Today in NOLA: 6.30.15

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Tuesday has a little something for everyone. Jon Cleary and Sasha Masakowski will entertain music lovers. Jose Torres-Tamas is tackling immigration through art. For those staying in, stop by the Crescent City Farmers Market for some groceries. On this day in 1870, the Robert E. Lee and the Natchez embarked on a steamboat race; the Lee won. Read on for details tonight:

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Fest Lineup Pops

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Satchmo Summerfest, the perennial summertime music festival in the French Quarter, released their 2015 lineup today. As the name suggest, the festival dedicated to New Orleans native musical deity, Louis Armstrong. The event will be held from Friday, July 31st through Sunday, August 2nd on the grounds of the old U.S. Mint at the corner of Decatur St. and Esplanade Ave.

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Low water pressure expected around Calhoun in university area for repairs to broken water pipe

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Residents along Calhoun Street, parts of St. Charles Avenue and other university area streets will have low water pressure for most of Tuesday while crews repair a broken water valve, according to the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans. The work will take place Tuesday to “repair a broken 16-inch water valve in the [...]

Pressure Drop: Audubon Edition

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Uptowners have been struggling with construction detours and noise for several years in the name of improved drainage and waterlines for a few years. On Tuesday (6.30), Audubon residents will experience low water pressure for reasons that have nothing to do with Boh Brothers or water main replacements.

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Revelator 6.37

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A few years ago, some New Orleanians were talking about coffee, the South, and cuisine. From that conversation, the Revelator Coffee Company was born. Shortly thereafter Revelator was operating successful shops in Birmingham, Alabama and Chattanooga, Tennessee. On Tuesday (6.30), Revelator is coming home to NOLA, and opening a location at 637 Tchoupitoulas. 

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Owen Courreges: Can Mayor Landrieu really bring down the General Lee statue?

The Uptown Messenger -

Few people today recognize just how devastating the Civil War was, especially for the South.  The war resulted in over 750,000 deaths.  The South lost roughly a quarter of its male population of military age — 4 percent of its total population.  It constitutes the largest mortality event in American history. Set against this backdrop, [...]

Bounty Fare

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Lots of locals gripe about the need for more public transportation. However the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) says that on Sunday (6.28), one ne’er-do-well caught the bus and then made off with more than a 1.25.

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Today in NOLA: 6.29.15

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As NOLA slouches towards the holiday weekend, today is a great opportunity to check out some local favorites. Bluegrass, Nevilles, and King James are all on the bill. Up at Zeitgesit, a SNL doc is screening. On this day in 1956, LSU’s original tiger mascot Mike I passed away. Read on for more details tonight:

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