Claire Pittman

Garden District Sapling: Mary Pittman

Mary Pittman, a lifelong Garden District resident and 3rd grader at Baton Rouge Foreign Language Academic Immersion Magnet elementary school in French, had an idea! Her mom and current GDCA President recently came home with an interesting issue. After a meeting with the Garden District’s friendly neighborhood off-duty policy liaison, Officer Seth Gautier, he recommended

September 2019 Security Update

9/1/19 at 0217 hours, Officers responded to an alarm on Tulip Street. Upon arrival, they determined the alarm was triggered by a burglar. Officers cleared the home and noticed it appeared as if a television was missing from a bracket on the wall. Officers contacted the homeowner who was out of town. The homeowner advised

Business Spotlight: Red Six Media

This month the Garden District Civic Association is delighted to spotlight Red Six Media, a full-service media and advertising agency, owned and operated by Garden District resident Matt Dardenne. Matt along with several of his LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication classmates started Red Six Media one month after graduating from LSU. Red Six Media got

Fall Picnic 2019

The GDCA fall social activities began this past Sunday, September 29, with the annual fall picnic.  Although we did not have the crisp, cool autumn weather we were hoping for, Garden District families came out to enjoy the delicious food, live entertainment, face painting, bounce house and good conversation and interaction with neighbors and friends.   The

September 2019 Drainage Update

Working with the City Since the June 6th flooding, the Garden District Civic Association has been working closely with neighbors and the City to get answers and resolutions. On July 31, 2019, through the hard work of our neighbors on Cherokee Street, who have experienced flooding over the last two decades, we met with Fred

August 2019 Security Update

Seth Gautier, from East Baton Rouge Police Department and the new GDCA off-duty police coordinator for our neighborhood patrols, met the GDCA board at the September board meeting. He gave an overview of what to expect from him and his officers. Halley Stafford will continue to be involved and provide detailed updates to the board. There

GDCA Social Activities

The Garden District Civic Association has sponsored several social activities so far this year.  A neighborhood-wide yard sale was held on March 23. Shoppers from around the metro area stopped by the neighborhood to see what goodies and oddities were available for purchase.  It was a great time once again for both buyers and sellers.