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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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May 03, 2017

Condor Airlines Begins Non-Stop Service from New Orleans to Frankfurt, Germany

NEW ORLEANS - Today, Condor Airlines officially begins seasonal, non-stop flights from New Orleans to Frankfurt, Germany. This route is the second European service to launch from New Orleans in 2017, returning trans-Atlantic service to the Gulf South region for the first time in more than three decades. Twice-weekly flights for the 2017 season will operate on Wednesdays and Sundays from May 3, 2017, through October 4, 2017, from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.

May 03, 2017

City, Evacuteer.org Seeking Volunteers to Participate in City-Assisted Evacuation Exercise

NEW ORLEANS — In preparation for hurricane season, the New Orleans Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (NOHSEP) and Evacuteer.org are seeking volunteers to role play as evacuees in an exercise of the City-Assisted Evacuation system on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (900 Convention Center Dr., Hall H).

May 03, 2017

City Reminds Residents of Precautions During Severe Weather

NEW ORLEANS – According to the National Weather Service, the City of New Orleans may experience severe weather and heavy rainfall beginning today through Thursday, May 4, 2017. Public safety is our top priority, so we are advising residents to monitor weather conditions and stay alert. New Orleans is under a Flash Flood Watch from now until 7 a.m. tomorrow.

May 02, 2017

Mayor Landrieu Breaks Ground on Keller Community Center

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Landrieu joined and City and State officials to break ground on the new Keller Community Center (1814 Magnolia St.). The Center will be a multi-purpose building that includes one meeting room, one staff office, one breakroom, and men’s and women’s restrooms. It will house a youth technology center, morning exercise classes for seniors, and afterschool STEM and arts programming. The new 2,000 square feet facility will cost $450,000 to construct.

May 01, 2017

Mayor Mitch Landrieu to Break Ground on Keller Community Center

NEW ORLEANS – Tomorrow, Mayor Landrieu will join City and State officials to break ground on the new Keller Community Center. The original building was constructed as a fire station in 1890, and the facility was converted into a place for New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) programs in the mid-1990’s. The center was substantially damaged during the Hurricane Katrina and the existing building was demolished in 2015 to prepare the site for the new 2,000 square foot facility.

April 28, 2017

Traffic Advisory: Through traffic closed on Iberville St. at Bourbon St.

NEW ORLEANS — The City of New Orleans construction contractor, Hard Rock Construction, LLC, will close Iberville Street at the intersection of Bourbon Street to through traffic beginning Monday, May 1, 2017 at 8 a.m. and lasting through sunset.  

April 28, 2017

NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball Season 14 Wraps This Week

NEW ORLEANS — On Saturday, April 29, 2017, the City of New Orleans alongside the New Orleans Pelicans, Domino’s Pizza and PlayNOLA will wrap Season 14 of NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball, a program that focuses on providing safe recreational activity, jobs and opportunities in crime hot spots for males over 16 years old through basketball, mentorship and support.

 

April 27, 2017

City Releases RFP for Operator to Expand Homeless Services at the Old VA Hospital

NEW ORLEANS—Today, the City of New Orleans released a national Request for Proposals (RFP) to find an operator to provide expanded homeless services at the former Veterans Affairs hospital. A nonprofit partner will be selected through a competitive process based on the organization’s experience and proven track record serving the homeless population. The RFP can be found here.

April 27, 2017

City Celebrates Completion of Aubry Street Infrastructure Improvement Project

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu joined City and State officials, and community stakeholders to celebrate the completion of the $2.2 million Aubry Street Infrastructure Improvement Project. The construction stretched from North Broad Street to Gentilly Boulevard.

April 26, 2017

City to Celebrate Completion of Aubry Street Infrastructure Improvement Project

NEW ORLEANS – Tomorrow, Mayor Mitch Landrieu will join City and State officials, and community stakeholders to celebrate the completion of the $2.2 million Aubry Street Infrastructure Improvement Project. The construction stretched from North Broad Street to Gentilly Boulevard.

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