New Orleans Mardi Gras

No queen for a day: Woman sues Thibodaux Mardi Gras krewe over alleged dethroning, newspaper reports

Bob Warren, | The Times-Picayune

A woman who claims she was dethroned as queen of a Thibodaux-based Mardi Gras parade has filed suit against the krewe, according to a story on, the website... More »

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Baton Rouge King Cake Guide: Interact with a video map to find your Mardi Gras fix

Chelsea Brasted, | The Times-Picayune

To use it, click around the city to find the bakery nearest you, or perhaps to find one that sounds worth driving across town. Mard... More»

St. Tammany Community News

Krewe of Lyra King and Queen host a royal party: North Shore Notables

Elizabeth Moore

Their royal majesties of the Krewe of Lyra, King Nick Richard and Constellation Lyra Queen Elizabeth Impastato, hosted a magical Christmas event at Impastato Gallery and ... More»

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St. John Fools of Misrule kick off with Mardi Gras 'Feast of Fools': North Shore Notables

Elizabeth Moore

St. John Fools of Misrule meandered through the historic St. John District of old Covington Jan. 10 on their annual Twelfth Night march that heralded the Mardi Gras seaso... More»

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Knights of Nemesis Mardi Gras Parade rolls Feb. 7 in St. Bernard Parish

NOLA Community Submission

Donald Picou and Kayla Tarver will reign as Royal Knight and Goddess X. The Knights of Nemesis of St. Bernard Parish will present ... More»

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Zulu Mardi Gras parade's new coconuts are marked with an official 'Z'

Doug MacCash, | The Times-Picayune

Stewart said that this year the Zulu organization expects to sell roughly 48,000 official coconuts to riders. Zulu Social Aid and Pl... More»

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Mardi Gras 2015: Parents, what are your secrets for a kid-friendly Carnival?

David Lee Simmons, | The Times-Picayune

What parades in particular do you target on your parade calendar as one that's best to take your kids, and why? What other Carnival-related events or activities d... More»

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Hidden Treasures: Carnival Edition, and more things to do in New Orleans Tuesday

Cate Root, | The Times-Picayune

Hidden Treasures: Carnival Edition will showcase Mardi Gras artifacts at Louisiana State Museum on Tuesday (Jan. 27). Hidden Treasur... More»

Louisiana Outdoors

South of New Orleans, Rex rides to town on a wave of wahoo

Todd Masson, | The Times-Picayune

Kevin Beach has more affection for the Mardi Gras season than almost anyone else in South Louisiana. The Venice-based charter captain will likely never serve as King of C... More»

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Reader shares vintage New Orleans Mardi Gras video footage from 1954

Keith I. Marszalek, | The Times-Picayune

Stephen Elmer of Slidell, Louisiana shares this great footage from Mardi Gras in New Orleans, 1954. From Stephen: "This is some Mardi Gras footage filmed by my Uncle L.J.... More»

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Mardi Gras news, updates, and alerts on your phone from

Keith I. Marszalek, | The Times-Picayune

Just in time for Mardi Gras 2015 we've rolled out an app for both iPhone and Android users. Get the latest news, parade news, schedules and updates, weather alerts, watch... More»

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