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  1. RTA outlines three phases of streetcar interruptions amid Uptown drainage workRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    Passengers transfer from a shuttle bus on Melpomene Avenue to a streetcar on St. Charles Avenue during road construction in 2010. Streetcar service through the Uptown area will be interrupted in three phases over the summer in order to accommodate the SELA drainage project, RTA officials told Carrollton residents on Monday night.

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  2. Owen Courreges: When "just doing your job" becomes a problem for everyone elseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    The phrase "just doing my job" has always been used to cover a multitude of sins. Indeed, when a man feebly attempts justify anything with those words, it's almost dead-certain that he's covering up for his own peccadilloes.

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  3. Bicyclist, 70, killed in crash on South Claiborne, police sayRead the original story

    May 18, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    A 70-year-old man riding a bicycle on Martin Luther King Boulevard was killed Sunday night when he pedaled through a red light at South Claiborne and was hit by a passing truck driven by an off-duty police officer, New Orleans police said. The victim tried to cross South Claiborne around 11 p.m. Sunday, May 17, according to a NOPD news release.

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  4. Council members to meet with Uptown/Carrollton neighborhoods to discuss road constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    The two City Council members representing Uptown New Orleans - Susan Guidry in District A, and LaToya Cantrell in District B - will each meet with residents this week alongside representatives of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and other agencies as major road and drainage construction projects continue around the area. Guidry's town hall meeting for the Carrollton area will be at 6 p.m. today at Central St. Matthew UCC, 1333 South Carrollton Avenue.

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  5. Man injured in gunfire at Central City park, police sayRead the original story

    May 15, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    A man was shot in the foot Thursday night in A.L. Davis Park in Central City, New Orleans police said. The gunfire broke out just before 9 p.m. in the 2700 block of LaSalle Street, according to the initial NOPD report.

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  6. Uptown property owners file lawsuit against Sewerage and Water Board...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    A group of Uptown property owners - three families to start, but expected to number in the hundreds as the case grows - filed suit this week against the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans, seeking compensation for damage to their homes from proximity to the installation of major new drainage canals along some of Uptown's largest thoroughfares, their attorney said. The lawsuit does not allege any negligence by the government and does not even name the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers or its contractors as defendants, said Michael T. Whitaker, the California-based attorney representing the families.

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  7. Allan Katz and Danae Columbus: Billy Nungesser has broad statewide appeal in Lt. Gov. raceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    Whether someone is a Democrat or a Republican, it's hard not to admire former Plaquemines Parish President Billy Nungesser. If New Orleanian are asked the names of natural leaders who were on the scene fighting to rebuild New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina or to punch back after the BP oil spill, Nungesser's name almost always comes up.

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  8. Advertiser Bulletin: Estates and European Container Sale on Magazine StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    Come join us at The London Shop for our Magazine Street Antiques Fair May 15th-17th! We will have items from Estates in New Orleans and Metairie. We also have a container full of beautiful European antiques that just arrived! Wholesale Prices! Come see us at 1532 Magazine Street and 2028 Magazine Street from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Friday and Saturday , and from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Sunday .

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  9. Surveillance photos released of suspect in university area robbery/carjackingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    New Orleans police have released images of a man who alleged robbed a victim at gunpoint Monday afternoon- forcing him into his home and then driving off in his car - on Freret Street in the university area, authorities said. The victim, a 24-year-old man, told police "he was loading items into his red Ford Escape that was parked in the driveway" of his home in the 7600 block of Freret Street around 12:15 p.m. Monday, May 11, according to a NOPD news release.

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  10. Jewish Family Service to honor mother and daughter for community workRead the original story

    May 12, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    The Jewish Family Service of Greater New Orleans will honor Marjorie Bissinger and her daughter, Nancy Bissinger Timm, later this month at its annual Rhythm and Soul Fundraiser. The event will be held on Sunday, May 31 at 5 p.m. in the Audubon Tea Room, 6500 Magazine St. It will consist of a patron hour and then a seated dinner and program.

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  11. Man's vehicle stolen at gunpoint in university-area robbery, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    A 25-year-old man had his vehicle stolen at gunpoint in a robbery Monday afternoon on Freret Street in the university area of Carrollton, New Orleans police said. The victim was in the 7600 block of Freret at 12:40 p.m. when he was approached by a man with a gun who demanded his cash and phone, according to the initial NOPD report.

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  12. Advertiser's Message: Get Your Computer Repaired at WispRead the original story

    May 12, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    In 2015, people typically spend more time on their computers than in their beds. So if your computer is broken, it is priority #1 to get it fixed as soon as possible, and preferably affordably too.

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  13. City's Uptown recreation advisory team seeks new members at May meetingRead the original story

    May 11, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    The New Orleans Recreation Department Commission Advisory Team that covers parks and playgrounds in the District A area is looking for new members before their next meeting later this month. The group - known as the Uptown CATS - represents parks including Danneel Park, Alma Peters Park, Carver Park, Harrell Park, Dublin Park, Avenger Park and the Audubon Pool.

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  14. South Claiborne Avenue gas station gets City Planning approval for total makeoverRead the original story

    May 11, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    The owner of a gas station on South Claiborne Avenue has received initial approval to tear down the convenience store and cluster of shops attached to it and rebuild the entire business. The Super Discount Gas at the corner of Washington Avenue was actually approved for demolition back in December, but needs permission from the City Council to rebuild with a larger footprint, city documents show.

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  15. Divine Designs Sewing Ministry seeks teachersRead the original story

    May 11, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    Divine Designs Sewing Ministry is a sewing group based at the Norman Mayor Branch of the New Orleans Public Library, since 2012. The growth of the ministry has led to a need for experienced and passionate sewing teachers willing to volunteer for students from all ages and backgrounds.

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  16. Advertiser Bulletin: Finding a Boot Camp That Works For YouRead the original story

    May 11, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    Working out alone and with the same machines every other day is boring and causes a lack of motivation. Without change in the routine, you become stagnant and your goals get further and further away from you.

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  17. Man shot to death on Magnolia Street in Central City, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    A 24-year-old man was shot to death Friday evening on Magnolia Street in Central City, New Orleans police said. The shooting took place around 6:45 p.m. Friday, May 8, in the 2600 block of Magnolia , according to a NOPD news release.

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  18. Courtyard Brewery to host "Lost and Found" PechaKucha speakersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    The 17th "PechaKucha" night in New Orleans - which features speakers who offer brief presentations on a variety of topics - focus on the theme of "Lost and Found" this week at Courtyard Brewery in the Lower Garden District.

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  19. Man, 60, wounded in St. Thomas Street shooting, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    A 60-year-old man was shot in the stomach Friday night on St. Thomas Street, but expected to survive his injury, New Orleans police said. The shooting took place around 10 p.m. in the 1800 block of St. Thomas , said NOPD Officer Juan Barnes, a departmental spokesman.

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  20. First Presbyterian Church of New Orleans to host inaugural Rummage FestRead the original story

    May 8, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    First Presbyterian Church of New Orleans will be hosting its inaugural Rummage Fest this Saturday, featuring all sort of merchandise for sale, as well as live piano music and a bake sale. "Stock up on new and gently-used merchandise, including art/frames, antiques, collectibles, furniture, sporting equipment, holiday and home decor, kitchenware and small appliances, toys, electronics, books and clothing," according to an event announcement from the church.

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