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NEIGHBORS TO REMOVE INVASIVE SPECIES FROM BAYOU ST. JOHN ON JUNE 20 and JUNE 24

by Sara Beth Howard NEIGHBORS TO REMOVE INVASIVE SPECIES FROM BAYOU ST. JOHN ON JUNE 20 and JUNE 24 Kayakityat ( http://kayakitiyat.com/ ) is hosting two events on June 20th and June 24th to remove the invasive water hyacinths from the north end of Bayou St John. Please join your neighbors for some fun and [...]

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 [...]

Neighborhood Meeting October 4th

At the October 4, 2016 neighborhood meeting at 1368 Moss Street in New Orleans, Faubourg St. John residents will review many topics. A few of the items to be discussed are a zoning request, the increasing homeless population, and a possible new direction for the neighborhood’s internet presence. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. under [...]

Fire Department Called for Cabrini High School

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by Charlie London New Orleans – September 23, 2016 This morning at 11 a.m., all of the students and personnel at Cabrini High School were evacuated to meeting points around the school. At 11:08 a.m. Engine 35 of the New Orleans Fire Department arrived. A second engine arrived minutes later. The school was inspected and [...]

50 TREES TO BE PLANTED IN MID-CITY

SUSTAINING OUR URBAN LANDSCAPE Sustaining Our Urban Landscape will be planting 50 trees in Mid-City with their friends at Groundwork New Orleans and the Louisiana Chapter of the American Bar Association! Please RSVP if you will be attending an info session on Tuesday, September 27th about reforesting Mid-City Both sessions will take place at the Refresh [...]

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