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Seafood Festival in City Park

Seafood Festival in City Park

article courtesy neworleansonline.com Louisiana Seafood Festival There is a sign hanging in a French Quarter restaurant that says “The oysters on your plate right now slept last night in the Gulf of Mexico.” Those few words more than adequately sum up the freshness and quality of the seafood served in our local dining establishments. New Orleans is world-renowned for the taste and quality of its seafood, much of which comes from the nearby Gulf of Mexico and the … Read entire article »

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Adventure in City Park

Adventure in City Park

photos by Charlie London My Fathers Day started with brunch at Pagoda, then some work in the yard, then shooting cans with my daughter and ended up with an adventure in City Park. We began our journey on Scout Island and ended up at the stables where the horses for the New Orleans Police Department’s Mounted Patrol are housed. Click on any photo for a larger view. … Read entire article »

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Terranova’s at 3308 Esplanade

Terranova’s at 3308 Esplanade

Terranova Brothers Superette | 3308 Esplanade Avenue In the video above, Tom Fitzmorris interviews Karen and Bennie Terranova. *** Article by Ian McNulty Terranova’s Supermarket isn’t well known as a place to pick up a sandwich, and that’s fine with Benjamin “Benny” Terranova and his wife Karen, who run the Faubourg St. John grocery and meat market along with their son Anthony and his wife Jennifer. After all, the shop sells only muffulettas and only has them at … Read entire article »

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Spring in to City Park

Spring in to City Park

Spring Season Opening of Carousel Gardens Amusement Park Visit City Park for the Spring Season Opening of the Carousel Gardens in New Orleans City Park. Carousel Gardens Amusement Park is fun for all ages! The Amusement Park features 16 rides guaranteed to put a smile on your face, including the Park’s famous antique wooden carousel. Spring Opening: Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 11am Admission: $4/person | Kids 36″ & under and members of Friends of City Park receive … 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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BIKE MAN STRIKES AGAIN

BIKE MAN STRIKES AGAIN

Jimmy Fahrenholtz regularly tours the area on his bicycle and captures the beauty of the area. Check out some of his other photos in the links below after enjoying this one.   Jimmy Beach Boy http://fsjna.org/2012/04/jimmy-beach-boy/ Bombshell Hits Magnolia Bridge http://fsjna.org/2013/10/bombshell-hits-magnolia-bridge/ City of Angels http://fsjna.org/2013/08/city-of-angels/ Brigands on the Bayou http://fsjna.org/2013/07/brigands-on-the-bayou/ City Park http://fsjna.org/2013/05/city-park-2/ X Marks the Spot http://fsjna.org/2012/12/x-marks-the-spot/ The City Beautiful http://fsjna.org/2012/12/the-city-beautiful/ Magical Mystery Tour | July 25, 2012 http://fsjna.org/2012/07/magical-mystery-tour-24/ Magical Mystery Tour | June 27, 2012 http://fsjna.org/2012/06/magical-mystery-tour-20/ Somebody is Watching Me http://fsjna.org/2012/05/somebody-is-watching-me/ Fire at Cleveland and Jeff Davis http://fsjna.org/2012/05/fire-at-cleveland-and-jeff-davis/ Magical Mystery Tour | February 29, 2012 http://fsjna.org/2012/02/magical-mystery-tour-7/ … Read entire article »

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A Walk Around Big Lake

A Walk Around Big Lake

photos by Charlie London An early morning walk is a blessing for the whole day. — Henry David Thoreau Click on any image in the slider to learn more. … Read entire article »

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GROW DAT in Architectural Record

GROW DAT in Architectural Record

photo by Jason Bethea The program teaches high-school students to grow–and cook–fresh produce, and in March it added the Go Dat mobile farmstand, a converted boat trailer with a sail-like canvas roof that folds down for transit. More info at http://archrecord.construction.com/features/critique/2013/1307-Urban-Oases.asp At Grow Dat Youth Farm in New Orleans, high-school students not only tend 4 acres of crops in City Park, they also learn how to cook with them. To create the farm, architecture students from the Tulane … Read entire article »

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Beautiful City Park

Beautiful City Park

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Keeping New Orleans Beautiful

Keeping New Orleans Beautiful

photo by Charlie London Ever wonder who takes care of the plants around the P.G.T. Beauregard statue? Meet Rebecca. She works for the State of Louisiana in and around City Park. Rebecca helps keep New Orleans beautiful. … Read entire article »

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CITY PUTT OPENS

CITY PUTT OPENS

photos by Charlie London CITY PUTT IN NEW ORLEANS’ CITY PARK IS NOW OPEN City Putt Opens Today in City Park! City Putt open: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Grand Opening of City Park’s City Putt | Miniature Golf Returns to New Orleans City Park proudly introduces its newest family friendly attraction – City Putt, a miniature golf complex with two 100% ADA accessible 18-hole courses. Come early for opening day festivities, including a ceremonial ribbon cutting prior to … Read entire article »

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City Park

City Park

Jimmy Fahrenholtz captured this great photo while riding his bicycle in City Park. *** City Putt Opens Today in City Park! City Putt open: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Grand Opening of City Park’s City Putt | Miniature Golf Returns to New Orleans City Park proudly introduces its newest family friendly attraction – City Putt, a miniature golf complex with two 100% ADA accessible 18-hole courses. Come early for opening day festivities, including a ceremonial ribbon cutting prior to the … Read entire article »

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City Putt May 24th

City Putt May 24th

photo courtesy City Park City Park is moving ever closer to the opening of City Putt on May 24th. Contractors are working between the rain drops today installing sponsor signs. The signs look great and City Park sends a special thank you to all of its sponsors! … Read entire article »

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City Park 6:30

City Park 6:30

Swing in the Oaks Wednesday, April 24, 6:30 p.m. (rain date: April 25, 6:30 p.m.) Goldring-Woldenberg Great Lawn New Orleans City Park The LPO’s annual FREE concert in New Orleans City Park featuring orchestra favorites. Concert FREE and open to the public. CLICK HERE for information about the live webcast. … Read entire article »

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HOOTENANNY

HOOTENANNY

* GROW DAT YOUTH FARM Hosts A **BARN DANCE HOOTENANNY* *WHEN:* Thursday, April 18, 2013, 7:00-10:00p.m. *WHERE:* The Grow Dat Youth Farm in City Park–between the Dog Park and Pan Am Stadium at 150 Zachary Taylor Drive. *EVENT DETAILS**: * · Bring your dancin’ shoes to a *barn dance* at Grow Dat featuring *Bruce ‘Sunpie’ Barnes & the Louisiana Sunspots* and the *Small Batch String Band*. ** · … Read entire article »

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Get Your Bass Out There Saturday

Get Your Bass Out There Saturday

If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there’d be a shortage of fishing poles. ~Doug Larson To welcome springtime fishing, New Orleans City Park will host its Big Bass Rodeo and Fishtival, the oldest freshwater rodeo in the country. This 66-year-old event attracts over 600 participants and affords an opportunity for anglers of all ages and backgrounds to catch those elusive lunkers for bragging rights and trophies. Unlike high caliber bass fishing tournaments, this … Read entire article »

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Bayou St. John is the Reason for New Orleans

Bayou St. John is the Reason for New Orleans

by Angela Carll Times Picayune – November 15, 1985 Bayou St. John is the reason New Orleans is located where it is. The bayou provided a connection from the Mississippi River overland via an old Indian path to Lake Ponchartrain. A number of historic landmarks still stand in this neighborhood to remind visitors of the city’s heritage. The Old Spanish Custom House, built in 1784 at the corner of Moss Street and Grand Route Saint John, … Read entire article »

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Get Your Bass Out There April 6th

Get Your Bass Out There April 6th

If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there’d be a shortage of fishing poles. ~Doug Larson To welcome springtime fishing, New Orleans City Park will host its Big Bass Rodeo and Fishtival, the oldest freshwater rodeo in the country. This 66-year-old event attracts over 600 participants and affords an opportunity for anglers of all ages and backgrounds to catch those elusive lunkers for bragging rights and trophies. Unlike high caliber bass fishing tournaments, this … Read entire article »

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Walk at NOMA Every Saturday

Walk at NOMA Every Saturday

The Ruth U. Fertel Tulane Community Health Center invites you to join our Soul Steppers Walking Club! Our walking group is already strong in numbers, all that is missing is you! Bring friends, family, and pets…and let’s get moving! Every Saturday @ 9am Rain or shine – we’ll be there! Location: Meet at City Park on the steps of the NOLA Art Museum (Where Esplanade and Carrollton hit City Park) Every Soul Stepper receives a T-shirt, pedometer and other tools to … Read entire article »

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