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The Broad Theater takes to the great outdoors

  The Broad Theater has found a possible antidote for some economic effects of the coronavirus: an outdoor annex. Its new Broadside —  located between ...

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Tech nonprofit offers free coding class this month

Operation Spark, a nonprofit tech bootcamp dedicated to changing lives by advancing technological skills for today’s workplace, will offer a free two-week “Introduction to Coding” ...

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NOLA.com: New restaurant planned for Bienville Street in Mid-City

A new restaurant, with outdoor seating under a trellised patio, is planned for the former auto-repair shop on Bienville and Alexander streets, Ian McNulty reports ...

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Bienville Street butcher works to keep supply chain healthy during shutdown

By Emily Carmichael, Mid-City Messenger In January, Leigh Ann Smith and Daniel Jackson, co-owners of the Piece of Meat butcher shop and restaurant, were eyeing ...

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For the city’s small restaurants, federal aid falls flat

By Emily Carmichael, Mid-City Messenger Mason Hereford shut down the dining rooms of his two restaurants by a vote. Days before Mayor LaToya Cantrell ordered ...

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Where to find take-out and delivery in Mid-City

Mid-City is blessed with many excellent restaurants. The sudden closure of their dining rooms was a blow to the entire community, but will be especially ...

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Yo Joe! The state of New Orleans real estate during the pandemic (sponsored)

I’m Joe Gerrity, local businessman, investor and Real Estate Broker. For my Yo Joe! column, I’ll be answering your real estate questions and providing market ...

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Hospitality industry podcast features tips for ‘night-life economy’ workers

 We’ll Be Right Back is a homegrown podcast that shares the stories of local business owners and employees in the service sector and gig economy ...

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Viewpoint: Stimulus benefits too slow for some idled workers

By Danae Columbus, opinion columnist While some New Orleanians will soon begin receiving the much-heralded extra $600 unemployment benefits and other stimulus checks Congress authorized ...

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