Sidewalk Rules and Regulations for New Orleans
Maintaining a sidewalk in a proper state, free from hazardous conditions is the responsibility of the residential or commercial property owner. Check this site for specifics.
New Orleans Street Repairs
This site provides residents a way to search and view planned and in-progress street repairs around the city.
WorkNOLA is a website that features jobs in the New Orleans area.
Entergy Energy Efficiency Programs
Entergy New Orleans encourages energy efficiency by providing rebates for ceiling insulation, wall insulation, air sealing, duct sealing, and high efficiency air conditioning and heat pumps in existing homes. moreDepending on what measures installed the customer may be able to receive rebates as much as $1,000 when installing a new high efficiency A/C, ceiling and wall insulation.
Entergy also provides incentives to new home builders for homes that are built 15% greater than the 2006 IECC Energy Code currently in place in Orleans Parish.
For more information, visit the website or call 1-866-721-0249, Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m. less
Eat Safe Louisiana
The Eat Safe website is maintained by the Dept of Health and Human Services. moreIt allows users to see reports on over 30,000 food service establishments throughout the state. less
EPNO (Emerging Philanthropists of New Orleans)
EPNO is a giving circle that aims to engage young professionals in philanthropy and to increase the impact that these individuals can have by pooling their resources in a grant-making process for local nonprofit organizations. moreEach participant pledges $500 of his/her own money, and then has that matched by an employer, an outside funder, friends/family, etc.So, each person has $1000 to pool in a focus group (usually about 8-9 people per group) to then dole out the sum ($8000 – $9000) to selected grant applicants. less
The New Orleans Green Mapping Project is in the process of creating and expanding their map of green food production sources and other green providers of goods and services.
NOLA Green Roots
NOLA Green Roots facilitates garden training for hundreds of participants. moreBy developing community gardens, we teach youth, low-income residents, and senior citizens how to grow fresh fruits and vegetables at a low cost. less
Good Eggs NOLA
Good Eggs offers an online ordering service for local groceries. moreOrder from your local farmers and foodmakers on the website, and then have your groceries delivered to your home for free, or choose a pickup spot. less
LouisianaRebuilds.info Contractor Rating System
Find and rate contractors working locally and help our community rebuild by getting the word out about good and bad contractors. Use our Contractor Rating System (with over 500 local listings and ratings) to rate a contractor you’ve used or search for contractor reviews before you hire.
Court Watch NOLA
Court Watch NOLA’s mission is to monitor each part of the Justice System to ensure transparency and accountability at every level. moreCourt Watch volunteers attend court hearings and trials in all sections of Orleans Parish Criminal District Court and monitor the progress of cases as they proceed through the courts from arraignment through sentencing.To volunteer, visit the website.
Court Watch NOLA is supported by The New Orleans Crime Fighting Coalition. less
PowerMoves.NOLA will happen in conjuncture with the Essence Festival Independence Day weekend in New Orleans. moreThis event will showcase some of the top entrepreneurs led by minorities from around the country in a series of pitch competitions.This event will serve talented minority entrepreneurs by connecting them to a national network of capital, advisors and support. less
RTA Interactive Route Map
The RTA has several tools to help make better use of the transit system. moreThis includes trip planning, schedules and Google Maps integrated route maps. less
Times Picayune Historical Archives
The Times Picayune Archives going back through the 1800s.
NOLA Un-Leaded Lead Paint Information
NOLA Unleaded is a concerned citizens organization composed of residents and professionals seeking to address the needless and persistent lead poisoning of New Orleans’ children.
Tipitina’s Foundation supports Louisiana and New Orleans’ irreplaceable music community and preserves the state’s unique musical cultures through its four main programs.
These are: Instruments A Comin’, Sunday Youth Music Workshops, Tipitina’s Internship Program and Tipitina’s Music Office Co-Ops.
NOLAParks.com helps you see what outdoor recreation options are across the city. The site allows you to see where various things like Dog Parks or Basketball Courts are located.
Project Last, a program offered by the Children’s Bureau, offers specialized Grief and Trauma Group and Individual Counseling to school aged children affected by trauma, loss, or disaster. moreProject Last has been shown to be very effective in reducing symptoms in children who are in crisis due to trauma and community violence.The program is available to Orleans and Jefferson Parish children ages infant to 17 and their families who are survivors of traumatic events, witnesses to acts of extreme violence, or victims of violence.For more information call 504-525-2366. less
New Schools For New Orleans
New Schools for New Orleans trains school leaders, helps get them and their schools launched and advocates for the New Orleans Charter School Movement.
Blighted Property Search
BlightStatus is an on-line system that allows citizens to see what the City is doing about blighted properties in New Orleans.