Proposed Law Would Curb Late-Night Partying in New Orleans

A string of shootings on Bourbon Street in New Orleans have inspired the mayor to propose a package of new security measures. One of the proposals would cut back the city's all-night revelry.

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January 25, 2017, 7:00 AM PST

By James Brasuell @CasualBrasuell

New Orleans

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Jeff Adelson reports: "In a dramatic change for a city known for a culture of all-hours street parties, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu's administration is seeking to crack down on pedestrians reveling outside of bars after 3 a.m."

Adelson broke the news of the 3 a.m. rule after Mayor Landrieu announced a package of public safety proposals that includes the installation of additional security cameras in 20 hot spots around the city.

In the later article detailing the 3 a.m. rule, Adelson writes that Mayor Landrieu "would be asking the City Council to approve an ordinance that would require all bars in the city to close their doors at 3 a.m. It does not appear those outlets would be required to shut down, stop serving alcohol or stop allowing new patrons."

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