Soccer Complex on The Fly?

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An Overview

How Audubon’s public-private structure enabled The Fly fiasco-Nola.com- June 6, 2016

Save the Fly links:

SAVE THE FLY/THE RIVERVIEW NOLA– A link to the change.org Save the Fly Petition

Save the Fly Facebook 

Carrollton Boosters link:

Carrollton Boosters website


News

WWL: Two Audubon board members to resign after ‘The Fly’ project raises questions of conflict– New Orleans Advocate- April 6

Supporter says soccer complex at ‘The Fly’ is dead– WWL- March 28th

Soccer complex on The Fly is dead, Carrollton Boosters withdraw support– Nola.com- March 28th

Beverage company director responds to Audubon controversy– WWL – March 18th

Eyes on The Fly: How structural racism subtly undercuts plans for a ‘public good’– The Lens- March 16th

Audubon board members have ties to ‘Fly’ soccer complex– WWL- March 16th

“Save the Fly” organizers request special zoning protections to slow Carrollton Boosters soccer field development– Uptown Messenger – March 2nd

Opponents of soccer complex on The Fly ‘toast’ to honor ‘the porch of Uptown’ Nola.com-Feb 28th

With soccer complex, The Fly would be overrun by ballfields, detractors say  Nola.com- Feb 23rd

Neighbors vent about Carrollton Boosters soccer complex before City Council, to little avail– Uptown Messenger- Feb 17th

Supporters, opponents of sports complex on ‘The Fly’ argue their cases to the City Council-The New Orleans Advocate – Feb 17th

Group opposes soccer field development on The Fly in Audubon Park– Nola.com -Feb 15th

Proposed $4 million sports complex at Audubon Park ‘Fly’ ignites differing opinions-The New Orleans Advocate- Feb 14th

 

 

 

Supplemental Information

Plea to City Council: Don’t pave our parks! Let the public have a say in what goes where– 2015 New Orleans Advocate