/ July 23, 2016 0 COMMENTS

Ronnie Brink, Jim Danner, and Linda Landesberg represented the Faubourg St. John Neighborhood Association at the “Carwash for Cops”.   New Orleans Police Officers are part of our community and risk their lives every day to keep us safe. They deserve our support. Many thanks to Diaz Markets, Rouses Markets and the countless New Orleans…

/ June 4, 2016 0 COMMENTS

Happy National Day of Civic Hacking We’re not the only ones excited about the thousands of volunteers who are working together to #HackforChange this weekend. Cecilia Muñoz, Assistant to the President and Director of the Domestic Policy Council, and Megan Smith, Chief Technology Officer of the United States, have a special video message for all…

/ June 1, 2016 0 COMMENTS

YOU ARE INVITED TO HAVE COFFEE WITH COPS You’re invited to Coffee With Cops this Saturday The NOPD and McDonald’s restaurant owners from the Greater New Orleans region are teaming up to bring together police officers and the community they serve. Come out to participating locations on Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 9 a.m. to…

Magnanimous Metro Men
/ March 11, 2016 0 COMMENTS

I had a large city trash can overflowing with leaves pulled from the storm drains on Esplanade from last night’s wind and rain event. Just as I was about to haul it home, two men in a Metro Sanitation truck stopped, grabbed the can and emptied it. I am extremely grateful to these men for…

Coffee on Your Corner June 23rd
/ June 18, 2015 0 COMMENTS

Coffee on Your Corner Tuesday, June 23rd at 9 a.m. Nix Library at 1401 South Carrollton Details in the link:

GiveNOLA Day
/ May 4, 2015 0 COMMENTS Today – May 5th – is GiveNOLA Day! Hosted by the Greater New Orleans Foundation, GiveNOLA Day is the community’s one-day, online giving event to inspire people to give generously to nonprofit organizations who are creating a thriving community for all.  Today is our day to come together as one! Every dollar donated from midnight to midnight today to one…

NOLA FOR LIFE DAY January 10th
/ January 4, 2015 0 COMMENTS

Join Mayor Mitch Landrieu, City departments and agencies, and citizens of New Orleans for a day of service to the community. On 10 January 2015, the ninth NOLA FOR LIFE Day will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in and around Sampson Playground at 3101 Louisa Street. NOLA Trash Mob will be cleaning…

CN Railroad Helps Neighborhood
/ January 3, 2015 0 COMMENTS

In the video, CN locomotives clear snow off of the tracks with a large plow. CN also clears the way for many non-profits all over North America by donating millions each year to many worthy causes. Canadian National Railway gave the maximum grant available to employees and their spouses to the Faubourg St. John Neighborhood…

Freshening the First
/ September 1, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Jesuit High School students will be repainting the interior of the NOPD First District station on Saturday, October 4th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lunch will be provided. The NOPD First District station is located at: 501 North Rampart St | New Orleans, 70112 Please contact First District Quality of Life officer Kristie Lavigne…

Distinguished Neighbor
/ August 16, 2014 0 COMMENTS

info below courtesty MIT news R. Erich Caulfield SM ’01, PhD ’06 New Orleans Federal Team Lead, White House SC2 Initiative Caulfield obtained his SM in electrical engineering and computer science from MIT in 2001 and received his PhD in electrical engineering and computer science in 2006. He began his professional career as an associate…

/ April 18, 2014 0 COMMENTS

More details at What is GiveNOLA Day? Hosted on Tuesday, May 6th by the Greater New Orleans Foundation, GiveNOLA Day is the community’s first one-day, online giving event to inspire people to give generously to nonprofit organizations who make our region a stronger and thriving community for all. It’s our day to come together…

Neighbors Enjoy Coffee and Treats in Fortier Park
/ February 15, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Erich Caulfield, Walter and Bonnie Lee along with Charlie and Brenda London met with many of the great neighbors of Faubourg St. John during the coffee social. In addition to the coffee, tea and donuts, Al and Jean Kramer brought some tasty banana nut bread for everyone to enjoy. Click on the photos below to…

Thanks CN
/ December 25, 2013 0 COMMENTS

photo by Chris Wilson | Hawk Junction, Ontario Canadian National Railway gave the maximum grant available to employees and their spouses to the Faubourg St. John Neighborhood Association. CN authorized $ 1,250 dollars for the volunteer work of Charlie and Brenda London. CN took note of the hundreds of hours Charlie puts into FSJNAdotORG as…

Give Your Bicycle a Boost
/ December 6, 2013 0 COMMENTS

*** by Lloyd Alter In 2009, TreeHugger April spotted the Copenhagen Wheel in, logically, Copenhagen. Unveiled at COP15, it was ” conceived and developed by the SENSEable City Lab for the Kobenhavns Kommune” with the prototypes built by Ducati. A lot of hype ensued, and then- silence. But the Copenhagen Wheel wasn’t vaporware. SENSEable…