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(photo via Faubourg St. John Neighborhood Association)

(photo via Faubourg St. John Neighborhood Association)

 

The Faubourg St. John Neighborhood Association is hosting its annual “Feed the First” event this Mardi Gras weekend.

The association provides a hot breakfast and lunch to the First District NOPD officers working during the Mardi Gras weekend, with shifts that can last up to 12 hours. Continue reading »

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Banks Street Bar Block Party

(via facebook.com/events/1962826193942029)

The 4th Annual Bank Street Bar Block Party will be held this Saturday Feb. 6 and will feature live music before and after the Krewe of Endymion rolls. The event will feature food from Clesi’s Catering and free alcohol and merchandise from Budweiser, Miller Light, and Jägermeister.

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New Orleans police have arrested two suspects in connection with multiple armed robberies that happened in Mid-City in January, and are searching for a third, the NOPD announced in a release over the weekend.

On Saturday, police announced that 22-year-old Terence Toledano and 27-year-old Anthony Reddick were arrested. A warrant has been issued for the arrest of 27-year-old Travis Washington.  Continue reading »

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The New Orleans Queen of Soul and Grammy Award Winner Irma Thomas is set to perform at Colomb Samedi Gras 2016, a Mid-City family’s porch celebration during Endymion.

“We here in the Crescent city celebrate everything and ya’ll now when it’s carnival time, it’s time to second line,” Thomas said in the Colomb Samedi Gras preview video. Continue reading »