Category archives for: Postcards from Home

Bodacious Boogaloo

by Charlie London Since the beginning, the Bayou Boogaloo, held on the banks of Bayou St. John in New Orleans during May, has had a mission to give back to the community. The first Bayou Boogaloo in 2006 was a healing effort for the community. Many folks were still rebuilding their lives and their houses [...]

Charlie’s Neighborhood News

Charlie’s Neighborhood News Your neighborhood news source Would you like to know what is happening in and around Faubourg St. John? Mid-City? Parkview? Desaix? Treme? Are you interested in architecture, art, music, or historic preservation? Sign up for Charlie’s Neighborhood News and get news about what’s happening sent personally to your inbox. Subscribe to Charlie's [...]

Give Thanks

Here in New Orleans there are so many things to be thankful for. We have great food and great fun but most of all, great people. Click on any postcard for photo credit. Laffite Greenway Status | Nov. 26, 2014 Placement of the asphalt portion of the Lafitte Greenway bicycle and pedestrian path is now [...]

Be Thankful

Here in New Orleans there are so many things to be thankful for. We have great food, great fun but most of all, great people. Click on any postcard for photo credit.

Postcard from Home

“At the beach, at the beach, at Pontchartrain Beach, You’ll have fun, you’ll have fun, every day of the week. You’ll love the thrilling rides, laugh till you split your sides, at.., Pontchartrain Beach”. This postcard courtesy the Linda Burns Collection.

Postcard from Home

Organ Grinder by Arnold Genthe, 1920

Postcard from Home

Organ Grinder by Arnold Genthe, 1920

Postcard from Home

Kennedy Park in beautiful Faubourg St. John. Kennedy Park is on Ursulines Avenue between North Lopez and North Rendon.

Postcard from Home

Courtesy the Linda Burns Collection

Postcard from Home

This postcard is from the Historic New Orleans Collection: “This postcard is for Patricia, who requested images of the church of Notre Dame de Bon Secours on Jackson Ave. One of the three churches of the Irish Channel, Notre Dame was built by French residents and was demolished in 1925 after it was heavily damaged [...]

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