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Oh That Voodoo That You Do

Many thanks to Nancy Shepard for meeting with representatives of Voodoo Fest   City Park Festival Grounds and Track will be closed 10/13 through 11/3 Please use the contact information below if you have any issues with the Voodoo Festival Click on the graphic for a larger view *** SOUND COMPLAINTS SOUND@VOODOOFESTIVAL.COM 512-806-7924 *** PUBLIC [...]

Short Term Rental Operator Reducing Your Quality of Life?

Are you tired of being abused by a recalcitrant short term operator? The City will help you. Here is a recent article about fines for abusive operators: http://www.nola.com/business/index.ssf/2017/08/short_term_rental_fines.html You can send emails expressing your disdain for the abusive operator to the following addresses: Jennifer Cecil, One Stop Shop Director – jrcecil@nola.gov Lillian McNee, Enforcement Coordinator [...]

YOU CAN HELP REDUCE FLOODING IN OUR AREA

The Greater New Orleans region is defined by our relationship with water, which brings economic and recreational opportunities. However, our abundance of water also brings the challenge of flood risk. Our region experiences two distinct kinds of flooding: smaller-scale, localized flooding from rainfall and the potential for larger-scale flooding from tropical storms. Both kinds of [...]

CAT’S CLAW KILLS OAKS AND OTHER TREES

Click on the photo for a larger view CAT’S CLAW KILLS OAKS AND OTHER TREES A concerned neighbor notified me that large trees were being removed on Ursulines. On Saturday, August 26, 2017, BDG Tree Service, a crew hired by Entergy, removed dead oaks and other trees on Ursulines at North White. Many of the [...]

AUTOMATIC RETRACTABLE SCREEN STORMWATER INLET PROTECTION DEVICES

Thanks to Robert Thompson for sending this in… Article courtesy Forester Magazines http://foresternetwork.com/erosion-control-magazine/ec-soil/ec-erosion-control/protecting-storm-drain-inlets/ Everybody loves a party, and nobody loves a good time more than New Orleans, particularly during Mardi Gras when nearly one and a half million visitors flood the city, more than tripling its usual population. But after any good time, there is [...]

Bayou Cutters Sail Along the Banks of Bayou St. John

This morning, the Orleans Levee Board cut the grass on the banks of Bayou St. John. As the photo below sent in by Tommy Lewis shows, they did a tremendous job! Bayou cutters sailed through the grass on the banks of Bayou St. John this morning. Click on Tommy Lewis’ photo for a larger view. [...]

Police Ask Public to Provide Pedal Power for Children

The Faubourg St. John Neighborhood Association, New Orleans Police Department and New Orleans Police & Justice Foundation donated 120 bicycles to pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students at ReNEW McDonogh City Park Academy. December 15, 2016. *** by Linda Landesberg Here is a great idea for your holiday gift purchasing: The donation of a bicycle for a [...]

Le Chien Chat Fundraiser

Dear friends, We are having a special fundraiser to benefit Le Chien Chat rescue founded by our dear friend and neighbor Keane Colomb this Wednesday, November 30th The precious little lives saved, the constant love and care, including very costly medical care, given by this rescue year after year is simply amazing  Please join us tomorrow by having lunch or dinner [...]

A little garden in which to walk and immensity in which to dream

by Robert Thompson On Saturday, November 19, 2016,  neighbors turned out in numbers to make the City Beautiful Club’s Capdevielle Green and Clean Day a real success. Litter pickup, leaf raking, weeding and trimming, and gutter clean outs were just some things done. An impressive project managed and executed by neighbor Pushpa has also resulted [...]

VOODOO MUSIC AND ARTS EXPERIENCE

TO REPORT SOUND COMPLAINTS: (512) 806-7910 or soundhotline@voodoofestival.com CAR TOWING: (504) 658-8200 There is limited street parking near and around City Park. Please be aware of any signs restricting parking. Overnight parking, walking, sleeping, camping by individuals or groups is prohibited within the confines of City Park. Also, parking on the Bayou or the Neutral [...]

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