central city http://wwno.org en Deal Closed To Buy Land For Central City Retail Center http://wwno.org/post/deal-closed-buy-land-central-city-retail-center <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Developers have closed a $2.1 million deal to buy property that will be part of plans for a $24 million retail center in New Orleans' Central City neighborhood.</p> Mon, 30 Dec 2013 02:59:06 +0000 The Associated Press 51040 at http://wwno.org Weekly LaSalle Market Bringing Business Back To Central City http://wwno.org/post/weekly-lasalle-market-bringing-business-back-central-city <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">New Orleans’ Central City neighborhood was once a stronghold of rich cultural traditions and bustling local businesses. While the arts remain vibrant within this tight community, the area has suffered economically over the past decades.</span></p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 13:30:00 +0000 Nina Feldman 49229 at http://wwno.org Café Reconcile Reopens Next Week http://wwno.org/post/caf-reconcile-reopens-next-week <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">One of New Orleans’ favorite restaurants is reopening next week. </span>Café<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Reconcile will be bigger, and able to train even more young people in restaurant operations.</span></p><p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 30802 at http://wwno.org Solar Panels Crop Up in New Orleans Development http://wwno.org/post/solar-panels-crop-new-orleans-development <p>A new development of affordable housing in Central City, a neighborhood plagued by blight and abandoned houses, is seeing a flourishing of solar panels.</p><p>The Times-Picayune reports that residents in the Harmony Neighborhood Development are putting solar panels on their homes.</p><p>The development, being built by a nonprofit, is being constructed using federal funding to convert blighted and vacant properties into the new affordable housing.</p> Mon, 25 Jun 2012 14:33:47 +0000 The Associated Press 14541 at http://wwno.org Child, woman killed in Central City birthday party shooting http://wwno.org/post/child-woman-killed-central-city-birthday-party-shooting <p>The staggering low point of a day in which nine people were shot in New Orleans came at mid-afternoon, when a five-year-old girl and another innocent bystander were left mortally wounded outside a young boy&#39;s tenth birthday party.</p> Wed, 30 May 2012 02:15:43 +0000 Jason Saul 12337 at http://wwno.org