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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
 

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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Feb 082018
 

The Krewe of Nyx parade rolls on Magazine Street on Wednesday night. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Despite a persistent chilly rain, the Krewe of Nyx fired up the Uptown parade route on Wednesday night with their elaborate headdresses, winning smiles and generous throws — especially their hand-made purses.

The Landry-Walker band dances in the rain during the Krewe of Nyx parade on Magazine Street. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

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Feb 082018
 

The Krewe of Ancient Druids rolls on Magazine Street on Wednesday night. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Ancient Druids kicked off the second weekend of parading on the Uptown route with its 20th anniversary parade using a satirical theme of “Closets.”

The Krewe of Ancient Druids led off their parade with their take on the removal of the Robert E. Lee monument. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

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Feb 072018
 

A lone waterbird stands at the edge of the lagoon at Audubon Park. (UptownMessenger.com file photo)

The more things change in the city of New Orleans, it seems, the more residents want Audubon Park to stay the same, based on comments Tuesday evening at the first public meeting about the park’s future.

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Feb 062018
 

The exterior of the St. Vincent’s Guest House on Magazine Street. (via Google Maps)

The creation of a new reception hall as part of the renovation of the historic St. Vincent’s Guest House in the Lower Garden District has received enthusiastic approval by the New Orleans City Council, after the developers won over skeptics in the neighborhood with a set of strict conditions as to how the facility will be used. Continue reading »

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Feb 052018
 

The Krewe of Alla rolls on Napoleon Avenue on Sunday. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Alla was the final parade to roll Sunday on the Uptown route, presenting a theme of “Alla Ask’d For You” in tribute to Audubon Zoo.

A rider on the Krewe of Alla “Panda” float rolls on Napoleon Avenue on Sunday. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

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