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GiveNOLA DAY MAY 6th

GiveNOLA DAY MAY 6th

More details at http://givenola.org/ What is GiveNOLA Day? Hosted on Tuesday, May 6th by the Greater New Orleans Foundation, GiveNOLA Day is the community’s first one-day, online giving event to inspire people to give generously to nonprofit organizations who make our region a stronger and thriving community for all. It’s our day to come together as one! Every dollar donated from midnight to midnight on May 6th will be increased with additional “lagniappe” dollars provided by the … Read entire article »

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Saturday Volleyball

Saturday Volleyball

Gender-specific tourney This Saturday we will separate the ladies from the gentlemen for the noon tournament along Bayou St John.  The tournament will start at noon but please arrive early so we can seed teams appropriately.  Women will play on a women’s height net while men will play on a men’s height net.  There might be one net of reverse co-ed if we don’t have enough women to completely fill a women’s net.  More information about … Read entire article »

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Hop on Over to Santa Fe for Easter

Hop on Over to Santa Fe for Easter

Dear friends, This year is going by so fast….. This Sunday April 20th we’ll be having a special Easter brunch accompanied by our favourite Brazilian musician/ composer Ricardo Crespo. Jazz Fest descends upon us on April 25 this year and we’ll be celebrating 5 de Mayo on Monday May 5th with festive live Latin jazz provided by Brent Rose and friends. We will take a short 2 day break after Jazz Fest and 5 de Mayo to catch … Read entire article »

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Pat Wingerter Remembered

Pat Wingerter Remembered

sent in by Robert Thompson Long time FSJ residents may remember the True Brew Coffeehouse on Ponce deLeon, before Fair Grinds. It was conceived and built by two people, Pat Wingerter and Denise Austin, who ran and operated the shop for a number of years. Pat died this weekend after a battle with cancer, a struggle he had several times before fought and won. I will remember him as a visionary (really forsaw the modern coffeehouse … Read entire article »

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Safety is a Train of Thought

Safety is a Train of Thought

For more than 20 years, CN employees at all levels of the company, as well as retirees, have been promoting rail safety at highway crossings and discouraging trespassing on or near railroad property. Help us put an end to accidents. Learn the safety rules. Click on any graphic in this post for more information. Take the time to stop-look-listen and use caution at all railroad crossings. Be prepared to stop and obey the signals at rairoad … Read entire article »

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GOOD EGGS

GOOD EGGS

New Orleans Market | Good Eggs www.goodeggs.com/nola Good Eggs brings farm-fresh groceries right to your door! Order online from the best local farmers & foodmakers, and your groceries are picked and prepped to order. If you’re in New Orleans, we’re piloting marketplaces and deliveries. 1. You shop direct Order from your local farmers & foodmakers on Good Eggs Order exactly what you want–no commitments or surprises See who grew or made your food and buy direct from them Never forget the eggs again–subscribe to items … Read entire article »

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Ride Your Bike to Jazz Fest

Ride Your Bike to Jazz Fest

Description of Jazz Fest by Dan Rabin The annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, or simply Jazz Fest, is a massive springtime music and cultural festival that takes place over two consecutive weekends in late April and early May. Many music lovers of all ilk consider it the country’s premier music festival and return year after year. Others have called it the best party in America. The name Jazz Fest is somewhat misleading, as jazz is … Read entire article »

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7 pm MEETING on MONDAY, April 14th

7 pm MEETING on MONDAY, April 14th

Faubourg St. John Neighborhood Association Board Meeting Monday, April 14, 2014 at 7 p.m. in the cafeteria at Morris Jeff Elementary 1368 Moss Street New Orleans, LA … Read entire article »

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What Gets Measured Gets Managed

What Gets Measured Gets Managed

City releases year-end ResultsNOLA performance report featuring citywide outcomes On March 21, the City released its 2013 year-end ResultsNOLA performance report.  For the past three years, the quarterly reports have focused on the direct results of City government operations, primarily with measures of timeliness, such as fire department response times, and outputs, such as potholes filled.  However, the year-end report shifts focus to the big picture, end results that the City hopes to achieve, for example, … Read entire article »

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JAZZ FEST PARKING

JAZZ FEST PARKING

Jazz Fest will be here soon! For more information: http://www.nojazzfest.com/ Parking enforcement personnel will be monitoring illegal parking, including blocking hydrants, driveways and sidewalks, or parking within 20 feet of a crosswalk, intersection or stop signs. Motorists are also reminded to park in the direction of travel on one-way streets, and with the right wheel to the curb on two-way streets. JAZZ FEST PARKING SECRET IN THE LINK BELOW: http://fsjna.org/2013/04/park-at-the-haus-for-jazz-fest/ The Jazz Fest Neighborhood Action Telephone Line is set … Read entire article »

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Stallings Playground Gets Boosters

Stallings Playground Gets Boosters

  Stallings Gentilly Playground Booster Club 2700 Lapeyrouse Street |PO Box 820396 |  New Orleans, LA 70182  | 504.434.2197 PRESIDENT Kendra Crawford  |  VICE PRESIDENT Corey Dowden TREASURER Dyan French | SECRETARY Glenda Cannon   Stallings Gentilly Playground Booster Club was organized this year in order to meet the funding and financial challenges of operating and maintaining cultural, sports and other programs for the youth of the community.   The Stallings Gentilly Playground Booster Club has a board of resourceful officers and members … Read entire article »

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Lyndon Saia Saves Neighborhood Treasure

Lyndon Saia Saves Neighborhood Treasure

http://www.theneworleansadvocate.com/news/8810399-171/lyndon-saia-painstakingly-restores-old By Mimi Read | Special to The Advocate As personality types go, the well-heeled bon vivant and the pious preservationist would seem to have little overlap. The guy intent on living with a state-of-the-art surround sound system and an outdoor spa big enough to hold 20 friends is generally not the same sort of person who purchases a dilapidated historic house as fragile as a Ming vase. But Lyndon Saia is the exception to that rule. He … Read entire article »

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FOOT STOMPIN BOOT SLAPPIN GOOD TIME

FOOT STOMPIN BOOT SLAPPIN GOOD TIME

Hootenanny Barn Dance Benefit Put on your dancing shoes to support teens growing food for New Orleans! Tickets on sale now! Thursday, April 17, 7-10pm at The Grow Dat Youth FarmYou can support the young adults who food for New Orleans on our farm by joining us for the Grow Dat Hootenanny. Proceeds from this barn dance benefit will help us employ 40 teenagers to grow 10,000 pounds of food this year! What:  Hootenanny featuring Bruce ‘Sunpie’ Barnes & the Louisiana Sunspots and … Read entire article »

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NOLA BIKE TO WORK DAY

NOLA BIKE TO WORK DAY

NOLA Bike to Work Day is Tuesday, April 8th.  Participate in the day’s free events by registering here, ( register and you might win a free bike!) .   Show your support for safe, fun, easy bicycling in New Orleans!   As part of the day’s events, there will be neighborhood group rides meeting at different locations around town. The MidCity Neighborhood Ride will meet at Bayou St. John and Orleans Ave at 7 am for free PJs coffee before riding … Read entire article »

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Association Offers to Help with Crime Cameras

Association Offers to Help with Crime Cameras

He who does not prevent a crime when he can, encourages it. ~Lucius Annaeus Seneca Dear neighbors, The Faubourg St. John Neighborhood Association would like to inform you that our Board of Directors recently voted unanimously to provide $3,500 to begin a neighborhood crime camera program for our community. Our goal is to have a minimum of 50 of these cameras operating in Faubourg St. John. I would also like to encourage neighbors and businesses interested in expanding … Read entire article »

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