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Post Office Locator

Post Office Locator

Everybody in Faubourg St. John knows where the Mid-City Post Office is, right? Probably. But, do you know where the Post Office is in Uptown, the Bywater, Marigny or New Orleans East? Need to talk to someone in Laramie, Wyoming or anywhere else in the United States about a package? Then click on over to PostOfficeLocators.com. PostOfficeLocators.com is the most accurate and up to date listing of every single post office in the United States. Locate your … Read entire article »

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Grillmaster Extradinaire

Grillmaster Extradinaire

Marlon and his wife Thais joined us for the Saints game today. Marlon offered to bring his grill and cook chicken and sausage for everyone. It wasn’t just good, it was awesome! If you ever get the chance to eat anything cooked by Marlon, don’t even think about passing it up. It’s that good. Marlon grew up in Philadelphia and has been grilling since he was a boy. Marlon would sometimes take his … Read entire article »

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Serious About Flood Prevention

Serious About Flood Prevention

A few minutes cleaning the storm drains near you can make a tremendous difference in the amount of water in the street during rain events. If you think the City of New Orleans is going to clean the catch basin in front of your home please rethink that plan. If you don’t clean the catch basin in front of your home it is you who will suffer the consequences. Please consider cleaning the catch basins in … Read entire article »

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New Marshland Created

New Marshland Created

The Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation has recently completed construction on a wetland creation project at the mouth of Bayou St. John.  Over half an acre of marsh has been created and planted using dredge spoil from the channel dredging project for the Bayou St. John sector gates.  The wetland is now thriving with numerous fish and birds spotted within the lush plants. The Lake Ponchartrain Basin Foundation is holding a formal dedication of the wetland … Read entire article »

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Wham Dance Starts in Faubourg St. John

Wham Dance Starts in Faubourg St. John

In the video below, a view of the corner of North White and Dumaine in Faubourg St. John starts out the music video. … Read entire article »

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Stuck on Voodoo

Stuck on Voodoo

Click the BUY NOW button Howdy Neighbor! You know that Voodoo on the Bayou is the party you can bring a party to. Why not share the goodness that is Voodoo on the Bayou with your friends? Tell them to go to http://fsjna.org where the post about Voodoo on the Bayou is pinned to the top of the page. And, of course, there is the way cool mention of Voodoo on the Bayou in the header at http://fsjna.org Need tickets? … Read entire article »

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Party with the Wolfman October 25th

Party with the Wolfman October 25th

Click the play icon below to listen to Walter “Wolfman” Washington Click the BUY NOW button   Click the play icon below to listen to Walter “Wolfman” Washington Walter “Wolfman” Washington will play at the 25th Anniversary of Voodoo on the Bayou on Saturday, October 25th, 2014. Join us at the Pitot House at 1440 Moss. article below adapted from an article by Roberta Grove. For the past 24 years, the Faubourg St. John Neighborhood Association has produced one of its … Read entire article »

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Fair Grounds FOR SALE

Fair Grounds FOR SALE

Please visit the link below for the rest of the story in THE ADVOCATE: http://theadvocate.com/home/10255911-125/churchill-downs-inc-seeking-to Three months after the Fair Grounds’ parent company promised to make significant upgrades to the venerable Gentilly race track, it has put the track up for sale. Multiple sources familiar with the situation said Friday that Churchill Downs Inc., which has owned the Fair Grounds plus its 11 off-track betting facilities since 2004, has enlisted JPMorgan Chase to solicit requests for proposals from … Read entire article »

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Stay Away and Be Ok

Stay Away and Be Ok

Here is a question you should ask yourself, your family and friends: Is okay to walk across your neighbor’s front yard without their permission? Most responsible adults are going to answer, “Of course not.” As a follow-up question, ask if it’s okay, or if it’s “a problem” for uninvited guests to walk on or across railroad property without permission. Unfortunately, most members of our society don’t see railroad trespassing as a problem even though railroad rights-of-way constitute … Read entire article »

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Fresh Food from the Farm on Thursdays

Fresh Food from the Farm on Thursdays

The Thursday Market runs year-round from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. each Thursday at Orleans Avenue and Bayou St. John, in the parking lot of the American Can Apartments. Directions and Parking Tips: The Thursday Market is located at Orleans Avenue and Bayou St. John. There’s a considerable amount of parking in the area. Please park legally. From I-10 Westbound: Take Exit 235A for Orleans Avenue towards Vieux Carre. Turn right onto Orleans Avenue and drive 1.5 miles. Cross … Read entire article »

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Low Power FM in Faubourg St. John

Low Power FM in Faubourg St. John

by Charlie London At last night’s meeting at the Fair Grounds, it was announced that a low power FM station will be located in Faubourg St. John at 1138 North Dupre. During daytime hours, a small staff of volunteers and programming technicians will be in the North Dupre office. During the evening hours, the station will switch from talk radio to local music. This programming will be transmitted via software operations from a home computer or … Read entire article »

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Learn More About the Lafitte Greenway Oct 4th

Learn More About the Lafitte Greenway Oct 4th

Friends of Lafitte Corridor is hosting a community awareness expo highlighting the Lafitte Greenway and Corridor on Saturday, October 4, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Carver Theater, 2101 Orleans Ave., New Orleans, LA 70116. The Greenway Expo is made possible with a grant from Neighborhood Capacity Building Initiative (NCBI) with thanks to City of New Orleans Neighborhood Engagement Office. Admission is free of charge. The Greenway Expo will feature community musical and cultural … Read entire article »

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Thanks Tommy!

Thanks Tommy!

photo courtesy http://cvunola.org Artist Lindsey Postaski works on her artwork on the utility box on the neutral ground at Orleans and Moss. This art was made possible by neighbor Tommy Crane who donated $1,000 to make this happen here and on the utility box at Banks and Jeff Davis. Thanks Tommy! *** Click on the photos below by Charlie London for a larger view. … Read entire article »

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CRIMESTOPPERS

CRIMESTOPPERS

Blues Night to benefit Crimestoppers September 11th at House of Blues – 7:30pm – 10:30pm Spend an evening with Grammy Award Winning and Nominated Artists as they say “Stop the Violence” by supporting Crimestoppers. Bobby Rush, Dexter Allen, Irvin Mayfield, Allen Toussaint, Matt Lemmler, Ronald Markham, Rockin’ Dopsie, Blinddog Smokin’, James Andrews, Bruce “Sunpie” Barnes,  Charmaine Neville, David Batiste-Fathers and Sons of the New Millennium & more to come… Delicious Food and Open Bar Advance Individual Tickets are … Read entire article »

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Sellabration September 13th

Sellabration September 13th

Great Neighborhood SELLabration Saturday, Sept. 13 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. At PRC 923 Tchoupitoulas St. (in the Warehouse District) GoogleMap Click here for Media Alert The Great Neighborhood SELLabration is an annual homebuyer fair that promotes homeownership in historic New Orleans neighborhoods by providing prospective homebuyers with the tools they need to find, purchase, and renovate a historic home. If you are ready to learn how you can own your own historic New Orleans home, join us at SELLabration to begin your … Read entire article »

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Comiskey Park to Host Mid-City Art Market Sept 20th

Comiskey Park to Host Mid-City Art Market Sept 20th

by Charlie London | photos supplied by Mid City Art Market Comiskey Park is located on Jefferson Davis Parkway near Tulane Avenue. On Saturday, September 20th, Comiskey Park will host all manner of artistic endeavors when the Mid City Art Market begins at NOON and runs until 5 p.m. at 600 South Jefferson Davis Parkway at D’Hemecourt. Not only will there be art and sculpture but, the creative juices will also be flowing from the food trucks … Read entire article »

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Refreshed Liberty’s Kitchen Opens Tuesday

Refreshed Liberty’s Kitchen Opens Tuesday

Liberty’s Kitchen at the ReFresh Project GRAND reOPENING Join Liberty’s Kitchen to celebrate our expansion to the ReFresh Project! FOOD, FUN, & FESTIVITIES Tuesday, August 26 at 9:00 am at our new ReFresh home 300 North Broad Street  Light refreshments and guided tours following the opening celebration. After a six month construction process, Liberty’s Kitchen has reopened to the public at its new 10,000 square foot location in the ReFresh Project, a “fresh food hub” anchored by Whole Foods Market at 300 … Read entire article »

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Tivoli Amusement Park

Tivoli Amusement Park

1850 lithograph by Xavier Magny Tivoli Garden, a commercial ‘pleasure garden’ along the Carondelet Canal pictured in the 1850s, was ‘thickly planted with choice trees and shrubbery beneath which were benches and tables, and amid which were latticed bowers and arbors,’ according to the New Orleans Picayune of Oct. 30, 1849. ‘There were buildings for barrooms, ice cream cakes, coffee, etc. … Musicians poured forth German waltzes, to which couples danced for a half dime each ten … Read entire article »

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