Dec 032010

Students and faculty members of the Newcomb Art Department will be selling creative pieces in glass, pottery and other media at the Newcomb Art Department holiday sale.  The money raised through the sale of the one-of-a-kind gifts helps buy supplies for the art studios. The sale takes place from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. in room 200 of the art building in the Woldenberg Art Center on the uptown campus.

Weston Lambert, a graduate student in the Tulane/Newcomb Glass Art program, shows Julie Babin hand-blown glass ornaments that he created with other students at the Newcomb Art Department holiday sale Friday afternoon. The hand-blown glass ornaments ranged in price from $5 -$25. Babin bought several of the glass ornaments for Christmas presents. (Sabree Hill,

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Dec 022010

Uptown community leaders expressed guarded enthusiasm for the city’s nascent campaign against blight after a third public progress meeting Thursday morning, even though the effort’s effect on specific neighborhoods has yet to be described in detail. Continue reading »

Dec 012010

An architect's rendering of the Pine Street view of the rear of the Audubon Charter School expansion. The yellow portions represent the size of the additions (without architectural features included yet); the gray portion is the existing building. The expansion will be completely contained behind the current building and not visible from Broadway.

Audubon Charter School parents, teachers and neighbors literally applauded a new design for the expansion of the school’s Broadway campus on Wednesday night, but as more details began to emerge, so did more vocal concerns about traffic flow around the school as children come and go.

Ultimately, the streets on either side of the school may need to be made one-way, said one neighborhood leader. Continue reading »

Nov 302010

An armed robbery in the early hours of Thanksgiving Day was reported on Freret Street near Jefferson Avenue and a man was grazed by a bullet in Carrollton over the weekend, police said Tuesday. Continue reading »

Nov 292010

The Audubon Elementary School has called a meeting for Wednesday, December 1st, at 6.30pm, to discuss plans for the development of the Audubon Elementary school building. At a previous meeting last month, parents, teachers, and neighborhood residents discussed a range of proposals for the expansion of the site, proposals which remain under consideration. The meeting will take place at 6.30pm in the Audubon School cafeteria at 428 Broadway.

Nov 282010

The Original New Orleans Ladies, Men and Junior Buckjumpers annual second line leaves E&C Lounge and travels down Apple St. Sunday afternoon. The second line rolled through Gert Town, into Milan and finished in Central City. (Sabree Hill,

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