Revelers yell for beads and trinkets during the Krewe of Bacchus Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Scattered showers didn’t deter revelers Monday as thousands flocked to New Orleans’ historic French Quarter and surrounding areas along the Mississippi River for festivities leading up to Mardi Gras.
Despite the weather, Monday’s parades proceeded as planned. Those included the Krewe of Orpheus, led by entertainer Harry Connick Jr., and the Krewe of Login to read more