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Inside Sydney’s Mardi Gras Fair Day 2013 Special

Sydney - The Mardi Gras Fair Day was held at Victoria Park, Sydney on Sunday 10 February 2013, from 10am to 7:30pm and marked the start of the Mardi Gras festival season.

4 shot in Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans, 1 man critical

New Orleans - One man is critically injured and undergoing surgery, while another man and two women are suffering from non life-threatening wounds after a shooting on crowded Bourbon Street on Saturday night.

Mardi Gras season official launch with raising of rainbow flag Special

Sydney - Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore officially launched the 2013 Sydney Mardi Gras season, with the raising of the rainbow flag at Sydney Town Hall.

Mardi Gras Drag Races 2012 in Bondi Beach, Sydney Special

Sydney - The Mardi Gras Drag Races were held at Bondi Beach at 5pm on 2 March 2012. Anybody who had come expecting to see cars racing around a track would have been in for a surprise.

In New Orleans, Mardi Gras celebrations spur 200 arrests

New Orleans - “Throw me something, mister!” yells the crowd as hands reach up for throws of beads during Mardi Gras parades. But this year, after 8pm on Bourbon street, that same cry will yield throws of another kind: Handcuffs.

Inside Sydney's Mardi Gras Fair Day 2012 Special

Sydney - The Mardi Gras Fair Day was held at Victoria Park, Sydney on Sunday 12 February 2012, from 10am to 8pm and marked the start of the Mardi Gras festival season.

Photo Story: Mardi Gras at Pensacola Beach, Florida Special

Pensacola - Three business friends met in November of 1979 and hatched up the idea of planning a Mardi Gras on the island. The first Mardi Gras was in mid-February 1980. It is a time of excitement for the locals as well as the tourists.

Texas hill country’s Cowboy Capital gets crazy for Mardi Gras Special

Bandera - Party-goers, young and old alike, on Saturday lined and poured onto main street of this small Texas hill country town that bills itself as the Cowboy Capital of the World, tipping their hats to the wild and colorful Mardi Gras parade.

Op-Ed: Paris's beer ad, a stunner

It's the season of Mardi Gras but the sexy heiress, Paris Hilton has become a real hot sensation on Brazil television after her beer ad was found to be provocative by Brazilian authorities.

Sydney Mardi Gras hailed success despite arrests

Police were in praise of the behaviour of onlookers at this year’s gay and lesbian Mardi Gras parade even though they had to make dozens of arrests.

Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Too Thin for Economic Comeback

Fat Tuesday is today, and the crowds are thin. The floats were out, but the shops were quiet. The economic downturn has brought a pall over the magic of believing as Mardi Gras promotes. So things aren’t easy for the Big Easy.

Louisiana Mardi Gras Weekend Declares 'Let the Good Times Roll'

It was Mardi Gras weekend this past few days, and even though the Oscars were out, the attention in the town of Natchitoches was on the parades and parties. No one cares about recessions or Hollywood in Louisiana when magic is in the air.

Mardi Gras Preparations Underway for New Orleans, Louisiana Towns

New Orleans is identified with Mardi Gras in the United States. It looks forward to crowds this weekend. In the meantime, other towns in Louisiana are gearing up for their own parades and parties and hoping to turn recession woes to wonderful news

Op-Ed: Oh Crap! Not Enough Toilets for Large Crowds Anticipated at Obama Inauguration

Washington D.C. authorities report there won’t be enough bathrooms for the large crowds anticipated for the Barack Obama Presidential inauguration scheduled for January 20, 2009

My Fat Paczki Mardi Gras Celebration

I celebrate Mrdi Gras in my audio blog

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Mardi Gras Fair Day 2012 - Sydney  Australia. View towards the City  after the weather deteriorated.
Mardi Gras Fair Day 2012 - Sydney, Australia. View towards the City, after the weather deteriorated.
Mardi Gras Fair Day 2012 - Victoria Park  Sydney  Australia.
Mardi Gras Fair Day 2012 - Victoria Park, Sydney, Australia.
 Mrs Fair Day  contestants.
'Mrs Fair Day' contestants.
 Mrs Fair Day  contestant (and winner)   Rumour Has It . Mardi Gras Fair Day 2012  Victoria Park  Sy...
'Mrs Fair Day' contestant (and winner), 'Rumour Has It'. Mardi Gras Fair Day 2012, Victoria Park, Sydney, Australia.

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