Quarter, Treme and Marigny on Mardi Gras

Quarter, Treme and Marigny on Mardi Gras

Quarter, Treme and Marigny on Mardi Gras

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by Bradley Handwerger

wwltv.com

Posted on February 18, 2010 at 5:11 PM

Updated Tuesday, Nov 5 at 2:22 AM

Fat Tuesday, the traditional end of the Carnival season, allows even those who are shy be someone different for a day. And nowhere is that more evident than in the French Quarter, where both families and friends dress in everything and nothing.

Thanks to the Saints' 31-17 Super Bowl win over Indianapolis on Feb. 7, one of the big themes Tuesday was the Saints. And that included flying pigs and a frozen hell, an homage to Jim Henderson's radio call when Garrett Hartley made his game-winning kick to send the team to the Super Bow.

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