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Voting is Sexy

Voting is Sexy

Scream it out, Say it out loud, Vote for the one that makes you proud!     TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4th SAMPLE BALLOT U. S. Senator (Select 1) Wayne Ables #1 Democrat “Bill” Cassidy #3 Republican Thomas Clements #4 Republican Mary L. Landrieu #5 Democrat “Rob” Maness #6 Republican Brannon Lee McMorris #7 Libertarian Vallian Senegal #8 Democrat William P. Waymire, Jr. #9 Democrat U. S. Representative 2nd Congressional District (Select 1) David Brooks #14 No Party Samuel Davenport #15 Libertarian Gary Landrieu #17 Democrat Cedric Richmond #18 Democrat Judge Civil District Court, Division D (Select … Read entire article »

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Under the Dome November 8th

Under the Dome November 8th

Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church invites you to participate in their Fall Dinner and Raffle where you might win 10,000 dollars! Only 300 tickets will be sold. Enjoy ham, turkey, sweet potatoes, dressing, green beans and desserts along with your choice of beer, wine or soft drinks which are included with your meal. Donate to a worthy cause, enjoy a great meal with your neighbors and friends and anticipate the possibility of winning that … Read entire article »

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Midnight at the Museum

Midnight at the Museum

This Friday, September 12th, the New Orleans Museum of Art will be open until midnight. … Read entire article »

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City Council Votes for Bayou St. John

City Council Votes for Bayou St. John

Ordinance to amend the City Code to prohibit the mooring or abandoning of boats along Bayou St. John for longer than 24 hours, and establishing impounding and disposal provisions, procedures, and relative fees. *** Article below by Charlie London Today the City Council took the opportunity to make Bayou St. John a better place for the citizens of New Orleans to play. Since “the storm”, use of Bayou St. John has grown exponentially. That’s a good thing. However, … Read entire article »

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Meet Tuesday Fair Grounds 6:30

Meet Tuesday Fair Grounds 6:30

The Quarterly General Membership Meeting of the Faubourg St. John Neighborhood Association will take place on Tuesday, September 9th at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is meeting at the Fair Grounds Black Gold room at 1751 Gentilly Blvd. at 6:30 p.m.   Everyone is encouraged to attend.   Guests (click on the name for more) Susan Guidry Joseph Bouie Edward Carlson Captain Scott – Fairgrounds Patrol Quality of Life Officer Committee Reports/Updates/Actions Membership Outreach Committee – Update PRC Great Neighborhood Sellebration VooDoo On The Bayou Landscape Committee – Update Treasurer’s Report Public Safety – … Read entire article »

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Protect Your Privacy

Protect Your Privacy

by Jim Lynch Around 15 million people in the U.S. experience identity theft each year with financial losses totaling over $50 billion. It’s not our imagination. The risks of being on the Internet are increasing. There are a few simple things we can and should do to protect our online privacy.   1. Secure Our Smartphones Now that we can use our phones to make credit card purchases, do online banking, email our doctors, and store lots of personal information, it’s probably … Read entire article »

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Art Market Sept 20th

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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Play Volleyball Saturday

Play Volleyball Saturday

First Frenzy tomorrow Being the first Saturday of the month, tomorrow MCVG will run its First Frenzy tournament.  That means we’ll separate into skill divisions then randomly select teams within each division for a quads “speed” tournament.  Everyone will be on a men’s height net, but there may be one or two all-female teams if that’s how the cards fall.  After the tournament, we usually stick around for pick-up games.  If the Wuttke family lemonade stand … Read entire article »

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Fix My Streets

Fix My Streets

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 Join the “Fix My Streets” Town Hall Meeting with the Mayor and New Orleans’ City Councilpersons. The Fix My Streets Nola campaign (FMS) has formally invited New Orleans’ Mayor Mitch Landrieu and all council members to address residents who are fed up with the condition of city streets. What: “Fix My Streets” Citywide Town Hall Meeting When: Tuesday, July 22 | 7:00 p.m. Where: St. Dominic’s Gymnasium (located behind St. Dominic Church at 775 Harrison Avenue) Hosted by the … Read entire article »

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Meeting Monday July 14

Meeting Monday July 14

Guests  City Council Members/Representatives  Capt. Scott NOPD – Fairgrounds Patrol  Jazz Fest Review Approval of June 2014 Executive and General Meeting Minutes Committee Updates/Actions (if any)  Membership Outreach Committee – update  Landscape Committee- update  Treasurer’s Report  Re-Bridge – update  Public Safety – update  Zoning Committee – update – Half Shell – 3101 Esplanade Ave Old Business  Stop Sign GRSJ and N. White New Business  From Floor Adjournment … Read entire article »

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Bodacious Boogaloo

Bodacious Boogaloo

photos by Charlie London The 2014 Bayou Boogaloo is one of the best ever. Perfect weather and great fun… The 2014 Bayou Boogaloo is bodacious!   http://thebayouboogaloo.com/     by Charlie London | http://fsjna.org | http://katrinafilm.com Since the beginning, the Bayou Boogaloo, held on the banks of Bayou St. John in New Orleans during May, has had a mission to give back to the community. The first Bayou Boogaloo in 2006 was a healing effort for the community. Many folks were still … Read entire article »

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Neighbor Finds Treasure

Neighbor Finds Treasure

by Richard Angelico A lady called today very upset, asking for help. She had lost a family treasure, her Grandmother’s gold and diamond ring while walking the big jogging path at City Park. She asked if I could find it with a metal detector? Sure, I said, if it’s still there and someone hasn’t found it already and sold it for scrap. So at 5:30 p.m. I met her at the Museum of Art. She told me … Read entire article »

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Meeting Monday

Meeting Monday

Faubourg St. John Neighborhood Association Board Meeting Monday, May 12, 2014 at 7 p.m. in the cafeteria at Morris Jeff Elementary 1368 Moss Street New Orleans, LA   Capt. Scott is with the New Orleans Police Department and is the manager of the Fair Grounds Patrol. He will talk about what the Fair Grounds Patrol is doing in and around Faubourg St. John. The Board will consider approval of April 2014 Executive Meeting Minutes.   The meeting will continue with updates from various committees … Read entire article »

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PARKING SECRET FOR JAZZ FEST

PARKING SECRET FOR JAZZ FEST

Deutsches Haus is a 501c3 non-profit.   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 … Read entire article »

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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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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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