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BEER HERE —€” NOLA Brewery received pre-approval from city planners to create a live music venue in its expanded taproom. [Uptown Messenger]

DEVELOPMENTS —€” The restoration of historic jazz venue Eagle Saloon is moving forward under the leadership of an organization called Eagle Saloon Initiative. The estimated $2 million dollar redevelopment plan calls for a ground-level performing arts space, bar, record studio, and two floors of jazz history exhibits. [The New Orleans Advocate]

LONG READS —€” Writer Jed Lipinski investigates the controversial laws that allow seafood processors to hired low-wage temporary immigrant laborers in Shucker for a day: Oysters, immigrants and an aching back. [Times-Picayune]

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