mardi gras

On Fat Tuesday, A Tribute to Dr. John
As parades wind through the French Quarter and second lines form from Basin to Canal Street, it's as good a day as any to pay tribute to the arbiter of New Orleans music, the legendary Dr. John.
Mardi Gras 2011 in New Orleans
Thousands of revelers turned out for Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans on Monday and Tuesday, including celebrities like recent Oscar-winner Melissa Leo, actress Jennifer Coolidge, and creator of "The Wire" and the NOLA-set "Treme" David Simon...
How to Stay Hangover-Free This Mardi Gras
Since Mardi Gras is a holiday that goes hand-in-hand with gluttonous drinking, we thought we’d offer a few tips for a more positive drinking experience for those who want to enjoy themselves and not wind up a morning-after mess.