Jul 152017
 

Surrounded by family members, Aylin Maklansky launches her bid for the District A seat on the City Council at the Mid-City Yacht Club. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

With filing barely closed on a competitive six-person field for the District A seat on the New Orleans City Council, Aylin Maklansky launched her campaign with a speech promising a grassroots campaign for progressive leadership in the city with a particular eye toward environmental issues. Continue reading »

Jul 052017
 

Daryl “Dancing Man” Young, the 2016 captain, leads the way down Freret street. The Krewe of Freret’s annual Summer Strut Second Line crosses Jefferson avenue on Freret street. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

On Friday, June 30, the Krewe of Freret led their Summer Strut Second Line down Freret street, ending at Gasa Gasa.

Blake Gabel, left, president of the krewe, Danny Sullivan, center, and Bobby Hjortsberg, right, the 2018 captain, parade down Freret street. The Krewe of Freret’s annual Summer Strut Second Line crosses Jefferson avenue on Freret street. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

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