Jun 212011
 

Rocco's Tavern on Maple Street

The creation of a dozen new rules for a Maple Street bar — governing everything from how long the front door can be open when music is playing to the appearance of its go-cups — was hailed Tuesday by Councilwoman Susan Guidry as a “wonderful outcome” that she hopes will set a new standard for college bars in the area. Continue reading »

Jun 212011
 

Every business wants to be seen, heard and most importantly remembered. Branding is the way to achieve this recognition. A brand is intangible; it is the basic message and vision of your business… a consistent promise of quality and service. In getting out your message it is the materials that support and accentuate your vision that is the tangible part: a name, a logo, a tag line, a look to differentiate your products and services from your competitors.

Creative Zumo specializes in branding and visual identities.

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Jun 202011
 

The "Birth of a Muse" statue by sculptor Kim Bernadas is expected to be installed at a Terpsichore Street park later this summer. (via coliseumsquare.org)

In hopes of using sunshine as a disinfectant, the residents of Coliseum Square are compiling a list of the 12 most-offensive blighted properties in their neighborhood.

Meanwhile, they are also continuing their efforts to improve the parks in the neighborhood, cleaning out the Coliseum Square fountain and preparing a finger park on Terpsichore for an iconic new statue, they said Monday evening during the association’s June meeting. Continue reading »

Jun 202011
 

Three main discussion issues — Second Line Stages’ interest in buying a closed street, designs for a project at 1233 Coliseum Street and maintenance of the Coliseum Square fountain — are scheduled for the meeting of the Coliseum Square Association to be held tonight (June 20), according to the group’s website. The association meets at 6:30 p.m. at the Bridge Lounge, 1201 Magazine Street.

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Jun 202011
 

Current City Council district lines in Uptown New Orleans.

Most of Uptown New Orleans appears likely to avoid a political tug-of-war over redrawing City Council boundaries, though one proposal would change the representation for a handful of neighborhoods along Jefferson Avenue.

Of the five proposed redistricting plans unveiled this weekend, four show no changes to representation Uptown whatsoever, and one slides six voting precincts along Jefferson Avenue from Councilwoman Susan Guidry’s District A into Councilwoman Stacy Head’s District B. Continue reading »

Jun 202011
 

Common Ground’s First Annual Summer Wellness Festival is here! Join us Saturday, June 25, at Fox Park in Algiers for a full FREE day of music, food, learning, and fun, as we kick off our capital campaign to make our new home on Newton Street a reality. We’re raising the roof so we can literally raise the roof — so bring whatever change you have in your pockets and come on out for an amazing day.

See below for more details about the food, music, and events at the Wellness Fest.

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Jun 182011
 

The trio of teens accused in two recent Irish Channel robberies have now been linked a robbery in the Bywater, as police credit “information sharing” across district lines with the mounting list of charges against the group, according to reporter Monica Hernandez of our partners at WWL:

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Jun 182011
 

A rendering of the proposed expansion of Audubon Charter School's Broadway campus.

If Audubon Charter School cannot find an 11th-hour location for a temporary campus this summer, it may lose the opportunity to renovate its cramped building on Broadway altogether, officials said Saturday to a group of parents who say they still feel disenfranchised by the entire process.

“Do you have a location that could house the swing space?” Orleans Parish School Board president Lourdes Moran asked a group of about 20 parents at the monthly meeting of Audubon Charter School’s governing board. “Because if not, this project will be put on hold indefinitely until this space is found.” Continue reading »

Jun 172011
 

Audubon Charter School's Broadway campus.

With a Lower Garden District site deemed unacceptably contaminated by lead, Audubon Charter School will continue searching over the summer for a temporary location that will allow renovations at its Broadway campus can proceed as planned last year, officials said. Continue reading »