by Kevin Allman
Orleans Avenue neutral ground report, Wednesday:
Spray paint: check
Netting around front lawns: check
Trash cans blocking off parking: check
Stakes, tape and string: not yet
Furniture: not yet
People: not yet
The KREWE OF CHAD is ready. (#KreweofChad is already a Twitter hashtag.)
More under the jump ...
Lots of spray paint and netted-off front lawns. Not pictured: New Orleans' original trash-can-and-piece-of-spare-lumber parking space savers.
NOPD barricades at the ready. Houses bedecked with banners hailing the conquering krewe, which arrives Saturday afternoon.
Check back tomorrow for "Endymion -2 Days."