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Pop's Robber Busted With Pot; Gennaro's 75th Birthday

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NEW IBERIA? Police are searching for a teenager with visible bruises after he tried to rob Pop's Barbecue in New Iberia on Monday. Brandishing a knife, he confronted a woman working in the restaurant's kitchen, who then beat his ass down with a pot. [AP via Bouillie]

UPTOWN?Three Uptown Restaurants are seeking permission to sell alcohol. Singha Song on Maple, and the proposed Mellow Mushroom on Oak and Mais Arepas at Carondelet and Clio are on agenda for tomorrow's City Council meeting. Singha Song already had a request derailed, and Mellow Mushroom has been negotiating with the neighborhood about it's plans to open at a former yoga studio. [Uptown Messenger]

METAIRIE? Gennaro's will celebrate 75 years as a bar, perhaps the oldest Metairie bar, this Saturday, August 25. Festivities will begin at 4 p.m. with a pig roast, DJ, and Saints revelry. The Krewe of Zeus started at Gennaro's in 1957. []

Gennaro's [Photo: Yelp/Codie S.]

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