September 18, 2011 § Leave a Comment
Today is the Saints’ first home game of the season, and a loud and proud “Who Dat!” rings out across the city and region. I’m excited about the game, and also looking forward to starting to talk with community members in my own neighborhood, West Riverside in Uptown, beginning tomorrow.
I’m starting close to home – I’m a board member on the Audubon-Riverside Neighborhood Association (ARNA) - so I should be familiar with many of my neighbors. The West Riverside neighborhood actually extends downriver well beyond the ARNA boundaries, so I’ll ease into this process while getting into less familiar geographic territory. « Read the rest of this entry »
September 16, 2011 § Leave a Comment
I’m going to start knocking on doors on Monday. In the spirit of “going big or going home,” I’m going to try to devote 6 ‘days’ (really 2 – 3 hours in the early evening or on weekends) to 5 neighborhoods across the city. If you are a New Orleanian, or if you know New Orleans well, please vote on where I should go by clicking on the ‘neighborhood polls’ link above. Here’s where the polls stand now: