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TAKE A TOUR OF FAUBOURG ST. JOHN
TAKE A TOUR OF FAUBOURG ST. JOHN
/ January 18, 2017 0 COMMENTS

Capture New Orleans from a different perspective. Kayak on Bayou St. John as we guide you along our historic waterway running through the city. We’ll keep with the pace of the city—nice and easy, taking in the southern scenery, hospitality and weather. The bayou itself was a key component in establishing our city. The Native…

PLEASE LEAVE US WITH GREAT MEMORIES OF YOUR VISIT
PLEASE LEAVE US WITH GREAT MEMORIES OF YOUR VISIT
/ January 18, 2017 0 COMMENTS

Welcome! We hope you leave us with great memories of your visit. Regardless of whether you live in Faubourg St. John or are a visitor,  everyone is glad you are here. Faubourg St. John has one of the best reputations in New Orleans as a community that cares. Faubourg St. John loves visitors. In Faubourg…

Love Lives Here
Love Lives Here
/ January 16, 2017 0 COMMENTS

“When the winds of change blow, some people build walls and others build windmills.” Chinese proverb You Are Love — Directed by Christopher Stoudt, starring Wayne Clark Jr. https://www.instagram.com/saint.pure/, music by Chance Duran Produced by DNO https://defendneworleans.com/ The greatest challenge in life is discovering who you are… the second greatest is being happy with what…

Narcissus Papyraceus at Ursulines and North Dupre
Narcissus Papyraceus at Ursulines and North Dupre
/ December 16, 2016 0 COMMENTS

sent in by Robert Thompson All it took was a neighbor concerned about the accidental cutting down of newly sprouted paper white narcissuses, 3 bales of pine straw and less than an hour of volunteer time! Now there is hope those fragrant blooms planted in the past by the neighborhood association landscapers at Ursulines and…

THERMOCON
THERMOCON
/ December 13, 2016 0 COMMENTS

No, this isn’t a post about an upcoming convention but, it is a post about some interesting architectural research sent in by Robert Thompson. One of Two Thermo-Con Homes at N. Broad and Agriculture Street. Built 1947. Higgins Incorporated of New Orleans patented Thermo-Con Concrete and sought to promote its use as a building material…

Police Ask Public to Provide Pedal Power for Children
Police Ask Public to Provide Pedal Power for Children
/ December 1, 2016 0 COMMENTS

The Faubourg St. John Neighborhood Association, New Orleans Police Department and New Orleans Police & Justice Foundation donated 120 bicycles to pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students at ReNEW McDonogh City Park Academy. December 15, 2016. *** by Linda Landesberg Here is a great idea for your holiday gift purchasing: The donation of a bicycle for a…

Le Chien Chat Fundraiser
/ November 29, 2016 0 COMMENTS

Dear friends, We are having a special fundraiser to benefit Le Chien Chat rescue founded by our dear friend and neighbor Keane Colomb this Wednesday, November 30th The precious little lives saved, the constant love and care, including very costly medical care, given by this rescue year after year is simply amazing  Please join us tomorrow by having lunch or dinner…

Keeping Faubourg St. John Clean and Green
Keeping Faubourg St. John Clean and Green
/ November 29, 2016 0 COMMENTS

Neighbors Making A Difference by Craig Kraemer <img src=”/images/cache/cache_5/cache_5/cache_b/Unknown-1-acafcb55.jpeg?ver=1480350990&aspectratio=1″ alt=””> Robert Thompson is a neighborhood volunteer organizer. Thompson’s primary interest is in small public green spaces, an interest that many of his friends and neighbors share with the Faubourg St. John resident. Through social media, Thompson helps to facilitate neighborhood projects by spreading the word…

HISTORY AFFORDS US MANY INSTANCES OF THE RUIN OF STATES
HISTORY AFFORDS US MANY INSTANCES OF THE RUIN OF STATES
/ November 15, 2016 0 COMMENTS

“History affords us many instances of the ruin of states, by the prosecution measures ill suited to the temper and genius of their people. The ordaining of laws in favor of one part of the nation, to the prejudice and oppression of another, is certainly the most erroneous and mistaken policy.” ~Ben Franklin 1774 ***…

ROAD WORK NOLA
ROAD WORK NOLA
/ November 9, 2016 0 COMMENTS

Click on the map for a larger view After a long dry spell it finally rained on Monday, November 7, 2016. Many streets were flooded but several representatives of neighborhoods in New Orleans’ Council District A attended a meeting at 6 p.m. at Esperanza Charter School at 4407 South Carrollton Avenue in New Orleans. The…

A little garden in which to walk and immensity in which to dream
A little garden in which to walk and immensity in which to dream
/ November 7, 2016 0 COMMENTS

by Robert Thompson On Saturday, November 19, 2016,  neighbors turned out in numbers to make the City Beautiful Club’s Capdevielle Green and Clean Day a real success. Litter pickup, leaf raking, weeding and trimming, and gutter clean outs were just some things done. An impressive project managed and executed by neighbor Pushpa has also resulted…

Neighbor to Receive Urban Hero Award November 5th
Neighbor to Receive Urban Hero Award November 5th
/ November 3, 2016 0 COMMENTS

Keith G.C. Twitchell is President of the Committee for a Better New Orleans. Born in New York City and raised in nearby Connecticut, he moved to New Orleans in 1979. Mr. Twitchell concluded a series of marketing firm positions by serving as Creative Director for Shelley Berman Communicators. In 1982 he launched his own company, Pendragon…

Desoto Place Gets Donation of Sod
Desoto Place Gets Donation of Sod
/ October 18, 2016 0 COMMENTS

Sarah Stogner recently donated some grass sod to a bare spot in Desoto Place at 2623 Esplanade in New Orleans. L.A. Jung donated to the City of New Orleans the triangular plot of ground at the intersection of Esplanade Avenue and Desoto Street. On July 30, 1896, the New Orleans City Council ordained that the…

Neighbor Has Art Exhibition
Neighbor Has Art Exhibition
/ October 18, 2016 0 COMMENTS

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