New Orleans for Mardi Gras

Today’s dispatch is culled from the stunning Instagram feed of John d’Addario, writer, photographer, and chronicler of things “mostly” New Orleans.

As you may know, today is Mardi Gras in New Orleans when the streets are crammed with drunken revelers draped in glittering strands of purple, green, and gold beads. Mr. D’Addario has been taking some choice shots of the pre-Fat Tuesday Big Easy glam, which is making us reminisce about our trip down South last Halloween.

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