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New clubhouse enhances offerings on the Lafitte Greenway

Officials celebrated another new Lafitte Greenway facility on Tuesday at a ribbon-cutting for the Lafitte Greenway Clubhouse. The $1.9 million clubhouse is on the southern ...

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More than a bike path, Lafitte Greenway becoming a center for public art

By Sue Strachan, Mid-City Messenger Since 2017, three 9-foot stainless steel “prayer wheels” have been anchoring the turnaround at the intersection of Lafitte Greenway and ...

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Opening tonight: Supernova art and light display, PhotoNOLA exhibition

Two outdoor exhibitions open tonight in Mid-City. The Supernova, a luminary art exhibit celebrating the Lafitte Greenway’s fifth birthday, will light up the night on ...

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Art installations, Supernova exhibit light up the new Plaza on the Greenway

The Iris of Memory art installation has been unveiled in the new pedestrian Plaza on the Lafitte Greenway. The permanent installation will be part of ...

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Open-Air Cinema will bring the stars out for the 2020 New Orleans Film Festival

 By Sue Strachan, Mid-City Messenger Taking advantage of October’s cooler weather, the New Orleans Film Festival is screening movies at its Open-Air Cinema, held ...

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Public plaza planned for front of former brake-tag station on the Greenway

The Friends of Lafitte Greenway, the New Orleans Recreation Development (NORD) Commission and other partners want to fast-track the transformation of the driveway to the ...

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Former brake-tag station reopens as Greenway pavilion

The old brake station on North Lopez Street and the Lafitte Greenway is back in use a public recreational facility. Mayor LaToya Cantrell joined other ...

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Greenway Fest to offer tunes, trails and tales

The neighborhood harbinger of spring — the hiking and music festival on the Lafitte Greenway — is around the corner. The free one-day festival will ...

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Video: Playground follows motto of “something for everyone”

 Video by Sharon Lurye The New Orleans Recreation Development Commission and the Mystic Krewe of Nyx — along with city officials, partners, supporters and ...

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