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Party Saturday at Mile 4

Party Saturday at Mile 4

Photos by Charlie London Expect a spectacle at Esplanade and Mystery. Look for TEAM HUMANA at MILE 4 sometime after 10 a.m. with Faubourg St. John‘s own Bonnie Lee downing jello shots along the route. Party with your neighbors at Esplanade and Mystery this Saturday from 10 a.m. until we all fall down. The Easter Bunny has been known to make surprise appearances during the Crescent City Classic. He usually shows up in the 3000 block … Read entire article »

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Preservation Resource Center

Preservation Resource Center

  First-Time Renovator Training, Part 2:  Renovate Right Save the Dates for PRC’s Upcoming Events First-Time Renovator Training, Part 2:  Renovate Right This training includes three sessions: Tuesday, April 15 · 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, April 22 · 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, April 29 · 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. At PRC, 923 Tchoupitoulas St. $50 for PRC members / $65 for non-members Ready to tackle your first renovation? Renovating “right” can be difficult, but rewarding. First-time renovators need more than just basic homebuyer training to protect themselves … Read entire article »

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PARKING SECRET FOR JAZZ FEST

PARKING SECRET FOR JAZZ FEST

  Park at 1700 Moss just off Esplanade. Short walk to Jazz Fest. Parking hours 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. 30 dollars per car. Sorry, no in and out.   _____________________________________________________ Jazzfest Parking at 1700 Moss Street (Next to The Esplanade at City Park apartments on Bayou St John) Cost: $30 per car or pickup per day Dates: Apr 25, 26, 27 and May 1, 2, 3, 4, 2014 Gate Hours: 10am-8:30pm  Gates locked at 8:30pm No Overnight Parking Fenced Lighted Attended Self-Park Port-O-Let No blocking Keep your keys Wide parking slots Served by Pedicabs Credit cards accepted No 3-hour … Read entire article »

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Neighborhood Hangout Opens 2nd Location

Neighborhood Hangout Opens 2nd Location

Your friendly, neighborhood, Faubourg St. John lounge has expanded to a second location on Metairie Road. Martine’s is located at 2347 Metairie Road, Metairie, LA 70001. Martine’s prides itself on excellent bartenders, FREE popcorn & bar snacks, awesome COCKTAILS, cold beer, happy hour until 7 pm, a juke box, pool table and clean restrooms. Martine’s is directly across from the public library between Bonnabel & Labarre. Martine’s is a bar that’s been … Read entire article »

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MEETING HELD March 11, 2014

MEETING HELD March 11, 2014

Posted on Faubourg St. John on Facebook during the meeting. Review of Project Nola crime cameras by Algiers Neighborhood rep happening now at FSJNA’s quarterly meeting in the Black Gold room at the Fair Grounds. *** Awesome cookies and soft drinks, bottled water too provided by the Fair Grounds at the FSJNA meeting happening now in the Black Gold room at the Fair Grounds. *** Vince Booth is talking about Jazz Fest at tonight’s FSJNA meeting happening now in the … Read entire article »

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DUES DUE

DUES DUE

2014 FSJNA membership form Click HERE to print a membership application for you and your neighbor.   Enter dues amount $10 for individual or $15 family.   or mail the application below to P.O. Box 19101 | New Orleans, LA | 70179 video by Charlie London … Read entire article »

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Camelias Arrive

Camelias Arrive

photos by Charlie London The first camelias arrived today. Lots of buds indicate many more soon. Seen in Faubourg St John on Grand Route Saint John. … Read entire article »

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Lafitte Greenway Gazette

Lafitte Greenway Gazette

  A Contractor for Christmas: Lafitte Greenway Timeline  By Sophie Harris, FOLC Program Director, sharris@folc-nola.org The city posted the Lafitte Greenway bid documents on November 7th. Contractors are preparing their bids for the December 10th bid opening date. If all goes well, the contractor will be selected in mid-December and start construction the last week of January, 2014. The public will have an opportunity to discuss the construction process with the contractor at a public meeting in January; this meeting is not yet scheduled. We expect to be out walking, biking, and riding … Read entire article »

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No One Likes Atlanta

November 21, 2013 at 7:25 pm … Read entire article »

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FAMILY DAY at NOMA

FAMILY DAY at NOMA

Join the fun on Nov. 16 for NOMA’s Family Day.  There is an exciting schedule of activities for everyone:   11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.: StoryQuest 12-2 p.m.: Local photographer Bruce Schultz will demonstrate the process of tintype photography 12-3 p.m.: Music by Bruce Daigrepont 12-3 p.m.: Visitors can take a picture in our photo booth, and receive a copy to take home with them! 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.: Story telling, music, & flint knapping demonstrations by Grayhawk Perkins 11 a.m.-3 p.m.: Art on the Spot: art … Read entire article »

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Ian McNulty Highlights Lola’s

Ian McNulty Highlights Lola’s

Old favorite endears Mid-City stalwart Lola’s, while new specials sharpen its edge By ian mcnulty imcnulty@theadvocate.com Lola’s Restaurant 3312 Esplanade Ave., (504) 488-6946; lolasneworleans.com Dinner nightly As always, when you walk up to Lola’s you find the podium out front supplied with a waiting list, a communal can of bug spray and a sheaf of plastic wine cups to accommodate pre-dinner drinks. Inside the Faubourg St. John restaurant, flames leap high from the open kitchen as stock hits hot iron paella pans and … Read entire article »

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THE ORIGINAL VOODOO ON THE BAYOU

THE ORIGINAL VOODOO ON THE BAYOU

VOODOO ON THE BAYOU by Tom Fitzmorris Long before the Voodoo Festival in City Park took over the Halloween weekend, the Faubourg St John Neighborhood Association held its annual fundraising party–also Halloween weekend, also with a voodoo theme, also near City Park. Instead of loud music, however, the theme is food. (Although there’s music, too.) The location is right: The Pitot House, one of the city’s oldest houses, on Bayou St. John in the bend across from … Read entire article »

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JOHN MAC WINS

JOHN MAC WINS

The John McDonogh Trojans beat Ben Franklin 18-7 photos by Charlie London … Read entire article »

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Storytelling in Fortier Park Oct 17

Storytelling in Fortier Park Oct 17

Hey Creep-os, I see you lurking in the eaves, throwing shade. Well now that the sun has angled down to its autumnal ellipses, we can crawl out from the shadows and enjoy this non-maddening weather with some stories. THEME (Chosen by Engram Wilkinson, last month’s winner) “THROWN…” …under the bus | …to the wolves | …off guard | …for a loop or that time you threw a football over that mountain—you decide. WHAT  A live storytelling event with a theme. No notes—just spilling beans in front … Read entire article »

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Neighbors Rally Against Alcohol Sales by Playground

Neighbors Rally Against Alcohol Sales by Playground

MEET AT STALLINGS PLAYGROUND TONIGHT at 5 pm 1544 Gentilly Blvd at LaHarpe Street Who: Fairgrounds Triangle Neighborhood Association and concerned residents What: COMMUNITY ACTION – rally opposing the return of alcohol sales at 1544 Gentilly, less than 50 ft from Stallings Playground When: Monday October 14, 2013 – 5 – 6pm  Where: Corner of 1544 Gentilly Blvd at LaHarpe Why: Let’s Go Forward! – Not Back.  Save our Playground, give it back to the children! Neighbors say NO! to the return of … Read entire article »

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