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Update on Lindy Boggs

On Friday Dec 28th, three representatives of MCNO were joined by the President of Faubourg St John Neighborhood Ass’n and a representative of Friends of Lafitte Corridor, in a meeting with Richard Cortizas and Bill Hines – lawyers with Jones Walker representing Victory. At that time we were informed that Victory has no redevelopment plans [...]

HCDRC Dec. 31

The demolition request for Lindy Boggs hospital is on the Dec 31st agenda for the Housing Conservation District Review Committee. If you are able to attend the Dec 31 meeting, your presence would be appreciated. The hearing is at 10am. It is usually held in City Hall Room 7E07. It has now been 8 days [...]

Sign Locations

Thanks to Dr. Giovani H. Graziosi and students at UNO, we now have site plans for locating six neighborhood signs throughout Mid-City. You can download these maps here as a 5.7 MB PDF. Your comments are welcome. The Communications Committee will meet tonight for the final time under my tenure as Communications Director for Mid-City [...]


Neighbors, Following the e-mail I posted here on Dec 11, to Victory & City Council, the truthfulness of my statement with regard to what happened in the HCDRC hearing was questioned. The integrity of Mid-City Neighborhood Organization, and my personal integrity, as we move through the rebuilding process is of the upmost importance. Therefore, we [...]

New Board Members

Last night the following people were elected to 2-year terms on the MCNO Board: Connie Andry Virginia Blanque Angela Brenneke Ben Claassen Jac Dudenfeffer Dawn Falgout-Loebig Jennifer Farwell Tracy Hamlin Lauri Hengl Natalie Lafont Brenda Napolitano Congratulations!!! Thanks to all who ran and all who participated in the MCNO election.

Open House at Warren Easton High School

Warren Easton Senior High will hold an Open House for prospective students on Tuesday, December 4, 5-7 pm at Warren Easton in the Auditorium (2nd Floor) at 3019 Canal St. For more information, contact Easton at (504) 304-4129 or go to their website.

Seeking 2008 MCNO Board Members

14 of our 21 board positions will be vacant at year-end. Would you like to be involved in activities like: bringing Endymion back to Mid-City? helping local businesses to succeed? opening a new library? publishing neighborhood news? fighting for more public green space? weighing in on zoning and planning issues? organizing public forums? writing grants? [...]

Daycare in Mid-City

Many thanks to Lili LeGardeur, Angie Brennecke and Brenda Napolitano for compiling this index of daycare facilities in Mid-City. Information was obtained between October 29-Nov. 2, 2007. We’ll try to update after the new year.

Answers to 10 Questions About Education

In advance of the Mid-City Neighborhood meeting November 5th which focused on education, we asked State Superintendent of Education Paul Vallas and Superintendent of the Recovery School District Paul Vallas and their staff to answer the following 10 questions. The following answers were put together by the “Two Pauls” and their staff. Overall I would [...]

Focus on Education

At our next community meeting we will focus on public education in Mid-City. Joining us will be State Superintendent of Education, Paul Pastorek, and Superintendent of the Recovery School District, Paul Vallas. We will also be joined by representatives of the various public schools in Mid-City: Dibert, Warren Easton, Esperanza (formerly Crossman), Langston Hughes Academy, [...]