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New Orleans, Louisiana is located in Orleans Parish. Zip codes in New Orleans, LA include 70123, 70122, and 70177. The median home price in New Orleans is $169,000 which is roughly $130/per square foot. More New Orleans information.

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3 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

Mickey Easterling's wake

A celebration of the life of Mickey Easterling, a New Orleans philanthropist and party giver who died April 14, was held at the Saenger Theatre Tuesday evening April 22, 2014.

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7 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

French Quarter T-shirt shop owners fight back against crackdown

Sadiq Khan, 70, wants people to know that he is a father of four and grandfather of seven; that he immigrated to the United States from Southeast Asia in 1973 and later became a naturalized citizen.

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11 hrs ago | WDSU-TV New Orleans

Star Tulane football recruit charged with rape

A recently enrolled Tulane University student who is regarded as one of the top newcomers to the Green Wave football team has been charged with rape, the WDSU I-Team has learned.

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11 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Best bets for the first weekend of the 2014 New Orleans Jazz Fest

The 2014 New Orleans Jazz Fest stretches over two weekends -- Friday, April 25, to Sunday, April 27; and Thursday, May 1, through Sunday, May 4. The full schedule for all seven days of the New Orleans Jazz Fest of music may be too much of a good thing: How do you decide which acts to see? Here is a recap of Best Bets for the first weekend of the ... (more)

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11 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Welcome to the 2014 New Orleans Jazz Fest, which will be the same, but different

When the 2014 New Orleans Jazz Fest opens at the Fair Grounds on Friday, April 25th, it will look and feel much like last year's festival, and the one before that.

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14 hrs ago | NOLA.com

As New Orleans ranks among worst cities for bike deaths, can Jefferson Parish prevent similar accidents?

A map created by the Regional Planning Commission shows areas of concern for bikers in Jefferson Parish, based on traffic speed and density; previous crash locations; and difficult crossings on bridges and underpasses.

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19 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

What's a great New Orleans building? See Richard Sexton's picks -- and add your list

Richard Sexton knows what he likes about New Orleans. Two decades ago, the acclaimed photographer and architectural thinker put a Bywater bathroom on the cover of his first book about the city, "New Orleans Elegance and Decadence."

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20 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Hancock County sends case of dismembered woman to Louisiana

The unsolved killing of a dismembered New Orleans woman is being turned over to police in Kenner, La., and the Jefferson Parish District Attorney's Office.

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20 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Landry's Seafood's Flavors of New Orleans appetizer menu contains some catches and some...

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- If any of the seven offerings on Landry's Seafood House's new Flavors of New Orleans appetizer menu can stand up as an entree it's the Shrimp Clemenceau.

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Yesterday | The Times-Picayune

Fire breathers, sword swallowers and others perform at Freaksheaux to Geaux

All the world's a stage, but on Friday , circus-inspired, vaudeville acts harmonically converged at the AllWays Lounge and Theatre for "Freaksheaux to Geaux - Resurrect-Aversary."

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

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2014 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival: Sync Up

Presented by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation, the seventh annual Sync Up conference hosts panel discussions and keynote interviews with music industry pros.

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The Times-Picayune

Bourbon Street noise ordinance heads to New Orleans City Council

The latest proposed revisions to New Orleans' loud-noise laws , a subject of negotiations that has bedeviled city officials, musicians and French Quarter residents for years, finally heads to the City Council this week.

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The Times-Picayune

New Orleans city employees rise up in defiance of Landrieu's Civil Service package

Dozens of New Orleans city employees, many of them first responders, descended on City Hall on Monday , united in opposition to his proposed civil service overhaul.

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Best of New Orleans

2014 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival: Saturday, April 26

Davell Crawford The piano-playing Prince of New Orleans released the critically acclaimed My Gift to You in 2013, his first in more than a decade.

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Best of New Orleans

2014 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival: Friday, April 25

Alexey Marti & Urban Mind Born and raised in Havana, Cuba, percussionist Alexey Marti moved to New Orleans in 2008 to study jazz at the University of New Orleans.

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Best of New Orleans

2014 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Performer's Picks: Bruce 'Sunpie' Barnes

Bruce "Sunpie" Barnes performed at the Banana Boat Gazebo, near what is now the Samsung Galaxy Stage, at his first Jazz Fest and has performed at 25 straight festivals since then.

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The Times-Picayune

Swing in the Oaks with the LPO, plus more things to do in New Orleans on Tuesday

The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra will be "swinging in the oaks" on Earth Day.

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NOLA.com

Which Eric Clapton will show up at the 2014 New Orleans Jazz Fest?

Eric Clapton at the New Orleans Arena on Saturday, March 23, 2013, during one of his better local performances.

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NOLA.com

New Resonance Orchestra stages world premiere of Tucker Fuller's 'Labor' in New Orleans

Defining "New Orleans music" keeps getting harder as new composers move to the city, penning new music for new venues and new audiences .

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Weekend

New Orleans Filmmaker Spotlights Black Oystermen of Louisiana

Over the next few days, you'll read and hear a lot about the Deepwater Horizon offshore oil rig that exploded on April 20, 2010, gushing hundreds of millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico and creating the worst environmental disaster in our nation's history.

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