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Jul 042015
 
Kolossos banner hangs over the Dumaine street bridge along Bayou St. John. (Zach Brien, MidCityMessenger.com)

Kolossos banner hangs over the Dumaine street bridge along Bayou St. John. (Zach Brien, MidCityMessenger.com)

On Saturday afternoon, the Krewe of Kolossos celebrated the fourth of July on the Banks of Bayou St. John in Mid City. Kolossos crowned new royalty on Saturday, naming Al “Carnival Time” Johnson as king and Mercy Stevenson as queen. Continue reading »

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Fireworks lit up the night sky after the performance by the Marine Corps band. (Zach Brien, MidCityMessenger.com)

Fireworks lit up the night sky after the performance by the Marine Corps band. (Zach Brien, MidCityMessenger.com)

On Saturday evening, blankets and chairs covered the great lawn at City Park for their “Happy 3rd of July” celebration. The Marine Corps band provided the entertainment and fireworks were lit off from the roof of the Peristyle as the grand finale. Continue reading »

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The New Orleans Botanical Garden (photo courtesy of City Park).

The New Orleans Botanical Garden (photo courtesy of City Park).

The Louisiana Himalaya Association is sponsoring a community-based effort event this Wednesday in City Park’s Botanical Gardens to help the people of Nepal recover from earthquakes. The New Orleans to Nepal fundraising event will feature local musicians and restaurants, a cash bar and a live auction.  Continue reading »