When I lived here before, in 2004, I kept seeing signs around the city said Miss River Bridge. I assumed the signs indicated the winner of some beauty pageant.
Turns out I’m a bit of a dummy. Miss River Bridge refers to the MISSISSIPPI RIVER BRIDGE, otherwise known as the Crescent City Connection— the bridge that takes you from New Orleans to the West Bank.
Silly girl. Although, seeing those signs now makes me smile.
Previously in Lagniappe:
A Monster in Mid City
A Monster in the Warehouse District
Don’t Lick the Busstop
Where the Sidewalk Ends
Swim at Your Own Risk
Mardi Gras Float Storage