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Give 'Em Hellenic!
Bayou Goes Greek at Cathedral's Annual Fest
The time has come to let the Greek flag fly. This Memorial Day (May 23-25) weekend marks the 41st annual Greek Festival held on the Bayou-side grounds of the Holy Trinity Cathedral and Hellenic Cultural Center (1200 Robert E. Lee Blvd.).
Bayou St. John Fest's Final Day in Photos
The Bayou Boogaloo closed out another year Sunday with the annual Rubber Duck Derby, and sounds from Rosie Ledet and the Cardinal Sons, among other musical practitioners. NoDef photographers Brandon Robert and Rachel June were on the scene.
Democracy on the Bayou
Residents Debate Uses of Bayou St. John, Talk Master Plan
The Greener Bayou St. John Coalition held its third “uses of the bayou” meeting Monday night at a residence in the Parkview Neighborhood. The group, made up of area residents and neighborhood association representatives, intends to create a Bayou St. John Master Plan to present to the city.
Please Stand Bayou
Group to Bayou St. John: Just Act Natural
“Historically speaking, the bayou was the recipient of a lot of things,” LSU Sea Grant scientist Rusty Gaudé said at a recent meeting of the Greener Bayou St. John Coalition. And the room filled with the bayou’s old dirty secrets.
Second Lines Return with Keep-N-It-Real By the Bayou
Sunday second lines return this week after a brief pause for a worthy Carnival. The Keep-N-It-Real Social Aide and Pleasure Club is set to celebrate their 10th anniversary with a parade through the 6th and 7th Wards that begins by the banks of Bayou St. John.
Car Found in Bayou St. John
A car was found in Bayou St. John in Mid-City overnight, according to NOPD. About 12:35 a.m., the car was reported in the water near the corner of Moss and Bell Sts.
Cabbies Targeted in 2 Robberies Near Fair Grounds
A pair of cabbies were targeted in violent robberies near the Fair Grounds over the last week, according to NOPD. Detectives believe the same suspect is responsible for both attacks, and are looking to identify him.
Bayou St. John Waters Receding After Lake Lift
The waters around New Orleans usually don't rise until spring runoff comes down the Mighty Mississippi, but Bayou St. John was looking much higher than normal Wednesday in Mid-City. Despite relatively dry weather, water was lapping up higher than normal onto the grass toward end of the Bayou near Orleans Ave. According to the Orleans Levee District, the water was coming from Lake Pontchartrain.
Car Goes into Bayou St. John
Updated 11:45 a.m.
NOPD responded to reports that a car was driven into Bayou St. John on Monday night, according to officer Frank Robertson III. About 9:15 p.m., the NOPD dive team was dispatched to the corner of Harrison Ave. and Wisner Blvd., Robertson said.
NOLA Paddleboards Multiplying the Glide on Bayou, Lake
Bayou St. John and Lake Pontchartrain have been doing to the stand lately.
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