Saturday, December 31, 2005

New Orleans Extends Mardi Gras to 8 Days

City Gears up for Mardi Gras 2006
(New Orleans, LA) The City of New Orleans today announced its official recommendation to the Mayor for the 2006 Mardi Gras celebration, marking 150 years of Mardi Gras in New Orleans.

The NOPD, City officials and krewe captains came together to accommodate the krewes’ needs while working within the challenging financial environment the city faces.
The plan consists of the following:

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Citing Safety, Atlanta Bans Bead Tossing at Parade

ATLANTA, Dec. 30 - Despite the thousands of Hurricane Katrina evacuees who have taken up residence here, life has not become noticeably more outré.

New Orleanians seem to understand that the rest of the world has different customs - people buy shrimp with the heads already removed, for example, and are not allowed to stroll down the street with their cocktails in hand.

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Saturday, December 24, 2005

Merry Christmas from Mobile, AL

Saturday, December 17, 2005

Mobile Christmas Parade

A little drizzling rain and cold temps did not stop the Christmas and Holiday parade here in Mobile. We love a parade not matter what the weather.

Saturday, December 03, 2005

Tillman's Corner Christmas Parade

This morning Tillman's Corner which is just south of Mobile held it's annual Christmas Parade. The only problem I have with this parade is that it is at 10 in the morning. Anyway, we got up and went and caught a big bag of throws.