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Gotta Have a Plan Man – Tropical Storm Cindy – Stay Steady But Be Ready
Gotta Have a Plan Man – Tropical Storm Cindy – Stay Steady But Be Ready
/ June 20, 2017 0 COMMENTS

GOTTA HAVE A PLAN HURRICANE SUPPLY LIST FROM THE COAST GUARD https://www.uscg.mil/d7/airstaborinquen/docs/hurricanepage/suggested%20hurricane%20supply%20kits%20.pdf *** Entergy’s Storm Ready Guide http://entergystormcenter.com/pdfs/StormReadyGuide.pdf *** Tropical Tidbits http://www.tropicaltidbits.com/ *** *** 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…

NEIGHBORS TO REMOVE INVASIVE SPECIES FROM BAYOU ST. JOHN ON JUNE 20 and JUNE 24
NEIGHBORS TO REMOVE INVASIVE SPECIES FROM BAYOU ST. JOHN ON JUNE 20 and JUNE 24
/ June 10, 2017 0 COMMENTS

by Sara Beth Howard NEIGHBORS TO REMOVE INVASIVE SPECIES FROM BAYOU ST. JOHN ON JUNE 20 and JUNE 24 Kayakityat ( http://kayakitiyat.com/ ) is hosting two events on June 20th and June 24th to remove the invasive water hyacinths from the north end of Bayou St John. Please join your neighbors for some fun and…

AUTOMATIC RETRACTABLE SCREEN STORMWATER INLET PROTECTION DEVICES
AUTOMATIC RETRACTABLE SCREEN STORMWATER INLET PROTECTION DEVICES
/ April 4, 2017 0 COMMENTS

Thanks to Robert Thompson for sending this in… Article courtesy Forester Magazines http://foresternetwork.com/erosion-control-magazine/ec-soil/ec-erosion-control/protecting-storm-drain-inlets/ Everybody loves a party, and nobody loves a good time more than New Orleans, particularly during Mardi Gras when nearly one and a half million visitors flood the city, more than tripling its usual population. But after any good time, there is…

Bayou Cutters Sail Along the Banks of Bayou St. John
Bayou Cutters Sail Along the Banks of Bayou St. John
/ April 4, 2017 0 COMMENTS

This morning, the Orleans Levee Board cut the grass on the banks of Bayou St. John. As the photo below sent in by Tommy Lewis shows, they did a tremendous job! Bayou cutters sailed through the grass on the banks of Bayou St. John this morning. Click on Tommy Lewis’ photo for a larger view….

Parkway People Perfect Parks Proudly
Parkway People Perfect Parks Proudly
/ April 3, 2017 0 COMMENTS

photo and info from Robert Thompson click on the photo for a larger view   Whether you call it the “neutral ground” or the median strip, residents and visitors can agree Esplanade Avenue has lush greenery. This hard working crew from Parks and Parkways keeps it that way! Today, James and his crew were removing…

Are Delivery Trucks Causing Injuries at Esplanade and Mystery Streets?
Are Delivery Trucks Causing Injuries at Esplanade and Mystery Streets?
/ April 1, 2017 0 COMMENTS

Click on the photo for a larger view   Let me preface this post by saying this is NOT an April Fool’s joke. The yellow Americans with Disabilities Act mat on the corner of Esplanade and Mystery is causing injuries. One man tripped over the mat sticking up at Esplanade and Mystery and literally fell…

Let’s Not Meet by Accident
Let’s Not Meet by Accident
/ March 31, 2017 0 COMMENTS

photo sent in by Robert Thompson Click on the photo for a larger view   Robert Thompson reported that at 7:30 a.m. this morning two folks met by accident at the corner of Broad and Esplanade. Please slow down, the life you save may be your own. *** info below gathered by Charlie London  …

Everything is Coming Up Roses at Capdevielle
Everything is Coming Up Roses at Capdevielle
/ March 7, 2017 0 COMMENTS

 Robert Thompson has been on a mission.   The once neglected Capdevielle Place has received much love and attention from neighbors rallied by Robert.  Today, roses and palms became the stars of Capdevielle Place in the round centerpiece of the pocket park.   Check out the photos and a statement from Robert Thompson  below: “Things are…

Fair Grounds Helps Neighborhood
Fair Grounds Helps Neighborhood
/ March 5, 2017 0 COMMENTS

The Fair Grounds Racecourse & Slots has allowed the Faubourg St. John Neighborhood Association to use its Black Gold room for quarterly general membership meetings for many years.   Know too that the Fair Grounds donated red beans and rice along with an assortment of large freshly baked cookies to Faubourg St. John‘s Feed the…

Bicycle Vending on Esplanade Could Get Love in Triangles if Machines Scaled Down
Bicycle Vending on Esplanade Could Get Love in Triangles if Machines Scaled Down
/ March 3, 2017 0 COMMENTS

On Saturday, March 25, the Mayor’s Neighborhood Engagement Office hosted their quarterly Neighborhood Leaders Roundtable. Over sixty (60) leaders representing neighborhoods across Orleans Parish gathered over breakfast at Café Reconcile’s Emeril Lagasse Foundation Hospitality Center for informative presentations and discussions around short term rentals licensing and new public safety investments. Dwight Norton, the City’s Urban…

Ruby Slipper Kicks in Great Food to Feed the First
Ruby Slipper Kicks in Great Food to Feed the First
/ February 28, 2017 0 COMMENTS

Ruby Slipper Kicks in Great Food to Feed the First   The officers in the First District of the New Orleans Police Department received a special treat courtesy of the Ruby Slipper. The officers had the opportunity to feast on shrimp and grits with biscuits from the Ruby Slipper. Many thanks to The Ruby Slipper…

900 Bags of Potato Chips Tossed to the Feed the First Initiative by Zapp’s
900 Bags of Potato Chips Tossed to the Feed the First Initiative by Zapp’s
/ February 23, 2017 0 COMMENTS

900 Bags of Potato Chips Tossed to the Feed the First Initiative by Zapp’s click on any photo for a larger view For the 8th year, the Faubourg St. John Neighborhood Association (FSJNA) will feed officers at the First District Police Station during Mardi Gras weekend from Saturday through Fat Tuesday. During that time, the…

Pedal Power Advocate Raises Concerns about Commericial Bicycle Rentals in Neighborhood Parks
Pedal Power Advocate Raises Concerns about Commericial Bicycle Rentals in Neighborhood Parks
/ February 22, 2017 0 COMMENTS

Pedal Power Advocate Raises Concerns about Commericial Bicycle Rentals by Parks by Robert Thompson Bicycles are great, we need to encourage their use and I applaud movement toward expanded use. However, the Bike Share program may not be the on-target program best suited to do this. Social Bicycles INC is a business that will be…

City Takes Action on Flooding Problem on Bayou Road
City Takes Action on Flooding Problem on Bayou Road
/ February 22, 2017 0 COMMENTS

CITY TAKES ACTION ON FLOODING PROBLEM photos courtesy Robert Thompson During the recent cleanup at Kruttschnitt Park organized by Robert Thompson, several volunteers noted that the storm drain was full of debris. Robert Thompson followed up with the City. Flooding at North Dorgenois and Bayou Road during rain events has been mitigated…for now. Robert said,…