The Krewe of Iris celebrated their 100th anniversary Saturday on the Uptown parade route surrounded by thousands of well-wishers bearing birthday love.
A parade-goer was hit in the side by gunfire that appears to have discharged from inside a portable toilet at Napoleon and St. Charles Avenue on Saturday while the Krewe of Tucks rolled by, New Orleans police said.
The Krewe of Morpheus closed out Friday’s parades on the Uptown route with floats themed around major casinos.
While the political developments of the past year came as a shock to some Americans, Le Krewe d’Etat clearly welcomed the upheaval — at least as an opportunity to skewer both the famous and the infamous in this year’s “Zoo D’Etat.”
The Krewe of Hermes revisited themes of recent years on Friday evening as it kicked off the weekend’s parading on the Uptown route with “A Hermes Miscellany.”
On Thursday, Feb. 32, Knights of Chaos, Knights of Babylon and Muses ran on the traditional Uptown route.
One man was killed and two others injured Thursday afternoon after their car was fired upon on Earhart Boulevard, New Orleans police said.
Two years ago, Yung Lau could scarcely believe that his Green Tea restaurant at the edge of the Garden District was about to be displaced by a national pharmacy chain in a city as in love with mom-and-pop eateries as New Orleans.
The CVS did indeed move in, but on Friday, Lau will reopen Green Tea in a brand-new building that is being hailed as another landmark in the continuing redevelopment of another major Uptown corridor, South Claiborne Avenue.
As LaToya Cantrell and others step up their pace for the 2017 race for mayor of New Orleans, political insiders wonder if the best way for the Landrieu family to hold on to their power and the associated riches is to elect former U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu as New Orleans’ next mayor.
The Mystic Krewe of Nyx shared their favorite dance steps on dozens of floats that filled the Uptown route on Wednesday night.
The Krewe of Ancient Druids gave the Olympics a satirical New Orleans twist on Wednesday night as they kicked off the second week of 2017 Mardi Gras parades.