Party's Over: Raucous Fat Tuesday Gives Way To Solemn LentFamilies camped out from early morning to catch beads and stuffed animals thrown from float riders.
Mardi Gras Parade Honors New Orleans' Tricentennial Tens of thousands of revelers are expected on New Orleans streets for parades and rowdy fun as Mardi Gras caps the Carnival season in a city with a celebration of its own, its 300th anniversary.
Woman Gave Up Beer For Lent, Wins Case Hauled By ClydesdalesA South Texas woman who says she gave up beer for Lent then won a case of Budweiser delivered to her home by a team of Clydesdales.
As Mardi Gras Revelry Ends With A Party, Lent BeginsWednesday marks the beginning of Lent, for many Christians a period of reflection or fasting ahead of Easter.
Thousands Throng To New Orleans For Fat Tuesday CelebrationsThousands of people are expected to throng the streets for Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans. Fat Tuesday is the culmination of the city and region's Carnival season.
Carnival Season Begins With Ride Of Phunny Phorty PhellowsThe countdown to Mardi Gras is beginning in New Orleans, marked by a streetcar full of raucous costumed revelers.
Tips For Picking The Best Fresh SeafoodMore and more people eat fish during Lent, leading up to Easter Sunday. But choosing the right fish can be quite the challenge.
New Christian License Plates Available In TexasSome new Texas license plates will carry a strong Christian message. Here in the middle of Lent, new Calvary Hill license plates are available in Texas.
Mardi Gras Festivities Take Over New OrleansRevelers hit the streets Tuesday to celebrate Mardi Gras, lured to the French Quarter by the chance to snag beads from seemingly endless parades.