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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 [...]


TO REPORT SOUND COMPLAINTS: (512) 806-7910 or 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


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 [...]


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 [...]


photos by Brenda London Susannah Burley orchestrated a collaborative effort that resulted in 50 trees being planted in Mid-City on November 5, 2016 SOUL and partners planted 50 trees on November 5 thanks to the generosity of Parkway Bakery & Tavern and other local sponsors. Many volunteers came out to help plant trees from 9am-noon on [...]

Juke, Jump, and Jive in City Park on October 5th

Juke, Jump & Jive: A benefit for the St. Jude Community Center Wed, Oct 5 at 7pm at Pavilion of Two Sisters City Park Please visit the link below for ticket information: Patron Party:  The Parkview Terrace at The Casino at City Park above Morning Call 6:00-7:00 PM Entertainment by The Gumbo Trio Individual ticket [...]

Robert Thompson Proposes Plan for Capdeville Park

by Robert Thompson It’s been a long hot summer since our last get together at Capdeville Park. The progress begun at that Clean-up day has begun to give the park that “cared for” look which in turn lifts our neighborhood, discourages further littering and vandalism, and may even make our area safer. During the summer, [...]

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