Safeguard Storage wants to expand next door on Erato Street

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The Safeguard Storage wants to add a three-story expansion next door to its five-story building on Erato Street, Lower Garden District neighbors learned Monday night. Safeguard has operated its five-story building at 919 Erato Street since 2007, and now wants to expand next door to 933 Erato Street, currently an armored car business. Safeguard’s owners [...]

Cherry Coffee Roasters seeks to serve dinner and cocktails at new Lower Garden District location

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Now that Cherry Coffee Roasters has settled into their new space on Magazine Street in the Lower Garden District, they are seeking to add a dinner menu and cocktails. The company, which started as Cherry Espresso inside Stein’s Deli five years ago and then opened a standalone shop in an old fire station on Laurel [...]

Man shot on Thalia Street; woman assaulted in Baronne Street home by ex-boyfriend, police say

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A man was injured in a shooting on Thalia Street, and a woman was beaten unconscious by her ex-boyfriend on Baronne Street, according to New Orleans police weekend crime reports. Shortly before 10:30 p.m. Friday, June 15, a 20-year-old man was standing on a porch in the 2400 block of Thalia Street “when a gray [...]

Woman’s ex-boyfriend throws her down the stairs in home invasion, police say

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A woman’s ex-boyfriend forced his way into her Toledano Street home overnight, beat her and threw her down the stairs, New Orleans police said Friday morning. The man got inside the home in the 3100 block of Toledano Street (between South Prieur and South Roman streets) through an open window around 2:30 a.m. Friday, June [...]

Union Ramen seeks city’s permission to open on Magazine Street in Lower Garden District

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Union Ramen, a new restaurant planned by a founding partner of the Eiffel Society, recently held its first meeting with Lower Garden District neighbors as it seeks the city’s permission to open in the Magazine Street building that formerly held Jim Russell Rare Records. Union Ramen is the creation of Jeff and Cat Gapultos, working [...]

Advertiser: Southern Rep Theatre is bringing Elephant and Piggie to the stage for young audiences!

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The beloved characters from children’s author Mo Willems sing and dance their way through an hour-long vaudevillian romp suitable for the smallest theatre-goers and priced for families. An elephant named Gerald and a pig named Piggie are best, best, “bestus” (a word Gerald and Piggie made up that means “very best”) friends, but Gerald worries [...]

Danae Columbus: “Party of Trump” celebrates triumphs this Flag Day

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As an elementary school student attending PS #38 in Jersey City, New Jersey, this author has vivid memories of her school’s annual June 14th Flag Day celebration, where students whose families hailed from many countries paraded with their flags in a show of patriotism, hope and freedom. Americans should see plenty of those same feelings [...]

Teen girl carjacked at gunpoint by acquaintance on Washington Avenue, police say

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A teen girl was carjacked at gunpoint by a man riding in her car overnight on Washington Avenue, New Orleans police said Wednesday morning. The victim, a 17-year-old girl, was driving near Washington and South Jefferson Davis Parkway shortly after 1 a.m. Wednesday, June 13, when she got into an argument with a man in [...]

Second line memorializes Tee Eva of praline shop, baby doll fame (Photos)

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  “Tee Eva” Perry, who was widely known for both her Magazine Street praline shop and her representation of the New Orleans baby doll tradition, was memorialized Monday night with a second line in her honor after her death last week at age 83. Tee Eva second line @UptownMessenger pic.twitter.com/ivbZletxcg — Zach Brien (@zjbphoto) June [...]

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