Metairie's biggest Carnival procession to start Sunday at 5:30 p.m.
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Alone among local governments, Jefferson gives $85,000 in public money to parade groups
City records show social aid and pleasure clubs are paying the highest costs.
Krewe has rolled for two years in Metairie
Procession rolled Fat Tuesday in New Orleans
Fat Tuesday dawned chilly and windy, with temperatures in the 40s
Cool but sunny conditions accompanied the Krewe of Tucks on Saturday (Feb. 6) on its route through Uptown New Orleans.
Parade will roll Friday night for first time since 2012
It rolls Thursday at 6:15 p.m. on the Uptown New Orleans route
Exiting cold front leaves dry, cooler temperatures behind, with reinforcing front arriving on Sunday, without much chance of rain.
Emergency medical services will be provided at most parades, and portable toilets can be expected every few blocks
Krewe says it made decision in collaboration with New Orleans Police Department to improve safety, ensure parade starts on time
Forecasters warn models have been mixed on results for weekend through Tuesday, but cool and dry is winning out
Krewe members range in age from from 2 to 19 years old
Horses and mules have been a part of Carnival processions in New Orleans since its earliest iterations
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For the past three Mardi Gras seasons, the Original Krewe of Orpheus has failed to roll through the streets of Mandeville, where it began in 1988 and had been one of the north shore city's longest-running parades. Beset with financial…
Mardi Gras revelers, wear layers if you are heading outside for the festivities. No rain at the moment, but there might be a few stray sprinkles during the parades.