Uptown comes back to life under a light rain

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The rain from Tropical Storm Barry calmed down enough on Sunday for some residents to resume daily activities, like this cyclist on Constance Street. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Tropical Storm Barry continued to cause rain and sparse street flooding Uptown for the second day. On Sunday, however, many residents were out and about. Restaurants, bars and grocery stores opened and the city slowly came back to life.


Rain from Tropical Storm Barry left some Uptown streets, like Felicity, flooded on Sunday afternoon. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Steady, light rainfall weighs down the branches of a crape myrtle tree on Sunday. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Uptown Messenger file photo

The RTA resumed bus routes on Sunday. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Parking on the neutral ground and on sidewalks was allowed until Monday morning. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

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