Robert Morris

Feb 152018
 

A rendering of the exterior of the Subway sandwich shop planned for Magazine Street.
(image via city of New Orleans)

A Subway sandwich shop is seeking permission to become the latest fast-food operator on Magazine Street, with plans to open the corner of unit of a strip mall near Valence Street, city documents show. Continue reading »

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Feb 142018
 

Eddie Dingle (via NOPD)

A man was shot to death along the St. Charles Avenue parade route late Tuesday afternoon in one of three Mardi Gras day shootings that left three people dead and five more injured across the city, New Orleans police said. Continue reading »

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Feb 142018
 

The Krewe of Rex “Marie Laveaux” float rolls on St. Charles Avenue on Tuesday. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Rex, the king of Carnival, presided over Mardi Gras Day in the year of his city’s tricentennial not by reviewing its entire history, but focusing on its earliest days in a parade titled “L’Ancienne Nouvelle-Orléans.”

The Krewe of Rex “Royal Barge” rolls on St. Charles Avenue on Tuesday. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

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Feb 132018
 

The Zulu Tramps march on St. Charles Avenue on Tuesday morning. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Zulu started the party on Mardi Gras day with their annual parade on St. Charles Avenue, featuring appearances by Mayor Mitch Landrieu, Mayor-elect LaToya Cantrell, filmmaker Spike Lee, the New Orleans Saints, and the krewe’s own cadre of celebrities like the Big Shot, the Governor and more.

The Krewe of Zulu rolls on St. Charles Avenue on Tuesday morning. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

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Feb 122018
 

The Krewe of Proteus “Ebisu” float rolls on Napoleon Avenue on Monday. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Proteus invoked the blessings of ancient gods on Monday night as they started off the Lundi Gras show on the Uptown parade route.

The Krewe of Proteus rolls on Napoleon Avenue on Monday. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

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Feb 112018
 

Toilet paper billows in the Magazine Street tree branches as the Krewe of Thoth rolls on Sunday morning. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

In conjunction with its first year toilet-papering the avenues on the Uptown route, the Krewe of Thoth riffed on the theme of “Rolls” on Sunday morning.

Bright orange fedoras were a popular throw from the Krewe of Thoth. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

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Feb 112018
 

The Krewe of Okeanos rolls on Magazine Street on Sunday morning. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Okeanos took Uptown parade goers on a tour of the world Sunday morning.

The Krewe of Okeanos “Miami” float rolls on Magazine Street on Sunday morning. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

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Feb 112018
 

The Krewe of Tucks “Gold Digger” float rolls on St. Charles Avenue on Saturday. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Tucks rolled their 50th parade Saturday on the Uptown route, and turned that “golden” anniversary into exactly the kind of jokes you would expect them to.

The Krewe of Tucks added fake gold teeth to their repertoire of inventive throws this year. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)


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Feb 102018
 

The Krewe of Iris rolls on St. Charles Avenue on Saturday morning. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Iris managed to dodge the rain threat Saturday morning on St. Charles Avenue to present their parade, “Iris Through The Ages.”

The Krewe of Iris rolls on St. Charles Avenue on Saturday morning. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

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Feb 102018
 

The Krewe of Morpheus rolls on Magazine Street on Friday night. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Morpheus closed out Friday night’s parades on the Uptown route with an array of exotic animals.

The Krewe of Morpheus rolls on Magazine Street on Friday night. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

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Feb 102018
 

Le Krewe d’Etat rolls on Magazine Street with a float called “The Stinker,” parodying President Trump’s Twitter habits. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Le Krewe d’Etat used a theme of “The Dictator’s Museum of Art” to mock subjects both local and national, with particular emphasis on President Trump and Mayor Mitch Landrieu.

The Skeleton Krewe precedes Le Krewe d’Etat on Magazine Street on Friday night. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

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Feb 092018
 

The Krewe of Hermes rolls on Magazine Street on Friday evening. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Hermes brought its literary inclinations home to New Orleans on Friday night with a theme of “Arts and Letters” that showcased the area’s finest artists.

The Talladega College marching band performs with the Krewe of Hermes on Magazine Street on Friday evening. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

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