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Together, we can build a healthier New Orleans community.

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Our commitment is to foster a vibrant and active greenway that encourages economic development, and links adjacent neighborhoods, cultural features, historic sites, retail areas and public spaces. Opened to the public in the November of 2015, we continue to promote this great public space and host community events and programs. To support Friends of Lafitte Greenway donate today and stay up-to-date with our newsletter!

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  • From the blog

    Soirée Success!

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    The 5th Annual Greenway Soirée was an unbelievable success, and it was such a joy to celebrate with Greenway supporters alongside the trail we love. With the help of sponsors, guests, restaurants, and auctions contributors, we raised over $50,000 to support our work to build, program and promote the Lafitte Greenway as a great public space!

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    Soirée Auction Announced

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    The Greenway Soirée is just days away, and we have some pretty awesome auction packages lined up. For the first time in soirée history, we will be hosting a live auction in addition to our silent auction. There is bound to be something to please any and every Greenway fan in attendance. A huge thank you to all the local businesses that helped to make this auction possible. Don't miss out on the auction this Friday

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  • From the blog

    Biking through New Orleans: City's bike-share launches in December with 70 locations

    By: Jessica Williams | November 10, 2017

    Source: New Orleans Advocate | Full Article

    By this time next month, residents and tourists in New Orleans will be able to pick up a bicycle at one spot in the city and drop it off at another, the realization of a lengthy effort to diversify public transit in the city.

    Officials this week revealed the 70 locations where 700 bicycles will be available as part of the city’s first bike-sharing program, scheduled to start in December.

    The sites are largely concentrated in the Central Business District, French Quarter and other neighborhoods along the Mississippi River, with some in Treme and near City Park.

     

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    Construction on new Lafitte Greenway bar slated for January

    By: Claire Byun | November 13, 2017

    Source: Mid-City Messenger | Full Article 

    A bicycle-friendly beer and wine garden on the Lafitte Greenway may start construction early next year, though the owners are still working on a name.

    Crews have applied for construction permits with work hopefully starting in early January, developer Billy Good said.

    The still-unnamed bar would have “adequate” vehicle parking and about 60 bicycle parking spots, plus a permeable outdoor patio – though live music is not planned for the venue. Site plans submitted to the city show space for an indoor bar and small mezzanine. Good said the outdoor patios will have 62 percent permeable space with trees, fire pits and heaters.

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  • posted about this on Facebook 2015-03-31 21:36:38 -0500
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