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In New Orleans and other cities around the world, millions of people dressed up in elaborate costumes, watched parades, listened to music and partied the day away to celebrate Fat Tuesday, a period of revelry before Lent on
As you may have heard, February 21st is Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday or, as it's known here in Britain, Shrove Tuesday.
Fat Tuesday marks the end of the carnival season with more parades and plenty of celebrities. (Feb. 21) (/CBS News) Correction: Clarification: SuperFan badge holders consistently post smart, timely comments about Washington area sports and teams.
NEW ORLEANS — As the sun began to set and the traditional family-atmosphere of Mardi Gras along St. Charles Avenue ended, streams of revelers poured into New Orleans' French Quarter to continue the party well into the
By Elizabeth Flock Today is Fat Tuesday, or Mardi Gras, that last hurrah before Ash Wednesday and the Catholic season of Lent begins. Legions of Mardi Gras attendees in New Orleans are preparing to mark the day with revelry, beads and lots and lots of