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The latest news pertinent to NFB and Bywater

NFB General Meeting February 6th

Yes! We have a general meeting this Wednesday, February 6, at 7pm, at the Stallings Center (St. Claude, river side, just before Poland).  Agenda: Commander Young or another officer from the 5th will give us an update on the neighborhood  … Continue reading

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Free trees for your right-of-way or your front yard!

Do you want to get trees for FREE planted in your right-of-way or front yard? SOUL (Sustaining Our Urban Landscape) offers FREE 15g trees to be planted in the right-of-way (the grassy strip between the sidewalk and the street) outside … Continue reading

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Special meeting regarding proposed hotel at 4019 Chartres St. – January 30

A special NFB meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 to hear about the developer’s solutions to noise concerns of the ARRIVE hotel complex (formerly the Rusty Pelican hostel, then Stateside hostel, now ARRIVE hotel) on the 1/2 … Continue reading

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City Council meeting tomorrow, Thursday January 10, re Short-Term Rentals

THE MEETING TOMORROW WILL DEAL WITH THE MOTION THAT SHORT-TERM RENTALS IN RESIDENTIAL AREAS SHOULD BE RESTRICTED TO PEOPLE WITH A HOMESTEAD EXCEPTION (i.e. people who own and live on the premises). THIS IS A MOTION THAT THE NEIGHBORS FIRST … Continue reading

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General meeting for Wed, Jan 2, CANCELLED

Because of the date we are cancelling. We are trying to get the room for another Wednesday the 9th, but NORD is taking its time to respond. In any event, we want to tell you what we have done this … Continue reading

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Cruise ships to be docked in Bywater in December and January

Michelle Ganon, Chief of Staff and Vice President of Public Affairs of the Port of New Orleans, sent an email to NFB to let us know that the Poland Avenue Wharf will accommodate two cruise calls over the next month. The … Continue reading

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ARC comments on Proposed HANO development at Mazant and Royal

The Architectural Review Committee of the Historic Districts Landmark Commission (HDLC) reviewed HANO’s plans for the lot at Mazant and Royal. While HDLC does not have jurisdiction over City of New Orleans projects, they can comment. Have a look at … Continue reading

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Join Us When Bywater Goes Bananas on Dec 16!

On Sunday, December 16, we will commemorate the history of Bywater, once the largest site for the importation of tropical fruit in the U.S., with a neighborhood celebration called Bananas for Bywater. It will take place from 11 a.m. until … Continue reading

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December General Meeting will be… BANANAS!

In lieu of our December meeting we are excited to be hosting a Tricentennial Celebration we have dubbed “BYWATER GOES BANANAS”. The event will be Sunday, December 16, 11-5 in Clouet Gardens and the Tigermen’s Den. Yes, the wharves in … Continue reading

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General Meeting – November 7th!

Our next meeting is this (yes, this) Wednesday, November 7 at 7pm in the Stalling Center, St. Claude, just before Poland, river side). On the agenda: Jeffrey Goodman will give us the most recent developments in the world of Short-Term … Continue reading

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