King of Barkus, a chihuahua named Dirk, paraded with his krewe through the French Quarter on Sunday, Feb. 24. The rain did not stop parade-goers from celebrating The Mystic Krewe of Barkus, with the theme “Dogzilla - Barkus Licks the Crescent City.”
Hand Grenade: $8. The price is pretty explosive, even if it is New Orleans’ most powerful cocktail. I can’t really afford one, but I can’t afford not to have one either. So I order four. Carpe diem and all that.
Rapper Alfred Banks known as “Lyriqs da Lyraciss” proved that school isn’t the only path to pursue a career on the ones and twos. Lyriqs da Lyraciss started his freshman year in 2009 and dropped out of Loyola in 2011. He has overcome adversity from being bullied as a kid, to finding himself homeless as a young adult.