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  1. Keller Library to host "Sugar Plum Celebration" with free books, holiday activitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    The Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center in Broadmoor will feature "Sugar Plum Celebration" this Saturday, Dec. 19, free children's and teen's books with holiday treats and activities. The celebration will take place from 12 to 2 p.m. at Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center at 4300 South Broad.

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  2. Two armed robberies reported in Broadmoor, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    A woman in her 30s and a man in his 60s were both robbed at gunpoint in separate incidents in Broadmoor on Friday evening, New Orleans police said. Around 7:45 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11, a woman in her 30s was in the 4100 block of General Pershing when she was confronted by three men, one of whom had a gun, according to the initial NOPD report.

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  3. Gas station on South Carrollton robbed at gunpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    The Magnolia Discount gas station on South Carrollton Avenue was robbed at gunpoint overnight, New Orleans police said Friday morning. The gunman entered the business in the 3400 block of South Carrollton around 12:45 a.m. Friday, Dec. 11, according to the initial NOPD report.

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  4. Garden District Christmas Concert scheduled for newly-restored Our Lady of Good Counsel churchRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    The Church of Our Lady of Good Counsel will host a concert this Sunday, December 13, to officially reopen the newly-restored church. The event is free and open to the public and will feature the 14th Archbishop of New Orleans, Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond.

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  5. St. Alphonsus Catholic Church to host Irish Christmas partyRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    The St. Alphonsus Catholic Church will host an Irish Christmas party presented by the Irish Network New Orleans this Saturday, December 12. The event is free for IN-NOLA members and children, and members may bring guests for $10 per guest. The Irish Christmas party will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, located at 2030 Constance Street.

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  6. Councilwoman Cantrell announces opposition to "top down" plan to remove statuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    As the New Orleans City Council prepares to move into what was expected to be the final round of discussions on a plan to remove three monuments to Confederate leaders and one to a white-supremacist uprising against the Reconstruction government, City Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell announced that she will oppose the plan because it was "thrust upon the city" from above. A more nuanced discussion was needed, Cantrell said, that evaluated each monument individually as well as considering others symbols not originally proposed by Mayor Mitch Landrieu.

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  7. International School of Louisiana to use Mid-City building for swing...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    Upcoming renovations to the International School of Louisiana's Camp Street building will require the school to move its middle-school grades to the John Dibert school building on Orleans Avenue - starting in January, officials announced this week, prompting concerns from parents about transportation between the two sites. ISL principal Melanie Tennyson told parents Tuesday night that the Recovery School District approached the school in October about renovations taking place at the current school's building on Camp Street.

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  8. No charges expected for Annunciation Street resident who shot...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    The man who was shot during his Saturday night rampage on Annunciation Street is still hospitalized for his injuries and faces several charges on his release, but no charges are expected against the man who shot him, New Orleans police said. Meanwhile, police are on the lookout for an intruder who was discovered in a Broadmoor girl's bedroom last week, they said.

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  9. Tulane student robbed in dorm room by acquaintances, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    A Tulane student was robbed at knifepoint in his dorm room by acquaintances who were looking for drugs, New Orleans police said. The 20-year-old victim answered a knock at his dorm-room door around 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8, and two men came inside, according to the initial NOPD report.

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  10. Advertiser Bulletin: Peacock's Jewelry on Royal St. to be liquidated at auction this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    The total liquidation of Peacock's Estate Jewelry, plus part 2 of Twin Oaks, will headline Crescent City's Dec. 12-13 sale The two-day, 1,000-lot auction event will be held at Crescent City Auction Gallery's showroom. Items from the liquidation of Peacock's Estate Jewelry in New Orleans will include wristwatches by Rolex, Cartier and others.

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  11. Partial demolition rejected on Laurel Street, two demolitions on...Read the original story

    Dec 8, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    A request to demolish part of a Laurel Street home to prepare for an addition was rejected by city officials on Monday afternoon, but requests regarding two homes on Toledano and Amelia streets were approved. At 4018 Laurel Street, architect Rush Carlton told the Neighborhood Conservation District Advisory Committee on Monday that he and developers want to demolish 50 percent of the existing single-family residence and add a second story as well.

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  12. Advertiser's Message: Stormwater Management Class for the construction industryRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    On Thursday, December 10th, LCI Workers' Comp and its Membership Arm, LCIA-along with the Urban Conservancy, Dana Brown & Associates, and the Greater New Orleans Water Collaborative -will host "Stormwater Management: A Guide for Contractors" at the BioInnovation Center on Canal Street from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The six-hour class will introduce the concept of stormwater management, as well as its importance to Southeast Louisiana. Presenters-who include a landscape architect, a city planner, and a representative from the New Orleans Sewage and Water Board-will also discuss green building materials, city regulations, and the business opportunities surrounding green construction.

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  13. Gloria Steinem: Violence against women may predict aggression by police, even by nationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    While violence against women is clearly repulsive on its own, its causes may also provide a window into the United States' ongoing struggles with issues of mass shootings, police violence and even terrorist threats, said renowned feminist Gloria Steinem in an address in New Orleans on Sunday. "The single biggest determinant of whether a country is violent inside itself or will be willing to use military violence against another country is not poverty," Steinem said.

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  14. South Claiborne gas station robbed at gunpoint; man arrested in another robbery two hours laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    A South Claiborne Avenue gas station was robbed at gunpoint Sunday evening, New Orleans police said, and a man was arrested for taking a woman's purse at gunpoint just up the road two hours later. The first robbery took place around 7:45 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6, at the Super Discount Gas in the 2700 block of South Claiborne Avenue , according to the initial NOPD report.

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  15. Man shot after trying to break into vehicle on Annunciation Street, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    An alleged auto burglar got into a confrontation with an Annunciation Street resident on Saturday night that ended with the burglar being shot, New Orleans police said. A man later identified as Jordan Lowe was seen breaking into a vehicle in the 5500 block of Annunciation around 10:45 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, according to the initial NOPD report.

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  16. Lusher could face $1.2 million budget cut under proposed reallocation of school fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    A move to weight the state's per-pupil funding much more heavily toward students in New Orleans with special needs could lead to a "devastating" budget cut of around $1.2 million at Lusher Charter School, officials said Saturday morning. In the past, state tax dollars allocated to each student in New Orleans were distributed by the Recovery School District and the Orleans Parish School Board each according to their own formulas.

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  17. City Council approves Mardi Gras schedule along traditional routesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    Families navigate around the construction area on Napoleon Avenue to clamor for beads from the Krewe of Carrollton in January 2013. Despite construction underway on nearly every major transporation artery in Uptown New Orleans less than two months away from Mardi Gras, the City Council approved a 2016 parade schedule this week that suggests krewes follow their traditional routes.

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  18. Allan Katz and Danae Columbus: Audubon Commission plans for the future with property-tax windfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    The facilities operated by the Audubon Nature Institute are unquestionably premiere attractions for families in our region. Forty years ago, a 20-something geeky but industrious low-level employee of the City Planning Commission named Ron Forman caught the eye of then mayor Moon Landrieu who had been frequently embarrassed by the conditions and management at the run-down Audubon Zoo.

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  19. Surveillance video shows couple accused of snatching man's phone, backpackRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    New Orleans police are seeking the public's help identifying a couple who are accused of snatching a man's cell phone and backpack from him on a recent morning in the Carrollton neighborhood. The man was walking on Sycamore Street near Adams around 9:45 a.m. Nov. 24 when the pair approached him, according to a NOPD report on the incident.

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  20. New Cohen High could be built on school's original siteRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2015 | Uptown Messenger

    An undated photograph of the original Walter L. Cohen High School building was featured in a documentary video on YouTube about the school's alumni. The new campus of Walter L. Cohen High School may be built on the school's original site, closer to the Amelia Street side of the property than the current building along Delachaise Street and in a smaller building than other new high schools, according to early ideas being floated by the school's operator.

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