Perfect Gentlemen to second-line on Father’s Day

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The 2019 Perfect Gentlemen’s Father’s Day second-line is set for Sunday, June 16. This year, the Perfect Women, Unexpected Rebels and Brothers of Change will be second-lining with the group. The Perfect Gentlemen parades twice annually so the group can honor the city’s fathers with a Father’s Day second-line. The social aid and pleasure club [...]

Two Uptown buildings on Landmarks Society’s list of the city’s most endangered

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The Louisiana Landmarks Society, which promotes historic preservation through education, advocacy and operation of the Pitot House, has announced the sites selected for its 2019 New Orleans’ Nine Most Endangered list. Two Uptown buildings were listed on Louisiana Landmarks Society’s list: the McDonogh 7 building on 1111 Milan St. and a three-story Greek Revival building [...]

Danae Columbus: Redevelopment of Brown’s Dairy signals further change for Central City

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Local and national real estate developers are excited by this week’s announcement that the former Brown’s Dairy complex — just uptown of the Pontchartrain Expressway and one block off St. Charles Avenue — is now for sale. According to listing agent Matthew Eaton of Re/Max, this 200,000-square-foot parcel presents the largest infill development opportunity to [...]

This Week at The Broad: They May Be Dead, But They Still Want Coffee & Cigarettes

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Sponsored by What’s your favorite zombie movie? The beauty about the zombie movie is that it’s a genre that can seamlessly morph into other genres with ease. You’ve had zombie rom-coms, zombie musicals, zombie mockumentaries, and you even have zombie adaptations of selected works of Shakespeare. This week, we invite you to check out a [...]

Police seeking stolen cargo bike

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New Orleans police officers are searching for a custom-made cargo bicycle that was reported stolen from the 1400 block of Monroe Street in the Leonidas neighborhood. The victim told police that she last observed the bicycle in the yard of her home the morning of June 2. Upon returning home around 7:30 p.m. the same [...]

City: Major funding awarded to elevate repeatedly flooded homes

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from the City of New Orleans Today (June 12), the City of New Orleans announced the award of $12.5 Million in grant funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) program. Those dollars will fund the elevation of more than 50 pre-identified homes in New Orleans that have experienced repeated and [...]

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