Mitch Weighs In On Cop Killings

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Mayor Mitch’s political future is the source of much speculation. Regardless of Landrieu’s actual interest in national office, he is certainly not shy about the national spotlight. After two weeks of international media for K10., da Mayor weighed in on the recent run of violence directed at law enforcement officers.

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Smoking!

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The barbecue boom continues! Pit master Damian Brugger built the Black Label Barbecue name at the original kitchen at Barrel Proof. Now, Brugger is building something bigger. For several months, the meat master has been hard at work turning a building at 3000 Dryades (at 7th Street) into a permanent home--Black Label Icehouse.

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Lineup Reveal: Marigny Opera House

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Joining the lineup marathon, the Marigny Opera House rolled out their schedule for the fall 2015 season. The venues resident ballet company will return with "Orfeo" a full length dance piece. Opera Creole will aslo be back. A major addition will be a regular jazz series featuring the likes of Sarah Quintana and James Singleton.

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Suspect sought in Magazine Street Circle K robbery; man beaten in Hollygrove robbery

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New Orleans police have released a photo of the man who allegedly robbed the Circle K convenience store on Magazine Street on Monday, while a separate robbery victim was beaten in Hollygrove on Tuesday night, authorities said. In the Circle K case in the 6000 block of Magazine Street, the security-camera images show the man [...]

Know When To Run

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Don’t bluff when firearms are involved. And, if you must bluff, remember the words of Kenny Rogers: "know when to walk away and when to run." The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) said that the suspect in an August 10th crime learned these lessons the hard way.

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St. Andrew’s Episcopal to host Welcome Table New Orleans information session

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  Welcome Table New Orleans is a citywide initiative that focuses on race, reconciliation, and community. The initiative will hold an information session at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church this Wednesday, September 2, in preparation for the next round of city circles. Those who attend the session can learn more about the initative, meet current Welcome [...]

Today in NOLA 9.2.15

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Happy hump day! Today in New Orleans, get cultured at the 7th annual Culture Collision, or get country will the Hill Country Hounds. Gentleman’s Agreement is on the line-up at the Prytania today, and Hazy Ray is bringing funk-rock to the Howlin’ Wolf. On this day in 1985, Hurricane Elena hit Washington Parish, Louisiana. Now, more ways to make it through your Wednesday. 

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NOPD: Third teen arrested in group now accused of 11 armed-robbery incidents

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While armed robberies are spiking this year in the New Orleans Police Department’s Uptown-based Second District, officials says detectives are continuing to solve them at rates that exceed the national average — announcing on Tuesday the arrest of a third teen in a group now blamed for a total of 11 armed-robbery incidents in the [...]

Quit Your Fossin'

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During his two and a half tenure as president of the University of New Orleans (UNO) Peter Fos has overseen a series of high profile cuts. On Monday (8.31), the university chief announced one more cut: himself. Fos will step down as President on January 1, 2016.

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Guest column: New Orleans doesn’t need alcohol sales at fast-food chains

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“New Orleans food is as delicious as the less criminal forms of sin.” ― Mark Twain “America has only three cities: New York, San Francisco, and New Orleans. Everywhere else is Cleveland.” ― Tennessee Williams In my neighborhood a fast food chain restaurant, Izzo’s Illegal Burrito, rented a space without a liquor license. Within four months, they requested [...]

Marigny Mayhem

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The most recent Marigny crime involved some drama. A man is accused of breaking into a wine shop, assaulting a cop, and then initiating a chase according to the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) who add that the ne’er-do-well is still at large.

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Today in NOLA: 9.01.15

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Today in New Orleans, Sarah Lessire brings Belgium to the city. Howlin’ Wolf hosts its weekly free comedy show, Comedy Beast, and a trio of New Orleans rock bands take on Chickie Wah Wah. The Blue Nile continues with its Open Ears Music Series— this week featuring Prone to Fits. On this day in Louisiana history, Aaron Burr was acquitted on conspiracy and treason charges in 1807. He was accused of plotting to annex parts of the Louisiana territory to create a new Republic. Even though he was acquitted, he quickly took a European trip, as public opinion had already turned against him. Check out the details on today's happenings:

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Advertiser Bulletin: Considering a New Home? Find Luxury at the Four Winds NOLA

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Creating a simple stress free lifestyle is easy when your apartment complex is luxurious, inviting and has great amenities. People often consider price, location, size, etc when deciding an apartment, so finding the perfect fit can take time. If you’re looking for that perfect match for your family, look no further than Four Winds NOLA. With [...]

Armed robbery under investigation at Magazine Street convenience store

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New Orleans Police are investigating a report of an armed robbery at the Circle K on Magazine Street. The robbery was reported at the store in the 6000 block of Magazine (near Webster Street) shortly before 7 p.m. Monday. The store remained closed at 8:15 p.m. while New Orleans police detectives reviewed evidence. Further details [...]

Meet the street artist New Orleans keeps mistaking for Banksy

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Around Thanksgiving of 2014, police made the gruesome discovery of a woman’s body stuffed into a Central City trash can. While the neighborhood mourned the outgoing woman’s death, observers also noted the presence of a cryptic image on the wall near the Danneel Street alley where her body was stashed, a Cupid-like angel watching a [...]

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