Saints Afterglow Warms Chilly Mardi Gras

Traditional Fat Tuesday festivities more Super than usual
By Will McCahill,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 16, 2010 8:50 PM CST
Saints Afterglow Warms Chilly Mardi Gras
People crowd the streets of New Orleans' French Quarter during Mardi Gras today.   (AP Photo)

The fleur-de-lis symbol of the hometown Saints was much in evidence during New Orleans’ Mardi Gras celebrations, which, despite what the Times-Picayune describes as “artic air,” were even merrier than ever as the Big Easy continued to fete the NFL team’s Super Bowl victory. Indeed, one reveler echoed what might have been the most common complaint of those looking to dress up for the day: “It was very hard to find Saints memorabilia.”
(More Mardi Gras stories.)

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