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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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February 24, 2014

City opens Bywater portion of Crescent Park to the public

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, the City of New Orleans opened the Bywater portion of the new Crescent Park to the public. Crescent Park grants unparalleled views of the New Orleans skyline, Algiers, and the Mississippi River, creating an environment for locals and visitors alike to interact and enjoy new vantage points of New Orleans and recreational space along the riverfront. 

February 19, 2014

New Orleans, 100 Resilient Cities to begin resilience planning

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans will kick off its engagement with 100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation, through an Resilience Agenda Workshop, part of the comprehensive resilience plan that will enable the city to better prepare for and withstand catastrophic events as well as chronic stresses.

February 19, 2014

City announces preparations in advance of 2014 Mardi Gras

NEW ORLEANS, LA—Today, the City of New Orleans provided updates on preparations in advance of the 2014 Mardi Gras season. Parades are scheduled to begin Friday, February 21, 2014. 

February 18, 2014

Mayor Landrieu, City officials to discuss preparations in advance of 2014 Mardi Gras

NEW ORLEANS, LA – TOMORROW, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and City officials will discuss preparations in advance of the 2014 Mardi Gras season. Parades are scheduled to begin this Friday, February 21, 2014.

February 18, 2014

Mayor Landrieu, elected and regional officials, and community stakeholders congratulate Veolia Transportation on taking over ferry service operations in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu joined members of the New Orleans City Council, Regional Planning Commission officials, and community stakeholders to commemorate the transfer of the New Orleans ferry system’s operations to Veolia Transportation from the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development and announce the new fare collection structure. 

February 18, 2014

City to focus on employment opportunities during NOLA FOR LIFE's Black Business Month Observance

NEW ORLEANS, LA- This week, in observance of Black History Month, the City will host a number of events that will celebrate Black entrepreneurship and economic empowerment during NOLA FOR LIFE’s Black Business Month.

February 17, 2014

Mayor Landrieu, elected officials and community stakeholders to commemorate transfer of New Orleans ferry system's operations to Veolia Transportation

NEW ORLEANS, LA – On Tuesday, February 18, 2014, Mayor Mitch Landrieu will join members of the New Orleans City Council, Regional Planning Commission officials, and community stakeholders to commemorate the transfer of the New Orleans ferry system’s operations to Veolia Transportation from the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development and to announce the new fare collection structure.

February 14, 2014

City issues reminder of parking instructions and traffic restrictions in advance of 2014 Krewe Du Vieux Parade

NEW ORLEANS, LA— Today, the City of New Orleans issued parking instructions and reminders in advance of the 2014 Krewe Du Vieux Parade scheduled for Saturday, February 15, 2014.

February 12, 2014

Mayor Landrieu to help tip-off NBA All-Star Weekend in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, LA--TODAY, Mayor Mitch Landrieu will join Pelicans owners Tom and Gayle Benson, New Orleans Host Committee Co-Chair Avery Johnson, Trombone Shorty, Chef Susan Spicer and event designer Bronson van Wyck for a press conference to tip-off the 2014 NBA All-Star Weekend in New Orleans.

February 12, 2014

City activates freeze plan for homeless

NEW ORLEANS, LA— The weather forecast indicates the temperature or wind chill factor in New Orleans is expected to fall to 35 degrees or below overnight on Wednesday, February 12, 2014.

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