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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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February 12, 2015

Parking Instructions in Advance of Mardi Gras Celebrations

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans issued a reminder that a large portion of the French Quarter will be closed to vehicular traffic and on-street parking during the upcoming Mardi Gras celebrations and anticipated large crowds.

February 12, 2015

City Issues Reminders for 2015 Mardi Gras Season

NEW ORLEANS, LA—Today, the City of New Orleans issued reminders of parking instructions, traffic restrictions and safety regulations for the 2015 Mardi Gras season.To keep the residents and visitors fully informed this Mardi Gras season, the City has launched a Mardi Gras Information and Updates website at www.nola.gov/mardigras

February 10, 2015

City Celebrates Opening of New NOFD Engine 31 Fire Station in Venetian Isles

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu, City officials and FEMA celebrated the opening of the new NOFD Engine 31 Fire Station at 4300 Alba Road in Venetian Isles. The $3.7 million facility is over 7,800 square feet and provides enhanced fire protection to the Venetian Isles and Lake Catherine communities. The new facility replaces the previous 5,900-square-foot fire station that was built in 1975 and flooded during Hurricane Katrina.

February 09, 2015

New NOFD Engine 31 Fire Station Opens in Venetian Isles

NEW ORLEANS – On Tuesday, Mayor Mitch Landrieu will join City officials and FEMA to celebrate the opening of the new $3.7 million NOFD Engine 31 Fire Station at 4300 Alba Road in Venetian Isles. The new 7,500-square-foot fire station is a state-of-the-art hurricane resilient facility and replaces the old fire station destroyed during Hurricane Katrina.   

February 09, 2015

Mayor Landrieu Announces Recipients of Wisner Donation Funds

NEW ORLEANS, LA —Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced that 62 organizations across the city received 2014-2015 competitive grants from the Edward Wisner Donation.

February 09, 2015

Mayor Landrieu to Announce 2014-2015 Recipients of Wisner Donation Funds

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, Mayor Landrieu will announce the 2014-2015 recipients of Wisner Donation Funds. The Edward Wisner Donation was created from the estate of Edward Wisner to the City of New Orleans as a 100-year charitable trust in 1914. The Wisner Donation supports local needs in the areas of beautification, education, recreation or human services, awarding 62 grants to local organizations serving the New Orleans community for the 2014-2015 cycle.

February 05, 2015

Copa Airlines Announces New Nonstop Service Between New Orleans and Panama

Panama City, Panama, Feb. 05, 2015Copa Airlines, subsidiary of Copa Holdings, S.A., {NYSE: CPA} and member of the Star Alliance global airline network, today announced it will begin nonstop service four times a week between New Orleans, La., and Panama, Republic of Panama, on June 24, 2015.  New Orleans will be Copa Airlines’ 11th U.S. destination and its 71st overall.

February 04, 2015

February Recycling Drop-Off Day Adjusted Due to Mardi Gras

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans reminded residents of a change in this month’s recycling drop-off days.  Recycling drop-off days are held every second Saturday at the City’s Recycling Drop-Off Center located at 2829 Elysian Fields Avenue from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Due to Mardis Gras, this month’s date has been adjusted to Feb. 21, 2015.

February 03, 2015

Mayor Landrieu, Aviation Board Announce New International Airline

NEW ORLEANS, LA – On Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, Mayor Landrieu will join the New Orleans Aviation Board to introduce a new international airline offering service from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. 

February 03, 2015

City Announces Preparation in Advance of 2015 Mardi Gras

NEW ORLEANS, LA—Today, the City of New Orleans provided updates on preparations as well as reminders of parking instructions, traffic restrictions and safety regulations in advance of the 2015 Mardi Gras season. Parades are scheduled to begin Friday, Feb. 6, 2015.

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