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Dec 072016
 
The salon at 3241 Dumaine Street will reopen in January under new ownership. (photo by Benjamin Morris for MidCityMessenger.com)

The salon at 3241 Dumaine Street will reopen in January under new ownership. (photo by Benjamin Morris for MidCityMessenger.com)

A local couple is revamping an old salon in the Faubourg St. John neighborhood, drawing enthusiasm from neighbors but also some worries about parking. Continue reading »

Dec 022016
 

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Delgado Community College has been named one of the best online colleges in Louisiana, according to a new ranking released by Affordable Colleges Online, a leading resource for online learning and college affordability information.

Delgado Community College is at number six on the list, which includes 17 four-year institutions and six two-year colleges.

For more information, read the full release below: Continue reading »

Dec 012016
 

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ArtEgg Studios, located at 1001 S. Broad Street, will open its weekly community market called “Marche Créole” this Sunday, December 4. The grand opening event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will feature “farm to table produce, locally produced food products, artistic works, and culturally interesting goods”. Continue reading »

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This week at The Broad, we’re keeping our full lineup around. MOANAFANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEMMOONLIGHT, and ARRIVAL are all staying this week in order for you to get another chance to see what we think is the strongest lineup we’ve ever had. In the case of ARRIVAL, this might be your last week to catch the sleeper hit of the fall, so make an extra effort to catch it in theaters.


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(courtesy of NOPD)

(courtesy of NOPD)

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a homicide after finding a man shot to death at the corner of North Galvez and Canal streets on Wednesday afternoon, the department announced in a release.

Officers responded to the call shortly after 1 p.m., police said, and upon arrival found a 40-year-old man lying in the neutral ground near the intersection, suffering from “multiple gunshot wounds.” Continue reading »

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For the first time since the Tulane-Canal Neighborhood Association formed last year, the organization is having a formal vote to decide who compose the 8-member board of directors.Tulane Canal small

According to TCNA’s bylaws, board members are to be elected at the last meeting of the year. Jacob Rickoll, the organization’s president, has decided to do an election through email this year because of busy holiday schedules. Continue reading »

Nov 302016
 
Miranda Murray (standing) leads a strategy session during a meeting of the Green Party of New Orleans on Nov. 22 at Monkey Monkey coffee shop in Mid-City. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Miranda Murray (standing) leads a strategy session during a meeting of the Green Party of New Orleans on Nov. 22 at Monkey Monkey coffee shop in Mid-City. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Despite a distant fourth-place finish for Presidential candidate Jill Stein in both Louisiana and nationwide, members of the Green Party of New Orleans now plan to increase their focus on local issues and candidates as they seek to build their presence locally — starting with rallying around an unconventional mayoral candidate in Gretna. Continue reading »