The city Alcohol Beverage Control Board convened a private discussion of its members during its public meeting Tuesday, possibly in violation of the state open-meetings law, according to an attorney for the Louisiana Press Association.
‘Tis the season to be jolly… Or is it?
My first Facebook message when I woke up the other morning was from the “skinny crock potters:” “Good morning, skinny crock potters,” it said, “did you have a successful ‘skinny’ weekend?” Oh, the dread. After a night of munching down on lasagna, turkey casserole, crawfish pies, jambalaya, pork, white chocolate cake, flan and brownies this was not the best message to start the day. But ’tis the season, right? So, feeling a bit bloated and blue, I thought it appropriate to reflect a bit on the holiday blues, a very real phenomenon that happens around this time of the year.
Just last month, opinion journalism lost one of its giants: Andy Rooney. New, I usually didn’t agree with Rooney’s viewpoints – he was a liberal while I’m more conservative to libertarian – however, there was one key respect in which we were kindred spirits: crankiness.
New Deal Hair Salon is now taking holiday appointments. If you need a cut, style, or color retouch for the holidays, call New Deal Hair Salon today. Men’s cuts are $22, women’s cuts are $32 (or $20 for styling only), toners and glossers are $35, color retouch is $46, and full-head foils begin at $75.
Randy Spitler, a native New Orleanian, has been in the same spot on Freret Street for over twenty years, and his results prove it. Where you go when you want to experience talent and a true desire to make you happy with your hair, the New Deal Hair Salon is located at 7321 Freret, just two blocks from Tulane, next to Café Freret. For appointments call 504.861.7111.
The fatal shooting of a toddler in the crossfire of a drive-by at the B.W. Cooper projects Sunday afternoon has prompted one state lawmaker for the return of the National Guard to the streets of New Orleans, according to our partners at WWL-TV.
Four people, including two trapped on a burning balcony, had to be rescued by firefighters early Saturday morning from a three-story Uptown home fully engulfed by fire, authorities said.
Audubon Charter School will restore its 3-year-old pre-kindergarten class next year and begin exploring the possibility of opening a new high school, its governing board decided in an eventful meeting Saturday morning.
Travel the world this winter: new accessories from around the world have arrived at gae-tana’s. Jewelry, belts, and scarves from India, Tibet, and South Africa meet soaps, candles and home decor from Cuba and France. This holiday season, stamp your passport on Maple Street.
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The Lady Rollers will take a long lap Saturday up Tchoupitoulas and around Louisiana Avenue, starting the second-line at Tipitina’s at noon and ending there four hours later. The One Mind Brass Band will provide music, and the the Partyline Steppers, the Camel Toe Steppers and the Pussyfooters will all be participating.
New Orleans School of GlassWorks & Printmaking Studio offers classes and demonstrations in glassblowing, scientific glass torch-working, stained glass, copper enameling, metal sculpture, printmaking, book-binding, and paper engineering. Students gain skilled, artistic knowledge and oral competency in all studios they choose to study.
Our Young Adult Program is a one-of-a-kind curriculum offering a hands-on experience in a variety of studios. Young artists, ages 10 to 17, learn a wide array of innovative techniques and skills, utilizing a combination of the various studio areas available. GlassWorks offers young adult workshops throughout the year.
The Winter Art Workshop is scheduled to take place during school break, Wednesday, December 28th, Thursday, December 29th & Friday, December 30th, 2011. This three-day workshop offers instruction in glassblowing, metal sculpture and reverse painting on glass. Each student designs and executes their own projects with the assistance of master faculty. Upon completion of the workshop, young adults are encouraged to continue studying in one or more studios, as well as attend future art workshops, specifically our young adult program during the summer.
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A 44-year-old man was arrested last weekend and charged with an armed robbery in the Riverbend area as what had been a relentless series of daily muggings in the area around South Claiborne Avenue appears to have subsided somewhat.
The creation of a school library and the possibility of a new environmental and nature curriculum represent two of the latest endeavors by Lycée Français de la Nouvelle Orléans, as the new French-immersion charter school also begins recruiting new students for its second year.
A discarded gun was found earlier this month in the parking lot of the Popeye’s restaurant on St. Charles Avenue after reports of shots fired in the area, next door to a Wendy’s restaurant where a man was severely injured in a shooting Wednesday night, police said.
A man was critically injured late Wednesday after being shot while sitting in the parking lot of the Wendy’s restaurant on St. Charles Avenue, police said.
If the financiers behind the New Orleans Hyatt Hotel are optimistic enough to pour $250 million into the rebuilding of their facility on Loyola Avenue, they must surely be filled with confidence that this city is going to be great again.
Tonight Friday, December 15th Build Now will ring in the holiday season by hosting a gingerbread house making challenge at Tracey’s bar at 2604 Magazine Street in New Orleans. Build Now will supply the materials, you bring the creativity, and Tracey’s will provide the drink specials! Winners will receive prizes and bragging rights for the next year. Admission is free for Building Krewe members and $10 for non-members. You can RSVP by phone at (504) 324-3964 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Build Now enables displaced New Orleans residents to return to new, high-quality, elevated homes, site-built on their property.
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A patient suffering from schizophrenia who has a history of violent behavior went missing from a psychiatric hospital near Touro Infirmary Wednesday evening, and police are seeking the public’s help in finding him.
Two men were shot to death Wednesday night on a small stretch of Annunciation Street plagued with a persistent gun violence that has defied any efforts by police or residents to control it.