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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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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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Le Marche des Fetes

Le Marche des Fetes

The Faubourg St. John Neighborhood Association is a proud sponsor.   Le Marché des Fêtes is a unique holiday event benefiting the c. 1799 Creole colonial-style Pitot House on Bayou St. John, home of the Louisiana Landmarks Society. Visitors to the Marché are invited to visit with Papa Noël, shop for one-of-a-kind handmade art and accessories from 28 vendors, view artisan demonstrations, purchase books autographed by their favorite New Orleans authors, and munch on tasty local and exotic … Read entire article »

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POLICE NAB BIKE THIEVES

POLICE NAB BIKE THIEVES

Just after 1pm on Wednesday, November 20th, 3 males stole a bicycle from my neighbors’ porch in the 1500 Block of Crete. Two of them acted as look-outs while the third went up the stairs & grabbed an unsecured bicycle off of the porch. My next-door neighbor has a man working on his house & was kind enough to put himself out there by notifying me & 911 on what he saw concerning the theft. I … Read entire article »

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Big Trees on the Bayou

Big Trees on the Bayou

photos by Charlie London. The items pictured below were found in the holes dug for the trees planted today. Restore The Bayou Canopy Tree Planting Ceremony Hosted by MotherShip Foundation ED TOUPS DONATES LARGE OAK TO BAYOU ST. JOHN http://www.itbusinessnet.com/article/Largest-Live-Oak-Ever-Donated-to-New-Orleans-to-Be-Planted-On-Bayou-St-John-2918547     See the big tree planting this Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. on Bayou St. John at Orleans Avenue. Big Chief David Montana, Chief over Bayou St. John helped celebrate the planting of several large oak trees on Bayou … Read entire article »

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VINO ON THE BAYOU | Nov 15

VINO ON THE BAYOU | Nov 15

Join us Friday, November 15 from 5:30-7:00 pm for the Final Fall Vino on the Bayou! Relax with a glass of wine and delicious food, while enjoying the sunset on Bayou St. John! Music will be provided by the Panorama Jazz Band and Poppy Tooker will be signing copies of her book Louisiana Eats! Join us and support Louisiana Landmarks Society!   Each ticket to Vino on the Bayou grants admission to the event, two drink tickets for wine, and complimentary … Read entire article »

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BAYOU PLANTING

BAYOU PLANTING

Come out, reconnect with nature, and complete notable tasks at the projects outlined below:      Marsh grass planting at new Bayou St. John wetland Saturday, Nov. 16 WHEN: Saturday, November 16, 8am – 1pm WHERE: The project site is on the west side of the mouth of the bayou at the lake, between the flood wall nd the Lakeshore Drive Bridge WHAT: Lake Ponchartrain Basin Foundation will begin planting native marsh plants WHY: Stabilize new land built up after dredging project.  For more infomation click here. Vegetation … Read entire article »

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Wedding on the Bayou

Wedding on the Bayou

Weddings on the Magnolia Bridge have become extremely popular. This wedding included a brass band processional down the bayou. It was quite a parade! … Read entire article »

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Join the Fundraiser for Trees on the Bayou

Join the Fundraiser for Trees on the Bayou

http://tinyurl.com/TICKETS-FOR-TREES   The Bayou is Our Oyster | Hosted by MotherShip Foundation   Browse the gift certificates which will be available at the silent auction on November 14. http://tinyurl.com/SILENT-AUCTION-NOV14-FOR-TREES Every year in May, MotherShip Foundation brings 30,000 people to the banks of Bayou St. John for the Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo Music and Arts Festival. But have you ever wondered what MotherShip Foundation does after Bayou Boogaloo? Well, for the past year MotherShip has been establishing partnerships, securing sponsors, and raising over … Read entire article »

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BOUNTY on the BAYOU

BOUNTY on the BAYOU

Over 600 children arrived Halloween night to join the Pirates of Fortier Park for Bounty on the Bayou.   There was music and bottled water in the park and, of course, all manner of treats for the kids supplied by Faubourg St.John neighbors. Below are just a few photos of a very Happy Halloween in Faubourg St. John: … Read entire article »

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RESTORE THE BAYOU CANOPY

RESTORE THE BAYOU CANOPY

  http://tinyurl.com/TICKETS-FOR-TREES   The Bayou is Our Oyster | Hosted by MotherShip Foundation   Browse the gift certificates which will be available at the silent auction on November 14. http://tinyurl.com/SILENT-AUCTION-NOV14-FOR-TREES Every year in May, MotherShip Foundation brings 30,000 people to the banks of Bayou St. John for the Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo Music and Arts Festival. But have you ever wondered what MotherShip Foundation does after Bayou Boogaloo? Well, for the past year MotherShip has been establishing partnerships, securing sponsors, and raising over … Read entire article »

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Lots of Great Items to Bid On at Voodoo on the Bayou

Lots of Great Items to Bid On at Voodoo on the Bayou

Not only can you get great food, party with Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes and get drinks from the open bar, you can also bid on wonderful items in the silent action. Only a few of the many auction items are pictured below. You’ll be able to bid on everything from signed sports memorabilia from the Saints and Pelicans to high end drinking glasses from Mignon Faget along with great works from … Read entire article »

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WWL TV HIGHLIGHTS VOODOO ON THE BAYOU

WWL TV HIGHLIGHTS VOODOO ON THE BAYOU

by WWLTV.com Every year, just before Halloween, residents of the Faubourg St. John neighborhood hold a party to mark the season. It’s called Voodoo on the Bayou and the President of the Faubourg St. John Neighborhood Association, Michael Cohn, joins the Eyewitness Morning News, along with the singer “Lips” from the band, “Lips and the Trips,” to talk about the fun and the fundraising that goes on there. This year’s Voodoo on the Bayou, the annual benefit for … 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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