Still Standing
Still Standing
/ September 10, 2010 0 COMMENTS

December 13, 2010 Hi Charlie, Here’s the last word on “Still Standing.” Last week, over several days, Orleans Shoring moved the piece from City Park to its new home at The House on Bayou Road, a former b&b which has been purchased by the Joan Mitchell Foundation for an arts center. We finalized the move…

Bike Racks
/ September 8, 2010 0 COMMENTS The Where Ya’ Rack? sponsor program allows donors to sponsor an individual bike rack and receive permanent recognition through a customized dedication affixed to the rack. Rack sponsorships ($300) are also fully deductible if the sponsored rack is donated to the City and placed on public property

Invitation to Vote
/ September 3, 2010 0 COMMENTS

Faubourg St. John Neighborhood Association members are cordially invited to attend the Faubourg St. John Neighborhood Association’s General Membership Meeting on September 15th at the Fairgrounds Racetrack. The meeting will commence at 6 pm FSJNA members are requested to vote on the proposed changes to FSJNA’s bylaws. Mary-jo Webster and her team have…

Get Involved
/ August 31, 2010 0 COMMENTS

Robert Thompson sent in this interesting idea he received from a friend. Please read below to learn more about a unique way to slow down traffic in your neighborhood while adding to its unique character at the same time… Who wants to help make this happen? It is a community demonstration project that has taken…

Parkway President
/ August 30, 2010 0 COMMENTS

The President and his family ordered their lunch at the counter amid a staring crowd; President Obama had a shrimp po-boy and alligator gumbo. The President on Sunday visited Parkway Bakery en route to a speech at Xavier University. Photo and info from the Times Picayune. One of the many reasons world leaders, movie stars…

Fairgrounds Patrol
Fairgrounds Patrol
/ July 28, 2010 0 COMMENTS

by Charlie London Fairgrounds Patrol Enhanced NOPD Patrol Mobile phone numbers of Enhanced Patrol officers: (504) 251-0276 (504) 251-0111 As part of the ordinance allowing the New Orleans Fair Grounds to expand their operations to allow for slot machines the Fair Grounds is required to fund enhanced NOPD patrols in areas surrounding their facility. The…

Family Readiness Guide
/ July 25, 2010 0 COMMENTS

Jim Danner submitted Louisiana’s Family Readiness Guide for your review. Click on the link below or the green icon in the sidebar. Family+Readiness+Guide+with+hurricane []

/ July 25, 2010 0 COMMENTS

info gathered by Charlie London Learn more about ways to reduce speeding in Faubourg St. John in the link below Much of the threat to pedestrians comes from speeding cars. Fortunately, you’ve got plenty of ways to encourage drivers to slow down. Take action! Spread the word. Neighborhood websites, e-newsletters, Facebook Pages and twitter…

Bastille Day
/ July 10, 2010 0 COMMENTS
You Are Well Connected
/ June 30, 2010 0 COMMENTS

Ever feel like your government has no idea what you want or need? Ever feel like you just don’t know who to contact to get something done? If the answer to either of these questions is yes then you have a very good reason to attend the Faubourg St. John Neighborhood Association’s monthly board meetings….

Saving Homes Like Yours
/ June 29, 2010 0 COMMENTS

Click the house like yours above to see more. More information about saving this Mid-City neighborhoood at Moving homes makes sense Tuesday, June 29, 2010 Re: “Mayor seeks to pause home razing,” Metro, June 24. Kudos to Mayor Mitch Landrieu for stopping the demolition of the Mid-City neighborhood and redirecting money ($3.2 million) to…

Remembrance of Lives Lost
/ June 27, 2010 0 COMMENTS

A Community Art Project for Bayou St John by artist Jane Hill. Intentions for healing were sent to the Gulf. A space was created for reflection & solace. Lives lost in the wake of the BP Oil Spill were remembered. The event began with Jane Hill welcoming approximately 50 people. Dennis Formento read his poem…

The Blight Fight
/ June 26, 2010 0 COMMENTS

In the links below are the finalized versions of the Council’s blight remediation ordinances passed on August 22, 2013. They deal with Minimum Property Standards (City Code Chapter 26) and the Administrative Adjudication process for violations (City Code Chapter 6). Info provided by Mike Martin in Councilmember Guidry’s office. Chapter+6+Ordinance+-+FINAL+AS+AMENDED+-+8-22-13 Please be patient. Once you…

/ January 1, 2010 0 COMMENTS

PAY ONLINE HERE: Thank you so much for your vote of confidence in the Faubourg St. John Neighborhood Association with your recent membership. For any questions about your membership status please contact Conrad Abadie at Thank you for your dedication to the Faubourg St. John Neighborhood Association. Don’t miss out on what’s happening,…