COVID-19 precautions worn out most New Orleans’ Mardi Gras festivities in 2021, and a scarcity of law enforcement officials compelled the town to shorten routes for a few of its lavish seasonal parades in 2022. Now, metropolis officers, and enterprise homeowners are celebrating plans to let the nice instances roll on longer routes — and in entrance of companies that welcome the crowds — with safety bolstered by neighboring police businesses. Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s official announcement Monday that parade routes have been being lengthened was welcome information to Staci Rosenberg, a founding father of the Krewe of Muses. It means the all-female group and its signature floats — together with an enormous stilletto-heeled pump swathed in color-changing lights — will be capable of roll once more on Journal Avenue. The thoroughfare lined with small retailers, century-old cottages, bars and eating places runs by means of neighborhoods that gave the parade what Rosenberg described as a extra intimate, family-friendly environment.
, 2023-01-30 21:59:00