Marta Jewson

Feb 222013

The Orleans Public Education Network will host a networking night for young professionals at Oak Wine Bar on Sunday evening (Feb. 24) that will also include a presentation to Leona Tate, who in 1960 was one of four African-American schoolgirls to integrate a previously all-white New Orleans school. Continue reading »

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Feb 022013

Audubon Charter School’s Carrollton Avenue campus relocation to McDonogh No. 7 would require a variance from the city according to Operations Manager Alisa Dupre.

Dupre said the move would require four modular classrooms to be placed at the McDonogh No. 7 site, which would require a city variance. Dupre said the Orleans Parish School Board is currently working with the city on the variance while simultaneously doing repair work on the building.

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Jan 172013

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Following a rash of delivery package thefts from Uptown homes during the Christmas holidays, police arrested two men, and they identified another set of suspects but lacked the evidence to charge them, authorities said. Continue reading »

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Jan 042013

The anarchist approach to spirituality, Tolstoy, poster design, prison policy, hurricane response and numerous other topics will be discussed at the Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Center on O.C. Haley Boulevard this weekend as the North American Anarchist Studies Network holds its fourth annual conference in New Orleans. Continue reading »

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Dec 262012

Liberty Cheesesteak will open in the former Dat Dog (photo from Google Maps)

A Philly cheesesteak shop slated for the tiny hot dog stand that grew into Dat Dog across the street is among the next new wave of businesses opening on and around Freret Street in the coming year. Continue reading »

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