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   Mayor Mitch Landrieu will deliver his annual "State of the City" address May 7. New this year is the venue: the Treme Center, a $5.7 million community hub at the rear of Armstrong Park, which opened April 30 ...

   LGBT justice organization BreakOUT! hosts a rally May 9 against alleged stop-and-frisk and profiling policies within the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD). The rally will take place at NOPD headquarters at 715 S. Broad St. at 10:30 a.m. ...

   As state legislators continued to hash out the budget last week, Gov. Bobby Jindal flew to Houston to appear at the National Rifle Association's Leadership Forum. Among the other speakers: GOP stalwarts Rick Santorum and Sarah Palin ...

   At the May 2 City Council meeting, District C Councilwoman Kristin Gisleson Palmer introduced a series of measures affecting her district, which includes the French Quarter and Faubourg Marigny, by saying, "Start moving below Canal Street, folks. That's where the fun people hang." — KEVIN ALLMAN & ALEX WOODWARD

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