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City releases information holiday trash collection, Christmas tree recycling

There will be no curbside trash collection on Friday, Dec. 25, in honor of Christmas Day, or the following Friday, Jan. 1, in honor of ...

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More than a bike path, Lafitte Greenway becoming a center for public art

By Sue Strachan, Mid-City Messenger Since 2017, three 9-foot stainless steel “prayer wheels” have been anchoring the turnaround at the intersection of Lafitte Greenway and ...

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How to get your Christmas tree recycled

Twelfth Night is the official end of the Christmas season, as well as the beginning of the Carnival season. So it’s time to take down ...

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City skipping trash pickup on Christmas, but adding makeup day for recycling

There will be no curbside trash or recycling collection on Christmas Day or New Year’s Day. Curbside trash collection will resume on the next regularly ...

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What’s open and what’s closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

By Sue Strachan, Mid-City Messenger After the gift giving, feasting and family bonding – hopefully without a dose of politics over the dinner table – ...

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Trombone Shorty’s Toys from Troy event is today at Warren Easton High School

The Trombone Shorty Foundation celebrates in the holiday spirit today at Warren Easton High School. The Toys from Troy event features Santa Claus, the Trombone ...

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This is holiday market weekend in Mid-City

Mid-City offers holiday markets this weekend for all members of the family, even those of the  canine persuasion. On Saturday, NOLA City Barks is holding ...

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Shop local stores for your holiday gifts during Small Business Saturday

On Saturday — between Black Friday and Cyber Monday (make that Plaid Friday and Cider Monday) — local retailers and shoppers celebrate the low-key, hyper-local ...

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Celebration in the Oaks illuminates City Park for the holidays

By Sue Strachan, Mid-City Messenger Hours before the Celebration in the Oaks Preview Party began, and Julie LaCour’s calm demeanor exuded a natural energy to ...

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