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Chris Miller
December 12, 2019 - 5:23 pm
A French Quarter tourist caught an unsightly moment at a closed restaurant on Bourbon Street: This isn’t normal, right? After hours at Bourbon Street restaurant. pic.twitter.com/rtMpIq3dCi — daviss (@daviss) December 11, 2019 Naturally, the video went viral, getting more than a thousand retweets...
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don-ames
December 05, 2019 - 10:09 pm
A Bourbon Street strip club operator allegedly raped a 16-year-old girl at his club last year, according to court documents. Vishal "Bobby" Botwani was arrested on counts of third-degree rape, false imprisonment and indecent behavior with a minor. Orleans Parish court records show he was jailed...
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Don Ames
October 31, 2019 - 6:00 am
New Orleans hopes to see this second weekend of Halloween bring more folks to town for a spooky holiday getaway. The ongoing events are expected to bring another wave of tourists to the city. Kristian Sonnier, with New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation, says hotels were booked solid last...
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Scoot
September 05, 2019 - 12:49 pm
Last weekend’s “straight pride” parade in Boston was the target of protesters, and there were arrests. A Massachusetts judge has decided now to move forward with charges against several of the protesters who were arrested. The district attorney’s office requested dismissal of disorderly conduct and...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
July 31, 2019 - 12:06 pm
The NOPD is looking for a woman they say got angry inside a Bourbon Street business because she didn't like the food. "At approximately 2:20 a.m., an unknown black female at the location reportedly become irate over the quality of her food and began punching a cook," police said in a news release...
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Chris Miller
July 22, 2019 - 9:02 am
The work to improve Bourbon Street moves to a new block starting today. Weather permitting, the city shuts downs the intersection of Bourbon and Dumaine streets to install a new water main and drain line. French Quarter business league president Alex Fein says if the work holds to its recent...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
July 19, 2019 - 10:27 pm
Crews will close down a portion of Bourbon Street Monday. "The City of New Orleans, Department of Public Works’ construction contractor, Hard Rock Construction, LLC, will close the intersection of Bourbon and Dumaine streets to vehicular traffic for approximately four weeks to accommodate...
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Scoot
June 04, 2019 - 12:39 pm
A man driving the wrong way on Bourbon Street last Thursday night refused to obey orders from state troopers to stop. A Louisiana state trooper made the decision to shoot 42-year-old Eric Kullander, fearing that he could have continued on to run over pedestrians. Now, there is some controversy over...
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