Monthly Archives: January 2013

29 01, 2013

An Uptown kinda week…

Mardi Gras takes a break as Super Bowl rolls into town... and “the greatest free show on earth” gets sacked by the sponsor blitz! Beer and telephone named metropolises have popped up all over town. Something for everyone in the family from the NFL Experience for [...]

23 01, 2013

Mardi Gras Indians

On Mardi Gras Day, off-the-tourist-beaten path, you can find one of the most colorful and spectacular sights this city has to offer…the Mardi Gras Indians! A large part of New Orleans, including Carnival, is steeped in African roots.  Fill your calendar this week sampling the African [...]

14 01, 2013

King cake party

By New Orleans Mardi Gras tradition, whoever receives the slice with the baby inside provides the king cake for the next “king cake party.” As this week’s title says...It’s still Carnival Time in New Orleans. Yeah! Our toddler is so excited about the season, every morning [...]