Lafitte Corridor http://wwno.org en Construction Begins On Lafitte Greenway http://wwno.org/post/construction-begins-lafitte-greenway <p>Crews broke ground on the multimillion-dollar Lafitte Greenway Bike and Pedestrian path Tuesday.</p><p>The two-and-a-half mile bike and jogging trail is built along an old shipping canal and and connects six historic communities from the French Quarter to City Park. New athletic fields and a tree canopy will line the 12-foot-wide pedestrian trail.</p><p>Bart Everson is the co-founder of <a href="http://folc-nola.org/" target="_blank">Friends of Lafitte Corridor</a>, and one of the earliest supporters of the project. He says that the park will have a positive economic impact on the city.</p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 22:18:11 +0000 Janaya Williams 56989 at http://wwno.org Mid-City Market Construction Begins http://wwno.org/post/mid-city-market-construction-begins <p>City officials and business leaders are celebrating the start of a shopping development in the heart of New Orleans.&nbsp;City leaders say the Mid-City Market will affect the entire city.</p><p> Wed, 21 Mar 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 7368 at http://wwno.org