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November 19 at Capdevielle Park
November 19 at Capdevielle Park
/ October 17, 2016 0 COMMENTS

by Robert Thompson Today, October 18, 2016, Capdevielle Park received attention from the crews at Parks & Parkways. Diseased trees were removed, others trimmed and thanks to a large backhoe, a large step toward rehabbing the center mound for new plantings took place. Sadly, our palm was stricken with Texas Palm Decline, a infectious tree…

GET UP SHOW UP SPEAK UP
GET UP SHOW UP SPEAK UP
/ October 14, 2016 0 COMMENTS

New Orleans City Park will hold two public workshops to receive input about future uses of Park land in the area generally bounded by Scout Island, I-610, Wisner and Harrison Avenues.

VOODOO MUSIC AND ARTS EXPERIENCE
VOODOO MUSIC AND ARTS EXPERIENCE
/ October 6, 2016 0 COMMENTS

TO REPORT SOUND COMPLAINTS: (512) 806-7910 or soundhotline@voodoofestival.com CAR TOWING: (504) 658-8200 There is limited street parking near and around City Park. Please be aware of any signs restricting parking. Overnight parking, walking, sleeping, camping by individuals or groups is prohibited within the confines of City Park. Also, parking on the Bayou or the Neutral…

Master Plan Meeting October 25th
Master Plan Meeting October 25th
/ October 4, 2016 0 COMMENTS

CITY PLANNING COMMISSION PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE THE CITY PLANNING COMMISSION HEREBY ANNOUNCES THAT IT WILL HOLD PUBLIC MEETINGS TO SOLICIT THE OPINIONS OF CITIZENS RELATIVE TO CERTAIN PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE CITY’S “PLAN FOR THE 21ST CENTURY,” ALSO KNOWN AS THE MASTER PLAN.   The public meetings concern Master Plan amendment applications that were submitted…

Capdevielle Gets Hen Pecked
Capdevielle Gets Hen Pecked
/ October 2, 2016 0 COMMENTS

Robert Thompson sent in this photo and comment: Cry Foul! This poor girl lives in Capdevielle Park now. She has managed to scratch all the pine straw from around the trees, but we are seeing a lot fewer grubs! *** Paul Capdevielle (1842-1922) Paul Capdevielle, the forty-second Mayor was of French descent. He was born…

HIT AND RUN BREAKS BACK OF BICYCLIST
HIT AND RUN BREAKS BACK OF BICYCLIST
/ October 1, 2016 0 COMMENTS

Please write to nopd1stdistrict@nola.gov if you have any information or a photo of the license plate of the vehicle in the video below. By Richard Rainey, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune A cyclist in Bayou St. John suffered cracked ribs and a broken back Tuesday (Sept. 27) when a white sedan hit her before speeding off,…

Neighborhood Meeting October 4th
Neighborhood Meeting October 4th
/ September 30, 2016 0 COMMENTS

At the October 4, 2016 neighborhood meeting at 1368 Moss Street in New Orleans, Faubourg St. John residents will review many topics. A few of the items to be discussed are a zoning request, the increasing homeless population, and a possible new direction for the neighborhood’s internet presence. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. under…

Fire Department Called for Cabrini High School
Fire Department Called for Cabrini High School
/ September 23, 2016 0 COMMENTS

by Charlie London New Orleans – September 23, 2016 This morning at 11 a.m., all of the students and personnel at Cabrini High School were evacuated to meeting points around the school. At 11:08 a.m. Engine 35 of the New Orleans Fire Department arrived. A second engine arrived minutes later. The school was inspected and…

50 TREES PLANTED IN MID-CITY
50 TREES PLANTED IN MID-CITY
/ September 23, 2016 0 COMMENTS

photos by Brenda London Susannah Burley orchestrated a collaborative effort that resulted in 50 trees being planted in Mid-City on November 5, 2016 SOUL and partners planted 50 trees on November 5 thanks to the generosity of Parkway Bakery & Tavern and other local sponsors. Many volunteers came out to help plant trees from 9am-noon on…

Juke, Jump, and Jive in City Park on October 5th
Juke, Jump, and Jive in City Park on October 5th
/ September 23, 2016 0 COMMENTS

Juke, Jump & Jive: A benefit for the St. Jude Community Center Wed, Oct 5 at 7pm at Pavilion of Two Sisters City Park Please visit the link below for ticket information: http://neworleans.boldtypetickets.com/events/36269793/juke-jump-amp-jive-a-benefit-for-the-st-jude-community-center Patron Party:  The Parkview Terrace at The Casino at City Park above Morning Call 6:00-7:00 PM Entertainment by The Gumbo Trio Individual ticket…

Robert Thompson Proposes Plan for Capdeville Park
Robert Thompson Proposes Plan for Capdeville Park
/ September 21, 2016 0 COMMENTS

by Robert Thompson It’s been a long hot summer since our last get together at Capdeville Park. The progress begun at that Clean-up day has begun to give the park that “cared for” look which in turn lifts our neighborhood, discourages further littering and vandalism, and may even make our area safer. During the summer,…

FOOT RACE AND FESTIVAL SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 24th
FOOT RACE AND FESTIVAL SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 24th
/ September 19, 2016 0 COMMENTS

STREETS WILL BE CLOSED FOR THE FOOT RACE Contributions go toward Steve Gleason’s participation in advanced and experimental technology, equipment and treatments. The purpose of the What you Give will Grow event is to raise awareness for ALS and to support the Gleason Family Trust. The Gleason Family Trust is set up to help offset the…

FORTIN STREET DESERVES BETTER
FORTIN STREET DESERVES BETTER
/ September 5, 2016 0 COMMENTS

The Fair Grounds Recovery Roads program will include multiple construction repair projects with an estimated value for roadway improvements that is approximately 3.8 million dollars. Design of the future road repairs is currently underway and is being closely coordinated with the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans. The project timeline is under development. Road…

Finding a Better Balance in How We Use Technology
Finding a Better Balance in How We Use Technology
/ September 5, 2016 0 COMMENTS

courtesy Religion and Ethics News Weekly http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/2016/09/02/digital-addiction/29965/ Americans are increasingly dependent on their digital devices, and while these provide undeniable benefits, some say their negative consequences must also be addressed. Correspondent Kim Lawton talks with Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor Sherry Turkle, who says there must be times and places where conversations and human relationships…