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Faubourg St. John Discusses Short Term Rentals
/ August 2, 2016 0 COMMENTS

The City Council is voting on short term rentals on October 6th. Write to them and tell them you want to keep neighbors in your neighborhood.   shead@nola.gov jasonwilliams@nola.gov sgguidry@nola.gov lcantrell@nola.gov districtc@nola.gov councildistrictd@nola.gov jagray@nola.gov *** ***   YOU BETTER PAY ATTENTION OR YOU’LL PAY A WHOLE LOT MORE   Short term rentals drive up rents….

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St. John’s Eve Ceremony
/ June 21, 2016 0 COMMENTS

St John’s Eve Ceremony   Thursday, June 23 at 7 PM St. John’s Eve Ceremony on the Magnolia Bridge over Bayou St John (across from Cabrini High School on Moss St. in New Orleans) Sallie Ann Glassman and La Source Ancienne Ounfo celebrate St. John’s Eve with their annual Headwashing Ceremony (form of Vodou baptism)…

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Bodacious Boogaloo
/ May 16, 2016 0 COMMENTS

by Charlie London 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…

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Lights, Cars, and Holes
/ March 4, 2016 0 COMMENTS

If you see potholes, streetlights, abandoned vehicles, etc., please get as much info as possible. Correct addresses are very important. Make, model and license number of abandoned cars are mandatory. Each light pole has a unique number attached to it, so be sure to note that in your communications to jazzfest@fsjna.org Things that need to…

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Bayou Road Buildings Get Facade Improvements
/ December 27, 2015 0 COMMENTS

article by Danielle Del Sol | Photographs by Liz Jurey excerpt from the December, 2015 issue of Preservation in Print with permission from author The New Orleans Redevelopment Authority has awarded nearly $1 million in the past year to property and small business owners on Bayou Road to improve the facade of their building in…

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Le Marche des Fetes Tres Bon
/ November 21, 2015 0 COMMENTS

On Saturday, December 5th from 10am-4pm, visitors enjoyed shopping with over 30 artist vendors for one-of-a-kind handmade art and accessories and Mignon Faget jewelry, they met Papa Noël, enjoyed live music, purchased great books autographed by their favorite New Orleans authors, and munched on tasty local and exotic treats. The creole colonial-style Pitot House was…

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Slippin’ into darkness…
/ October 27, 2015 0 COMMENTS

Tonight, you have the unique opportunity to take part in Bayou Paddlesport’s night paddle event. Enjoy a peaceful trip down the serene waters of Bayou St. John tonight from 7 to 9 pm Bayou Paddlesports is hosting a night paddle TONIGHT, October 27th from 7-9 pm Please call 504-515-3398 for reservations (website reservations are not…

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Who Knows What Lurks in Yonder Bayou
/ September 8, 2015 0 COMMENTS

information gathered by Charlie London Not all alligators are considered nuisance alligators.  The mere presence of an alligator does not qualify it as a nuisance, even if it is located in an unexpected place.  Most alligators, if left alone, will move on.  Alligators less than 4 feet in length are naturally fearful of humans and…

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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…

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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…

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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….

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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…

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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/

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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,…