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Neighborhood Artist Featured at Alabama Museum

MORNING COOLNESS BEVAGNA 8H

Morning Coolness in Bevagna. A pastel by Sandra Burshell     Faubourg St. John neighbor Sandra Burshell will be featured in a show at the Tennessee Valley Museum of Art beginning May 21st.     For more information about Sandra and her work, please visit http://www.sandraburshell.com/   TENNESSEE VALLEY MUSEUM OF ART Featuring the work [...]

MUSIC IS THE STRONGEST FORM OF MAGIC

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by Charlie London | http://fsjna.org | http://katrinafilm.com Pride is a critical factor in the improvement of any community. Music can make a major contribution to health and well-being and festival attendance can create a sense of community and common purpose. Since the beginning, the Bayou Boogaloo, held on the banks of Bayou St. John in [...]

Litter education in schools would help to address litter by changing the attitudes and behaviors that create the problem

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House Bill 111 received unanimous support from the House Education Committee and will move to the full House of Representatives for a vote in the near future. House Bill 111 “requires instruction in litter prevention and awareness for public school students in kindergarten through grade five.” You can find the full digest here. As part [...]

CITY ISSUES PARKING REMINDERS FOR JAZZ FEST

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CITY ISSUES PARKING REMINDERS FOR JAZZ FEST With the 2017 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival set to open at the Fair Grounds Race Course today, the City is reminding the public about the procedures and requirements for selling goods and public parking in the festival’s vicinity. This year’s festival dates are Friday, April 28 [...]

PEOPLE POWER PERKS UP PARK

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“If you want happiness for an hour – take a nap. If you want happiness for a day – go fishing. If you want happiness for a year – inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a life time – help someone else.” – Chinese proverb Avoiding competition from FQ fest, we moved our [...]

CITY IS ALL OVER FAUBOURG ST. JOHN

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Trees are being trimmed, pot holes are being filled, clogged basins are being pumped out, abandoned cars are being towed, and more. Not happening on your street? Ask yourself these questions: Did I call 311? Did I follow up? Did I email Jimmy and Pam about the problem? If not, then don’t expect issues on [...]

HOME TOUR IN FAUBOURG ST. JOHN THIS WEEKEND

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“It’s gonna be a really big shew” this Saturday, April 22 and Sunday, April 23, 2017 in Faubourg St. John.   For those too young to recognized the quote, please check out the video below. Ed Sullivan was a broadcasting pioneer at many levels during television’s infancy. As TV critic David Bianculli wrote, “Before MTV, [...]

Love Lives Here

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“When the winds of change blow, some people build walls and others build windmills.” Chinese proverb You Are Love – Directed by Christopher Stoudt, starring Wayne Clark Jr. https://www.instagram.com/saint.pure/, music by Chance Duran Produced by DNO https://defendneworleans.com/ The greatest challenge in life is discovering who you are… the second greatest is being happy with what [...]

BRING NEW ORLEANS TOGETHER

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Want to pay higher rent? Just ignore this post and do nothing Short term rentals drive up rents and drive out neighbors. Please contact the City Council concerning short-term-rentals.  They could vote on the subject as early as December 1st, 2016 Councilmember At Large Jason Williams  -  jarwilliams@nola.gov / 658-1070 Councilmember At Large Stacy Head  -  shead@nola.gov [...]

WE THE PEOPLE WILL FORM A MORE PERFECT UNION

by Laura London Trump and his supporters will control every branch of the government. They have the House, Senate, and soon the Supreme Court. Barack Obama struck down Habeus Corpus, signed the NDAA into law, extended the Patriot Act without reform, and has said it is legal and permissible for the President to use drone [...]

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