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Crescent City Community Land Trust brings 10 affordable homes to the lower 9th Ward

The homes range in price from $33,000 to $90,000

Partially collapsed Hard Rock Hotel scheduled for implosion

Two bodies will be recovered after the implosion

Here’s how to get to the new MSY airport terminal

The sleek new terminal designed by architect Cesar Pelli opens tomorrow

The French Quarter’s LaLaurie Mansion will star in a new horror franchise

The film is being developed by creators of the mega-successful Conjuring series

New MSY terminal opens November 6

After years of delays, the beleaguered, $1.3 billion project finally opens with a series of open houses

WWII Museum opens new wing and breaks ground on another addition

The museum’s Hall of Democracy is finally open, with the Liberation Pavilion set to open in 2021.

Street closures surrounding the collapsed Hard Rock Hotel remain in effect

The half-built hotel collapsed onto Canal Street on October 12

How the new Louisiana Children’s Museum teaches kids about their city’s complex relationship with water

An interview with architect Rich Franko

New Orleans’ crumbling roads cost drivers $2,159 per year, study shows

They’re also directly responsible for hundreds of deaths from vehicle crashes

Peep the new art in the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden and Poydras Street

Why not check out these sculptures as soon as the high falls below 90 degrees?

A pop-up library opens at the Allie Mae Williams Center in October

The three-day-a-week service stands in for the Central City Library during its move to a new location

7 things you didn’t know about Lake Pontchartrain

For National Estuaries Week, get to know the estuarine system that supports 2.1 million people

Storyland to reopen Saturday, September 28

An $800,000 renovation updated the play land’s exhibits and boosted accessibility

City of New Orleans unveils plan for 11 miles of bikeways in Algiers

The designs are part of the city’s comprehensive plan for all modes of public transit

A new coworking space opens on St. Claude Avenue in Bywater

Club Discovery has had stints as a bounce club, mortuary, and construction materials warehouse

Admission to the new Louisiana Children’s Museum is free on opening day

Hours also are extended through Labor Day weekend

Gordon Plaza art exhibit opens at Tulane University 

The cancer-plagued neighborhood is a subject of an exhibit examining pollution and its impact on marginalized communities

Take a look at NOLA’s first crowdfunded homes

They’re architect Jonathan Tate’s latest innovation

Did your property taxes skyrocket last month? Here’s how to appeal

The deadline to file a formal appeal is 4 p.m. Thursday, August 22.

5 facts about the new Louis Armstrong mural by Kobra

What’s its significance? Why did Kobra come to New Orleans? We’ve got answers.

Got an unpaid parking ticket or library fines? Now you can settle the debt without late fees

An amnesty on late fees for city fines ends September 3

Gordon Plaza residents demand relocation from toxic neighborhood

Residents of the cancer-plagued development met with the mayor on Thursday

Big pink Marigny icon Gene’s to close this weekend

The building will reportedly be turned into condominiums

The importance of NOLA’s 72,000 catch basins—and how to maintain yours

Photos of the heavy rain, tornadoes, and floods that slammed New Orleans

The bad weather was related to an incoming tropical development

City Park’s Storyland closes July 8 for upgrades

The beloved fairytale-themed playground will add four new exhibits and make others ADA compliant

On June 28, Starbucks opens on South Claiborne Avenue in Central City

Featuring a mural by Brandan Odums, the "Community Store" will employ more than 30 people.

Friends of Lafitte Greenway hosts a pop-up demonstration of the proposed trail extension next week

When completed, the greenway would connect to the RTA’s Cemeteries Transit Center

Want to add a mural to your property? A permit now costs only $50—down from $500

Louisiana Children’s Museum announces the opening date of its new City Park campus

The grand opening happens at noon on Saturday, August 31

A luxury timeshare property opens at 144 Elk Place next month

Take a peek at renderings of the space

Marigny gastropub The Franklin now doubles as a gallery space

The stylish hotspot reopened in March with an emphasis on art

New Orleans inches toward tighter short-term rental regulations

Last week, City Council members voted unanimously to limit short-term rental licenses to owner-occupied properties

Peek at the dazzling design of the New Orleans Architecture Foundation’s Contemporary Home Tour

The inaugural tour through the Lower Garden District and Irish Channel kicks off Sunday, May 19

Construction is underway at the former World Trade Center site on Canal Street

The 33-story skyscraper at the foot of Canal Street will open as a Four Seasons hotel in 2020

Hurricane season starts June 1. Here are preparedness tips from NOLA Ready

NOLA Ready hosts a hurricane readiness fair this Saturday, May 11

Clean a catch basin, get free pizza during a citywide cleanup this Saturday

Sponsored by the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation, the inaugural Storm Sweep will prepare communities for hurricane season

Here’s how a new, Instagram-worthy mural in Gretna gives back to the community

Created by artist Keith Eccles, the street art will appear in a national Popeyes commercial

Look inside Maison de la Luz, a 67-room boutique hotel by Ace Atelier

The circa-1908 property is a smaller, more luxurious spin-off of the Ace Hotel