Bastille Day Celebration
/ June 30, 2013 0 COMMENTS

Allen Toussaint at the 2013 Bastille Day Celebration in Faubourg St. John. photo by Tory Taylor. Bastille Day Celebration in Faubourg St. John. photos below by Laura London click on any thumbnail for a better view Norbert Slama and Raphael Bas (Manouche Musette) will perform from 5 – 7 and Johnny J and the Hitmen…

Casket Girls
/ May 17, 2013 0 COMMENTS

Dr. Charlotte Pipes is presenting a one-hour lecture on French Colonial Louisiana to the monthly meeting of the Genealogical Research Society of New Orleans. Monday, May 20, 2013 Whitney Bank – Metairie Rd. branch 1441 Metairie Road Metairie, Louisiana. The meeting starts at 7:30pm and is free and open to the public. The topic will…

Bayou St. John is the Reason for New Orleans
/ March 25, 2013 0 COMMENTS

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…

1st District Fundraiser Draws Capacity Crowd
/ August 21, 2012 0 COMMENTS

It was a full house for the August 21, 2012 fundraiser at Cafe Degas for the benefit of the New Orleans Police Department’s 1st District Through the generosity of Glazer’s, the Faubourg St. John Neighborhood Association and Cafe Degas, thousands were raised to help the 1st District obtain much-needed supplies. Click on any photo for…

Bastille Day in Faubourg St. John
/ July 11, 2012 0 COMMENTS

CLICK HERE to view photos and video from the 2012 Bastille Day Celebration in Faubourg St. John! *** Please join us for the annual Faubourg St. John Merchants Association Block Party on Ponce de Leon Street between Esplanade and North Lopez. Saturday, July 13, 2013 | 5 PM – 9 PM | Le Marseillaise will…

Great Bastille Day Lineup
/ June 21, 2012 0 COMMENTS

In addition to a cool art market and great kids’ table there will be plenty of food, drink and dancing in the street at the Bastille Day Celebration in the 3100 block of Ponce de Leon on Saturday, July 14th from 5 pm until 9 pm. Plan to join the fun! It’s free! Check out…

Postcard from Home
/ March 4, 2012 0 COMMENTS

Courtesy the Linda Burns Collection

Magical Mystery Tour – Vignaud
/ December 14, 2011 0 COMMENTS

research by Charlie London Vignaud Street is a one block street that runs between Grand Route Saint John and Ponce de Leon. Henry Vignaud (1830-1922) Henry Vignaud was a journalist, diplomat, and historian. He was born and educated in New Orleans. His career as a journalist commenced with articles for the newspapers of New Orleans….

Postcard from Home – French Market
/ November 6, 2011 0 COMMENTS

Courtesy the Linda Burns Collection