Who Invented Mardi Gras? In today’s episode, we tackle a controversial subject – who invented Mardi Gras? Mobile or New Orleans? My guest is Ted Flotte, with the Historic Mobile Preservation Society and Joe Cain Marching Society. Ted and I explore the history of Carnival and Mardi Gras in both Mobile and New Orleans. On… Continue reading Who Invented Mardi Gras? – Episode #56
Mardi Gras Expert – Arthur Hardy In this episode, I talk with Arthur Hardy, the founder and publisher of Arthur Hardy’s annual Mardi Gras Guide. Arthur’s guide is THE resource for Mardi Gras. It contains everything you need to help you enjoy the Carnival season, including parade maps, history, insider tips and more. Listen in as… Continue reading A Discussion with Mardi Gras Expert Arthur Hardy
Beyond Bourbon Street is the podcast where we explore the food, music, places, people and events that make New Orleans unique. Whether you are planning a trip, currently living in New Orleans or simply wanting a taste of the Crescent City from wherever you are, you’ve come to the right place! During today’s… Continue reading 003 – It’s Carnival Time in New Orleans!