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  1. 'Scalise Strong' blood drive in Metairie garners 40 pints of bloodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | Best of New Orleans

    Forty pints of blood were donated yesterday at a "Scalise Strong" blood drive in Metairie, in honor of the local U.S. Congressman who was shot last week. Local Democrats and Republicans alike turned out yesterday for a Metairie blood drive in honor of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, who was shot last week at a baseball practice in a Virginia suburb.

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  2. Do you melt in the sun? Here's your air-conditioned entertainment guideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | Best of New Orleans

    It's summertime and you want to do something active and fun, but the stifling heat and sticky humidity push you back to the sofa for another session of binge-watching. There are options: Several art and history museums have interesting exhibits, and movie theaters provide a respite from high mercury - or try one of these other indoor adventures: Work up a sweat without the heat stroke on rock climbing walls at New Orleans Boulder Lounge , which has 2,500 square feet of climbing surfaces inside the former 1880s Cotton Press building.

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  3. South American steakhouse opens on Metairie RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | Best of New Orleans

    South American steakhouse Brasa Churrasqueria opened last week in the space formerly occupied by Chateau du Lac. The new restaurant is being opened by Antonio Mata and Edgar Caro, owners of Basin Seafood & Spirits and Baru.

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  4. Brasa Churrasqueria opens tonight in Old MetairieRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 14 | Best of New Orleans

    South American steakhouse Brasa Churrasqueria 570 6338), opens tonight in Old Metairie in the space formerly held by Chateau du Lac. The new restaurant is being opened by Antonio Mata and Edgar Caro, owners of Basin Seafood & Spirits and Baru.

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  5. Louisiana legislature begins day with prayer for Scalise and other...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 14 | Best of New Orleans

    From left, House speaker Taylor Barras, Gov. John Bel Edwards and Senate president John Alario gather to pray for U.S. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, who was shot in a Virginia park. After news broke that U.S. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana was shot in the hip early this morning while practicing in a Virginia park for a charity baseball game later this week, the Louisiana Legislature and Gov. John Bel Edwards began their day gathered in prayer in the Capitol Rotunda.

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  6. Scalise in 'stable condition' after shooting at baseball fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 14 | Best of New Orleans

    A gunman fired into a Congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia outside Washington D.C. early June 14, hitting U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise, R-Metairie, and several Congressional staffers, according to the Associated Press . House Majority Whip Scalise was shot in the hip and is in stable condition, according to a statement from his office. 1 comment

  7. Microsoft Store launches its new Surface Laptop and tabletRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 12 | Best of New Orleans

    The Microsoft Store launches its new Surface Laptop and the latest Surface Pro tablet noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, June 15. Receive a swag bag with purchase of a Surface device on the day of the event.

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  8. The second annual Mermaids & Monograms shopping event at Monogram ExpressRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 12 | Best of New Orleans

    The second annual Mermaids & Monograms shopping event is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 17 at Monogram Express . There will be discounts, treasure bags, giveaways and sea-themed craft sessions.

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  9. Wine of the week: 2016 Loveblock Sauvignon BlancRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 12 | Best of New Orleans

    Loveblock from New Zealand's Marlborough region is a project by Kim Crawford, who almost singlehandedly put New Zealand sauvignon blanc on the map. The vineyard is situated on a hill overlooking the Awatere Valley.

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  10. Vans Warped Tour show canceledRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 7 | Best of New Orleans

    The Vans Warped Tour was scheduled to bring CKY, Municipal Waste, T.S.O.L., Save Ferris, Hatebreed, Streetlight Manifesto, Street Dogs, GWAR and other punk, metal and hardcore rock bands to the Shrine on Airline in Metairie on June 28. The show has been cancelled. No explanation for the cancellation was offered by promoters.

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  11. Gambit's summer 2017 Health book listings: Support groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 5 | Best of New Orleans

    Adult Asperger/High-Functioning Autism Monthly Meetup. Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center, 4300 S. Broad St., 596-2675; www.nolalibrary.org - Adults on the autism spectrum meet the third Saturday of every month to share resources and fellowship.

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  12. Hi-Brow Beauty Bar honors local educatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 5 | Best of New Orleans

    Hi-Brow Beauty Bar honors local educators through June. Teachers and school administrators are eligible for a drawing for a discount on custom facial services.

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  13. Food and drink events in New Orleans this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 5 | Best of New Orleans

    June 7 Banks Rum cocktail party 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Palace Cafe, 605 Canal St., 523-1661 www.palacecafe.com The event highlights Banks rums in cocktails including the Royal Pineapple and Palace Cave . Hors d'oeuvres include shrimp corn dogs with chipotle dipping sauce, flatbreads topped with tapenade, tasso and Idiazabal cheese, lemonfish pastrami and tuna poke.

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  14. Books roundup: Six literary events in New Orleans in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 2 | Best of New Orleans

    In book scene news this month, we bid a sad farewell to Uptown mainstay Maple Street Book Shop. It's a tough world out there for independent booksellers, who are faced with competition from behemoths like Amazon .

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  15. Minimum wage bill killed in state Senate Finance CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | Best of New Orleans

    The state Senate Finance Committee, buttressed by warnings that any mandated increase in the state minimum wage could cost jobs, today killed a bill that would have raised the state's minimum wage from the federal minimum of $7.25 to $8 in 2018, and to $8.50 in 2019. The vote was 7-3.

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  16. Editorial: Anybody here seen our old friend John (Kennedy)?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | Best of New Orleans

    There's a feeling that the people in Washington don't listen and they don't care. ... And they want something done about it.

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  17. Personalized wedding guest gifts do's and don'tsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2017 | Best of New Orleans

    According to A 2016 Real Weddings Study by the website the knot, the average number of guests invited to a wedding decreased by 10 percent from 2009 to 2016, while the average amount spent per guest increased from $194 to $245. The numbers don't lie: Personalized experiences and gifts for an intimate group of guests are the new norm.

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  18. Stationary boutiques in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2017 | Best of New Orleans

    With an abundance of Internet options offering wedding invitation suites, engaged couples can overlook local stationery shops - often because they mistakenly think they'll save money by ordering online. That's not necessarily the case.

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  19. What's in store: Short Stop PoboysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | Best of New Orleans

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

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  20. Wine of the week: 2013 Steele Cabernet FrancRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | Best of New Orleans

    Cabernet Franc is one of the major grape varietals and one of five red grapes in Bordeaux-style blends, along with cabernet sauvignon, merlot, malbec and petit verdot. Cabernet Franc was planted in France's Loire Valley and the Libourne region in the 17th century and now is produced in many regions.

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