Category Archives: Mardi Gras News

Multi-Faceted New Orleans – The Chattanoogan

The Chattanoogan Multi-Faceted New Orleans The Chattanoogan   But, the Garden District needed no reinventing, because it didn’t suffer unusual damage from the hurricane. This historic residential district which includes many boutiques, shops and restaurants offers a uniquely Southern brand of hospitality. After we  (another couple traveling with us) checked in at The Prytania Oaks,…

St. Joseph’s Night truce a tribute to Mardi Gras Indians, New Orleans police … – NOLA.com

NOLA.com St. Joseph’s Night truce a tribute to Mardi Gras Indians, New Orleans police … NOLA.com By Editorial page staff, The Times-Picayune Mardi Gras Indians were able to walk New Orleans streets on St. Joseph’s Night in their finery without any run-ins with police — a tribute to negotiations between the Indians and the New…

New Orleans proves to be sweet escape – UT The Daily Texan

UT The Daily Texan New Orleans proves to be sweet escape UT The Daily Texan Neighboring Café Du Monde is the French Market. This is the perfect place to pick up inexpensive souvenirs for friends and family. Everything from voodoo dolls to feathered Mardi Gras masks can be found here. Be sure to look around…

Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday 2012 – NOLA.com

NOLA.com Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday 2012 NOLA.com By Matthew Hinton, The Times-Picayune MATTHEW HINTON / THE TIMES-PICAYUNE Geronimo Hunters Second Chief Thadius Freeman gets ready on Simon Bolivar Ave. before the start of the Mardi Gras Indians Super Sunday parade in Central City in New Orleans, La., The Mardi Gras Indians traditionally parade the…

Will Ferrell Joins Elite List of 21st Century Bacchus Kings

Will Ferrell Tells Letterman About His Mardi Gras Experience, Does Top Ten … Huffington Post (satire) On Monday night’s “Late Show With David Letterman,” Will Ferrell described his reign as King Bacchus during this year’s Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans, and still found time to take care of Dave’s “Top Ten List.” Ferrell’s four-hour…

Mardi Gras Museum’s glitz, glamor auctioned off – CBS News

NOLA.com Mardi Gras Museum’s glitz, glamor auctioned off CBS News The good times have turned to hard times for the Mardi Gras Museum near New Orleans. Glitzy baubles of Carnival history were auctioned off Thursday as the museum liquidated its collection of crowns, scepters, capes and costumes of kings and queens, … Designed as a…

Where Mardi Gras planning never ends

Central Florida Future Where Mardi Gras planning never ends Universal Studios Mardi Gras is an authentic, family-friendly version of the famous street party held in Louisiana. Guests can enjoy genuine music, food and entertainment. For the past 17 years, Universal Orlando has been bringing the excitement of New Orleans to its theme park, where guest…

Mardi Gras Parade Reviews – bestofneworleans.com

Mardi Gras Parade Reviews by Rex Duke for gambit bestofneworleans.com Rex Duke™ offers his annual assessment of Carnival Best Overall Parade: Rex Best Day Parade: Thoth Best Night Parade: Hermes Best Superkrewe: Rex Best Suburban Parade: Caesar The final Sunday featured a rare six parades rolling down St. Charles Avenue. The women of the Krewe…

Mardi Gras Beads: Recyclable And Reusable, If You Know How – Huffington Post

Mardi Gras Beads: Recyclable And Reusable, If You Know How Huffington Post . As noted by the Los Angeles Timesin a rather sober piece about the “bead problem,” this year “an unprecedented crop of initiatives has sprung up to help feed the recycled bead market, with most of the ideas as idiosyncratic as the city…

Ignatius J. Reilly statue removed for Mardi Gras – NOLA.com

NOLA.com By Bruce Nolan Ignatius J. Reilly statue removed for Mardi Gras   NOLA.com , The Times-Picayune The life-sized bronze of Ignatiu s J. Reilly, perhaps New Orleans‘ most famous fictional character, will return to its customary place on Canal Street tomorrow to resume glowering disapprovingly at passing humanity Reilly is the creation of John Kennedy Toole whose comic…

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