Celebration in the Oaks sneak peek

Christmas is only a month away and New Orleans City Park’s Celebration in the Oaks exhibit is almost ready to greet the public. On  November 20 City Park hosted its annual Celebration in the Oaks Preview Party. For a small fee, partygoers received an exclusive viewing of this year’s holiday light show and décor. Christmas
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Former student returns as a teacher to alma mater

A dark skinned man in a well-made tailored suit sips coffee as he grades tests while waiting for his students to enter the classroom. First time teacher Emile Hurst Jr. is no stranger to the school. As a graduate of St. Augustine High School, Hurst understands what it is like to be a freshman at
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Rebuilt city, same soul

Steven Dupre sips dark roast and reads a newspaper at his local café, something he was accustomed to doing during his time living in the Crescent City. Hurricane Katrina ravaged through the south, causing massive damage to New Orleans in the process. Despite all the destruction, there were still remnants of what made the city
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Not the ideal getaway

[Hammond, La.] Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015 marked the ten year reunion of Hurricane Katrina. Even though the devastation has been cleaned and repaired, the memories will live on forever. Former New Orleans resident, Haley Burke, shared her side of the story from 10 years ago. With being only 11 years old, Burke experienced a whirlwind of emotions
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Next Generation Clubs celebrates 20 years

Celebrating 20 years of restoring life to the youth of the region, Next Generation Clubs hosted a banquet on Aug. 23 in honor of all their accomplishments. The banquet was held for potential and current supporters of the organization to serve as an update as well as an opportunity to get involved with Next Generation
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The Advocate daily newspaper moving into New Orleans market

After 175 years the Times-Picayune announced in May that it would be scaling back its daily print publication to three days a week.  Their plan for the future is to be focused on the digital side of news. With this move to three days a week, New Orleans will be the largest city in the
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