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  1. Jewish Community Center cleared for on-site expansion despite parking concernRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Uptown Messenger

    A rendering by Mathes Brierre Architects of the expanded swimming area proposed for the Jewish Community Center. The Jewish Community Center received initial permission Tuesday for an expansion that will reconfigure its popular pool area and add a new building, and city officials excused the center from having to add any new parking despite at least one neighbor's request for it.

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  2. Three people killed, four others injured in four violent days around Uptown New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Uptown Messenger

    Three people were killed and four people were injured in other shootings since Friday. Not shown: Tuesday morning shooting on Fig Street.

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  3. City Officials ask for public's input on budgeting for 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Uptown Messenger

    Mayor Mitch Landrieu and the New Orleans City Council is hosting a series of community meetings to discuss budget priorities as the City begins its 2017 budgeting for outcomes process. The meeting for District B will take place on Thursday, July 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. and will include Councilwoman Latoya Cantrell, New Orleans Police Department Superintendent Michael Harrison, and other city officials.

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  4. StayLocal presents Shopkeeper Stories: Aubrey Miller of PJ's CoffeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Uptown Messenger

    The Shopkeeper Stories series shares the vision and personality of New Orleans business owners. Locally owned businesses infuse New Orleans neighborhoods with their unique character, and are a big part of why we want to live, work, eat and shop here.

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  5. Eric Harris, Alton Sterling, Philando Castile - New Orleans...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | Uptown Messenger

    The mother of Eric Harris, who was shot to death Feb. 8 by Jefferson Parish deputies, marches with a sign demanding justice for her son following a rally in Central City on Friday. Exactly five months ago, while Lundi Gras parades rolled just a few blocks away, the street outside Thaunta Kirk's front door rapidly devolved into bloody chaos after 22-year-old Eric Harris crashed into a utility pole and Jefferson Parish deputies shot him to death while he sat in his front seat.

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  6. "Freret Jet" bus service to be restored to Canal StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Uptown Messenger

    The "Freret Jet" bus route through Uptown New Orleans will be restored to its former end point on Canal Street in a change that transit advocates are hailing as a step toward a public-transportation policy that better balances the needs of both residents and tourists. When the new Loyola Avenue streetcar line opened in early 2013, the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority truncated the route of the Freret bus line to stop at the Union Passenger Terminal, instead of its former endpoint on Canal Street.

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  7. Kristine Froeba: Noodle & Pie: Asian Fusion, authentic Ramen, Small Plates, and a slice of PieRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Uptown Messenger

    There are so many restaurants to frequent in our little hamlets of Uptown; we sometimes forget the one's right around the corner. A walk to the neighborhood hardware store led me to stumble into Noodle and Pie.

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  8. Watch a car burglary unfold on Coliseum Street in less than 20 secondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Uptown Messenger

    At any community meeting involving New Orleans Police officers, their pleas to citizens to take the simplest steps to prevent crime are repeated as consistently as a mantra: Don't leave your car doors unlocked. Don't leave valuables inside your car.

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  9. StayLocal to host 'social media summer camp' for business ownersRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 7 | Uptown Messenger

    StayLocal, the independent business alliance, will host a series of free social media sessions for business owners this month. The six sessions will take place between Tuesday, July 12, and Wednesday, July 27, and will cover Facebook, Instagram, and online reputations on Yelp and other sites.

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  10. Danae Columbus: Felicia Kahn still going strong after 90 years in the movementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Uptown Messenger

    Most people about to celebrate their 90th birthday probably just want to take it easy, but not Felicia Schornstein Kahn. A passionate feminist, political activist and a lifelong advocate of citizen education and social justice, Kahn is preparing to attend this month's Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia - her tenth since 1976 - where she will be the second oldest delegate pledged to Hillary Clinton.

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  11. Village Coffee moves to Harahan; corner building on Freret up for leaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Uptown Messenger

    Village Coffee, one of the pioneering businesses in the Freret commercial corridor's post-Katrina resurgence, is moving to Metairie, leaving their large corner building up for lease for a new tenant. Marty and Donna Scoggins opened Village Coffee at the corner of Freret and Jefferson in 2009, before the wave of new restaurants such as Dat Dog, Midway Pizza, High Hat, Ancora and others that opened in 2011 .

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  12. New Orleans police seek public's help on Magazine Street robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Uptown Messenger

    New Orleans police are seeking the public's help in identifying suspects in Tuesday morning's armed robbery on Magazine Street, authorities said. Around 3:45 a.m. Tuesday, July 5, two women were outside the Le Bon Temps Roule bar at 4801 Magazine Street when they were confronted by a man who pointed a silver handgun at them and demanded their belongings, according to a NOPD report.

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  13. Urban Conservancy seeks master plan amendments to protect public parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Uptown Messenger

    Children play dodgeball during the Freret Get-Together at Evans Park in December 2014. The event was hosted by the Evans Park Booster Club, with activities organized by Eric and Claudean Capers of Anytime Fitness.

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  14. Houses, vehicles damaged in weekend shootout near Irish Channel park, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Uptown Messenger

    Bullets ripped into vehicles and houses in a gunfight Sunday evening near Burke Park in the Irish Channel, but no injuries have been reported from the shooting, New Orleans police said. The gunfire broke out around 5:40 p.m. Sunday, July 3, near Burke Park at the corner of Second and Chippewa, said NOPD Sgt.

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  15. New Orleans Film Society to host annual French Film FestivalRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Uptown Messenger

    The New Orleans Film Society will present the 19th Annual New Orleans French Film Festival, a summer showcase of contemporary and classic French cinema, in partnership with Le Consulat gA nA ral de France A La Nouvelle-OrlA ans and the Prytania Theatre.

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  16. Mother missing after leaving child at Children's Hospital, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Uptown Messenger

    A 33-year-old woman disappeared a week ago after taking her husband's car to run errands while their son was receiving treatment at Children's Hospital, New Orleans police said. Tammy Alexander was last seen Tuesday, June 28, at Children's Hospital by her husband, Akim Garner, according to a NOPD report.

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  17. 2016 Millennial Awards to honor 'voices of a generation'Read the original story

    Monday Jul 4 | Uptown Messenger

    The Millennial Awards is a one-of-a-kind awards program that honors New Orleans' millennials who are making a difference in the community and excelling in their respective industry. The 4th Annual Millennial Awards, themed "Voices of a Generation," will commence at The awards ceremony will honor millennials in 18 diverse categories, such as healthcare, education, journalism, film, innovation, and music.

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  18. Low water pressure expected around Audubon Place, Newcomb BoulevardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Uptown Messenger

    Repairs to a broken hydrant will lead to low water pressure on Audubon Place and Newcomb Boulevard on Tuesday, according to the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans.

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  19. Central City businesses celebrate First Fridays with music, artRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Uptown Messenger

    Nicholas Payton performs at the the Ashe Power House as part of the First Fridays on the Boulevard event on Friday July 1. The event highlighted businesses on Oretha Castle Haley and included drink and food specials, art exhibits and live music. First Fridays on the Boulevard took place on Oretha Castle Haley in Central City on July 1. The event highlighted businesses on Oretha Castle Haley and included drink and food specials, art exhibits and live music.

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  20. New $51 million project will use "Living with Water"...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | Uptown Messenger

    This diagram shows the drainage improvements on one side of Galvez Street as part of a $51 million drainage project around Central City. A new $51 million drainage project along Martin Luther King Boulevard will help prevent flooding from heavy rains around the Central City area - but instead of simply trying to push water away through underground canals, it will absorb and store it according the most current thinking on stormwater management in New Orleans.

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