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Volunteer Efforts Help Keep City Beautiful


So, How do YOU say LIRIOPE? New Orleans has a long history of interesting pronunciations. Take our streets for example… Calliope Street is pronounced CAL-E-OPE but, everywhere else it’s that thing that plays music on the riverboat. That’s just one example of many. And, so it goes with LIRIOPE. Wikipedia had this to say about [...]

Robert Thompson Organizes Event to Benefit Bartlett Park


With donations from the Faubourg St. John Neighborhood Association, area neighbors, and a huge plant from Toni McCormick, Bartlett Park got a facelift today, February 1, 2020 due to the work of enthusiastic neighbors. Robert Thompson of the City Beautiful Committee of Parks For All organized the event. The triangle park is at the corner [...]

Neighborhood Association Continues Long Time Service


For many years, the Faubourg St. John Neighborhood Association has provided bags and dispensers for folks to pick up after their dogs. Board Member George Bartlett began maintaining these stations in 2019. He has dutifully kept the stations filled with bags and even made a new station on the utility pole across from the Deutsches [...]

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