Fat Tuesday

New Orleans Gears Up For Fat Tuesday
The Big Easy is gearing up for the 312th Mardi Gras! Fat Tuesday is right around the corner, so get your travel plans done now. More than 60 parades are scheduled to roll through the Greater New Orleans area in the coming month, many of which will run simultaneously.
It’s Mardi Gras Time!
By: Piecework Productions/ Getty ImagesIt's time for the Purple, Green and Gold to shine.  Barricades start lining the streets of New Orleans and Lafayette this week.  King Cakes, Costumes, Royalty & Krewes, Courier de Mardi Gras, Lundi Gras, Fat Tuesday Festivities, Para…