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Mardi Gras 2012

Emily Gras: Muses Show Their Soul After Girl Is Bullied at Parade

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 04.25.2012 | Good News
Karen Dalton-Beninato

Reading about the worst of human nature in a celebration that's all about joy gripped the hearts of readers and the outpouring of support has reached avalanche proportions.

The Devil Made Me Do It: Mardi Gras 2012 (PHOTOS)

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 04.22.2012 | Home
Karen Dalton-Beninato

As the moon rises over Mardi Gras 2012, I'm recovering from a day in which we met Mayans with End of the World 2012 signs, a honey badger and a Dogs Against Romney mascot, all within a block.

A Mardi Gras Reflection: Oh, What A Relief It Is

Greg Tobin | Posted 04.21.2012 | Religion
Greg Tobin

For me, Mardi Gras has significance not as a day of indulgence, but, like Christmas Eve perhaps, as a day that precedes a particularly solemn season.

The Religious Origins Of Mardi Gras

Posted 02.20.2012 | Religion

Mardi Gras 2012, or Fat Tuesday, falls on Feb. 21, and is the final day of the festivities known as Carnival. Mardi Gras is celebrated in predominate...

The Best Of The Big Easy | Posted 03.31.2012 | Travel

There's certain joie de vivre to New Orleans that is irresistible. Whether you're sipping a Sazerac to the peals of a brass band, downing a fried shrimp po-boy drowning in Swiss cheese and beef gravy, lobbing beads to raucous Mardi Gras revelers from a wrought iron balcony or taking your café au latte in the shade of a century-old oak, the city is simply intoxicating.