Weekly Vieux

VCPORA’s Weekly Vieux is our email newsletter that includes information on our advocacy efforts, upcoming events, and goings-on in the community. Below is an archive of recent editions.

2020 Weekly Vieux Archive

Weekly Vieux – November 20, 2020

  • Welcome to the New Board
  • VCPORA Holiday Party Canceled
  • Economic Development District Security Tax Update
  • Pedestrianization Update
  • GivingTuesday
  • Greenway Supernova
  • #FQThenandNow
  • Happy Thanksgiving!

Weekly Vieux – November 13, 2020

  • VCPORA Holiday Party – Tickets on Sale Now!
  • Esplanade Neighborhood Cleanup Day
  • FQEDD Community Meeting
  • French Market Design Charrette
  • District C Millage Rededication
  • NOPD 8th District Update
  • Governor Nicholls Road Work
  • Preservation Origins: New Orleans
  • N Rampart Neighbors Reopen
  • #FQThenandNow

Weekly Vieux – November 6, 2020

  • Save the Date! VCPORA Holiday Party – December 28
  • Pedestrianization – French Market Place Design Charrette
  • FQEDD Community Meetings
  • Bourbon Street Closures
  • Hurricane Zeta Aftermath
  • Neighborhood Summit
  • New Links Phase III Draft Plan Released
  • Updated Requirements for French Quarter Trash Removal
  • #FQThenAndNow

Weekly Vieux – October 29, 2020

  • Vote!
  • Parklet Program Expands
  • Zeta Aftermath
  • COOLinary Continues
  • Neighborhood Summit
  • Happy Halloween!

Weekly Vieux – October 16, 2020

  • New Orleans Moves into Phase 3.2
  • Revel on Royal Street
  • Vote!
  • #FQThenandNow

Weekly Vieux – October 9, 2020

  • Hurricane Delta
  • Lt. Gov. Nungesser and the French Quarter
  • Condolences: Bill Norris, 1933 – 2020
  • Restaurant Week
  • Crescent Park Survey
  • Small Landlord Grant
  • #FQThenandNow

Weekly Vieux – October 2, 2020

  • Pedestrianization Update
  • Economic Development District Security Tax Update
  • New Orleans Moves into Phase 3
  • OBSE Satellite Services
  • Hard Rock Fire
  • Vote!
  • Census 2020
  • NOLA Ready Volunteers Needed
  • #FQThenandNow

Weekly Vieux – September 25, 2020

  • Short Term Rental Adjudication Hearings
  • Audubon Wharves Update
  • Drive-Thru Voter Registration
  • COVID-19: Phase 2 Guidelines
  • Quarterly Lunch & Learn: Sold Out
  • Hurricane Laura Resources
  • Historic Preservation Advocacy Alert
  • Traffic Advisory
  • #FQThenandNow

Weekly Vieux – September 11, 2020

  • Pedestrianization Update: Councilmember Palmer
  • VCPORA Lunch & Learn
  • Census 2020
  • French Quarter Filming Notice
  • #FQThenandNow

Weekly Vieux – September 4, 2020

  • Hurricane Laura Relief Opportunities
  • Pedestrianization Update
  • Street Lights
  • FQMD & EDD Feedback Needed
  • CDC Issues Eviction Moratorium
  • #FQThenandNow

Weekly Vieux – August 28, 2020

  • Economic Development District Survey
  • Hurricane Laura Relief Opportunities
  • 5G Update
  • Hard Rock Update
  • Census 2020
  • #FQThenandNow

Weekly Vieux – August 21, 2020

  • Pedestrianization Update
  • Hard Rock Hotel Update
  • Economic Development District Security Tax Update
  • Two Hurricanes Expected
  • #FQThenandNow

Weekly Vieux – August 7, 2020

  • Pedestrianization Update
  • Short Term Rentals
  • Willie’s Chicken Shack Update
  • COVID-19 Meal Assistance Extended
  • NOPD 8th District Update
  • #FQThenandNow

Weekly Vieux – August 1, 2020

  • “Reimagining the French Quarter” Pedestrianization Analysis
  • Ongoing Willie’s Chicken Shack Appeal
  • Hermann-Grima House Limited Opening
  • Evacuteers Needed
  • Eviction Resources

Weekly Vieux – July 24, 2020

  • COVID-19 Regulation Update
  • 5G: Small Cell Infrastructure Meeting
  • Hard Rock Demolition Update
  • District C Public Safety Conversation
  • Utility Bill Assistance
  • Traffic Advisory
  • #FQThenandNow

Weekly Vieux – July 17, 2020

  • 5G: Small Cell Infrastructure Public Meeting
  • Economic Development District Security Tax
  • District C Public Safety Conversation
  • Pedestrianization Update
  • Main Street Recovery Program
  • Frontline Worker Rebate
  • #FQThenandNow

Weekly Vieux – July 11, 2020

  • Pedestrianization Update
  • Moving New Orleans Bikes Presentation
  • COVID-19 Restrictions
  • COVID-19 Meal Assistance
  • NOPD 8th District Update
  • French Quarter Road Work
  • Evacuteers Needed
  • Beauregard-Keyes House Literary Salon

Weekly Vieux – June 26, 2020

  • Louisiana to Remain in Phase Two
  • Air Quality – Orange
  • Transportation Network Teleconference
  • Businesses Reopening
  • STR Licenses Extended
  • Recycling Drop-off Resumes
  • #FQThenandNow

Weekly Vieux – June 19, 2020

  • Canal Street Demolitions Begin
  • Fire in the French Quarter
  • Juneteenth
  • Short Term Rental Update
  • Eviction Ban Lifted
  • Air Quality Alert – Orange
  • Census 2020
  • #FQThenandNow

Weekly Vieux – June 12, 2020

  • Coronavirus Update
  • #FQThenandNow
  • Thank You to Our GiveNOLA Donors!

Weekly Vieux – May 29, 2020

  • Expanded Outdoor Seating & Pedestrianization
  • GiveNOLADay – Tuesday!
  • Mask Giveaway Tomorrow
  • Evacuteers Needed
  • #FQThenandNow

Weekly Vieux – May 22, 2020

  • City COVID-19 Efforts
  • GiveNOLA Day
  • Street Closure: Conti & Chartres
  • #FQThenandNow
  • What We’re Reading

Weekly Vieux – May 15, 2020

  • New Orleans Moves into Phase One of Reopening
  • Coronavirus Update
  • GiveNOLA Day
  • Census 2020
  • Message from Vieux Carré Commission Director Bryan Block
  • #FQThenandNow
  • Closure of Mr. Gregory’s / Congo Square Coffee House

Weekly Vieux – May 8, 2020

  • Hard Rock Demolition Moves Forward
  • Helping Hands: Creole Cuisine Restaurant Concepts & Ralph Brennan Restaurant Group
  • Coronavirus Update
  • Officer Mark Hall Sr., 1967 – 202
  • #FQThenandNow
  • St. Ann Construction Updates
  • NOPD 8th District Welcomes New Commander

Weekly Vieux – May 1, 2020

  • Hard Rock Demolitions to Begin
  • Coronavirus Update
  • Mother’s Day
  • Census 2020
  • #FQThenandNow

Weekly Vieux – April 17, 2020

  • Albin Guillot, a true French Quarter Champion
  • Helping Hands: Monteleone
  • Coronavirus Update
  • #FQThenandNow
  • St. Ann Construction Update

Weekly Vieux – April 10, 2020

  • A Message from the VCPORA President
  • Coronavirus Updates & Resources
  • Hard Rock Update
  • #FQThenandNow
  • The French Quarter During Quarantine

Weekly Vieux – March 30, 2020

  • Coronavirus Update
  • #FQThenandNow
  • One Stop Portal Back Up
  • New Orleans’ Women Preservationists
  • St. Ann Construction

Weekly Vieux – March 22, 2020

  • Coronavirus Update: Resources, Tips, and Additional Information

Weekly Vieux – March 13, 2020

  • Coronavirus Update
  • St. Ann Construction Update
  • NCIS Filming Notification

Weekly Vieux – March 6, 2020

  • Canal Street Demolitions Update
  • Audubon Wharves Update
  • Coronavirus Preparedness
  • St. Patrick & St. Joseph’s Day Celebrations
  • Our Lady of Guadalupe Blood Drive
  • French Quarter Realty Blood Drive

Weekly Vieux – February 28, 2020

  • Short Term Rental Reminder
  • Energy Smart
  • Downtown Transit Hub
  • Blood Drive
  • Vienna, Leipzig, and New Orleans

Weekly Vieux – February 14, 2020

  • Willie’s Chicken Shack Update
  • Beauregard-Keyes House Restoration
  • French Quarter Walking Parades
  • Coffee with Kristin

Weekly Vieux – February 7, 2020

  • Willie’s Chicken Shack – MONDAY!
  • New Links Phase II
  • French Quarter Walking Parades
  • Homer A. Plessy Art Market
  • Rock N’ Roll Marathon

Weekly Vieux – January 31, 2020

  • Raymond Boudreaux, 1922 – 2020
  • IT’S BACK! Willie’s Chicken Shack
  • The Uninvited
  • Chewbacchus
  • Rock N’ Roll Marathon

Weekly Vieux – January 17, 2020

  • Canal Street Demolition Hearings Deferred
  • Cyberattack Update Outdoor Live Entertainment Study
  • Community Office Hours Resume
  • Property Tax Deadline Extended

Weekly Vieux – January 3, 2020

  • VCPORA Welcomes New Year
  • Call to Action: Canal Street Demolition Hearings
  • Willie’s Chicken Shack – Deferred Again
  • Vieux Carre Parking Permits Valid Through January
  • Joan of Arc Parade
  • Recycle Your Christmas Tree

2019 Weekly Vieux Archive

Weekly Vieux – December 13, 2019

  • History in a Glass: A Cocktail Lecture for the Holiday
  • Willie’s Chicken Shack – Deferred
  • 5G Cell Phone Towers Update
  • Preservation Resource Center Holiday Home Tour
  • Patio Planters Holiday Home Tour
  • Caroling in Jackson Square

Weekly Vieux – December 6, 2019

  • Willie’s Chicken Shack
  • New Short Term Rental Regulations
  • French Quarter IZD
  • Sobering Center
  • At Home in the Vieux Carré – tonight!
  • History in a Glass: A Cocktail Lecture for the Holidays
  • NOCCJ 62nd Annual Weiss Awards
  • Krewe of Jingle
  • Chalmette High School Voices Choir
  • LLS 2019 Martha Robinson Lecture

Weekly Vieux – November 27, 2019

  • Happy Thanksgiving!
  • Willie’s Chicken Shack at the BZA
  • At Home in the Vieux Carré
  • Bayou Classic
  • 2020 Census Hiring

Weekly Vieux – November 15, 2019

  • Introduction of New Board
  • Update on Hard Rock Hotel
  • A Discussion with the National Trust
  • Bourbon Street Reconstruction Finished
  • International Celebration at the French Market
  • Congo Square Rhythms Festival & Treme Gumbo Festival
  • City Planning Commission’s Housing Opportunities Study
  • Quarterly Care Workshop

Weekly Vieux – November 8, 2019

  • Willie’s Chicken Shack Appeal Deferred
  • Loans Available for Businesses Impacted by Hard Rock Collapse
  • Ride New Orleans Calls for Better Rider Experience Downtown
  • Patio Planters White Elephant Sale & Auction
  • Congo Square Rhythms Festival & Treme Gumbo Festival
  • Quarterly Care Workshop

Weekly Vieux – October 25, 2019

  • Hard Rock Hotel Collapse
  • Volunteer Response
  • At Home – tonight!
  • Trick or Treat on Royal Street – October 30
  • City Planning Commission’s Housing Opportunities Study
  • Community Office Hours

Weekly Vieux – October 18, 2019

  • Hard Rock Hotel Collapse
  • VCC Debut Building Type Checklists
  • Registration for 2019 Neighborhood Summit Ends Sunday
  • Credit Due – October 23
  • At Home in the Vieux Carré – October 25
  • Graffiti Abatement Program Cancelled
  • Boo Carré – October 19

Weekly Vieux – October 11, 2019

  • Defeating the Riverfront Expressway
  • Flood Repairs Fee Waived
  • Vote! – October 12
  • Credit Due – October 23
  • At Home in the Vieux Carré – October 25
  • Secret Gardens of the Vieux Carré – October 12 & 13
  • Night Out Against Crime – October 15
  • Vieux Carré Graffiti Abatement Program – October 19

Weekly Vieux – October 4, 2019

  • Revisions to the Alcohol Beverage Outlet Ordinance Pass
  • Credit Due – October 23
  • At Home in the Vieux Carré – October 25
  • Tremé Fall Festival – October 5
  • Plessy Fest – October 5
  • French Quarter Courtyards – October 8

Weekly Vieux – September 13, 2019

  • VCPORA’s River Vieux Soiree – Next Friday!
  • Alcohol Beverage Outlet Ordinance
  • E-Bike Regulation on the Way
  • Driving in Floodwaters Regulated
  • Bourbon Street Update
  • Quarterly Care Workshop: Shutters

Weekly Vieux – August 23, 2019

  • Armstrong Park Dumaine Gate Open
  • Bourbon Street Update
  • Blackouts, Bourbon Street & the Beauregard Center
  • Southern Decadence
  • VCPORA’s River Vieux Soirée
  • In Memorium: Joel Meyers, 1934 – 2019

Weekly Vieux – August 9, 2019

  • Victory on Short Term Rentals!
  • Update on N Rampart Safety
  • Civic Engagement Opportunities
  • Blackouts, Bourbon Street & the Beauregard Center
  • Red Dress Run
  • Dirty Linen Night
  • VCPORA’s River Vieux Soirée

Weekly Vieux – August 2, 2019

  • Short Term Rental Update
  • Moving New Orleans Bikes
  • Community Office Hours Resume
  • Museum Month
  • COOLinary
  • Satchmo Fest
  • River Vieux Soirée Update

Weekly Vieux – July 26, 2019

  • Short Term Rental Update
  • 1919 – A Pivotal Year in French Quarter History
  • Opportunities with your Councilmember
  • Roadwork and Transit
  • Satchmo Fest
  • River Vieux Soirée Update

Weekly Vieux – July 5, 2019

  • Short Term Rental Update Online
  • Tickets for VCPORA’s River Vieux Soirée
  • 1919 – A Pivotal Year for French Quarter Preservation
  • Riverfront Expressway 50th Anniversary
  • In Memorium: Rolland Golden & Barry Fox
  • New Links: Transit Participation Opportunities
  • Traffic Advisory: Essence Fest & Tales of the Cocktail

Weekly Vieux – June 28, 2019

  • VCPORA Gala: River Vieux Soirée
  • New Links: Transit Participation Opportunities
  • Bourbon Street Reconstruction
  • Upcoming Events

Weekly Vieux – May 24, 2019

  • Save the Date for VCPORA’s Gala – September 20
  • Summer Social – June 7
  • Quarterly Care Workshop – June 5
  • N Rampart Street Safety Survey
  • Short Term Rentals Next Steps

Weekly Vieux – May 17, 2019

  • Short Term Rental Hearing Results
  • New Recycling Regulations
  • Bourbon Street Update
  • THNOC Block Party – May 18

Weekly Vieux – May 10, 2019

  • Mother’s Day Concert & Picnic – May 12
  • Graffiti Abatement Program
  • Mayor’s Community Office Hours
  • Faubourg Marigny Home Tour – May 19
  • The Plessy Business Council Fundraiser – May 25
  • ThankYou #GiveNOLADayDonors!

Weekly Vieux – May 3, 2019

  • Historic Tax Credit Lecture – May 7
  • GiveNOLA Day
  • Graffiti Abatement Program
  • Mother’s Day Concert – May 12
  • French Quarter Improvement Fund

Weekly Vieux – April 19, 2019

  • Mother’s Day Concert & Picnic – May 12
  • A New Riverboat on the Mississippi Threatens Public Access
  • Historic Tax Credit Lecture – May 7
  • Easter Weekend
  • Faubourg Marigny Home Tour
  • The Plessy Business Council Fundraiser

Weekly Vieux – April 5, 2019

  • At Home in the Vieux Carre – tonight!
  • Patio Planters Drop-Off
  • April 6 THNOC Opening Block Party
  • French Quarter Fest
  • 8th District NONPACC Meeting
  • Bourbon Street Update Community Engagement Opportunities

Weekly Vieux – March 26, 2019

  • VCPORA appeals VCC approval of 336 Decatur
  • Our Immense Gratitude to Creole Cuisine
  • At Home in the Vieux Carré – Friday, April 5
  • French Quarter Fest
  • Patio Planters Donation Dropoff

Weekly Vieux – March 16, 2019

  • Short Term Rentals at City Planning Commission
  • St. Joseph’s Day Celebrations
  • Food & Faith: A St. Joseph’s Day Lecture
  • At Home in the Vieux Carre – March 22
  • Hike Fest

Weekly Vieux – March 8, 2019

  • City Planning Commission Recommends STR Legalization in the French Quarter
  • Coffee with Kristin
  • St. Patrick’s Day Parades
  • St. Joseph’s Day Celebrations
  • Food & Faith: A St. Joseph’s Day Lecture
  • At Home in the Vieux Carre – March 22

Weekly Vieux – February 22, 2019

  • At Home in the Vieux Carre: Mardi Gras Edition – tonight!
  • French Quarter Walking Parades
  • French Quarter Fest Accepting Volunteer Applications
  • Workers Paint Over French Quarter Chinatown Artifact

Weekly Vieux – February 8, 2019

  • Bienville St. Wharf Gangway Proposal
  • RTAProposesServiceforHospitalityWorkers
  • Rockn’ RollMarathonTraffic
  • Advisory Community Meeting on Park Millage
  • At Home in the Vieux Carré: Mardi Gras Edition! – February 22
  • Special Thanks to The ShedlockGroup

Weekly Vieux – January 25, 2019

  • NOPD 8th District Year-in-Review
  • Community Engagement Opportunities
  • Audubon Community Connect
  • Rockn’ Run Marathon Street Closures
  • French Quarter WalkingParades
  • At Home in the VieuxCarré – February 22

Weekly Vieux – January 9, 2019

  • VCPORA Welcomes New Year
  • Short Term Rental Ordinance
  • Vieux Carré Commission Launches Virtual Library
  • Recycle Your Christmas Tree