Looking for food in all the odd places

Looking for food in all the odd places

Sarah Baird finds tasty dishes in a laundromat, a pharmacy and other odd New Orleans locales
Christopher Sylvain beams a toothy smile as he fills prescription bottles for blood pressure medication and calls out an order for steamed salmon.

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Busy Canal Street bus stop lacks infrastructure for riders

Jeanie Riess on the lack of bus stop infrastructure at the Canal Street transfer hub
Last Tuesday, Terry Lemieux got to the bus stop at Elk Place and Tulane Avenue a few hours earlier than usual to dodge the rain. He usually catches the bus around 6 p.m., but the day's downpour, which included hail, edged him out early during a momentary lull in the ongoing bad weather.

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Eight places to eat food in odd places

Best Life Pharmacy & Restaurant2657 Tulane Ave., (504) 264-5100; www.bestlifepharmacyand- restaurant.com; @bestlifenola Dolly's Deli5151 Canal Blvd., (504) 486-8600

2014 French Quarter Festival

Four days of free music and fun: full schedule, highlights and more
If you can't find a stage that's right for you at the French Quarter Festival, then you probably don't like music.

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Rape kit testing in Louisiana

Alex Woodward on a bill that would require an inventory of untested rape kits throughout the state
In 2010, the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) hailed the arrest of Jimmie Spratt, who was charged with raping three women in New Orleans — in 1994.   It took more than a decade after the crimes for law enforcement agencies to enter DNA evidence collected from rape kits into the FBI's Combined DNA Index System (CODIS), which links federal, state and local criminal justice agencies.

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French Quarter Festival 2014 schedule: Thursday, April 10

Thursday, April 10 Capital One Bank Stage Jackson Square

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French Quarter Festival 2014 schedule: Friday, April 11

Friday, April 11 Capital One Bank Stage Jackson Square

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