Workers are busy repairing this pothole on Stafford Place in Lakeview.
The first entries in our "Pimp Your Pothole"
contest are up, and you can see the whole slideshow here
— New Orleanians are pimping the potholes on their blocks with Mardi Gras beads, "diamonds," and even a dog.
The deadline to enter the contest is June 5, and the best-decorated pothole will win a prize package worth more than $350 to local merchants.
Details on how to enter are here
, and you can upload your photos to Instagram (#pimpmypothole) and Twitter (@fixmystreets).