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The latest news pertinent to NFB and Bywater

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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2018 New Orleans Neighborhood Summit

The 2018 New Orleans Neighborhood Summit will be held on Saturday, November 10th, 2018 at the University of New Orleans Student Center. The annual Neighborhood Summit celebrates the strength, history, and diversity of our city’s neighborhoods, bringing together community leaders, … Continue reading

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Important meeting on HANO development, this Tuesday, Oct. 9, 6:30 at the Stallings Center

Please find below an invitation to attend the ITEX/HANO “Stakeholders Meeting” on October 9th to discuss HANO’s plan to redevelop multiple sites in our area. This plan involves a number of scattered HANO-owned  sites, but — most importantly — involves … Continue reading

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General Meeting: Wednesday, August 1st

General Meeting: Wednesday, August 1st @7:00pm at the Stallings Center (Poland and St Claude) At our next general meeting we will be hearing from a representative of Cimarron Underground: the company that is installing the high pressure gas lines and … Continue reading

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