My Favorite Fat Tuesday Costume

I saw a lot from the Royal Sonesta balcony overlooking Bourbon Street on Fat Tuesday. Some costumes were funny and some were just flat out raunchy. But this group was my favorite .

New Orleans Makes a Bold Statement

What a five week stretch this has been. It started with the divisional playoff win over the Cardinals on Jan. 16th, continued with the NFC Championship triumph over the Vikings on Jan. 24th and hit a rousing crescendo with the Super Bowl XLIV win over the overrated Indianapolis Colts on Feb. 7th. Then came the […]

Live Tonight: "Orpheuscapade"

Tonight I’ll be reporting live from the Krewe of Orpheus “Orpheuscapade” at the Morial Convention Center. Among the celebrities in this year’s parade are Saints head coach Sean Payton, Treme’ star Steve Zahn,  LSU baseball coach Paul Mainieri, rock band Smashmouth, big band singers Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and recording artist Taylor Dayne. Look for my […]

Jeff Parish Parade Schedule

Jefferson Parish just tweeted out its 2010 parade schedule. It kicks off with Little Rascals on January 31st and ends on Fat Tuesday (2/16) with the Jefferson Trucks.

Carnival Season Begins

Since today marks the beginning of the 2010 Carnival season, I thought now would be a good time to play catch-up. Stories making Mardi Gras headlines in the past few days include the following: > Celebrity chef Rachael Ray will lead the Krewe of Argus through Metairie this Mardi Gras. > Saints owner Tom Benson […]