Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras
Scoot
February 27, 2020 - 1:40 pm
One of the first things parents teach their children is “don’t play in the street.” It’s amazing how many people forget some of the early things their parents told them about being safe.
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Mardi Gras
Thomas Perumean
February 27, 2020 - 6:14 am
Carnival krewe officials and city leaders meet to discuss ways to make Mardi Gras safer.
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Mardi Gras
Scoot
February 26, 2020 - 12:57 pm
Tandem floats have been an integral part of Mardi Gras parades for years, and there is no evidence that the floats pose a danger to the public.
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Archbishop Gregory Aymond
Kenny Kuhn
February 26, 2020 - 11:26 am
Now that Mardi Gras is over many Catholics in New Orleans will take this Ash Wednesday to reflect and make a sacrifice in their life in the 40 days of Lent leading up to Easter Sunday.
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Elks Krewe
Kenny Kuhn
February 26, 2020 - 7:12 am
Elks Krewe of Orleans bans several truck-floats because riders continued to throw in the no-throw disband area.
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Dressed as peacocks, a group of friends calling themselves "The Ostentation" form a dance line for revelers in the Society of St. Anne on Royal Street in New Orleans, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Rusty Costanza)
Associated Press
February 25, 2020 - 1:59 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Thousands of people thronged the streets of New Orleans on Fat Tuesday, reaching for beads, shimmying to the music of marching bands and celebrating the end of a Carnival season tinged by tragedy after two bystanders were killed by floats this year. Even before sunrise, the...
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