Neighborhood-wide meetings: second monday of every month at Warren Easton Charter School: 3019 Canal Street at 6:30PM.

Economic Development

Title Clearing Collaborative Project

Volunteers from Louisiana Appleseed and attorneys from Southeast La. Legal Services and The Pro Bono Project are available to to you under their Title Clearing Collaborative Project.  The Title Clearing Collaborative, has been working hard for almost one year to help 400 homeowners in Orleans Parish clear title to their property free of charge, enabling residents to [...]

Life Skills Training for 18-21 year olds

Life Skills Training for 18-21 year olds

Louisiana Green Corps is offering a 6-week program which includes life skills training, NCCER training, math tutoring, and assistance with job placement for 18-­‐21 YEAR OLD YOUTH ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: 18-­‐21 years old Resident of Orleans, Jefferson or any surrounding parish Birth certificate, SS Card, PhotoID, Recent Utility Bill, Proof of Income Ability to commute to New Orleans [...]

Parking Issues in Mid-City

MCNO has been contacted recently by residents interested in exploring new parking strategies in Mid-City. As our neighborhood becomes more densely populated, businesses grow in popularity, and schools have more kids who drive cars parking on our urban streets is starting to become scarce in some areas. MCNO is putting together a committee to explore [...]

BioDistrict Bill in the News

State Rep. Neil Abramson is introducing a bill that expands tax rebates for professionals who will work in the planned BioDistrict and purchase a blighted or abandoned property anywhere in the city. Mid-City residents don’t see benefit from incentive to fight blight POSTED: 05:05 PM Tuesday, March 6, 2012 BY: Ben Myers, Staff Writer State Rep. [...]

Parking Symposium in New Orleans

Parking Symposium in New Orleans

TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2012 6:00 PM–8:00 PM A symposium on the true costs of parking and new strategies for making parking work, featuring parking expert and innovator Donald Shoup, PhD. Accommodating the automobile requires a lot of parking. Providing all this parking has had a profound effect on our communities, literally reshaping them. Through parking [...]

City Council Budget Hearings

City Council Budget Hearings

City Council Chambers 10 am to 5 pm THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10 BLIGHT REDUCTION MAYOR’S OFFICE (INCLUDING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUND) MAYOR’S OFFICE OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (INCLUDING NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSING IMPROVEMENT FUND) FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11 CLERK OF CRIMINAL DISTRICT COURT CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14 AS NEEDED FOR BUDGET COMMITTEE TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15 DISTRICT ATTORNEY HEALTH DEPARTMENT [...]

BBQ Picnic hosted by Clark McCarthy Heathcare Partners

Clark/McCarthy Healthcare Partners is responsible for building the new Southeast Louisiana Veterans Heath Care System Hospital. They are hosting a neighborhood event to introduce themselves and respond to any neighbor concerns. The event will be held at the corner of Banks St. and Rocheblave. Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 5:00pm. For more information download the [...]

Neighborhood Meeting on Monday to focus on Economic Development

Neighborhood Meeting on Monday to focus on Economic Development

MCNO September Meeting ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT REPORT & BUSINESS FAIR! A Business & Commercial Vitality Event No One Will Want to Miss! Monday, September 12, 6:00pm-8:00pm 3700 Canal Street, Grace Episcopal Chapel Whether you are a business owner or operator, a budding entrepreneur, or a resident of Mid-City, you won’t want to miss this month’s MCNO meeting. [...]

Mid-City Home Prices are RISING!

Mid-City Home Prices are RISING!

Metro Home Prices Fall, on Average, but “Star” Mid-City Bucks the Trend; Appreciates 15% In the August 21, 2011 Times Picayune, an article about data from the New Orleans Metropolitan Association of Realtors painted a sobering portrait. The average price per square foot (psf) of homes in the New Orleans area fell 5% in the [...]