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Party with the Wolfman October 25th

Party with the Wolfman October 25th

Click the play icon below to listen to Walter “Wolfman” Washington Click the BUY NOW button     Click the play icon below to listen to Walter “Wolfman” Washington Walter “Wolfman” Washington will play at the 25th Anniversary of Voodoo on the Bayou on Saturday, October 25th, 2014. Join us at the Pitot House at 1440 Moss. article below adapted from an article by Roberta Grove. For the past 24 years, the Faubourg St. John Neighborhood Association has produced one of its … Read entire article »

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It’s a Bawgin Dawlin

It’s a Bawgin Dawlin

Howdy neighbor, The dues for your neighborhood association are ridiculously low and the amount hasn’t changed in decades. And, if you fill out the attached form and send it in now, your dues will be paid up until January, 2016! If you join now, you can get an extra 3 months of membership for the low low price of 10 bucks for an individual and 15 bucks for a family. Send the attached form, along with your … Read entire article »

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Voting is Sexy

Voting is Sexy

Scream it out, Say it out loud, Vote for the one that makes you proud!     TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4th SAMPLE BALLOT U. S. Senator (Select 1) Wayne Ables #1 Democrat “Bill” Cassidy #3 Republican Thomas Clements #4 Republican Mary L. Landrieu #5 Democrat “Rob” Maness #6 Republican Brannon Lee McMorris #7 Libertarian Vallian Senegal #8 Democrat William P. Waymire, Jr. #9 Democrat U. S. Representative 2nd Congressional District (Select 1) David Brooks #14 No Party Samuel Davenport #15 Libertarian Gary Landrieu #17 Democrat Cedric Richmond #18 Democrat Judge Civil District Court, Division D (Select … Read entire article »

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Creole Master Craftsmen

Creole Master Craftsmen

Reviving the Tradition of the Creole Master CRAFTSMEN By Sharon Litwin at nolavie.com Master Plasterer Jeff Poree, NOMCG President Jonn Hankins, Master Blacksmith Darryl Reeves. Over a decade ago when Jonn Hankins worked at the New Orleans Museum of Art, he helped to organize an extraordinary exhibition called Raised to the Trades: Creole Building Arts of New Orleans. Its focus was on the craftsmen and artisan families who were the original builders of so many of this city’s magnificent houses. But more … Read entire article »

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Learn More About the Lafitte Greenway Oct 4th

Learn More About the Lafitte Greenway Oct 4th

Friends of Lafitte Corridor is hosting a community awareness expo highlighting the Lafitte Greenway and Corridor on Saturday, October 4, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Carver Theater, 2101 Orleans Ave., New Orleans, LA 70116. The Greenway Expo is made possible with a grant from Neighborhood Capacity Building Initiative (NCBI) with thanks to City of New Orleans Neighborhood Engagement Office. Admission is free of charge. The Greenway Expo will feature community musical and cultural … Read entire article »

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Under the Dome November 8th

Under the Dome November 8th

Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church invites you to participate in their Fall Dinner and Raffle where you might win 10,000 dollars! Only 300 tickets will be sold. Enjoy ham, turkey, sweet potatoes, dressing, green beans and desserts along with your choice of beer, wine or soft drinks which are included with your meal. Donate to a worthy cause, enjoy a great meal with your neighbors and friends and anticipate the possibility of winning that … Read entire article »

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Green Infrastructure Projects

Green Infrastructure Projects

courtesy Life City at www.mylifecity.com Public Unveiling of Sewerage and Water Board Green Infrastructure Projects This Event is RSVP Only When Thursday, September 25, 2014 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Where Propeller : Large Conference Room 4035 Washington Ave. New Orleans, LA 70125 Get Map Details Water entrepreneurs and community members interested in Louisiana’s critical water challenge are invited to hear presentations from the Sewerage and Water Board’s Green Infrastructure grantees. Presenters: S&WB Green Infrastructure Grantees • Ripple Effect // Ripple Effect • Parkway Partners // Green Keepers • Louisiana Urban Stormwater … Read entire article »

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Invader Nabbed

Invader Nabbed

by Officer Frank B. Robertson, III The New Orleans Police Department has arrested 22-year-old Raymond Johnson for his involvement in a Home Invasion that occurred Monday, September 15,2014 around 9:55am, in the 600 block of South Hennessey Street. According to the 39-year-old female victim, she was startled by a loud noise coming from the rear of her residence. The victim walked to the rear and was met by Johnson who she immediately recognized from the neighborhood. Johnson was standing in … Read entire article »

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Post Office Locator

Post Office Locator

Everybody in Faubourg St. John knows where the Mid-City Post Office is, right? Probably. But, do you know where the Post Office is in Uptown, the Bywater, Marigny or New Orleans East? Need to talk to someone in Laramie, Wyoming or anywhere else in the United States about a package? Then click on over to PostOfficeLocators.com. PostOfficeLocators.com is the most accurate and up to date listing of every single post office in the United States. Locate your … Read entire article »

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Grillmaster Extradinaire

Grillmaster Extradinaire

Marlon and his wife Thais joined us for the Saints game today. Marlon offered to bring his grill and cook chicken and sausage for everyone. It wasn’t just good, it was awesome! If you ever get the chance to eat anything cooked by Marlon, don’t even think about passing it up. It’s that good. Marlon grew up in Philadelphia and has been grilling since he was a boy. Marlon would sometimes take his … Read entire article »

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Serious About Flood Prevention

Serious About Flood Prevention

A few minutes cleaning the storm drains near you can make a tremendous difference in the amount of water in the street during rain events. If you think the City of New Orleans is going to clean the catch basin in front of your home please rethink that plan. If you don’t clean the catch basin in front of your home it is you who will suffer the consequences. Please consider cleaning the catch basins in … Read entire article »

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New Marshland Created

New Marshland Created

The Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation has recently completed construction on a wetland creation project at the mouth of Bayou St. John.  Over half an acre of marsh has been created and planted using dredge spoil from the channel dredging project for the Bayou St. John sector gates.  The wetland is now thriving with numerous fish and birds spotted within the lush plants. The Lake Ponchartrain Basin Foundation is holding a formal dedication of the wetland … Read entire article »

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Wham Dance Starts in Faubourg St. John

Wham Dance Starts in Faubourg St. John

In the video below, a view of the corner of North White and Dumaine in Faubourg St. John starts out the music video. … Read entire article »

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Stuck on Voodoo

Stuck on Voodoo

Click the BUY NOW button Howdy Neighbor! You know that Voodoo on the Bayou is the party you can bring a party to. Why not share the goodness that is Voodoo on the Bayou with your friends? Tell them to go to http://fsjna.org where the post about Voodoo on the Bayou is pinned to the top of the page. And, of course, there is the way cool mention of Voodoo on the Bayou in the header at http://fsjna.org Need tickets? … Read entire article »

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Fair Grounds FOR SALE

Fair Grounds FOR SALE

Please visit the link below for the rest of the story in THE ADVOCATE: http://theadvocate.com/home/10255911-125/churchill-downs-inc-seeking-to Three months after the Fair Grounds’ parent company promised to make significant upgrades to the venerable Gentilly race track, it has put the track up for sale. Multiple sources familiar with the situation said Friday that Churchill Downs Inc., which has owned the Fair Grounds plus its 11 off-track betting facilities since 2004, has enlisted JPMorgan Chase to solicit requests for proposals from … Read entire article »

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Stay Away and Be Ok

Stay Away and Be Ok

Here is a question you should ask yourself, your family and friends: Is okay to walk across your neighbor’s front yard without their permission? Most responsible adults are going to answer, “Of course not.” As a follow-up question, ask if it’s okay, or if it’s “a problem” for uninvited guests to walk on or across railroad property without permission. Unfortunately, most members of our society don’t see railroad trespassing as a problem even though railroad rights-of-way constitute … Read entire article »

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Fresh Food from the Farm on Thursdays

Fresh Food from the Farm on Thursdays

The Thursday Market runs year-round from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. each Thursday at Orleans Avenue and Bayou St. John, in the parking lot of the American Can Apartments. Directions and Parking Tips: The Thursday Market is located at Orleans Avenue and Bayou St. John. There’s a considerable amount of parking in the area. Please park legally. From I-10 Westbound: Take Exit 235A for Orleans Avenue towards Vieux Carre. Turn right onto Orleans Avenue and drive 1.5 miles. Cross … Read entire article »

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Low Power FM in Faubourg St. John

Low Power FM in Faubourg St. John

by Charlie London At last night’s meeting at the Fair Grounds, it was announced that a low power FM station will be located in Faubourg St. John at 1138 North Dupre. During daytime hours, a small staff of volunteers and programming technicians will be in the North Dupre office. During the evening hours, the station will switch from talk radio to local music. This programming will be transmitted via software operations from a home computer or … Read entire article »

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Midnight at the Museum

Midnight at the Museum

This Friday, September 12th, the New Orleans Museum of Art will be open until midnight. … Read entire article »

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