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This Year’s Tip Out Day Is April 8th

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Tip Out Day Official

CHARITYWIREThe Advocate profiles the founders of Tip Out Day, wherein NOLA local bartenders and servers donate their earnings from one day. This year’s Tip Out Day is April 8th, with the cash benefiting New Orleans Family Justice Center, Sexual Trauma Awareness and Response, and the Greater New Orleans Human Trafficking Task Force. [ADVOCATE]

BOOZE NEWS — Sadly, 19- and 20-year olds in Louisiana have just lost their chance to drink legally. La. lawmaker Eric LaFleur is shelving his bill that would lower the drinking age (if said younger folks took educational courses about the risks of alcohol.) Boo. [NOLA.COM]

MORE BOOZE NEWS — Also at NOLA.COM is a listicle of the best places to drink al fresco. It’s a pretty good list — and overlaps with some of Eater NOLA’s picks for rooftop dining. [NOLA.COM]

EVENTWIRE — Pontchartrain Vineyards begins its spring concert series this week, with Soul Brass Band performing at the Bush winery on April 7th at 6:30 p.m. [ADVOCATE]

CRIMEWIRE — Three armed men robbed a Domino’s Pizza in the Gentilly area early this morning reports The Advocate. The trio left the scene with about $900; no injuries were reported. [ADVOCATE]