Fat Tuesday marks the last day of the nearly month-long party in New Orleans. Here’s how the celebrations have been going.
Feb. 11, 2013 Entertainer Harry Connick Jr., right, talks with actress Mariska Hargitay as they prepare to ride in the Orpheus Mardi Gras parade as it rolls through the streets of New Orleans. Connick is the founder of the parade. Bill Haber/AP Buy Photo