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New MCNO Board to Meet

The first meeting of the newly elected MCNO Board of Directors has been set for Tuesday, January 2 at 6:00 p.m. in the chapel at Grace Episcopal Church, 3700 Canal Street. The twenty-one board members will have on the agenda: Introductions Selection of officers Assignment of committees The board members for 2007 are: Virginia Blanque [...]

Canal Street Streetcars Back Up and Running

This according to Saturday’s Times-Picayune: Regional Transit Authority streetcars are back in operation on Canal Street from the river to the cemeteries and also on the City Park spur route from Canal to Beauregard Circle, the RTA said Friday. Buses had been running on the Canal route since Tuesday while repairs were made to a [...]

Canal Streetcar on Hiatus

According to the Times-Picayune: Because of a break in a Sewerage & Water Board pipe at Gayoso and Canal streets, the Regional Transit Authority suspended operation of streetcars on the Canal line Tuesday afternoon. An RTA spokeswoman said the agency did not know when repairs to the broken pipe would be completed and streetcar service [...]


Thanks for bestowing upon me the “Heart of the City” award. And thanks again to all those who have stepped up to help revitalize MCNO. I’m not naming names at the risk of leaving someone out. You know who you are. Thanks most of all to Wendy who very nearly drove herself crazy holding things [...]

Endymion Update

A dozen Mid-City residents attended the City Council meeting yesterday, with beads and signs calling for Endymion to come home to Mid-City. Four people spoke about the economic need, the emotional need, the family nature of the event, the impact on the community, and so forth. The Council has not made the final decision yet, [...]

MCNO Membership Meeting and Celebration

Sunday, December 17, 4pm – 6pm Mid-City Lanes (Rock ‘n’ Bowl) It’s time for the MCNO general membership meeting to elect the Board of Directors and approve bylaws. MCNO is your neighborhood organization, so come out and vote. And enjoy the holiday celebration that is also part of the December meeting.

Winter 2006 Newsletter

The Mid-City Neighborhood Organization’s newsletter for Winter 2006 is available as a PDF file [download -- 780 KB]. Thanks to the authors and to Natalie for putting it together.

PAP Meeting Constructive

Over two dozen attended the Palmyra Area Partners meeting on Wednesday, December 13 at Bayou Coffee House. District B councilwoman Stacy Head was in attendance, as well as DNA Media, the group putting together the multi-million dollar community center at Comiskey Park for Mid-City. The group was encouraged to attend the MCNO Membership meeting Sunday, [...]

Mid-City Charter Schools

Today Mid-City Charter Schools officially applied to charter Thurgood Marshall as a pre-K through 8th grade school. We should learn by February if our application is accepted.

Endymion on the Agenda

Mid-City Neighborhood Organization is on the City Council’s agenda for Thursday, December 14, 2006, to address “the topic of Endymion’s return to the Mid-City route for Mardi Gras 2007.” The Council meets at 10:00 A.M. in City Hall Council Chambers, with this item as the second order of business. If you would like to see [...]