Fat Tuesday: Live Downtown

Finally a chance to update this site. We’ve been here outside Hotel Intercontinental since 6 a.m. Zulu has come and gone and Rex just arrived here at the hotel for his toast. The crowd is great, despite less-than-perfect weather. A little sun, a little rain, lots of clouds. All in all though, a great day […]

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 […]

Back to WDSU

I return to the TV station today for the first time in about two weeks. I had a few days off then was covering the Super Bowl for eight days. Nasty weather and parades (Muses has already been postponed until tomorrow) await. Check out the latest FIRST on WDSU News at 4.

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 […]