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Savor the Flavor of Faubourg St. John

Savor the Flavor of Faubourg St. John

artwork by Jane Hill Sometimes, it’s important to simply enjoy what you’ve got. “I ARISE IN THE MORNING TORN between a desire to improve (or save) the world and a desire to enjoy (or savor) the world,” wrote the essayist E.B. White, “This makes it hard to plan the day.” Ah, that’s the dilemma. You live in a nice place. But it could be nicer—if only the park were fixed up or the traffic slowed down, if the … 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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Trees on the Bayou

Trees on the Bayou

by Conrad Abadie I am pro-tree plantings along Bayou St. John. But, that does not mean that the neighbors fronting the bayou should not have some say. I encourage them to notice that the lower bayou, from Mirabeau to the lake, has trees. It also has more animal life. One of the contributing factors, is the trees. There are migratory and native birds that find roosting spaces. You will see … Read entire article »

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Vino on the Bayou

Vino on the Bayou

Vino on the Bayou presented by IBERIABANK Friday, June 20, 2014 – 5:30pm 1440 Moss St New Orleans, LA 70119 http://louisianalandmarks.org Learn about James Pitot in the link: http://fsjna.org/2011/12/james-pitot-and-the-lafitte-corridor/ … 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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The Bayou Boogaloo: What is it good for?

The Bayou Boogaloo:  What is it good for?

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 rebuilding their lives and their houses after “the storm”.   The Bayou Boogaloo was a welcome respite from the daily grind.   It provided much … Read entire article »

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2014 Bayou Boogaloo Poster

2014 Bayou Boogaloo Poster

click on the poster for a larger view Buy the 2014 Bayou Boogaloo poster by visiting the link–>  http://thebayouboogaloo.com/shop The 2014 Bayou Boogaloo Commemorative Poster by artist Jacques Soulas is a Gouache on Paper depiction of a typical day at the Bayou Boogaloo.  Seen from the perspective of bicycle riders approaching the festival, the 2014 poster celebrates the relaxed, natural and activity rich environment of Bayou St. John. The pastoral image is faithfully reproduced as a SilkScreen Print.  The … Read entire article »

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Bayou Boogaloo Art Market

Bayou Boogaloo Art Market

Get a preview of the 2014 ART MARKET at THE BAYOU BOOGALOO… CLICK HERE FOR A PREVIEW OF THE 2014 ART MARKET at THE BAYOU BOOGALOO! Please be patient. It takes a minute to load up but is worth the wait! The bands at the BAYOU BOOGALOO will definitely grab your attention. Check out some great art there too… May 16-18 For the 9th consecutive year, The MotherShip Foundation is pleased to present the Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo Festival … Read entire article »

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Bayou Boogaloo Music Lineup Released

Bayou Boogaloo Music Lineup Released

Friday May 16, 2014 Big Freedia * Nigel Hall & The Congregation * King James & The Special Men * One Love Brass Band * Bert Wills http://www.bigfreedia.com/ *** Saturday May 17, 2014 Eric Lindell * The Iguanas * Ed Volker & Trio Mollusc, * Sweet Crude * Waylon Thibodeaux * Tank & The Bangas * Daria & The Hip Drops * Vox & The Hound * Big Chief Juan Pardo & Golden Commanche Mardi Gras Indians, * Jamie … 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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Inspiration Bayou

Inspiration Bayou

photo by Charlie London This man, who did not want to be identified, was out enjoying today’s beautiful weather while gathering inspiration from the bayou. Camelias are blooming throughout the city. This shot was caught on Grand Route Saint John. photo by Charlie London This artist, who consented to having their photo taken but wished to remain anonymous, took advantage of the beautiful weather today to paint Faubourg St. John in a beautiful light. … Read entire article »

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Artist Paints Bucolic Scene

Artist Paints Bucolic Scene

photo by Charlie London This artist, who consented to having their photo taken but wished to remain anonymous, took advantage of the beautiful weather today to paint Faubourg St. John in a beautiful light. … Read entire article »

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Levee Board Gets Bayou High

Levee Board Gets Bayou High

photo and info by Charlie London Today, the Orleans Levee Board opened the main gate on Bayou St. John at Lake Ponchartrain.   This was done to raise the level of the bayou which was a few inches too low.    The gate stayed open a bit longer than it should have causing the level of the bayou to get much higher than usual causing concern for some residents.    The drain at the other end of the bayou … Read entire article »

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Neighborhood Meeting Monday, February 10th

Neighborhood Meeting Monday, February 10th

New Orleans Councilmember Susan Guidry thanked everyone for the opportunity to serve for 4 more years as Councilperson for District A. *** Scott Evans of Mathes Brierre Architects presented plans for the new Deutsches Haus facility at 1700 Moss. The project is likely to be completed in 2016. *** FSJNA EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING Monday, February 10, 2014 I. Call to Order by Greg Jeanfreau at 7:05pm II. Roll Call – a sign in sheet is on file was provided in lieu of, and … Read entire article »

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Volleyball Saturday

Volleyball Saturday

by Peter Hickman Noon Tourney 1/11/14 Mid City Volleyball Group will run an adult speed tournament at noon this Saturday.  We’ll be at our usual place along Bayou St John across the street from the Mid-City post office.  This week will be a draw tournament with two divisions based on skill level.  The tourney will most likely be co-ed, but we will always consider running a separate women’s division if the ladies are insistent.  The photo above … Read entire article »

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The Esplanade at City Park

The Esplanade at City Park

by Katherine Sayre, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune The Esplanade at City Park, a landmark apartment building overlooking Bayou St. John, recently sold to a Florida investment firm for $53.5 million. Financing for the deal was announced this week by real estate finance group Walker & Dunlop, a national firm with a New Orleans office. Priderock Capital Partners, based in West Palm Beach, bought the 1970s-era, seven-story building in a sale that closed Nov. 12, according to Orleans … Read entire article »

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When strangers start acting like neighbors… communities are reinvigorated.

When strangers start acting like neighbors… communities are reinvigorated.

Faubourg St. John Neighborhood Association General and Board Meetings Fair Grounds Black & Gold Room December 10, 2013  Councilwoman Susan Guidry was our first guest to speak.  She spoke of the Lafitte Greenway bids that were opened today and that the City Council moved an additional $1M to the project for lighting and other items.  Construction should begin next year.  She explained the enforcement procedure. The bike symbols for Esplanade Avenue should be installed by the end of the … Read entire article »

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Morning Has Broken

Morning Has Broken

Jimmy Fahrenholtz catches yet another stunning display of nature while out on his bicycle. article below by Michael Graham Richard Where bikes are like water to a fish Here’s another great short film by our friend Clarence Eckerson. He already blew my mind with his recent film on Groningen in the Netherlands, and now he’s doing it again with one of the best videos on Amsterdam’s past and present bike culture that I’ve ever seen (and the others … Read entire article »

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Historic Preservation Excellence

Historic Preservation Excellence

Louisiana Landmarks Society Awards for Excellence in Historic Preservation LLS announces the inaugural Louisiana Landmarks Society Awards for Excellence in Historic Preservation. These awards will honor projects completed in Orleans Parish (outside of the French Quarter) in 2012 or 2013 that represent outstanding examples of restoration or rehabilitation of historic buildings, as well as new construction in a historic district.Nominations for the 2014 Awards may be submitted from individuals, companies, or organizations. Nominations should be submitted via … Read entire article »

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