Water conservation? Recycling? In Auburn, the kids' science projects are about how to litter more, and more efficiently. Yep, that's a leaf blower toilet paper rolling wand, perfect for coating Toomer's Corner like a boss. No more worrying about toatin' an armload of expensive double ply only to get five or so throws before some punk swipes your Charmin and sends your … [Read more...] about Auburn elementary school student’s science project? A Toomer’s Corner leaf blower power roller.
According to the latest redevelopment update, Toomer's Corner is one step closer to becoming a veritable Auburn theme park. According to City of Auburn Public Works Director Jeff Ramsey, the new traffic poles will feature LED lights system" that can change color for special events." Guess which colors? Some of the new seating to installed at the intersection will also … [Read more...] about Lighting system may turn new Toomer’s Corner orange and blue during football games
The national championship celebration in 2011, the blizzard before the oaks (1.0) were taken down, the 3rd heaven that opened up after the 2013 Iron Bowl -- they did, they seemed like dreams. And even though you knew it was real, it still would have been nice to have an official, hi-tech pinch to confirm that Toomer's Corner was indeed being rolled. Well it's 2015, and … [Read more...] about Auburn hackers develop app that tells you if Toomer’s Corner is being rolled
UPDATE: Per a media briefing for the Jan. 20 Auburn City Council meeting, the permanent tiger paw is a definite go.
There has been a tiger paw painted in the middle of the street at Toomer's Corner first for nigh on 25 years. (I'll soon be tackling the awesome back story of how it got there.) Each year, Auburn SGA crews add fresh coats of paint to the paw, as well as … [Read more...] about Permanent tiger paw in intersection
among possibilities for City of Auburn’s Toomer’s Corner renovation definitely happening
TWER has been your number one source for Arch Talk since those disorienting Attractive Intersection Structure days of 2011. Having what "they have at Purdue" span the intersection of College and Magnolia has been on the table since the very first meetings of the Committee to Determine the Future of Rolling Toomer’s Corner. And the likelihood of the arches mentioned at pretty … [Read more...] about Auburn’s assistant city manager says expecting an arch at Toomer’s Corner in 2015 is ‘premature’