The revelry of Mardi Gras has passed for the year, but the wonder of the event remains throughout the year. The celebrating, the parades, those amazing floats with the colors, the detail, and the animation… Speaking of the amazing floats, do you ever wonder how they come to be each year? For those of you […]
April 27, 2013
August 31, 2012
Mardi Gras is still 164 days away (as of the date of this post). But what can you do if you just can’t wait to see the purple/green/gold colors, the floats, and the magic of our most popular event? Fear not, because we have your reprieve! Avenue Inn Bed and Breakfast invites you to plan […]
December 27, 2011
Christmas is over, New Years is almost upon us. What’s next? Do you really have to ask? Yes, Mardi Gras in NOLA is right around the corner! Of course, this is the most well-known of all New Orleans events, and is a perfect reason to plan a New Orleans vacation. And there’s no better time […]
January 15, 2010
Whatever it takes, make arrangements to be part of the biggest party in the country! See it for yourself, the quintessential New Orleans experience hits town February 16, 2010 (Mardi Gras Day aka Fat Tuesday).
September 1, 2009
So you’ve ridden the St. Charles Streetcar, lived it up in the French Quarter, and eaten enough gumbo to fill a family of four and are now left wondering what facets of New Orleans you haven’t mastered. Do not fret: simply read on for informative tidbits about this cultural playground you may not have known.