Mardi Gras

Parade goers plead for beads being thrown from floats during the St. Louis Mardi Gras parade in St. Louis  on February 9, 2013. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

St. Louis Police Will Have More Officers, Real-Time Cameras At Mardi Gras

The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department reminds Mardi Gras participants and spectators of traffic details, parking restrictions, liquor laws and other regulations for parade days.

02/25/2014

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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

The Soulard neighborhood comes to life for the Mardi Gras Parade in St. Louis on February 18, 2012. The Mardi Gras weekend in St. Louis is the second largest Mardi Gras celebration in the United States. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mardi Gras Preps Underway

St. Louis police are getting ready for Mardi Gras celebration.

02/18/2014

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Best Places To Visit Off Season In The US

New Orleans, Orlando, Maui, Phoenix, and San Francisco are among the best places to visit in the U.S. in the off season.

01/07/2014

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Cabbies Prepare For World Series: ‘It’s Like Three Mardi Gras in A Row’

Laclede Cab has 140 drivers at its disposal, all of whom will be out this weekend. Still, delays and call center jams are to be expected.

10/25/2013

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Best Places To Visit On Your Guys-Only Road Trip

A road trip might be the rare occasion for guys to get away from it all and share a few drinks and laughs with their best buddies. Here are five of the best places to go on your guys’ only road trip.

09/03/2013

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Fat Tuesday Parade Kicks Off in Downtown Tonight

Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent, but there’s time for one more big party during tonight’s Fat Tuesday Parade that begins at 7 p.m. at the Edward Jones Dome.

02/12/2013

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Police Chief Dotson Pledges More Transparency, Social Media Use

“[Citizens] have a right to know, and we have a responsibility to tell them about what we’re doing, what’s working, and what’s not working.”

02/12/2013

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Security Officers Kill Gun-Toting Man at Soulard Mardi Gras

Police say 32-year-old Otis Roberson refused demands to drop his handgun.

02/09/2013

The Soulard neighborhood comes to life for the Mardi Gras Parade in St. Louis on February 18, 2012. The Mardi Gras weekend in St. Louis is the second largest Mardi Gras celebration in the United States. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Soulard Mardi Gras Frequently Asked Questions

The Mardi Gras Grand Parade begins at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday

02/08/2013

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