PHOTOS: Despite near cancellation, Krewe of Boo rolls through the French Quarter

The festive Krewe of Boo was given the all-clear to parade Saturday night.

by Matthew Hinton
October 21, 2019

Initially called off by Mayor LaToya Cantrell due to safety concerns from the Hard Rock demolition site in downtown New Orleans, the festive Krewe of Boo was given the all-clear to parade Saturday night.

Matthew Hinton is a New Orleans area freelance photographer whose work has been recognized by the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) Best of Photojournalism Awards in 2014 and 2016, and by numerous awards from the Press Club of New Orleans, including the Hal Ledet President's Print Photography Award, the highest honor the Press Club can bestow upon a photographer. Matthew Hinton has previously been a staff photographer at both of the daily newspapers in New Orleans. His work has appeared nationally and internationally through freelance work with the Associated Press and AFP, Agence France-Presse.

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