Stephen Murphy

Awesome job, LCPD!

"No one goes there anymore; it's too crowded." - Yogi Berra

I've never been to Mardi Gras in New Orleans and I know there are several different locations where parades and events take place other than the French Quarter, but when there is a parade and/or Mardi Gras event in the French Quarter, are barricades installed and entry fees collected?

If you want to know more about what happened, Google the Battle of Tarawa. It was a controversial battle.

Thanks, Carlos. 👍🏻

Those are municipal codes. If I remember civics, a city ordinance cannot supersede a state or federal law, so the question is are there state and/or federal laws that give authority to a state municipalities to close public streets for third parties to hold parties and charge admission? I…

I wonder which law(s) the judge will use if she denies the plaintiff's lawsuit?

As the article states, the main point of the lawsuit questions whether or not the city has the legal authority to close off public streets and charge entry fees to access those public streets.

It is not about how much the promoters make, or how much it cost the city and taxpayers, o…


I have no idea what's going on, either. All I know is the house I own on 46th and R has never flooded in the 30 years I've owned it. In fact, water from Hurricane Ike and Hurricane Harvey barely got above the curb. I just hope the "improvements" along 45th Street don't cause that to change.