Fat Tuesday


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a carnival held in some countries on Shrove Tuesday (the last day before Lent) but especially in New Orleans

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and Central American vacation spots, Fat Tuesday is the place to go for frozen Daiquiris prepared with fresh juices.
By noon on Fat Tuesday, more than 1,230 tons of trash and 27 tons of recyclable cardboard had been collected from the city's streets.
What many people may not know is that Mardi Gras, translated from French meaning Fat Tuesday, is actually the final and most celebrated day of the parades.
th] annual Mardi Gras for Homeless Children takes place on Fat Tuesday, February 17, 2015.
The carnival is a season of revelry, parades, balls, eating king cake, spread roughly over a 12-day period starting on Three Kings Day and ending on Fat Tuesday.
To celebrate Fat Tuesday, the restaurant is offering its original recipe King Cakes, a traditional Mardi Gras dessert made famous in New Orleans.
While in the UK Shrove Tuesday is given the name Pancake Day, in France it is known as Mardi Gras which translates as Fat Tuesday.
Another important aspect of the program is that all the drinks were made from natural ingredients that the hotel developed in conjunction with the Metairie, Louisiana-based Fat Tuesday.
Mardi Gras - Fat Tuesday - is a traditional Christian celebration to mark the beginning of Lent, but the Birmingham event would take place in the summer and would be open to people of all religions.
Molly Klauber and Adam Schiffman were crowned King and Queen of the Mardi Gras at the Goodwill Foundation's Fat Tuesday Street Party, which featured Dixieland music, a New Orleans dessert bar and lots of dancing in the Michael's on East courtyard.
Mardi Gras, carnival, Shrovetide, Fat Tuesday, Maslenitza - call it what you will.
Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, marks a period of celebration prior start of the Christian season of Lent, beginning on Ash Wednesday, Feb.
Like Fat Tuesday, ``Always for Pleasure'' is about parading, singing and partying.