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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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VOODOO ON THE BAYOU | OCTOBER 26

VOODOO ON THE BAYOU | OCTOBER 26

LA VIE DE VILLE: Celebrating the spirits at ‘Voodoo on the Bayou’ By Roberta Grove For the past 24 years, the Faubourg St. John Neighborhood Association has produced one of its signature events, Voodoo on the Bayou. The party was staged on the grounds of the historic Pitot House on the banks of scenic Bayou St. John. Last weekend, the site was transformed to accommodate the anticipated 400-plus costumed supporters of one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods. Nearly two … Read entire article »

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Your Costume is Ready

Your Costume is Ready

Quoting Cree McCree –> houseofboo@cox.net Nothing to wear? Don’t panic. Scare up the perfect disguise at the 18th Annual Halloween Costume BOO-tique! Showcasing your favorite New Orleans designers! 18th Annual NOLA Designer Halloween Costume BOO-tique Saturday, October 26 11 AM – 5 PM New Orleans Healing Center 2372 St. Claude Avenue 16+ of New Orleans’ most creative designers, hatters, costumiers and mask-makers offer a vast array of one-of-a-kind costumes, masks, accessories, & festive Halloweenery. Featuring: Cree McCree/Cree-ations, Oliver Manhattan, Howlpop, Calamity, Dino Real, Kate … Read entire article »

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VINO on the BAYOU | October 25th

VINO on the BAYOU | October 25th

Join us at the Pitot House Friday, October 25th from 5:30-7:00 for Vino on the Bayou presented by IBERIABANK! Come after work with family and friends to enjoy the beautiful sunset over Bayou St. John, while enjoying a selection of featured seasonal wines from Pearl Wine Company, light fare from Café Degas, sweet treats from JCB Creations, and music by The Courtyard Kings. Rob Owen will be signing and reading his book Spy Boy, Cheyenne, and Ninety-Six Crayons: … Read entire article »

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VOTE OCTOBER 19

VOTE OCTOBER 19

Election Date 10/19 Ballot # 36-001                                     Magistrate Magistrate Section, Criminal District Court  (Select 1) Harry Cantrell #30 Democrat Morris Reed #31 Democrat Mark Vicknair #32 Democrat                                                   Judge Traffic Court, Division D  (Select 1) Marie A. Bookman #33 Democrat Demetrie Ford #34 Democrat Patrick A. Giraud #35 Democrat Steven Jupiter #36 Democrat Richard Perque #38 Democrat Nanak Rai #39 Democrat D. Nicole Sheppard #40 Democrat “Clint” Smith #41 Democrat PW HRCAmd.Sec.4-102(2)(a)&4-704 – CC – Sec. 4-102(2)(a) & 4-704  (Select 1) Shall Sections 4-102(2)(a) and 4-704 of the Home Rule Charter of the City of New … Read entire article »

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Iguanas | Los Po-Boy Citos | Fair Grounds

Iguanas | Los Po-Boy Citos | Fair Grounds

The Iguanas and Los Po-Boy-Citos Unite to Help Morris Jeff Charter School on Oct. 10 WHAT: Morris Jeff Community School 5th Annual Community Gala andAuction WHO: Los Po-Boy-Citos and TheIguanas WHEN: Thursday, October 10, 6:30 to 9:30pm WHERE: New Orleans Fairgrounds Club House, 1751 Gentilly Blvd. WHY: Proceeds from the benefit will go to the school’s library, early childhood programs, and extended school year. Morris Jeff Community School is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, and contributions to the school are tax deductible. Tickets: … Read entire article »

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Painting the Town

Painting the Town

Artist Phil Sandusky and his student artists were at the corner of North Lopez and Desoto this morning. Click on any photo for a larger view. … Read entire article »

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