As Mardi Gras comes to a close, revelers may start to wonder what to do with all of their Mardi Gras beads. While beads are always fun to catch, ask any New Orleanian with bags full of Mardi Gras beads sitting in their attic how much use they get out… Read More »
Beads are the most visible Mardi Gras throws, and kids and adults alike may fight over stuffed animals, swords, and spears, but some throws stand above the rest in terms of value and bragging rights. Here are seven types of Mardi Gras throws you&rsqu… Read More »
If you’re visiting New Orleans, you may want to spend the majority of your time exploring the French Quarter—and with so much to see, you definitely can. But you’ll get a special treat during Mardi Gras, when parades march right dow… Read More »
While major Mardi Gras krewes like Endymion and Bacchus or iconic krewes like Muses, Zulu, or Krewe du Vieux may be best known, New Orleans is home to many smaller krewes that offer a unique Mardi Gras experience, if you know where to look. They gene… Read More »
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The French Market Inn, New Orleans, La., is tucked away on the banks of the Mississippi River in the center of the French Quarter.