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  1. StayLocal presents Shopkeeper Stories: Navigate Centuries of Antiques ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Uptown Messenger

    Antiques on Jackson's two distinctive spaces are owned by husband and wife, Simon and Maria, who are always excited to welcome visitors. In the store, the walls and ceilings are filled with beautiful one-of-a-kind pieces with unique stories that transport you to different times.

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  2. Five wounded in four shootings around Uptown on Saturday and SundayRead the original story

    Monday Jun 19 | Uptown Messenger

    Five people were wounded in four separate shootings on Saturday and Sunday in Uptown neighborhoods from Annunciation Street through Central City and up to Airline Highway, New Orleans police said. Around 12:11 a.m. Saturday, June 17, a man in his 40s was walking in the 800 block of Felicity Street "when a black Mercedes Benz pulled up," the report in that case states.

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  3. Advertiser: LCIA Offers CE Hours to Contractors at June 22 Stormwater Management ClassRead the original story

    Monday Jun 19 | Uptown Messenger

    On Thursday, June 22, LCIA is hosting a workshop for the construction industry, "Opportunities for Contractors in Stormwater Management." The event will be co-hosted by the Urban Conservancy and StayLocal.

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  4. Man shot to death on South Carrollton; related shooting kills another man in TremeRead the original story

    Friday Jun 16 | Uptown Messenger

    After one man was gunned down Thursday night on South Carrollton Avenue, another man was shot to death about 20 minutes later in a related shooting in Treme, New Orleans police said. The first shooting took place at 11:11 p.m. Thursday, June 16, near South Carrollton and Earhart Boulevard, according to police.

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  5. Lake Charles reverend to host 'A Course in Miracles' workshop UptownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 16 | Uptown Messenger

    The Rev. Myron Jones, O.M.C, an ordained minister who facilitates a weekly study group in Lake Charles, La., and lectures widely about the landmark tome, "A Course in Miracles," will conduct an afternoon workshop, "The Three Steps to Awakening," on Saturday, June 17. The workshop will take place from 1 to 5:30 p.m. at Unity of New Orleans Spiritual Center, located at 3722 St. Charles Ave. The fee is $75.

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  6. City Council allows Race & Religious wedding venue to keep...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 15 | Uptown Messenger

    A bridge connecting two buildings at the Race & Religious wedding venue become a point of contention at Thursday's New Orleans City Council meeting when a dispute over Historic District Landmarks Commission regulations broke out. The owners of the property at 510 Race Street, more commonly known as Race & Religious , were found in violation of New Orleans Municipal Code 84-24 after an unauthorized bridge connecting the back service building to the main building as well as a mechanical hoistway and access door were constructed without the approval of the HDLC in 2008.

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  7. Seth Bloom promises new generation of City Council leadership,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 15 | Uptown Messenger

    Former School Board member Seth Bloom announces his candidacy for the District B seat on the New Orleans City Council on Wednesday, June 14, at the Martine Chaisson Gallery in the Central Business District. Calling for a "fresh start" in the city of New Orleans, former School Board member Seth Bloom launched his City Council candidacy on Wednesday night, positioning himself as the vanguard of a new generation of civic leadership.

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  8. Danae Columbus: How does selectively inviting candidates to mayoral forums help New Orleans?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 15 | Uptown Messenger

    Indivisible New Orleans, a group of about 150 New Orleans voters aligned with the national "Indivisible" movement that sprung up to oppose President Trump's agenda, are holding the first mayoral candidate forum of this campaign season Saturday morning at the Unitarian Universalist Church in uptown New Orleans. Candidates LaToya Cantrell, Michael Bagneris and Desiree Charbonnet were invited.

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  9. Kicking off mayoral bid, Cantrell proposes idea of electing New Orleans police chief separatelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 14 | Uptown Messenger

    City Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell listens to resident Babom Horton during a campaign event Tuesday evening at a home in Broadmoor. As City Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell kicked off her mayoral campaign Tuesday night in Broadmoor, she said she has been considering the idea of changing the structure of city government to make the chief of the New Orleans Police Department a separately elected position to increase law-enforcement accountability to the public.

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  10. Homicide under investigation near Lowerline and Olive, police sayRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 14 | Uptown Messenger

    New Orleans police are investigating a homicide near Lowerline and Olive streets in Gert Town, authorities said late Wednesday morning.

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  11. One man robbed, another shot near Carrollton Avenue overnight, police sayRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 14 | Uptown Messenger

    One man was robbed Tuesday afternoon, and another man was shot overnight within blocks of Carrollton Avenue, New Orleans police said. Shortly before 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, a man in his 30s was near Dublin and Edinburgh when he was confronted by three armed assailants who demanded his belongings, according to the initial NOPD report.

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  12. District B candidates ask: Could legalizing marijuana balance New Orleans' budget?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 13 | Uptown Messenger

    District B City Council candidates Catherine Love and Timothy David Ray speak Monday night before the Faubourg Delachaise Neighborhood Association at Spirit Wine on Magazine. In a city with such costly obligations that money to prosecute criminals has to be weighed against fixing roads, finding new revenue and holding down expenses are the only way to increase the services the city can afford.

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  13. Woman stabbed to death under overpass, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 12 | Uptown Messenger

    A woman was stabbed to death Saturday morning under the Pontchartrain Expressway overpass, and investigators arrested a suspect in her death a few hours later, New Orleans police said. Police responding to a medical call found the unresponsive woman near Calliope and Loyola streets around 5:45 a.m. Saturday, June 10, according to the initial NOPD report.

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  14. Owen Courreges: Battle between Landrieu and Cannizzaro exposes the failures of bothRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 12 | Uptown Messenger

    "The only objective of this policy has been to create the illusion of public safety, regardless of what is actually occurring on the streets," Cannizzaro continued. "In so doing, he has ultimately endangered the citizens of New Orleans."

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  15. Man shot with BB gun at Claiborne/Carrollton intersection, police sayRead the original story

    Monday Jun 12 | Uptown Messenger

    A man was shot with a BB gun on Sunday morning at the busy intersection of South Carrollton Avenue and South Claiborne, New Orleans police said. The shooting took place shortly before 5 a.m. Sunday, June 11, according to the NOPD records.

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  16. Race for District B seat on City Council grows to five candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 12 | Uptown Messenger

    In what is becoming one of the most competitive races in the fall elections for New Orleans city government, the District B seat has drawn a political newcomer as a fifth contender to fill the vacancy left by LaToya Cantrell's bid for mayor. Dr. Catherine Love, a 42-year-old Garden District resident making her first run for office, announced her candidacy for the seat in an email Monday morning.

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  17. Kaharick named New Orleans College Prep acting CEO for 2017-18Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 12 | Uptown Messenger

    Natalie Kaharick will remain the acting CEO of the New Orleans College Prep charter network for another year, overseeing the challenges that accompany both the organization's search for a long-term leader and the decision whether it can retain the right to operate Sylvanie Williams elementary. Until the last school year, Kaharick had led operations for the charter network while founder Ben Kleban was its CEO.

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  18. Danae Columbus: More shocking crimes fuel the debate for more beds at the Orleans JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 9 | Uptown Messenger

    Another senseless, cowardly act of violence occurred last night said Police Chief Michael Harrison as he described the city's most recent shooting in Gentilly. With 23 New Orleanians shot just since last Saturday, it's easy to see why New Orleans has the highest shooting rate in America - over 300 already this year.

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  19. Kristine Froeba: The Creole Tomato And Its Namesake Festival Arrive This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 9 | Uptown Messenger

    They're here: back-road vegetable stand tables and farmer's markets laden with baskets of huge red homegrown tomatoes. Some might say that the Creole Tomato is a season unto itself in Louisiana.

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  20. Armed robberies attempted on Annunciation, General Ogden overnight, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 9 | Uptown Messenger

    One victim of armed robbers scared his attackers off by screaming on Annunciation Street, and another victim outran his assailants to escape them on General Ogden Street overnight, New Orleans police said Friday morning. Around 11:15 p.m. Thursday, June 8, a man in his 20s was in the 1400 block of Annunciation Street when he was confronted by two young assailants, according to the initial NOPD report.

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