Fat Tuesday

Mardi Gras season kicks off with cakes, street car rides

NEW ORLEANS (AP)(STL.News) — People in greater New Orleans braved the cold and rain Friday to mark the start of the Mardi Gras Season, standing in pre-dawn, windy lines to buy celebratory cakes and closing the evening on a rainy night with costumed street car rides. The holiday season begins on Epiphany, commemorating the day … Continue reading Mardi Gras season kicks off with cakes, street car rides