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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. Please like & share: var addthis_config … 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. Please like & share: var addthis_config = { pubid: "YOUR-PROFILE-ID" } … 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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