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Party with the Wolfman October 25th

Party with the Wolfman October 25th

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 signature events, Voodoo on the Bayou. This year marks the 25th anniversary of Voodoo on the Bayou and will be held on the … 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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Art Market Sept 20th

Art Market Sept 20th

by Charlie London | photos supplied by Mid City Art Market Comiskey Park is located on Jefferson Davis Parkway near Tulane Avenue. On Saturday, September 20th, Comiskey Park will host all manner of artistic endeavors when the Mid City Art Market begins at NOON and runs until 5 p.m. at 600 South Jefferson Davis Parkway at D’Hemecourt. Not only will there be art and sculpture but, the creative juices will also be flowing from the food trucks … Read entire article »

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Stuck on Voodoo

Stuck on Voodoo

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? Tickets are only … 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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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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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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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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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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City Council Votes for Bayou St. John

City Council Votes for Bayou St. John

Ordinance to amend the City Code to prohibit the mooring or abandoning of boats along Bayou St. John for longer than 24 hours, and establishing impounding and disposal provisions, procedures, and relative fees. *** Article below by Charlie London Today the City Council took the opportunity to make Bayou St. John a better place for the citizens of New Orleans to play. Since “the storm”, use of Bayou St. John has grown exponentially. That’s a good thing. However, … Read entire article »

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Meet Tuesday Fair Grounds 6:30

Meet Tuesday Fair Grounds 6:30

The Quarterly General Membership Meeting of the Faubourg St. John Neighborhood Association will take place on Tuesday, September 9th at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is meeting at the Fair Grounds Black Gold room at 1751 Gentilly Blvd. at 6:30 p.m.   Everyone is encouraged to attend.   Guests (click on the name for more) Susan Guidry Joseph Bouie Edward Carlson Captain Scott – Fairgrounds Patrol Quality of Life Officer Committee Reports/Updates/Actions Membership Outreach Committee – Update PRC Great Neighborhood Sellebration VooDoo On The Bayou Landscape Committee – Update Treasurer’s Report Public Safety – … Read entire article »

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Thanks Tommy!

Thanks Tommy!

photo courtesy http://cvunola.org Artist Lindsey Postaski works on her artwork on the utility box on the neutral ground at Orleans and Moss. This art was made possible by neighbor Tommy Crane who donated $1,000 to make this happen here and on the utility box at Banks and Jeff Davis. Thanks Tommy! *** Click on the photos below by Charlie London for a larger view. … Read entire article »

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CRIMESTOPPERS

CRIMESTOPPERS

Blues Night to benefit Crimestoppers September 11th at House of Blues – 7:30pm – 10:30pm Spend an evening with Grammy Award Winning and Nominated Artists as they say “Stop the Violence” by supporting Crimestoppers. Bobby Rush, Dexter Allen, Irvin Mayfield, Allen Toussaint, Matt Lemmler, Ronald Markham, Rockin’ Dopsie, Blinddog Smokin’, James Andrews, Bruce “Sunpie” Barnes,  Charmaine Neville, David Batiste-Fathers and Sons of the New Millennium & more to come… Delicious Food and Open Bar Advance Individual Tickets are … Read entire article »

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Sellabration September 13th

Sellabration September 13th

Great Neighborhood SELLabration Saturday, Sept. 13 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. At PRC 923 Tchoupitoulas St. (in the Warehouse District) GoogleMap Click here for Media Alert The Great Neighborhood SELLabration is an annual homebuyer fair that promotes homeownership in historic New Orleans neighborhoods by providing prospective homebuyers with the tools they need to find, purchase, and renovate a historic home. If you are ready to learn how you can own your own historic New Orleans home, join us at SELLabration to begin your … Read entire article »

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Play Volleyball Saturday

Play Volleyball Saturday

First Frenzy tomorrow Being the first Saturday of the month, tomorrow MCVG will run its First Frenzy tournament.  That means we’ll separate into skill divisions then randomly select teams within each division for a quads “speed” tournament.  Everyone will be on a men’s height net, but there may be one or two all-female teams if that’s how the cards fall.  After the tournament, we usually stick around for pick-up games.  If the Wuttke family lemonade stand … Read entire article »

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Comiskey Park to Host Mid-City Art Market Sept 20th

Comiskey Park to Host Mid-City Art Market Sept 20th

by Charlie London | photos supplied by Mid City Art Market Comiskey Park is located on Jefferson Davis Parkway near Tulane Avenue. On Saturday, September 20th, Comiskey Park will host all manner of artistic endeavors when the Mid City Art Market begins at NOON and runs until 5 p.m. at 600 South Jefferson Davis Parkway at D’Hemecourt. Not only will there be art and sculpture but, the creative juices will also be flowing from the food trucks … Read entire article »

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Refreshed Liberty’s Kitchen Opens Tuesday

Refreshed Liberty’s Kitchen Opens Tuesday

Liberty’s Kitchen at the ReFresh Project GRAND reOPENING Join Liberty’s Kitchen to celebrate our expansion to the ReFresh Project! FOOD, FUN, & FESTIVITIES Tuesday, August 26 at 9:00 am at our new ReFresh home 300 North Broad Street  Light refreshments and guided tours following the opening celebration. After a six month construction process, Liberty’s Kitchen has reopened to the public at its new 10,000 square foot location in the ReFresh Project, a “fresh food hub” anchored by Whole Foods Market at 300 … Read entire article »

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