of American music, but the records stand outside the mainstream of funk in a way that belies their importance.
Three weeks after New Orleans police say two men opened fire on a group of people in Zion City, the remaining victim, 3-year-old Na'Tosha Thompson, is out of the hospital.
New Orleans police said three men and two women were arrested early Wednesday morning after they shot at homeless people across the New Orleans area overnight.
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Updated: Sat Aug 02, 2014 01:51 am
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