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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 »

Filed under: Zoning Issues

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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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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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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1st Annual Always for Pleasure Festival

1st Annual Always for Pleasure Festival

by Charlie London The 1st Annual Always for Pleasure Festival The Fake Wedding Pt. III held on the Magnolia Bridge over Bayou St. John was the main event of the weekend. Susan Sakash and Casey Coleman expressed their undying love for one another by marrying everyone who attended. The Fake Wedding was immediately followed by a second line with Wits End Brass Band, truck karaoke parade, shocking revelations, delicious beer, new friends, and many surprises. … Read entire article »

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Book Fest Today

Book Fest Today

New Orleans Book Festival Saturday, November 15, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Hear stories read by your favorite authors… Grab a sweet treat or tasty snack…. Listen to some funky live New Orleans music… Enter the City Park map contest… and get FREE Books! Just a few of the many fun activities you can enjoy at the New Orleans Book Festival TODAY! Facebook: facebook.com/nolabookfest Twitter: @NOLAbookfest Instagram: NOLAbookfest Authors Stage 1: Adults Stage 10:45 – Opening Remarks: Cheryl … Read entire article »

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