french quarter http://wwno.org en In New Orleans, Surveillance Cameras Help Catch Criminals http://wwno.org/post/new-orleans-surveillance-cameras-help-catch-criminals <p>Ten people were wounded in a shooting early Sunday morning on Bourbon Street. One of the victims remains in critical condition, four others are hospitalized in stable condition.<br /><br />A high-definition, robotic camera on the balcony of a popular karaoke bar called the Cat’s Meow caught it all on tape: First, total chaos, then bystanders rushing in to help the victims.<br /> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 21:26:39 +0000 Janaya Williams 63566 at http://wwno.org Bourbon Street Shooting Leaves Nine Injured http://wwno.org/post/bourbon-street-shooting-leaves-nine-injured <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">New Orleans police are investigating a shooting on Bourbon Street that injured nine people, two critically. Two men opened fire, injuring bystanders.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">New Orleans Police Superintendent </span>Ronal<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Serpas<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says three officers were patrolling the area when gunfire erupted early Sunday morning. </span></p> Sun, 29 Jun 2014 23:08:30 +0000 Eileen Fleming 63512 at http://wwno.org Zoning Board Takes Up French Quarter Novelty Shops http://wwno.org/post/zoning-board-takes-french-quarter-novelty-shops <p>The future of 13 French Quarter souvenir shops is being decided Tuesday at the Board of Zoning Adjustments.</p><p></p><p>Seventeen shops in all were cited for violations last year as part of the city's crackdown on novelty stores, The Advocate reported.</p><p></p><p>The stores were said to be in violation of a 2011 city ordinance banning new tee-shirt shops in the French Quarter, and an older law that prohibits novelty shops from opening within 600 feet of another shop.</p><p></p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:16:50 +0000 Janaya Williams 58517 at http://wwno.org Out To Lunch: Dogs And Scents http://wwno.org/post/out-lunch-dogs-and-scents <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Jerry </span>Strahan<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has been wrangling <a href="http://www.luckydogs.us/" target="_blank">Lucky Dog</a> vendors for nearly 40 years and&nbsp;has the stories to prove it. Amy </span>Wendel<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> carries on the family tradition of&nbsp;<a href="http://www.hoveparfumeur.com/" target="_blank">Hove</a>, the French Quarter&#39;s French Creole perfumery.</span></p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Peter Ricchiuti 45016 at http://wwno.org French Quarter Battles Habana Outpost Restaurant Proposal http://wwno.org/post/french-quarter-battles-habana-outpost-restaurant-proposal <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.nola.gov/vcc/" target="_blank"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Vieux</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Carré</span></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.nola.gov/vcc/" target="_blank">&nbsp;Commission</a> is scheduled to hold a final hearing&nbsp;Wednesday on</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;a restaurant proposed for the French Quarter. A year-long battle with residents over the project will likely continue, no matter what’s decided.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Sean&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Meenan</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;wants open a two-story open-air Cuban restaurant at North Rampart Street and Esplanade Avenue.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">He operates two similar establishments in New York City and one in Malibu, California.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">But neighbors of the proposed&nbsp;</span>Habana<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Outpost say it’s too big, and it doesn’t belong where the Quarter also borders the historic&nbsp;</span>Tremé<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;and&nbsp;</span>Marigny<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;neighborhoods.</span></p><p></p><p></p><p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 43077 at http://wwno.org French Quarter Street Improvements Completed http://wwno.org/post/french-quarter-street-improvements-completed <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A joint effort between the state of Louisiana and the city of New Orleans has completed $11.3 million in street and sidewalk improvements in the French Quarter.</p> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 22:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press 26476 at http://wwno.org Krewe de Jeanne d'Arc Walks Twelfth Night http://wwno.org/post/krewe-de-jeanne-darc-walks-twelfth-night <p></p><p>The fifth&nbsp;annual&nbsp;Joan of Arc Parade walks through the French Quarter on Sunday, celebrating &nbsp;the 601<sup>st</sup> birthday of the unofficial patron saint of New Orleans. We go <em>Inside the Arts </em>for a sneak peek at this Medieval Krewe.</p><p></p><p></p> Sat, 05 Jan 2013 21:01:09 +0000 Diane Mack 26372 at http://wwno.org Beer Delivery Truck Stolen From French Quarter http://wwno.org/post/beer-delivery-truck-stolen-french-quarter <p><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">New Orleans police detectives are searching for a beer truck that was stolen this morning in the French Quarter.</span><br> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 21:50:37 +0000 Jason Saul 24187 at http://wwno.org Police: Photos helped ID alleged home invader http://wwno.org/post/police-photos-helped-id-alleged-home-invader <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">New Orleans police say photographs taken by neighbors as a man ran away after a home invasion in the French Quarter helped them make an arrest within a day.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Police say 31-year-old Ronnie Tolliver was booked earlier this week with home invasion, aggravated burglary and aggravated battery.</p> Sat, 21 Jul 2012 17:16:20 +0000 The Associated Press 16262 at http://wwno.org 1 Man Killed in French Quarter Shooting http://wwno.org/post/1-man-killed-french-quarter-shooting <p>New Orleans police says they are questioning a suspect in an early morning shooting in the French Quarter that left one man dead. The shooting happened at 3:30 a.m. in the 300 block of North Peters Street.</p> Mon, 18 Jun 2012 14:40:53 +0000 The Associated Press 13979 at http://wwno.org