The section of Dryades Street in Central City now known as Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard is a part of New Orleans saturated with history. Step into the past and glimpse the future of this street which is more than a street.
If you have been to Armstrong Park lately, you may have noticed the rusted arch that marks the main entrance to the park. Most days the gate below the arch is locked shut. But it wasn't always this way.
R.U.B.A.R.B is an acronym that stands for Rusted Up Beyond All Recognition Bikes. Dozens of flood-damaged bikes were collected after the storm. At R.U.B.A.R.B, volunteers teach kids the basics of bicycle mechanics, and kids can participate in the "earn a bike" program.