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Faubourg St. John Keeps the Holiday Bright
Faubourg St. John Keeps the Holiday Bright
/ December 26, 2014 0 COMMENTS

by Charlie London A home on Ponce de Leon in Faubourg St. John. Christmas night, I took a long stroll around Faubourg St. John taking random photos of lights neighbors had put up for the holiday. What was going to be a thirty minute walk turned into a four hour hike. While I did get…

Savor the Flavor of Faubourg St. John
Savor the Flavor of Faubourg St. John
/ October 28, 2014 0 COMMENTS

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…

Under the Dome November 8th
Under the Dome November 8th
/ September 25, 2014 0 COMMENTS

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….

Trees on the Bayou
Trees on the Bayou
/ July 19, 2014 0 COMMENTS

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…

Vino on the Bayou
Vino on the Bayou
/ June 1, 2014 0 COMMENTS

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/

Bodacious Boogaloo
Bodacious Boogaloo
/ May 18, 2014 0 COMMENTS

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,…

The Bayou Boogaloo:  What is it good for?
The Bayou Boogaloo: What is it good for?
/ May 12, 2014 0 COMMENTS

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…

2014 Bayou Boogaloo Poster
2014 Bayou Boogaloo Poster
/ May 10, 2014 0 COMMENTS

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…

Bayou Boogaloo Art Market
Bayou Boogaloo Art Market
/ March 28, 2014 0 COMMENTS

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…

Bayou Boogaloo Music Lineup Released
Bayou Boogaloo Music Lineup Released
/ March 27, 2014 0 COMMENTS

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…

MEETING HELD March 11, 2014
MEETING HELD March 11, 2014
/ March 1, 2014 0 COMMENTS

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…

Inspiration Bayou
Inspiration Bayou
/ February 21, 2014 0 COMMENTS

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…

Artist Paints Bucolic Scene
Artist Paints Bucolic Scene
/ February 20, 2014 0 COMMENTS

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.

Levee Board Gets Bayou High
Levee Board Gets Bayou High
/ February 19, 2014 0 COMMENTS

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…