City Park

January 29, 2019 - 4:26 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A famous New Orleans coffee shop is using a food truck to bring its beignets to City Park while its recently acquired cafe in Casino Building is under renovation. The Advocate of New Orleans reports Cafe du Monde will start parking the food truck outside the Casino Building on...
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Chris Miller
December 19, 2018 - 3:17 pm
Café DuMond submitted the highest bid to become for City Park's tenant, according to WWL-TV, coming in with an offer to pay $25,760 a month. Café Beignet was next with $25,100, and Morning Call, the current tenant, the lowest bidder at $23,800 a month. City Park says its attorneys still have to...
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Chris Miller
December 19, 2018 - 11:16 am
City Park today receives bids on operating the coffee and beignets business at the park's casino building, currently Morning Call. After Morning Call was disqualified from the bidding last time around for missing a meeting, a court ordered the process to restart. City Park CEO Robert Becker says...
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Chris Miller
August 15, 2018 - 4:46 pm
A judge granted Morning Call's request for an injunction to keep City Park from awarding a contract to Café du Monde that would have cost the coffee and beignets business its only location, WWL -TV reports. Morning Call filed the suit after City Park rejected their bid to operate in the park's...
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Chris Miller
July 25, 2018 - 11:25 am
Crews in New Orleans this morning began the work of removing the pedestal that once supported the equestrian statue of Confederate General P.G.T. Beauregard. City Park CEO Bob Becker told WWL-TV they will store it at a secure location inside the park, with the intention of reuniting the base with...
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Jim Hanzo
July 20, 2018 - 8:56 am
Audubon Park, City Park, Lafreniere Park are just some of the many wonderful parks in the metro New Orleans area. When it comes to the most parks, how does New Orleans area compare to other cities in the U.S.? The Big Easy was number one out of 100 cities for the best green spaces meaning we have...
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USA Today Sports
Steve Geller
May 21, 2018 - 12:15 pm
The reigning Offensive Rookie of the Year Alvin Kamara took part in the Saints 26th Annual Hall of Fame Celebrity Golf Classic this morning at Bayou Oaks City Park golf club. ​ #Saints players past and present are out at City Park this afternoon for the Saints Hall of Fame Celebrity Golf Classic! ⛳...
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Chris Miller
May 16, 2018 - 8:36 am
Three companies are now waiting to see which one of them will get the opportunity to sell its coffee and beignets at City Park. All the bids are in. Now City Park is reviewing the submissions to see which they think is the best. "We don't have a specific time line, but I would guess some time in...
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Chris Miller
May 15, 2018 - 1:15 pm
City Park and The Mortuary Haunted Mansion are teaming up to bring the frights back to the park this Halloween. Park officials today announced plans for "Scout Island Scream Park" this October. "Surely many of you remember Sheriff Foti's haunted house, that many of us were scared to death in," said...
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May 04, 2018 - 6:36 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Waterways in New Orleans' City Park now have 23 artificial reefs to provide cover for fish and more opportunities for anglers. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says they're made of PVC pipe that otherwise would have wound up in a landfill, and bass and crappie (...
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