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Meet Your Neighbors

Meet Your Neighbors

Annual Membership Meeting | Tuesday, December 9th Black Gold Room | Fair Grounds Faubourg St. John | Where Big Dreams Grow! Annual Membership Meeting | Tuesday, December 9th Black Gold Room | Fair Grounds Help make your neighborhood better. Join today! http://fsjna.org/links/ Help make your neighborhood better. Join today! … Read entire article »

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Give Thanks

Give Thanks

Here in New Orleans there are so many things to be thankful for. We have great food and great fun but most of all, great people. Click on any postcard for photo credit. Laffite Greenway Status | Nov. 26, 2014 Placement of the asphalt portion of the Lafitte Greenway bicycle and pedestrian path is now 75% complete in Areas 2, 3, 4, and 5. The Department of Public Works construction contractor, Durr Heavy Construction, has completed … Read entire article »

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Celebrate Terra Madre Day December 10th

Celebrate Terra Madre Day December 10th

Wednesday, December 10 at 6:00pm at the Southern Food and Beverage Museum in New Orleans. Faubourg St. John neighbor Gary Granata and associates of Slow Food New Orleans will celebrate Terra Madre Day by telling stories and experiences from a recent trip to Italy for the international convening of Salone del Gusto e Terra Madre. Please come out and celebrate this day of “Mother Earth”, hear stories and learn what Slow Food New Orleans has planned … Read entire article »

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Vote December 6th

Vote December 6th

You have the right to vote in a Louisiana election if you are qualified to vote in the current election, qualified to vote in the specific precinct and you are the person whose name is in the precinct register. The polls open at 7 a.m. for Saturday elections and close at 8 p.m. The polls open at 6 a.m. for Tuesday elections and close at 8 p.m. Voters in line at 8 p.m. will be allowed … Read entire article »

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News from Your Neighbors

News from Your Neighbors

I recently sent out a request for neighbors to let me know about what’s happening in, around and about Faubourg St. John because, unlike ya momma, I can’t be everywhere at once. Many kind neighbors responded. You can see what they reported below. ~Charlie London Lisa Amoss sent in a report from City Business, “Brian Knighten is out to give people another reason to visit the neighborhood. The New Orleans native has started renovations on a … Read entire article »

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Dig That Funky Beat

Dig That Funky Beat

Image courtesy X-Istence Photography If you’ve ever wandered around the 3200 block of Grand Route Saint John, you may have heard the tunes of the Faubourg St. John neighbors who make up Cake Walk. Cake Walk is an up and coming band born from close friendships and the desire to keep the good times grooving. Their music combines elements of funk, soul, rock, and whatever makes the party pop. You can email the band at CakeWalkNOLA@gmail.com … Read entire article »

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Erroneous Alcohol Permit Revoked

Erroneous Alcohol Permit Revoked

The New Orleans Alcohol Beverage Control board ordered the S Express convenience store at 2703 Ursulines Avenue to stop selling hard liquor immediately, after officials and Bayou St. John residents argued Tuesday afternoon that the store’s permit was granted mistakenly. Click here for the rest of the story in the Mid-City Messenger. *** Video of S-Express hearing on the erroneous permit *** The Relationship Between Alcohol Availability and Injury and Crime Introduction There is a growing body of research that shows … Read entire article »

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1000 Figs Opens

1000 Figs Opens

1000 Figs: 3141 Ponce de Leon St., New Orleans, 504.301.0848 Article below courtesy nolaeater.com Todd Price reports that 1000 Figs, the brick and mortar restaurant brought to life by the minds behind the Fat Falafel, Theresa Galli and Gavin Cady, opened November 17, 2014. More than falafel, Price says, the restaurant will bring a wide variety of “fresh, seasonal fare like kale salad with squid, lamb with cucumber salad and shrimp with corn couscous.” Lunch service starts on Wednesday, … Read entire article »

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