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What Will You Give Up For Lent? Mardi Gras Feasting Begins Ash Wednesday’s Period Of Self-Denial

It’s Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday, Shrove Tuesday, and the night before Ash Wednesday, and while that means drinking, eating, frying up some pancakes, and maybe tossing some beads or baring your… well, let’s just say come midnight, it’s the polar opposite and time for self-reflection, spiritual focusing, and self-denial.

02/17/2015

Photo: Skip Bolen/CBS

NCIS: New Orleans Cast To Ride In Orpheus Parade

The cast of NCIS: New Orleans will ride as monarchs in the Krewe of Orpheus parade, which rolls on Lundi Gras, the day before Fat Tuesday.

01/28/2015

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Guide To New Orleans’ 2014 Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras 2014 may be a few weeks away, but Carnival season has already begun in New Orleans, with brightly colored parades throughout the city and much more to come.

02/18/2014

Fans wear Maxim Mardi Gras beads (credit: Skip Bolen/Getty Images)

Mardi Gras Arrives At San Francisco’s Fillmore Street

As Fat Tuesday kicks off in New Orleans, a Mardi Gras celebration was held in San Francisco’s Fillmore District to celebrate the city’s contributions to jazz & blues music…

02/12/2013

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Best Bars To Celebrate Mardi Gras On The Peninsula

Are you ready for Mardi Gras? If you live on the Peninsula and like to party close to home, you’re in luck. With numerous cool spots celebrating Mardi Gras, your only dilemma will be choosing which one to go to.

CBS San Francisco–02/07/2013

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Big Crowds Expected For SF Fillmore District Mardi Gras Celebration

The annual Fat Tuesday celebration takes place in the San Francisco neighborhood known for its jazz music and roots to the south.

02/21/2012

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Bay Area Mardi Gras Hot Spots

Laissez Les Bon Temps Roulez! Let the good times roll! New Orleans might be the original American Mardi Gras, but California knows how to party. Check out these Bay Area hotspots, and don’t forget your beads, baby!

CBS San Francisco–03/02/2011

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