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Celebrate Terra Madre Day December 10th

Celebrate Terra Madre Day December 10th

Wednesday, December 10 at 6:00pm at the Southern Food and Beverage Museum in New Orleans. Faubourg St. John neighbor Gary Granata and associates of Slow Food New Orleans will celebrate Terra Madre Day by telling stories and experiences from a recent trip to Italy for the international convening of Salone del Gusto e Terra Madre. Please come out and celebrate this day of “Mother Earth”, hear stories and learn what Slow Food New Orleans has planned … 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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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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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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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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NOCCA in Mid-City

NOCCA in Mid-City

NOCCA COMES TO MID CITY THEATRE TONIGHT… The New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA) Musical Theatre Department is moving to Mid City Theatre for their production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. This delightful show follows a group of students as they compete for the spelling bee title, learn some unexpected lessons, and even grow up a little along the way.   Joining the student cast will be local actors Amy Alvarez as Rona Peretti, … Read entire article »

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