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Today in NOLA 9.12.17


Today, support our neighbors in Houston recover from Hurricane Harvey at a benefit concert at The Willow. The LGBT Community Center hosts a cocktail party. Gasa Gasa screens a film about LCD Soundsystem, while Burgundy Picture House kicks off their horror film series. On this day in 1839, Captain Salvatore Pizzati, an immigrant and leading importer of tropical fruit to New Orleans, was born in Palermo, Sicily. During his lifetime, he was one of the principal benefactors of the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart and donated the iconic gate to City Park. Now, learn more about tonight's festivities. 


Overnight Crime Report: Suicide, Unclassified Death, Armed Robbery, Attempted Armed Robbery, Simple Robbery, Homicide


The New Orleans Police Department saw seven crimes hit the city on Sunday (9.10). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to suicide, unclassified death, armed robbery, shooting, attempted armed robbery, simple robbery, homicide. 


Today in NOLA 9.11.17


Today kicks off the citywide culinary celebration Restaurant Week, so dine on a dime at NOLA's top spots. Mayoral candidates will gather to discuss their policies as they relate to the city's music industry. Alt rockers Modest Mouse perform at The Civic, while Instant Opus returns to the Hi-Ho. On this day in 1722, the state’s first recorded hurricane wiped out New Orleans. If you're looking for something to do tonight besides find a good T.V. to watch the New Orleans Saints vs. the Minnesota Vikings in the season opener, then read on for more details below. 


Overnight Crime Report: Three Shootings, Two Unclassified Deaths, Simple Robbery, Carjacking


The New Orleans Police Department saw seven crimes hit the city on Saturday (9.9). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to three shootings, two unclassified deaths, simple robbery, and a carjacking. 

 


Today in NOLA 9.10.17


This Sunday, recharge before the week ahead at Wild Lotus Yoga's sound bath. Help the New Orleans Opera kick off a new seaon with a surreal tango masterpiece. Price Ainsworth presents his crime thriller at the Garden District Book Shop, while Taco Truck Theater stages a multi-medium show. On this day in 1962, Rummel High School in Metairie opened its doors. Now, more around town today. 


Overnight Crime Report: Two Armed Robberies, Rape, Attempted Armed Robbery


The New Orleans Police Department saw four crimes hit the city on Thursday (9.7). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to two armed robberies, a rape, and an attempted armed robbery. 


Today in NOLA 9.9.17


This Saturday, celebrate the great Mississippi at the Downriver Festival. Intramural Productions stages a play by Patti Smith and Sam Shepard. The Ogden hosts a curatorial talk, while Grow On hosts an artists showcase. Today marks the 50th anniversary of the New Orleans Saints first game in NOLA, beginning the longstanding rivalry against the Atlanta Falcons. Now, more to do today. 


New Orleans Ranked One of the Worst Places to Raise a Family


It’s no secret that New Orleans is a pretty great place to live. From joyous celebrations like Mardi Gras and Southern Decadence to the everyday presence of excellent food, music, and fun, no other city in U.S. can compete. But what’s it like for family units? A new study reveals the shortcomings in quality of life for families in New Orleans. WalletHub conducted the survey, analyzing 150 American cities on key criteria like health, safety, socioeconomics, education, and and family fun. 


Overnight Crime Report: Armed Robbery, Carjacking, Two Simple Robberies


The New Orleans Police Department saw four crimes hit the city on Thursday (9.7). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to an armed robbery, a carjacking, and two simple robberies. 


Today in NOLA 9.8.17


Kick off your weekend with a selection of fests, parties, happy hours, and more. Saint Claude Social Club celebrates their anniversary. Friday Nights at NOMA will present new art and a film screening, plus live music. Sample the best bites in the south at the Chefs Taste Challenge, or get down to Stephanie Mills and Deniece Williams at Jazz in the Park Burger Fest. On this day in 1967, Jefferson Parish Councilman Vial J. Blanke was implicated in Life Magazine as an ally of Joseph Armenio, described by the magazine as "a convicted murderer" and an associate of Carlos Marcello, leader of the New Orleans crime family. Now, more to do this Friday. 


Overnight Crime Report: Three Unclassified Deaths, Armed Robbery, Homicide, Carjacking


The New Orleans Police Department saw six crimes hit the city on Wednesday (9.6). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to three unclassified deaths, an armed robbery, a homicide, and a carjacking. 


Today in NOLA 9.7.17


Today, educate yourself about the city's housing issues ahead of the fall election with a forum featuring mayoral and City Council candidates. A local maker's market sets up shop in the Carver Theater. The Orpheum screens a 1970s classic, while Metro Station stops along their 10th anniversary tour for a show at The Willow.  On this day in 1899, pioneering traditional jazz drummer "Little" Joe Lindsay was born in New Orleans. He is perhaps best remembered for his work with Louis Armstrong, which began as early as 1916-1917 and carried on throughout both of their careers. Now, more to do this Thursday.


Overnight Crime Report: Two Fatalities, Rape, Attempted Armed Robbery, Unclassified Death


The New Orleans Police Department saw five crimes hit the city on Tuesday (9.5). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to two fatalities, rape, attempted armed robbery, and an unclassified death. 


Today in NOLA 9.6.17


Today, discuss New Orleans-focused literature with French author Joshua Lafitte. Anime film Millenium Actress will be screened at Rubber Library & Flower Bodega, while Bar Redux will host an outdoor screening of two Humphrey Bogart classics. Danish singer MØ will rock Tulane's fall concert, open to the public. On this day in 1893, Lieutenant General Claire Lee Chennault was born in New Orleans. Now, more to do this Wednesday.


Overnight Crime Report: Two Unclassified Deaths, Two Rapes, Two Shootings, Carjacking, Fatality


The New Orleans Police Department saw eight crimes hit the city on Monday (9.4). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to two unclassified deaths, a carjacking, two rapes, two shootings, and a fatality. 

 


Today in NOLA 9.5.17


This Tuesday, grab a pipin’ hot piece of pizza pie for a great cause, enjoy the musical stylings of Jeff Taylor at Gasa Gasa, or pay tribute to the cult works of David Lynch and Tobe Hooper at film screenings around town. On this day in 1983, the Pontchartrain Beach officially closed. Now, more to do today. 


Overnight Crime Report: Two Rapes, Attempted Armed Robbery, Simple Robbery, Fatality


The New Orleans Police Department saw five crimes hit the city on Sunday (9.3). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to two rapes, an attempted armed robbery, a simple robbery, and a fatality. 


Today in NOLA 9.4.17


Happy Labor Day, New Orleanians! Enjoy the last lazy days of summer with a few laidback events around town. The Allways welcomes a drag reunion, and Santos Bar invites aspiring performers to take to their stage for an open mic event. It's a survival of the funniest at The New Movement, while Instant Opus returns to the Hi-Ho. On this day in 1948, a devastating hurricane with winds up to 90 MPH hit New Orleans, creating extensively damage but thankfully no loss of life. Forecasters began naming hurricanes in 1950. Read on for details tonight below. 


Overnight Crime Report: Four Stabbings, Two Armed Robberies, Simple Robbery, Unclassified Death, Fatality, Rape


The New Orleans Police Department saw ten crimes hit the city on Saturday (9.2). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to two armed robberies, a simple robbery, unclassified death, four stabbings, a fatality, and a rape. 


Today in NOLA 9.3.17


If Southern Decadence isn't keeping you busy enough this Sunday, read on for more events around town. Shop your way to help canines at Bar Redux, or pay tribute to Joni Mitchell at The Civic. Mannie Fresh and DJ Soul Sister take HOB. Poor Boys hosts an epic farewell for Twin Peaks. Today in Louisiana history, a "mini civil war" took place in 1859 between Calcasieu vigilante and others near Rayne in what was known as the Battle of Queue de Toture. Click through for more to do this Tuesday.


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