Yard of the Month
Ingrid & Hector Toruno
Thanks to all who keep our neighborhood beautiful!
Next General Meeting
Wednesday, March 15th
6 p.m. at the Maumus Center
Information on OANA Officer & Board Elections to be held at the May 17th General Meeting (must be an active member to nominate, run or vote)
More agenda items TBA
Meetings are open to all (not just members)!
Any resident of Old Arabi can join the association,
both homeowners and renters!!
Membership is just $20 per household annually,
and is due every year on January 1st.
Click on the "MEMBERSHIP" tab above for details.
General meetings are on the 3rd Wednesday of odd months
at 6 pm at the Maumus Center
721 Friscoville Ave.
See January meeting slide show here
Minutes to follow soon
now meeting every Wednesday, 7 pm
at 6619 North Peters
All are invited -- OANA members and non-members
Optional stop at the Old Arabi Bar after!!
For more info contact:
MAKING SPIRITS BRIGHT!
Many thanks to these Holiday Elves!
This fun group of members and friends of OANA
decorated the neutral ground entrance to St. Bernard Parish
for the holidays!
NEW IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD!
Our brand new Little Free Library is up and full of books!
There's also a bench nearby, for comfortable browsing.
Check it out!
Many thanks to our member farmer/gardeners for design, installation & maintenance of the new landscape plantings at the Aycock Barn and Courthouse/Jail
Watch for news of a dedication ceremony to be announced soon!
In old news,
here are some events from 2019
(pre-pandemic -- watch for some to return in 2022!)
👈 2nd Place
Night Out Against Crime makes us safer!
Sugar Fest 2019 was sweet!
Other 2019 Highlights
Old Arabi paraded on Lundi Gras!
Friends and neighbors enjoyed Sippin' in the Sunset...
...except when we had to cancel
The totem pole went up...
and fell down...
and is up again!
Holiday donations were made
and the neutral ground was decorated
It was a very good year!
Love thy neighbor, love thy neighborhood!
Here are a couple of great articles about our neighborhood:
"New restaurants are joining old favorites in St. Bernard Parish" -- Gambit, May 14, 2018
"When St. Bernard made cars" (at the Ford motor plant in Arabi!) -- nola.com, Nov. 5, 2014
COME JOIN THE FUN!
click on the "MEMBERSHIP" tab
at the top of the page for details
While you're waiting for our next great event, if you're on Facebook check out this cool video from Domino's Sugar Refinery!
Old Arabi Revitalization Plan
The final plan has been released to the public, and includes the streetscape improvements on St. Claude Ave., as well as future improvements in the neighborhood
You can review plan details at the Parish website: