Rendering of a new restaurant and lounge in the Hotel Monteleone called Criollo
New addition to Caroussel Bar
Interesting project from the arts council
City Greens (909 Poydras St., 524-2822; www.eatcitygreens.com
), the newest salad slingers in the CBD, opened in late January.
Johnny V's Opens Uptown
It's been a long time coming, but Johnny V's (6106 Magazine St., 899-4880) is now open, serving dinner Tuesday through Saturday. The restaurant is a partnership between former Cafe Degas (3127 Esplanade Ave., 945-5635; www.cafedegas.com
) chef Ryan Hughes and former Clancy's Restaurant manager Johnny Vodanovich, who also runs Monkey Hill Bar (6100 Magazine St., 899-4800; www.monkeyhillbar.com
) just next door.
Encore Academy, the newest charter school approved by the Orleans Parish School Board, has set its sights on converting a warehouse on Washington Avenue into a school building to serve Uptown families when it opens this fall...Heres the warehouse