Mardi Gras

7 Affordable Ways to Explore New Orleans

Daniel Baylis | Posted 04.08.2015 | Canada Travel
Daniel Baylis

A visit to New Orleans when it's not Mardi Gras or the Jazz Festival won't limit your opportunities to hear stellar big band and jazz. These days, brass enthusiasts bypass the French Quarter and head to the bars along Frenchman Street, where some of the city's best bands compete for the most coveted time slots. Start with a bottle of Abita beer and sophisticated jazz at the Spotted Cat Music Club.

New Orleans: 10 Years After Katrina

Abi Paul | Posted 04.04.2015 | Canada Alberta
Abi Paul

Since I had lived through Calgary's flood, I was curious to see, or rather compare, how the two cities endured their respective misfortunes. Therein lied my assumption error in thinking that the two cities could be compared in terms of the devastation caused and the revitalization process thereafter.

Yes, That's A Rob Ford Statue On That Mardi Gras Float

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.01.2014 | Canada Politics

NEW ORLEANS - A larger-than-life replica of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford smoking a crack pipe was featured front and centre in a Mardi Gras parade float sen...

Praline Beignets With Cafe Au Lait Icing For Mardi Gras

CP | Alison Ladman, The Associated Press | Posted 04.22.2012 | Canada Living

It may look like a doughnut. It may be filled or glazed like a doughnut. It may even be cooked like a doughnut. But don't call it a doughnut.It's a be...