Endymion

Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 12, 2019 - 9:21 pm
Planned upgrades to the Superdome mean that Krewe of Endymion plans to roll to the Morial Convention Center instead. In an announcement today the captain of the krewe said, "Endymion will roll on our traditional Mid City Route. After passing Gallier Hall on St. Charles Avenue, Endymion will proceed...
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Jim Hanzo
February 20, 2019 - 8:36 am
We are still a week and a half away from the Endymion parade on the Saturday before Fat Tuesday, and already some portions of the neutral ground are being spray painted as parade goers mark off their territory. The Endymion Parade rolls on Saturday, March 2nd, and on Orleans Avenue where thousands...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
December 13, 2018 - 12:41 pm
The Krewe of Endymion has unveiled new high tech lighting for the parade in 2019. "New and upgraded state of the art LED and fiber-optic lighting and special effects!" the super krewe raved in a news release. "See the new Grand Marshal float featuring 250,000 synchronized LED’s on massive curved...
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Don Ames
July 21, 2018 - 5:18 am
The man who drove his truck into a crowd at the Endymion parade in 2017 was released from jail Friday after serving less than half his sentence. Nielson Rizzuto served just 17 months of his 5-year-sentence. That five-year prison sentence was handed down on Jan. 12, 2018. One year was suspended and...
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He ran over a crowd of people at the Endymion Parade in 2017, and now Neilson Rizzuto gets out of jail today for the drunken crash. It is not sitting well with some of the 28 people he injured. "I was one of those people he ran into at that parade and spent EIGHT DAMN MONTHS in the hospital because...
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