Mardi Gras

Bacchus LI, actor Jensen Ackles, throws to the crowd as the 1,600 men of Bacchus present their 32-float Mardi Gras parade entitled "Starring Louisiana" on the Uptown route in New Orleans on Sunday, March 3, 2019.
Michael DeMocker/The Times-Picayune via AP
March 05, 2019 - 11:31 am
By Rebecca Santana, Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The streets of New Orleans will be filled Tuesday with excited kids catching beads from atop ladders, revelers in fancy costumes walking through the French Quarter and Mardi Gras Indians wearing finely beaded costumes. Tuesday marks the final...
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Fastnachts at Haegele's Bakery in Mayfair
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
March 05, 2019 - 9:55 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — To celebrate Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, the day before Lent on the Christian calendar, many people flocked to a Northeast Philadelphia bakery for some traditional sweet treats. It's typical on Fat Tuesday for the line to be out the door at Haegele's Bakery in Mayfair...
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