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Two arrested in Storyland vandalism estimated to cost more than $10,000 in repairs

Two people have been arrested in the vandalism of City Park’s historic Storyland and Carousel Gardens Amusement Park, the New Orleans Police Department reported. The ...

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The Broadside outdoor theater hosts vice presidential debate

Around 75 physically distanced patrons enjoyed Wednesday night’s debut event for The Broadside, The Broad Theater’s new outdoor space, watching the vice presidential debate between ...

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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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City planners approve renaming Jefferson Davis Parkway for Norman Francis

The removal of the Confederate president Jefferson Davis’ name from the grand Mid-City boulevard moved a step further on Tuesday when the City Planning Commission ...

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Public plaza planned for front of former brake-tag station on the Greenway

The Friends of Lafitte Greenway, the New Orleans Recreation Development (NORD) Commission and other partners want to fast-track the transformation of the driveway to the ...

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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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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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Have some free time? Explore the virtual library

If you’re wondering how you can keep whiling away the hours while your normal activities are on hold, here’s a suggestion: Take advantage of the ...

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Chess program at NORD centers aims to help kids build stronger brains

By Emily Carmichael, Uptown Messenger Kendric J. Perkins opens an online chess games on his phone. One of students at Strategic Thoughts has just made ...

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