Mardi Gras

If you’re feeling experimental, you can copy Solange’s avant-garde makeup from her “Bust Magazine” cover

There’s no point in hiding it, we are unabashed copycats, especially when it comes to our girl Solange Knowles. It’s a very Regina George situation. …

Fashion

White St. Patrick’s Day Participants Tried To Columbus 100-Year-Old Black New Orleans Zulu Traditions

Mardi Gras has come and gone, but a rather pecu­liar image has sparked social media back­lash after St. Patrick’s Day. A seem­ing­ly all-white “Irish …

New Orleans

Windsor seniors do 'All That Jazz' at Mardi Gras ball

"All That Jazz" was the spirited theme of the 2017 Mardi Gras Ball held at Windsor Senior Living Community on Feb. 24. King Lou Tucker and Queen …

New Orleans

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The America Store<p>- The United States Destination Marketing Agency -<p>Book Travel Visit Places Discover America See More America<p>AmericaTheBeautiful.com …

Travel

Facebook launches Messenger Day feature with vanishing videos and pictures

Facebook on Thursday announced ‘Messenger Day’ feature which provides a new way to see and share photos and videos on Facebook Messenger.<p>A few months …

Facebook

5 Minutes With Tammilee Tillison • McCool Travel

For McCool Travel’s 129th travel profile, I am happy to present Tammilee Tillison of Tammilee Tips. I briefly met Tammilee at a travel conference …

Travel

The Unbearable Whiteness of American Lent

I realized then that I didn't really "get" Lent—or at least how white Catholics interpreted it.

Religion

Holden helps out paradegoers

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Muscle Cars

Video Proves There's No Cooler Hive of Scum and Villainy Than Mardi Gras Chewbacchus

Lent is already well underway. The pleasure-filled bacchanal that is Fat Tuesday has come and gone. But it’s never too late to celebrate Chewbacchus, …

Cool Stuff

The Houston Rodeo Has Returned For Its 86th Year

Every major American city has its landmark annual event, ranging from SXSW in Austin, to Mardi Gras in New Orleans, to the New Year’s Eve Times Square ball drop in New York City. But one such event gets far less media attention than the others, despite having a larger attendance and arguably more …

Texas

Buku goes out with a bang in 2017

The 2017 Buku Music and Art Project kicked off its second and final day Saturday (March 11), bringing thousands more to Mardi Gras World for its …

Music

5 Sophisticated Sunglass Designers to Help Refresh Your Spring Style

The spring season is a time for rejuvenation, and this year, it’s easier than ever to make a statement with updated eyewear, as brands from Los …

Fashion

Peek-a-boo: Soulard goes big and small on camera surveillance to deter crime

Soulard hopes public, private effort to install cameras, will keep neighborhood thriving.

Crime

When It Comes to Partying, Mardi Gras in New Orleans is Unmatched

<b>Mardi Gras</b> may not have originated in New Orleans, but no one does Fat Tuesday celebrations better. From underground micro-parties in every …

New Orleans

New Orleans weekend traffic: Hotspots to avoid, including I-10, Irish Channel

If you're trying to get around the New Orleans area this weekend, be aware of these special events, road closures and other issues that might affect …

New Orleans

Mardi Gras the First Race of 2017 | Drag Racing

Mardi Gras on the Bayou took the tree as the first motorcycle drag race of the new year. This time the Mardi Gras went down in cajun country at No …

Drag Racing

The Toxic Truth Behind Mardi Gras Beads

Shiny, colorful bead necklaces, also known as “throws,” are now synonymous with Mardi Gras.<p>Even if you’ve never been to the Carnival celebrations, …

New Orleans

Popeyes’ Recent Sale Is Scaring Its Celebrity Chef Fans

The fried chicken chain is a favorite of foodies who are worried its new corporate owner may change its beloved recipes.<p>“I do not eat fast food,” says CajunNew Orleans chef Isaac Toups. That is except for “asterisk, Popeyes.”<p>The <i>Top Chef</i> finalist and James Beard Award nominee is unashamed of his …

Restaurants

Houston Rodeo Might Be The Most Affordable Event in Texas

The 86th edition of the Houston Rodeo begins today and, make no mis-steak, hotel prices suggest it’ll be one of the more affordable events in Texas …

Texas

See evidence of Mardi Gras remains, more than a week later

In Greek mythology, Sisyphus was a tragic figure, cursed to roll a boulder up a hill only to have it roll back down to him, over and over and over …

New Orleans

Mardi Gras group, Soulard community groups raise $190,000 for 16 new security cameras

<b>ST. LOUIS •</b> The Soulard neighborhood will get sixteen new security cameras by autumn.<p>Police and Soulard community members will announce the camera …

St. Louis

Orboot Is A ‘Smart’ Globe That Teaches Your Kids About The World

Unless you just got home from your 2nd grader’s parent-teacher conference (and/or have a study that smells of rich mahogany and many leather bound …

Augmented Reality

Daycare worker arrested for pushing child down stairs

National<p>Daycare worker arrested for pushing child down stairs<p>Mar 07, 2017<p>A Pennsylvania daycare worker was arrested after video captured a horrific …

Miami

The Best adidas Sneakers of 2017 (So Far)

Off the back of a very strong 2016, which was filled with key collaborations and new sneaker technology, many eyes are on adidas.<p>With indispensable …

Sneakers

Horses, Hops and Cops raises funds for NOPD Mounted Unit

You see them at work for special events, particularly during Carnival: the horses of the NOPD Mounted Unit. On Feb. 20, New Orleanians got to see …

New Orleans

A white cocktail industry leader wore blackface at Mardi Gras. It didn’t go over well.

Last week, Ann Tuennerman, founder of the New Orleans-based cocktail festival and conference Tales of the Cocktail, rode on a float in a Mardi Gras parade. The rest of Tuennerman’s week was spent apologizing. Her husband, Paul Tuennerman, the chief business officer of the company, has resigned in …

Racism

Here’s What Happened At The Parents Of Trans Kids Mardi Gras Float

“Being trans is not a sad story.”<p>Like a lot of transgender kids, Erika is articulate – the corollary of spending many of her 12 years justifying who she is.<p>“I was always hanging around girls, doing girl stuff,” she told BuzzFeed News. “My mum got to this point where she thought: ‘Is she gay, or is …

Parenting

Harahan resident Kim Mercadal was charged with captaining final Mardi Gras parade

Mardi Gras parades are a family tradition for Harahan resident Kim Mercadal, who just completed her fifth year as captain of the Krewe of Crescent …

New Orleans

Mardi Gras injury brought out the kindness in strangers: A letter to the editor

I always enjoy visiting New Orleans for Mardi Gras but perhaps never more than this year - when I was injured. The spirit of NOLA was shining on me …

New Orleans

Wedding ring attached to beads thrown in Fat Tuesday parade

One man was enjoying Mardi Gras festivities in his hometown of Galveston, Texas, when he got a little bit more thrown at him than colorful …

Wedding Rings