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  1. Commentary: A mild political seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | Best of New Orleans

    Southeast Louisiana is in the throes of a very hectic hurricane season, and we're barely halfway through it. In recent weeks, storms seemed to line up in the Atlantic like Mardi Gras floats on Napoleon Avenue - except no one hereabouts wants to see them "parade" anywhere near metro New Orleans.

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  2. Harvey relief efforts in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | Best of New Orleans

    Hurricane Harvey relief efforts began across the New Orleans area almost as soon as the flooding began in Texas. A variety of fundraising programs and events - by restaurants, bars, nonprofits, musicians, comedians, artists, retailers and individuals - already have been held.

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  3. Commentary: To Houston, with loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 5 | Best of New Orleans

    So much water. So much pain. And so much ahead. While all Americans can sympathize with Houston and southeast Texas in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, New Orleanians truly can empathize with what our neighbors are going through - 12 years to the day after Hurricane Katrina felled the federal levees and flooded our city.

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  4. New Orleans restaurants aid in Hurricane Harvey reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 5 | Best of New Orleans

    While Hurricane Harvey was still dropping rain on Texas and southwestern Louisiana last week, many New Orleans restaurants and bars started collecting donations to assist people affected by flooding. Here are some of the ongoing efforts.

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  5. I-10: Ten Things to Know in New Orleans this WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 5 | Best of New Orleans

    Though most of Louisiana escaped the storm's heavy rains, more than 500 people in Calcasieu Parish were rescued from rising floodwaters, which impacted roughly 5,000 people in the parish over a three-day inundation. The state opened three shelters in Lake Charles and Alexandria with enough space for 4,000 evacuees.

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  6. Clancy DuBos: Hope and the kindness of strangers - an open letter to HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Best of New Orleans

    Southeast Louisiana may have escaped the worst of Hurricane Harvey, but we'll never shake the memory of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath. That's why so many Louisianans have rushed to repay the debt we owe Houston.

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  7. An open letter to Houston: Hope and the kindness of strangersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 31 | Best of New Orleans

    Southeast Louisiana may have escaped the worst of Hurricane Harvey, but we'll never shake the memory of Katrina and its aftermath. That's why so many have Louisianans have rushed to repay the debt we owe Houston.

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  8. United Way blood drive in New Orleans to benefit Houston areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | Best of New Orleans

    United Way of Southeast Louisiana hosts a "United We Give" blood drive Wednesday, Aug. 29, with a portion of donated blood to boost blood supplies in Houston and surrounding areas following Hurricane Harvey. The drive runs from noon-4 p.m. at United Way's office at 2515 Canal St. Harvey has threatened already-low summertime blood supplies - Texas hospitals filling with Houston-area evacuees also are experiencing blood shortages and seeking donations, particularly from O negative and O positive blood type donors, according to The Texas Tribune.

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  9. New Orleans schools, City Hall to reopen Aug. 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | Best of New Orleans

    New Orleans schools, City Hall and all public buildings and facilities will reopen Aug. 30 after city officials closed down Tuesday as a precautionary measure with Tropical Storm Harvey making its slow approach to Louisiana.

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  10. How New Orleans can help survivors of Hurricane HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | Best of New Orleans

    So much water. So much pain. And so much ahead. While all Americans can sympathize with Houston and southeast Texas in the wake in Hurricane Harvey, New Orleanians can truly empathize with what our neighbors are going through - 12 years to the day after Hurricane Katrina felled the federal levees and flooded our city.

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  11. New Orleans under flash flood watch as Harvey heads to LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | Best of New Orleans

    With up to 4 inches of rain forecast in New Orleans as Tropical Storm Harvey slowly moves into Louisiana, Mayor Mitch Landrieu urged residents to stay home and off the roads Tuesday, Aug. 29. Some parts of the city got as much as 6 inches of rain yesterday, and a flash flood watch remains through Thursday, as Harvey is expected to move eastward then tick north by Wednesday night. The city braces for the possibility of more flooding following Aug. 5 floods and the recently publicly revealed compromised pump system.

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  12. Landrieu urges New Orleanians to stay home Tuesday due to anticipated weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 28 | Best of New Orleans

    At a press conference this afternoon, Mayor Mitch Landrieu urged New Orleanians to stay home tomorrow due to what is expected to be some heavy rain. Mayor Mitch Landrieu is recommending New Orleans residents stay home tomorrow in anticipation of what may be heavy rainfall from feeder bands related to Tropical Storm Harvey.

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  13. Gambit's 2017 winter restaurant guide: DinerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Best of New Orleans

    Belle's Diner 1122 Decatur St., 566-6003; www.bellesdinerneworleans.com The Bayou Bomber sandwich features hot sausage, egg and American cheese on brioche. Elvis waffles and pancakes are topped with chocolate, bacon and banana.

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  14. The big bar guide: HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | Best of New Orleans

    Boomers at Boomtown Casino 4132 Peters Road, Harvey, 366-7711; www.boomtownneworleans.com ; @BoomtownNOLA There's a dance club with live music on Friday and Saturday at the Boomtown Casino. The bar serves beer and classic cocktails, and food options include the buffet, an Asian restaurant and a deli.

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