New Orleans Mardi Gras

North shore 'best bets' for family entertainment: What's happening for the weekend of Jan. 30-Feb. 1

Kara Martinez Bachman, | The Times-Picayune

With north shore Mardi Gras in full swing, you don't have to look far to find something child-friendly to occupy your time. Watch video ... More »

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Inspired by Lafayette creation, Cake Cafe bakes mini boudin-stuffed king cakes for Mardi Gras

Judy Walker, | The Times-Picayune

The Lafayette creator of the concept expressed appreciation for the recognition. This morning, he was ahead of schedule at his busy... More»

New Orleans Mardi Gras

How do you stay healthy during Carnival? Chat with Molly Kimball at noon

Grace Wilson, | The Times-Picayune

I have a Mardi Gras dilemma. I did a silly thing for the New Year. I joined an Iron Tribe Fitness gym and gave up sugar, carbohydrates and dairy. On January 5, I signed u... More»

New Orleans Mardi Gras

Andouille and Ashley reign as royalty of Mardi Gras Krewe of Barkus Parade in New Orleans

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COPS8 needs donations of food items such as pasta dishes, salad, desserts, or cash donations to buy food for police and state troopers who will work in New Orlean... More»

New Orleans Mardi Gras

Hurschel Burleigh is named grand marshal of Krewe of Lul Mardi Gras Parade in Luling

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Church ministry is important to Burleigh. Hurschel Burleigh 90, will be the grand marshal of the Krewe of Lul Parade. He will lead t... More»

New Orleans Mardi Gras

Robert and Nora Dupont reign as Mardi Gras king and queen of Krewe of Lul Parade

Angel Thompson, | The Times-Picayune

The Hahnville High School Band, volunteer fire department trucks, local dance teams and marching groups will be featured. A variety of small and large floats, eac... More»

New Orleans Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras 2015: Watch 'NCIS: New Orleans' cast celebrate Krewe of Orpheus monarchs ride

Dave Walker, | The Times-Picayune

CBS hit drama will roll with Orpheus on Feb. 16. Watch video The Krewe of Orpheus announced Tuesday (Jan. 27) that L... More»

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Mardi Gras 2015: Watch 'NCIS: New Orleans' cast celebrate Krewe of Orpheus Monarchs ride

Dave Walker, | The Times-Picayune

CBS hit drama will roll with Orpheus on Feb. 16. More»

New Orleans Bar Guide

For Mardi Gras 2015, great bars for the Krewe du Vieux and Chewbacchus parade routes

Laura McKnight, | The Times-Picayune

The Krewe of 'tit Rǝx parade, which also rolls Feb. 7, follows a horseshoe-like route around the Marigny. Two of Carnival season's q... More»

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Reader shares vintage New Orleans Mardi Gras picture with Neil Armstrong from 1950

Grace Wilson, | The Times-Picayune

Email your videos or photos to, and we'll upload them. After watching a vintage Mardi Gras video submitted by Stephen... More»

West Bank Community News

Estelle senior citizens in Marrero to host Mardi Gras party

Rosalie Simmons, Marrero Musings columnist

Brenda Guidroz, coordinator for Jefferson Council on Aging Estelle Senior Community Center, and committee members are inviting senior citizens to "Dress to Impress and We... More»

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