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Recipe for Guy’s Burger Joint Straight-Up Burger with Pig Patty

I’m beginning to think that some of the best bites on cruise ships are at the walk-up restaurants.  And the ones on Carnival are no exception.  Take Guy Fieri’s restaurant on almost all Carnival ships, for example.  One bite and you’re hooked, with or without Read More The post Recipe for Guy’s Burger Joint Straight-Up Burger with Pig Patty appeared first on .
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Coronavirus: Pastor who decried 'hysteria' dies after attending Mardi Gras

A preacher who said coronavirus was overhyped has died after catching the virus at Mardi Gras.
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NFL weighs moving 2024 Super Bowl from New Orleans due to potential Mardi Gras conflict

The shift to a 17-game regular season could prompt the NFL to move the 2024 Super Bowl from New Orleans to avoid a conflict with Mardi Gras.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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The South, Sickest Part of a Sick America, Falls Prey to Virus

(Bloomberg) -- A virus that is particularly lethal for people with underlying health conditions is now spreading into the unhealthiest part of the U.S.: the South.For decades,­ people in the 11 states that seceded during the Civil War -- America’s poorest region -- have suffered from a scourge of obesity and hypertension, which intensify the danger of the coronavirus and the Covid-19 respiratory disease that it causes. Four of the five states with the highest diabetes rates are in the South. And...
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Inside Louisiana’s Desperate Search For Ventilators

On the same day that Louisiana’s governor was announcing the state had seen its highest spike in COVID-19 deaths yet, the state’s former secretary of health was on the phone with her U.S. senator trying to obtain more ventilators. Louisiana needs 12,000 ventilators, according to the former health chief, Dr. Rebekah Gee, who now leads Louisiana State University’s sprawling health care system. She and Sen. Bill Cassidy (R) were brainstorming over the phone and in texts Tuesday about how they co...
Tags: Texas, News, LSU, Gop, New Orleans, Louisiana, Southwest, Trump, Tierney Sneed, Mardi Gras, John Bel Edwards, Edwards, Louisiana State University, Tulane, New Orleans Louisiana, Rebekah Gee

The alarming message of Louisiana's sharp rise in Covid-19 cases

Kent Sepkowitz writes that while many blame out-of-town Mardi Gras visitors for the explosion of coronavirus cases in New Orleans, an unfolding "nightmare" of infection in smaller Shreveport suggests there might be another explanation.
Tags: Cnn, New Orleans, Louisiana, Mardi Gras, Shreveport, Kent Sepkowitz

Trump Copies New Orleans’ Tragic 1853 Yellow Fever Playbook

After two weeks of skyrocketing coronavirus cases, Orleans Parish—the Louisiana county that includes the city of New Orleans—on Friday recorded the highest per capita death rate in the U.S. from COVID-19, according to The Times-Picayune/ The New Orleans Advocate. With 997 cases and 46 deaths (more than half of the state’s total fatalities) reported by health officials, the city where jazz began has seen deaths surge to 11.76 deaths per 100,000 people, almost twice that of the second highest rank...
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The mayor of coronavirus-plagued New Orleans took a shot at Trump, saying the city would have canceled Mardi Gras if the federal government had taken the outbreak seriously

Mayor LaToya Cantrell blamed the president for her decision not to cancel Mardi Gras, which caused a spike in COVID-19 cases in Louisiana state.
Tags: News, New Orleans, Louisiana, Trump, Mardi Gras, LaToya Cantrell

New Orleans Coronavirus: City Faces a Nightmare, and Mardi Gras May Be Why

Louisiana may be experiencing the world’s fastest growth in new cases. Medical experts said Mardi Gras might have accelerated the crisis.
Tags: News, Epidemics, Louisiana, Mardi Gras, Edwards, Bourbon Street, New Orleans (La, John Bel (1966-, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV

New Orleans Faces a Virus Nightmare, and Mardi Gras May Be Why

Louisiana may be experiencing the world’s fastest growth in new cases. Medical experts said Mardi Gras might have accelerated the crisis.
Tags: News, Epidemics, Louisiana, Mardi Gras, Edwards, Bourbon Street, New Orleans (La, John Bel (1966-, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV

Louisiana Could Run Out of Ventilators Next Week As Covid-19 Deaths Spike

The Governor of Louisiana, John Bel Edwards, warned on Wednesday that the state could run out of life-saving ventilators by next week after the number of covid-19 cases spiked dramatically in the past few days. Louisiana has currently identified at least 1,785 cases and 65 deaths from the new coronavirus, making it…Read more...
Tags: Science, Louisiana, Donald Trump, Mardi Gras, Laura Ingraham, President Trump, Louisiana John Bel Edwards, Coronavirus, Covid 19

A Different Kind of Storm: New Orleans Facing Deadly Virus Outbreak

Louisiana may be experiencing the world’s fastest growth in new cases. Medical experts said Mardi Gras might have accelerated the crisis.
Tags: News, Epidemics, New Orleans, Louisiana, Mardi Gras, Edwards, Bourbon Street, New Orleans (La, John Bel (1966-, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV

Actor Daniel Newman details horrific ER visit after checking in for suspected COVID-19

Actor Daniel Newman knows a thing or two about surviving an apocalypse after playing Daniel on The Walking Dead for three seasons. But he says no amount of zombies and other fictional invaders prepared him for the grim realities of coronavirus. Over the weekend, Newman, who came out as bisexual in 2017, published an op-ed in the New York Times about his recent experience going to the ER for what he suspects was COVID-19. The 38-year-old believes be may have contracted the virus when he was in A...
Tags: Health, Australia, Life, China, Lifestyle, Atlanta, New York Times, Italy, Healthcare, Sydney, Andy Cohen, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Mardi Gras, Daniel, Newman

A Medical Worker Describes Terrifying Lung Failure From COVID-19 — Even in His Young Patients

ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. As of Friday, Louisiana was reporting 479 confirmed cases of COVID-19, one of the highest numbers in the country. Ten people had died. The majority of cases are in New Orleans, which now has one confirmed case for every 1,000 residents. New Orleans had held Mardi Gras celebrations just two weeks before its first patient, with more than a million re...
Tags: News, Italy, New Orleans, Louisiana, Mardi Gras, Ards, Cristina Cabrera, COVID-19

Passive Income Update: February 2020

My Passive Income Pyramid It seems like I start off every report by writing “[x] month was a difficult month.” February was (unfortunately) no exception. My Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) kicked in like it usually does.The odd thing is that when I look back at the pictures in my phone, there are so many great memories. It’s strange that it feels bad in hindsight, but reflecting back with pictures makes it all better.Some highlights:– The kids started skiing. The youngest (6) loves it an...
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Australia: Your legal rights and responsibilities in NSW public places - Sydney Criminal Lawyers

A heavy police presence is expected at the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, so you should know your legal rights.
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Dykes on Bikes Cavalcade Takes to Sydney Streets to Lead Off Mardi Gras

Hundreds of bikers from the Dykes on Bikes motorcycle club took to the streets of Sydney on February 29 to lead off the city’s Mardi Gras parage.The motorcyclists, from what is reportedly Australia’s oldest female-identified motorcycle club, revved and rode along Sydney’s streets as the parade got under way.Thousands of people were expected to gather in Sydney for the Mardi Gras event. Credit: David Warwick via Storyful
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AS HEARD ON: WGAN Mornings with Ken and Matt: Election Technology, FBI and Homeland Security Passwords and Passphrases

Good morning everybody! I was on with Matt and Marty (who was sitting in for Ken.) We had a good discussion about election technology and what different states are doing to assure that they are secure.  We also talked about the FBI and Homeland Security about Passwords and Passphrases and security.  Here we go These and more tech tips, news, and updates visit – — Automated Machine Generated Transcript: Craig If the Secretaries of State get hacked, I’m not sure we can feel comfo...
Tags: Google, Podcast, America, Sem, Fbi, New Hampshire, Maine, Homeland Security, South Carolina, Craig, Bernie Sanders, Joe, Forbes, Trump, State, Mardi Gras

This carnaval could be sexier and crazier than Rio, check out these pics

After Brazil's President Bolsonaro saw news video, he tweeted, "What is a golden shower?"
Tags: Feature, Life, Lifestyle, Brazil, Rio De Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Queerty, Gaycities Link, Mardi Gras, Carnaval, Bolsonaro

Zion Williamson giving Pelicans a big boost

LOS ANGELES — So you want to know what LeBron James means to Zion Williamson? Likely conscious of how much attention any comment he made about James would draw, the New Orleans Pelicans wunderkind politely swatted away that question about the Lakers’ superstar at shootaround ahead of his first meeting with James. “Honestly, can we ask those questions after the game? My main focus right now is just trying to help my team try to get a win,” Williamson said, promising, “After.” Pelicans point guard...
Tags: Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Nba, New Orleans, Lebron James, New Orleans Pelicans, Kobe Bryant, Shaq, James, Lakers, Mardi Gras, Alvin Gentry, The Lakers, Williamson

Mardi Gras beads create huge waste

Mardi Gras is all about letting loose, having fun, and putting your worries aside, but for some, the Mardi Gras experience isn’t exactly joyous. For New Orleans cleanup crews, the holiday is a nightmare. Last year, officials said cleanup crews threw away over 608 tons of Mardi Gras-related debris. This includes beer bottles, food waste, and, most prominently, Mardi Gras beads. At the conclusion of last year’s Mardi Gras celebration in New Orleans, city spokeswoman LaTonya Norton said, “We wi...
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IHOP Has Big Plans For National Pancake Day (Hint: They Involve Free Pancakes)

Few things can get us to an IHOP at 7:00 a.m. One of them is never having gone to bed in the first place. The other one is free pancakes. Let Kylie Jenner’s sweet morning song guide you through your pre-dawn movements because IHOP is having its biggest event of the year. From 7:00 a.m. until closing today, IHOP will be celebrating National Pancake Day by giving away free buttermilk short stacks to every guest.  Today is also Mardi Gras, which literally translates from French to “Fat Tues...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Kylie Jenner, Ihop, Mardi Gras, International House of Pancakes, Easter Mardi Gras

How to turn the Popeyes chicken sandwich into a Fat Tuesday feast

Tuesday is unequivocally the least festive day of the week. Wednesday is hump day, Thursday is Friday Eve, and on Friday, bras and uncomfortable shoes become optional the moment you clock out. Saturdays and Sundays are always festive, because even if you choose to spend them responsibly by running errands, you at…Read more...
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How To Make The Perfect Breakfast Cocktail For Mardi Gras

This drink is the eye-opener of choice on Mardi Gras in New Orleans.
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Mardi Gras: One way we learn to reverence God

Set apart a tithe of all the yield of your seed that is brought in yearly from the field. In the presence of the Lord your God, in the place that he will choose as a dwelling for his name, you shall eat the tithe of your grain, your wine, and your oil, as well as the firstlings of your herd and flock, so that you may learn to fear the Lord your God always. But if, when the Lord your God has blessed you, the distance is so great that you are unable to transport it, because the place where...
Tags: Religion, Lent, Mardi Gras, Leviticus, Deuteronomy, Levites, Christian Seasons, Special Days

A Shot Before Last Call: Capturing New Orleans’s Vanishing Black Bars

Two years ago, a photographer began documenting the remaining black-owned bars and lounges on a storied stretch of St. Bernard Avenue. Inside these spaces, tradition is paramount.
Tags: Photography, News, New Orleans, Black People, Mardi Gras, New Orleans (La, Bars and Nightclubs, Rhythm and Blues (Music, Vanishing Black Bars

Mardi Gras photos: New Orleans alive with parades, costumes

Mardi Gras parades roll through New Orleans ahead of and during Fat Tuesday. Colorful costumes and fun were prevalent.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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New Orleans Bans ‘Tandem Floats’ After 2 Are Killed Ahead of Mardi Gras

Mayor LaToya Cantrell announced the ban on Saturday night, after a man was struck by a float in the Krewe of Endymion parade.
Tags: News, Mardi Gras, Latoya, Cantrell, Parades, New Orleans (La, LaToya Cantrell

New Orleans: two people killed by Mardi Gras floats in one week

Man appeared to fall underneath large tandem float on SaturdayOn Wednesday, another man was run over and killed A man was hit and killed by a Mardi Gras float in New Orleans on Saturday evening, the second such death in a week.The individual, who was not immediately named, was killed at around 7pm after he appeared to fall underneath a large tandem float during the Krewe of Endymion parade near the city centre. Continue reading...
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