NolaVie Presents : Culture


Up On A Pedestal: Margaret

Part of MTC's Conservation team, Linda Stubbs and Ivan Myjer work on Margaert.          
© Ashley Merlin 2015.

The work: Margaret Haughery statue at intersection of Camp and Prytania streets in the Lower Garden District AKA: “Our Margaret,” “Bread Woman of New Orleans,” “Angel of the Delta” Born in Ireland in 1813, Margaret Haughery’s early life ... Read More »

Up on a Pedestal: The Fountain of the Four Winds

Statuesque New Orleans Enrique Alferez Fountain of the Four Winds

Welcome to “Up on a Pedestal!” I am delighted to bring you periodic tales of bronze and stone. This is the first in the series. One of New Orleans’ finest sculptors, Enrique Alfèrez, was born in 1901 in ... Read More »

Silver Threads: Humanities today

Bettye Anding

At so near the age of 80 that I’m already pondering which grand New Orleans restaurant I’ll be dining at on my birthday next month, I have a few problems remembering some things. Not the usual “what did ... Read More »

Tweet to win on GiveNOLA Day!

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At NolaVie, we focus on the moments. We look for the local angle; gravitate toward passionate, neighborhood conversations; highlight the quirky happenings; and give you the stories that might otherwise fall by the wayside. Keep us quirking by participating in the second annual GiveNOLA Day on Tuesday, May 5. Read More »

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