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Neighborhood Meeting Monday, February 10th
Neighborhood Meeting Monday, February 10th
/ January 15, 2014 0 COMMENTS

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…

Volleyball Saturday
Volleyball Saturday
/ January 10, 2014 0 COMMENTS

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…

The Esplanade at City Park
The Esplanade at City Park
/ December 20, 2013 0 COMMENTS

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…

When strangers start acting like neighbors… communities are reinvigorated.
When strangers start acting like neighbors… communities are reinvigorated.
/ December 9, 2013 0 COMMENTS

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. …

Morning Has Broken
Morning Has Broken
/ December 4, 2013 0 COMMENTS

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…

Historic Preservation Excellence
Historic Preservation Excellence
/ November 30, 2013 0 COMMENTS

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…

Lafitte Greenway Gazette
Lafitte Greenway Gazette
/ November 27, 2013 0 COMMENTS

  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…

Le Marche des Fetes
Le Marche des Fetes
/ November 25, 2013 0 COMMENTS

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…

POLICE NAB BIKE THIEVES
POLICE NAB BIKE THIEVES
/ November 22, 2013 0 COMMENTS

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 &…

Big Trees on the Bayou
Big Trees on the Bayou
/ November 16, 2013 0 COMMENTS

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….

VINO ON THE BAYOU | Nov 15
VINO ON THE BAYOU | Nov 15
/ November 15, 2013 0 COMMENTS

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…

BAYOU PLANTING
BAYOU PLANTING
/ November 9, 2013 0 COMMENTS

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…

Wedding on the Bayou
Wedding on the Bayou
/ November 9, 2013 0 COMMENTS

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

Join the Fundraiser for Trees on the Bayou
Join the Fundraiser for Trees on the Bayou
/ November 1, 2013 0 COMMENTS

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…