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Steppin’ Out for Thirty Years
Steppin’ Out for Thirty Years
/ August 31, 2016 0 COMMENTS

STEPPIN’ OUT CELEBRATES 30 YEARS ON PUBLIC TELEVISION WYES’ Weekly Arts & Entertainment Program Remembers Three Decades WYES-TV’s weekly arts and entertainment program STEPPIN’ OUT celebrates 30 years. And what better way to toast the anniversary than to reflect on the three decades of New Orleans’ cultural scene on A STEPPIN’ OUT SPECIAL: 30 YEARS…

GEAUX BLUE NOLA DAY SEPTEMBER 7th
GEAUX BLUE NOLA DAY SEPTEMBER 7th
/ August 27, 2016 0 COMMENTS

Wednesday, September 7th – “Geaux Blue NOLA Day” September 7th has been declared to be Geaux Blue NOLA Day by the New Orleans City Council and encourages everyone who lives, works, and plays in New Orleans to wear blue all day, and to adorn their homes and businesses with the color blue to demonstrate our…

GREENWAY SOIREE OCTOBER 7
GREENWAY SOIREE OCTOBER 7
/ August 27, 2016 0 COMMENTS

Friends of Lafitte Greenway hosts the Greenway Soirée, an elegant evening of dining, dancing, and drinks to support New Orleans’ newest green space. CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS Musical Entertainment James Singleton & Friends  |  DJ Fayard Host Committee Ethan Ashley| Vaughn Fauria| Sonya Jarvis| Margaret Orr| Cleveland Spears| Vincent Sylvain Participating Restaurants – More to…

THE CRAVING FOR PUBLIC SQUARES
THE CRAVING FOR PUBLIC SQUARES
/ August 27, 2016 0 COMMENTS

sent in by Keith Hardie Here is an essay by Michael Kimmelman about the importance of public squares from the April, 2016 issue of the New York Review of Books. A good read, and something urban planners should keep in mind: every neighborhood should have a public square, now more than ever. Building a great…

AMAZING DONATIONS TO MAKE RIGHT NOW
AMAZING DONATIONS TO MAKE RIGHT NOW
/ August 16, 2016 0 COMMENTS

  To leave the world a bit better… to know that even one life has breathed easier because you have lived – that is to have succeeded -Ralph Waldo Emerson *** Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser’s office said it has reached out to each affected parish to determine individual needs. Any group or organization that plans…

PIKACHU IN THE PARK
PIKACHU IN THE PARK
/ August 10, 2016 0 COMMENTS

The character Pikachu was seen in Fortier Park this morning. A character of a different kind was seen sleeping nearby. PIKACHU IN THE PARK! Pikachu (Japanese: ピカチュウ?) are a species of Pokémon, fictional creatures that appear in an assortment of video games, animated television shows and movies, trading card games, and comic books licensed by…

Help Feed New Orleanians – Buy Capstone Honey at Terranova’s
Help Feed New Orleanians – Buy Capstone Honey at Terranova’s
/ August 4, 2016 0 COMMENTS

HELP FEED NEW ORLEANIANS CAPSTONE is a non-profit in the Lower 9th Ward. Capstone is a small non profit that has taken previously blighted or vacant lots in the Lower Ninth Ward and developed them into productive gardens and orchards. Located in part of a food desert, Capstone grows and provides food at no cost…

Faubourg St. John Discusses Short Term Rentals
Faubourg St. John Discusses Short Term Rentals
/ August 2, 2016 0 COMMENTS

The City Council is voting on short term rentals on October 6th. Write to them and tell them you want to keep neighbors in your neighborhood.   shead@nola.gov jasonwilliams@nola.gov sgguidry@nola.gov lcantrell@nola.gov districtc@nola.gov councildistrictd@nola.gov jagray@nola.gov *** ***   YOU BETTER PAY ATTENTION OR YOU’LL PAY A WHOLE LOT MORE   Short term rentals drive up rents….

WHEN WILL THE PUBLIC DEMAND THAT OPEN SPACE BE LEFT OPEN?
WHEN WILL THE PUBLIC DEMAND THAT OPEN SPACE BE LEFT OPEN?
/ July 29, 2016 0 COMMENTS

DEMAND THAT OPEN SPACE BE LEFT OPEN by Keith Hardie, Jr. 70% of those who use public parks use them for passive purposes. But municipalities too often look at parks as vacant unused land that needs to be developed and programmed. Our own master plan warns against this kind of thinking: “Cities that give up…

NOMA FRIDAY NIGHTS
NOMA FRIDAY NIGHTS
/ July 29, 2016 0 COMMENTS

Friday Nights at NOMA: Music by The Roamin’ Jasmine July 29 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM This Friday night at NOMA, check out a cooking demonstration in Cafe NOMA, live music by The Roamin’ Jasmine, and a film screening on designers Ray and Charles Eames, whose work is featured in the current exhibition The…

ONLY 300 TICKETS AVAILABLE – HOLY ROSARY RAFFLE
ONLY 300 TICKETS AVAILABLE – HOLY ROSARY RAFFLE
/ July 26, 2016 0 COMMENTS

ONLY 300 TICKETS AVAILABLE – HOLY ROSARY RAFFLE $10,000 HOLY ROSARY PARISH FUNDRAISER RAFFLE Only 300 tickets will be sold. Tickets are $100.00 each and are available at the Parish Office, Monday-Friday, 9am-2pm. Or, mail your check, made payable to “Our Lady of the Rosary”, to the Parish Office: Our Lady of the Holy Rosary…

Faubourg St. John Neighbor Making a Difference
Faubourg St. John Neighbor Making a Difference
/ July 23, 2016 0 COMMENTS

Congratulations to Faubourg St. John neighbor Oliver Wise for working every day to make city government more efficient for the residents of New Orleans • Innovation: Launched the City of New Orleans’ first performance management and data analytics office with the mission to use data to set goals, track performance, and drive results across City…

NEW ORLEANS POLICE OFFICERS ARE PART OF OUR COMMUNITY
NEW ORLEANS POLICE OFFICERS ARE PART OF OUR COMMUNITY
/ July 23, 2016 0 COMMENTS

Ronnie Brink, Jim Danner, and Linda Landesberg represented the Faubourg St. John Neighborhood Association at the “Carwash for Cops”.   New Orleans Police Officers are part of our community and risk their lives every day to keep us safe. They deserve our support. Many thanks to Diaz Markets, Rouses Markets and the countless New Orleans…

Bayou St. John Cutter Sails Through Grass
Bayou St. John Cutter Sails Through Grass
/ July 21, 2016 0 COMMENTS

post and photos by Charlie London This morning at 8 a.m, on July 21, 2016, weather reports indicated it “felt like” 103 degrees at 8 in the morning!   The high temperature didn’t keep the Orleans Levee Board from keeping the grass trimmed along the banks of Bayou St. John.   Many thanks to the Orleans Levee…