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Metairie, Louisiana is a suburb of New Orleans. Located in Jefferson Parish, the city is located along the edge of Lake Pontchartrain. The city's name was derived from the French word for a tenant farm that paid the landlord with a share of the crop's harvest. This type of farming, known as sharecropping, was the major type of farming in the area from the 1760s up through the 1930s.

Population: 146136
Local Newspapers: City Business Times-Picayune
Local Sports Teams: New Orleans Zephyrs New Orleans Saints & Pelicans
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Zip Codes associated with metairie, louisiana: 70001 70002 70003 70005 70006
Towns/Cities near metairie, louisiana : Jefferson New Orleans Kenner River Ridge Harahan Bridge City

Metairie News
$50 billion coastal master plan update moves to House floor

The House Committee on Transportation, Highways and Public Works moved without dissent on Monday to report the 2017 update of the coastal Master Plan to the House floor. It also unanimously recommended moving an accompanying fiscal year 2018 annual plan, which acts as the master plan budget, to the House Committee on Natural Resources and Environment for review.

What's in store: Short Stop Poboys

"Everything with cheese," says Jerry Hendrick, owner of Short Stop Poboys . "Always.

Fire crews rescue patient, driver from ambulance in Metairie canal

Firefighters with the East Bank Consolidated Fire Department on the scene of an wreck involving an East Jefferson General Hospital ambulance in a canal in Metairie on Monday . Members of the East Bank Consolidated Fire department rescued two people from an ambulance that entered the canal that runs along West Esplanade Avenue in Metairie on Monday morning .

Ambulance transporting elderly man slides into Metairie canal, JPSO says

An East Jefferson General Hospital ambulance transporting an elderly man slid into a drainage canal on West Esplanade Avenue on Monday morning, the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office said. An East Jefferson General Hospital ambulance transporting an elderly man slid into a drainage canal on West Esplanade Avenue on Monday morning, the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office said.

smiley: How a smart kid gets a bike

"Some years ago, when our younger daughter was 4 years old, we bought bicycles for the two older kids for Christmas and a new tricycle for her. "Being the strong willed and competitive child she was, she threw a fit.

Join the New Orleans Navy: Bayou Boogaloo 2017 video

The mighty Mid-City fleet bobbed in the cozy confines of Bayou St. John in New Orleans Saturday during the annual Bayou Boogaloo music and food festival . Scores of inflatables, kayaks, canoes and homemade barges of all sorts were as tightly packed as Metairie rush hour traffic upon the body of water that Bienville navigated when he first founded the soggy Crescent City 300 years back.

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Louisiana State Police held its annual awards ceremony on Friday, May 19 to honor troopers, public safety personnel, and civilians for going above and beyond the call of duty. The ceremony was held Friday morning at the LSP Training Academy Auditorium on Independence Blvd. in Baton Rouge.

Protesters fear the worst at 'die-in' against American Health Care Act

As a thick miasma of Trump-Russia news clouded the national consciousness, a small group of demonstrators staged a "die-in" May 19 to draw focus to the American Health Care Act . Around noon Friday, a dozen or so activists - many of whom belong to the Metairie and New Orleans chapters of national progressive group Indivisible - stood in front of Tulane Medical Center, some carrying signs shaped like tombstones.

Zara will open at Lakeside Shopping Mall in 2018

Spanish fashion retailer Zara will open at Lakeside Shopping Center in Metairie in 2018. Local fans of Spanish fashion retailer Zara get ready to do a happy dance.

Drew Brees talks Adrian Peterson, Ted Ginn Jr., Lance Moore

The seventh annual Fox8 Saints Hall of Fame Reception/Auction will take place at the Saints Indoor Facility in Metairie. The 25th annual WGNO Saints Hall of Fame Celebrity Golf Classic will take place at Chateau Golf and Country Club in Kenner.

Dat Dog expanding, plans to open 25 franchise restaurants in Houston

Dat Dog opened in 2011 as a hole-in-the-wall hot dog and sausage shack on Freret Street. This year, the hot dog chain is taking its concept outside New Orleans, with plans for more than 25 franchise locations in Louisiana and Texas.

Agents bust six anglers harvesting red snapper in federal waters: LDWF

Louisiana has a liberal red snapper season that doesn't comply with federal regulations, but that doesn't mean state enforcement agents won't bust you for harvesting the fish illegally in federal waters. Acting under a joint enforcement agreement with the feds, agents say they busted six men Tuesday harvesting snapper in federal waters 13 miles off the coast of Plaquemines Parish.

Police say Metairie man shot in Ala. gripped object like a gun, AL.com reports

Investigators said that Johnathan Victor, 35, of Metairie, La., appeared to be holding a fanny pack when he exited his vehicle in the police officer-involved shooting in Baldwin County last Friday evening on Interstate 10. Jonathan Victor, the Metairie man fatally shot by a Baldwin County Sheriff's Office deputy on Interstate 10 in Alabama on May 12, got out of his wrecked sport utility vehicle holding a fanny pack in the way someone would hold a firearm, authorities told AL.com. With the fanny pack wrapped in a black windbreaker and held in a "tactical position," Sheriff's Office officials say Victor ignored orders from officers to drop the object and get on the ground, WKRG-TV reported.

Filming in Metairie to cause traffic delays starting Friday

Filming in Metairie for several day is expected to cause traffic delays starting Friday The production company Old Young LLC will be filming scenes at 550 Central Avenue in Metairie for several days starting Friday that will cause traffic delays, according to a Jefferson Parish news release.

Woman arrested, accused of unlicensed Instagram dentistry: JPSO

Doing business as Bossy Smiles & Waxes by Boss B LLC., Brittany Bridges, 29, offered services such as braces maintenance and teeth whitening at a Terrytown office, advertising them on Instagram, according to authorities. But Bridges does not hold a license with the Louisiana State Board of Dentistry, a violation of state law, authorities said.

Our Views: Progress but not victory on prison reform

A weekend of tough negotiations has produced a compromise package of bills that represent a constructive effort to tackle Louisiana's bloated prison population. We hope that legislators in the House will pass three key measures that almost sailed through the Senate Tuesday, as well as the less controversial parts of the 10- bill package working through the session.

New Jefferson Parish school zones reshape racial enrollment

Reopening Bunche Elementary in Metairie dramatically changes the racial/ethnic enrollment balance in several neighboring schools. Reopening Ralph J. Bunche Elementary in Metairie could shift where 777 students attend school in the fall and dramatically change the racial and ethnic enrollment balance at several neighboring schools.

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