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  1. Thumbs Up/Thumbs DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 24 | Best of New Orleans

    Jrue Holiday, a New Orleans Pelicans point guard, received the March NBA Cares Community Assist Award recognizing his donation of $31,000 to the Greater New Orleans Foundation for tornado relief efforts. Holiday also was recognized for appearing in the NBA's campaigns promoting gender equality.

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  2. Jazz Fest 2017 information: tickets, travel and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 24 | Best of New Orleans

    Tickets are available at all Ticketmaster outlets, online at www.ticketmaster.com and by calling 745-3000. Tickets can be purchased in advance in person at the Smoothie King Center box office.

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  3. Bills exempting feminine hygiene products and diapers from state sales tax move to full SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 24 | Best of New Orleans

    The Senate Committee on Revenue and Fiscal Affairs on Monday sent to the full Senate two bills Senate Bill 24 and Senate Bill 27 , both proposed by state Sen. JP Morrell, D-New Orleans, which would exempt diapers and feminine hygiene products from state sales tax. The first would seek the exemption by statute and the second by constitutional amendment.

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  4. What people are saying about the overnight Confederate-era monument removal in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 24 | Best of New Orleans

    Let's get the stupidest out of the way first , wth a comment by a fellow who is running for governor in Virginia ... I wish that the city had NOT done so under cover of darkness but the Mayor has said that there were death threats against the work crew. Unfortunately, I believe him.

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  5. Beer buzz: Louisiana Purchase opens, plus more local beer newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 11 | Best of New Orleans

    Louisiana Purchase Brewing Company became fully permitted and licensed on April 7, making it Louisiana's 35th brewery. Its grand opening is April 28-29, for which founders Andy and Lindsey Turcotte have brewed a standard porter, a vanilla porter, a Galaxy-hopped IPA, an English-style bitter beer, a kolsch, a hefeweizen and an amber ale.

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  6. Interview: The Soul Rebels, ruling the world with NasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Best of New Orleans

    The Soul Rebels have incorporated hip-hop in their brass band sound since the band was founded 25 years ago. It's now collaborating with hip-hop stars.

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  7. New Orleans removes first of four Confederate-era monuments, announces funding to take down the restRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 24 | Best of New Orleans

    A few hours after construction crews began removing a statue intended to recognize "white supremacy in the South," Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced that the city should "truly remember all of our history, not part of it." The Battle of Liberty Place obelisk - one of four statues targeted for removal by the city, and what Landrieu called the "most offensive" of the four - was the first to come down.

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  8. New Orleans begins taking down Confederate-era monuments in middle of nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 24 | Best of New Orleans

    The city of New Orleans began taking down the monument commemorating the Battle of Liberty Place in the wee hours of Monday morning. The Associated Press reported tonight that Mayor Mitch Landrieu has begun the controversial removal of the city's Confererate-era monuments in the middle of the night: New Orleans planned to begin removing the first of four prominent Confederate monuments early Monday, the latest Southern institution to sever itself from symbols viewed by many as a representation racism and white supremacy.

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  9. Hundreds attend New Orleans March for ScienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 22 | Best of New Orleans

    In this strange new world - where the valley between truth and satire grows ever-foggier and sometimes it seems as though reality itself is slipping - scientists on seven continents and in New Orleans converged April 22 for rallies in support of facts, objective research and other previously undisputed elements of their work. Hundreds of people in New Orleans, including a sizable contingent from a visiting conference of physical anthropologists, gathered at City Hall Saturday for a rally and March for Science defending scientific and medical research funding, opposing the politicization of research results and celebrating the role of scientists in protecting the environment and human society.

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  10. Landrieu: letter threatening to pull funding over immigration issues...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | Best of New Orleans

    New Orleans is among nine jurisdictions targeted by the U.S. Department of Justice , which threatens to cut federal funding unless they can prove compliance with the feds over their "sanctuary" policies. Mayor Mitch Landrieu has repeatedly asserted to the administration of President Donald Trump that the New Orleans Police Department and Orleans Parish Sheriffs Office - both of which are under DOJ federal consent decrees - obey federal law, and that New Orleans is not a so-called "sanctuary city" for people living the country illegally.

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  11. Ashé presents free screening of drones documentary National Bird tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | Best of New Orleans

    Ashe Cultural Arts Center presents a free screening of National Bird at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 21. Executive produced by Wim Wenders and Errol Morris and directed by Sonia Kennebeck, the film follows three military veterans turned whistleblowers who dare to reveal details on the secret drone wars the U.S. has conducted in foreign countries over the last ten years. A talk-back will follow the film.

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  12. An alternative to legislative gridlock: a limited-purpose constitutional conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | Best of New Orleans

    The Louisiana Constitution of 1974 was far from a perfect document when voters approved it more than four decades ago. Proof of that is the fact that it has been amended more than 180 times - and lawmakers currently are considering still more amendments.

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  13. Pin-up hair and makeup class by AHB Hair and Makeup ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | Best of New Orleans

    AHB Hair and Makeup Services hosts a Pin-up Hair and Makeup Class 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, May 1 at NOLA Spaces . The class will be led by Insta-famous Miss Elle la Belle and local hair and makeup artist Amanda Bravender.

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  14. The Daily Beet opens in the CBDRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | Best of New Orleans

    The Daily Beet , a health-focused cafe and juice bar, is now open in the Central Business District. The cafe serves health-conscious fare with a West Coast vibe, including cold-pressed juices, grain bowls, salads and smoothies.

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  15. Protest at state Capitol for incarceration reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | Best of New Orleans

    Yolanda Castillo holds a sign at the steps of the State Capitol. Her nephew is 40 years old and has been incarcerated for 21 years.

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  16. Record Store Day parties, events and sales in New Orleans April 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | Best of New Orleans

    The 10th annual Record Store Day returns Saturday, April 22 with a ton of limited releases and events held at record stores worldwide. Participating Record Store Day stores in New Orleans are Euclid Records, Louisiana Music Factory, The Mushroom, NOLA Mix Records, Peaches Records, Sisters in Christ and Skully'z Recordz.

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  17. St. Cecilia now open in the French QuarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | Best of New Orleans

    St. Cecilia, a new restaurant and bar, is now open in the French Quarter across the street from the French Market. St. Cecilia a new restaurant and bar, is now open in the French Quarter.

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  18. Koreole halts plans for St. Claude Avenue grocery, restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | Best of New Orleans

    Koreole, the Korean grocery and deli slated to open on St. Claude Avenue, has curbed its plans for the time being, says owner Kayti Chung-Williams. The announcement comes following health complications suffered by Chung-Williams, who says she's under doctor's orders to transition to a low-impact lifestyle for a while.

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  19. Gambit TV: Entertainment picks April 21-23Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | Best of New Orleans

    Gambit house punk socialite stops off at WWL-TV to recommend weekend entertainment options: Pile's "oral punishment" at Gasa Gasa, the return of the French Film Festival and more.

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  20. 'Citizens' town hall' takes another dig at Sen. John Neely KennedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | Best of New Orleans

    The questions fell like hail on the impassive white face of a cardboard cutout meant to represent Sen. John Neely Kennedy, who was not present for a "citizen's town hall" hosted April 19 at First Unitarian Universalist Church by the New Orleans and Metairie chapters of progressive organization Indivisible. At the event, which was meant to spotlight a perceived lack of responsiveness from the Louisiana freshman senator's office, speakers took the mic to pose inquiries to the mock Kennedy, who rested opaquely in a cardboard "office" reminiscent of Lucy's psychiatric clinic in the "Charlie Brown" comics.

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