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  1. Owen Courreges: Save the drive-through daiquiriRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | Uptown Messenger

    Louisiana boasts many peculiarities; things that just don't fly in most places are commonplace here. Among these, of course, are drive-through daiquiri stands.

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  2. Suspect sought after hitting man, robbing him behind Central City store, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | Uptown Messenger

    New Orleans police are looking for a suspect who allegedly knocked another man to the ground, then took his money from his pockets in an altercation Thursday evening in Central City at the edge of the Central Business District, authorities said. The victim and the suspect left a store near the 2000 block of Clio Street around 6 p.m. Thursday, March 3, and went behind the building together, according to a NOPD report.

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  3. Advertiser Ticket Giveaway: New Orleans Home & Garden Show this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | Uptown Messenger

    The largest consumer home show in the southeastern U.S. takes over the Mercedes-Benz Superdome Friday, Mar. 11 - Sunday, Mar. 13. Celebrating its 61st anniversary, the show is like no other: an unparalleled variety of home-related services and products under one gigantic roof, with everything needed for home remodeling, outdoor living, decorating and landscaping. to the show this weekend.

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  4. NORDC starts spring season of Movies in the ParkRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2016 | Uptown Messenger

    The New Orleans Recreation Development Commission will be hosting its 2016 spring season of Movies in the Park with starting tonight, March 4. The free, family-friendly movie screenings will also feature fitness activities before the showings start at sunset. Participants under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

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  5. City Council accepts request for hearing on special zoning district over The FlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | Uptown Messenger

    The New Orleans City Council accepted a request Thursday for a committee meeting to discuss the possibility of an Interim Zoning District over the The Fly at Audubon Park. The request was in the form of the letter on the council's consent agenda, a list of routine items that are approved all at once rather than individually voted upon.

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  6. Suspect identified in fatal Dryades Street shooting, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | Uptown Messenger

    Investigators have identified a suspect in Sunday's fatal shooting on Dryades Street, and are hoping the public can help locate him, New Orleans police said. George "G5" Finney, 32, is wanted on a charge of second-degree murder in the shooting death of 28-year-old Dennis Marshall on Sunday, Feb. 28, in the 2400 block of Dryades, according to a NOPD news release.

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  7. State board sends school-funding formula back to Orleans Parish School Board for decisionRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2016 | Uptown Messenger

    The state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education sent a controversial decision on how to fund individual schools in New Orleans back to the Orleans Parish School Board on Thursday, in a move that appears to at least partially satisfy some schools' request for more time to consider the impact of a new formula. The widespread expectation prior to Thursday's BESE meeting was that the state board planned to decide on a new formula that increases the amount of money provided for special education while reducing the amount allocated for gifted students in Orleans Parish.

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  8. Bicyclist robbed in Irish Channel; pharmacy robbed on CarrolltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | Uptown Messenger

    A bicyclist was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday morning at an Irish Channel intersection, and a Rite Aid pharmacy was robbed later in the afternoon on South Carrollton Avenue, New Orleans police said. Around 7:40 a.m. Wednesday, March 2, a man in his early 30s was riding a bicycle near Constance Street and Washington Avenue when a white Altima pulled up, according to the initial NOPD report.

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  9. Majority of Louisiana's Democratic superdelegates support...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | Uptown Messenger

    U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond, left, speaks at the Katrina 10 commemoration on Aug. 29, and state Sen. Karen Carter Peterson rides in the Krewe of Femme Fatale during Mardi Gras 2016. Top row: Gov. John Bel Edwards and Clerk of Court Arthur Morrell; bottom row: Shane Riddle and Arlanda J. Williams.

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  10. Neighborhood leaders to host roundtable on public safetyRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2016 | Uptown Messenger

    A neighborhood leaders roundtable on public safety this Saturday, March 5 will feature Chief Michael Harrison speaking about the NOPD's new deployment strategy to place 94 more officers on New Orleans streets. The public safety millage on the ballot for voter consideration on April 9 will also be addressed because proceeds from the millage could be used to hire and pay for additional police officers, as well as to pay firefighters pension fund .

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  11. "Save the Fly" organizers request special zoning...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | Uptown Messenger

    Although they appeared to be rebuffed by the New Orleans City Council last month, members of the "Save the Fly" movement are asking for the city to impose a new process that could slow down, alter or even stop the proposed Carrollton Boosters soccer complex on the Audubon Riverview. Adrienne Petrosini has filed an official request with the City Council to create an "Interim Zoning District" on The Fly, which would govern any future development there - including, presumably, the new Carrollton Boosters sports field.

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  12. Gunman fires shots at fleeing woman prior to carjacking, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | Uptown Messenger

    Walking from the 5700 block of Willow Street to the 3000 block of College Court - the location of a shooting incident and an armed carjacking Monday night that investigators believe may be related - would likely take less than 30 minutes via a variety of routes, according to Google maps. A man with a gun tried to open a woman's car door on Willow Street in the university area and then fired several shots at her as she tried to escape from him Monday evening, only about an hour prior to another carjacking in the Fontainebleau that investigators believe may be the work of the same person, New Orleans police said.

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  13. Mortgage company's plan to tear down Carrollton home paused by city demolition committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | Uptown Messenger

    The committee overseeing demolition requests across most of Uptown New Orleans balked at a mortgage company's recent request to tear down a single-story Carrollton home amid protests from the Preservation Resource Center and confusion over what the bank intends to do with the property.

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  14. Owen Courreges: New Orleans-area cops get reefer madnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | Uptown Messenger

    Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand made some interesting remarks at the Metropolitan Crime Commission's annual awards luncheon this past week. Taken at face value, they were downright surreal.

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  15. Man killed in Dryades Street shooting, police sayRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2016 | Uptown Messenger

    A 28-year-old man was shot to death Sunday night outside a club on Dryades Street, New Orleans police said. Police were called to a shooting outside a club at 2400 Dryades Street around 10:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, according to a NOPD news release.

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  16. Two Louisiana Avenue homes severely damaged in overnight four-alarm fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2016 | Uptown Messenger

    Two homes on Louisiana Avenue at the edge of the Irish Channel were heavily damaged in a fire that broke out overnight, killing four pets, New Orleans authorities said Saturday morning. The fire was first reported at 2:01 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, at 1023 Louisiana Avenue, just off Magazine Street.

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  17. Kristine Froeba: "Toast" & "Tartine" - Deux petits dA jeuners uniquesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Uptown Messenger

    AebelSkivers! Danish puffed breakfast pancakes. On Laurel Street no less. Have you tried them? If so, you know the only place in town that serves warm, round, puffed Lemon Curd, Maple Syrup, Caramel, Chocolate, or Nutella-filled Danish Pancakes.

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  18. Suspect in university-area home-invasions removed from electronic monitoring, allowed to leave stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Uptown Messenger

    The suspect charged in a series of home-invasions - and a suspect in two sexual assaults - last month in the university area has been removed from electronic monitoring and allowed to leave the state, according to court records. Oliver Jerde, a 23-year-old Tulane student, has been charged in four break-ins of occupied residences in January: two in the 1000 and 1300 blocks of Lowerline on Jan. 17, one on Jan. 18 in the 1100 block of Broadway, and a final case Jan. 21 in the 800 block of Pine Street, where he was arrested.

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  19. New funding formula for New Orleans schools sent to state leaders over Lusher's objectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | Uptown Messenger

    The task force charged with creating a new formula for distributing state education funding to New Orleans schools announced its final recommendations Wednesday, with a vote scheduled for early next month by the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. Since the rise of the post-Katrina charter system in New Orleans, schools in the city have received their funding according to two different formulas.

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  20. Weather threat closes schools, Tulane University, City HallRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2016 | Uptown Messenger

    Lusher, Audubon and Samuel J. Green charter schools, Tulane University and City Hall will all be closing early today because of the sudden threat of severe weather. City Hall and all NORDC recreation facilities will close at 1 p.m. today, and all public meetings scheduled after 1 p.m. are canceled.

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