News for August 2015

Tax break approved for North Rampart hotel project

Tax break approved for North Rampart hotel project

August 26, 2015 Latest News

By: Robin Shannon, Managing Editor August 26, 2015 Developers looking to build a 200,000-square-foot extended stay hotel that would occupy an entire block of North Rampart Street have been granted a tax break to help move the project forward, but … Read More »

City planning commission turns down 26-story hotel

City planning commission turns down 26-story hotel

August 25, 2015 Latest News

By: Robin Shannon, Managing Editor August 25, 2015 New Orleans planning officials today turned down a proposed 26-story hotel and condo proposed for the 100 block of Royal Street near the Central Business District. Developer Angelo Farrell is s… Read More »

City Council overrides Planning Commission on Virgin Hotel

City Council overrides Planning Commission on Virgin Hotel

August 24, 2015 Latest News

By: Robin Shannon, Managing Editor August 24, 2015 A project that would bring a new Virgin Hotel property to a downtown surface parking lot a block from Poydras Street has been granted approval by the New Orleans City Council. The council last … Read More »

NOPD PARTNERS WITH NEW ORLEANS POLICE AND JUSTICE FOUNDATION TO  INCREASE PRIVATE SECURITY CAMERAS IN CRIME HOT SPOTS

NOPD PARTNERS WITH NEW ORLEANS POLICE AND JUSTICE FOUNDATION TO INCREASE PRIVATE SECURITY CAMERAS IN CRIME HOT SPOTS

August 20, 2015 Latest News

Today, the NOPD and the New Orleans Police and Justice Foundation (NOPJF) announced a new initiative that aims to increase the number of private security cameras in crime hot spots across the city. Adopt-A-Block works with churches, businesses and ho… Read More »

Spirit Airlines adds nonstop flights from New Orleans

Spirit Airlines adds nonstop flights from New Orleans

August 12, 2015 Latest News

Spirit Airlines will begin nonstop, daily flights from Louis Armstrong International Airport to Las Vegas beginning in November, the company said today. The new service begins Nov. 13. It brings the total number of Spirit nonstop flights to six de… Read More »