The Bayou Boogaloo: What is it good for?
/ May 12, 2014 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…

2014 Bayou Boogaloo Poster
/ May 10, 2014 0 COMMENTS

click on the poster for a larger view Buy the 2014 Bayou Boogaloo poster by visiting the link–> The 2014 Bayou Boogaloo Commemorative Poster by artist Jacques Soulas is a Gouache on Paper depiction of a typical day at the Bayou Boogaloo.  Seen from the perspective of bicycle riders approaching the festival, the 2014…

Bayou Boogaloo Art Market
/ March 28, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Get a preview of the 2014 ART MARKET at THE BAYOU BOOGALOO… CLICK HERE FOR A PREVIEW OF THE 2014 ART MARKET at THE BAYOU BOOGALOO! Please be patient. It takes a minute to load up but is worth the wait! The bands at the BAYOU BOOGALOO will definitely grab your attention. Check out some…

Bayou Boogaloo Music Lineup Released
/ March 27, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Friday May 16, 2014 Big Freedia * Nigel Hall & The Congregation * King James & The Special Men * One Love Brass Band * Bert Wills *** Saturday May 17, 2014 Eric Lindell * The Iguanas * Ed Volker & Trio Mollusc, * Sweet Crude * Waylon Thibodeaux * Tank & The Bangas…

MEETING HELD March 11, 2014
/ March 1, 2014 0 COMMENTS

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…

Inspiration Bayou
/ February 21, 2014 0 COMMENTS

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…

Artist Paints Bucolic Scene
/ February 20, 2014 0 COMMENTS

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.

Levee Board Gets Bayou High
/ February 19, 2014 0 COMMENTS

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…

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
/ 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
/ December 20, 2013 0 COMMENTS

by Katherine Sayre, | 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.
/ 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
/ 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
/ 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…