Feb 112018
 

The Krewe of Mid-City braved spouts of heavy rain Sunday, Feb. 11 2018. The boutique crew marches through Uptown and features floats decorated with colorful tin foil (Claire Byun/cbyun@nolamessenger.com).

The Krewe of Mid-City rolled through Uptown on Sunday morning, catching a brief downpour but proceeding on undeterred.

For the full photo gallery, see Claire Byun’s coverage at MidCityMessenger.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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Feb 092018
 

The krewe’s newest float, “The Goddessy,” rolls down St. Charles near Jackson avenue. With the theme “Sight at the Museum,” the Krewe of Muses took to the streets uptown on Thursday, February 9th. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Muses paraded down their traditional route uptown on Thursday. The theme of the 17th annual parade was “Sight at the Museum.”

Riders on the “Swamp Lillies” float throw beads into the crowd along St. Charles avenue. With the theme “Sight at the Museum,” the Krewe of Muses took to the streets uptown on Thursday, February 9th. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

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Feb 092018
 

The “Chicken Roost” float, about the sexual misconduct issues in entertainment, politics and beyond, rolls down St. Charles. Krewe of Chaos rolled with the theme “Nature Calls…Chaos,” mocking many of the local and national political issues. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

The Krewe of Chaos rolled with the theme “Nature Calls…Chaos.” They commented on current issues like local politics, international conflict and more.

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Feb 092018
 

(map via NOPD)

A 16-year-old boy was arrested Thursday night after allegedly firing a gun while Mardi Gras parades rolled nearby on St. Charles Avenue, though no injuries were reported, New Orleans police said. Continue reading »

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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 062018
 

A New Orleans Police truck filled with donated food travels the parade routes before and after parades so officers can grab something to eat during their long shifts. The truck was set up by the New Orleans Polie and Justice Foundation. You can donate on their website or at their headquarters. (Photo by Sofia Samayoa)

By Sofia Samayoa
Loyola Student News Service

While keeping people safe and keeping the parades in line, many New Orleans police officers patrolling during Carnival have no time to eat during their 8- to 12-hour shifts.

To provide some relief, the New Orleans Police and Justice Foundation created “Adopt-A-Cop,” so people can donate food or money to help feed the officers while they patrol the parade routes. 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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Feb 052018
 

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

The Krewe of King Arthur celebrated “New Orleans Past and Present” as it made its way along the Uptown parade route on Sunday.

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

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