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Mardi Gras: It's all about the King Cake

WTOP chatted with Chef David Guas of Bayou Bakery in Arlington, Va., about the significance of King Cake and how he makes this annual treat.

Monday - 03/03/2014, 02:10pm EST

Tags: King Cake, New Orleans, Bayou Bakery, Mardi Gras

Roundup: Mardi Gras celebrations in D.C., Va.

Wear your purple and green, grab some beads and get ready to party at New Orleans-style Mardi Gras bashes.

Tuesday - 02/12/2013, 10:48am EST

Tags: Mardi Gras, restaurant, Fat Tuesday, parties, New Orleans, TheListAreYouOnIt.com, Nycci Nellis

O'Malley to visit Gretna, La., before Super Bowl

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley and Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will visit Gretna, La., when the two officials head to the Super Bowl in New Orleans.

Saturday - 02/02/2013, 07:09am EST

Tags: Martin OMalley, superbowl, New Orleans

Ravens hold final practice before heading south

After one final practice at their own training facility, the Super Bowl-bound Ravens will take Sunday off before heading for the Big Easy on Monday afternoon.

Saturday - 01/26/2013, 04:13pm EST

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, super bowl, New Orleans

Salisbury Zoo director leaving for New Orleans job

The director of the Salisbury Zoo is leaving to become vice president and general curator of the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans.

Saturday - 12/15/2012, 02:10pm EST

Tags: Salisbury Zoo, audubon zoo, Salisbury, Md, New Orleans

NoLa bar turns burgundy and gold for Redskins game

Redskins fans heading to New Orleans this weekend will likely need a place to watch their hometown team take on the Saints and WTOP's Brennan Haselton knows just the spot.

Saturday - 09/08/2012, 12:34pm EDT

Tags: Redskins, fans, New Orleans

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Pepco protesters 'bury' new rate hike, New Orleans-style

The coffin-carrying funeral march in D.C. Monday included a jazz band and protesters decked out in Mardi Gras garb.

Monday - 06/11/2012, 02:08pm EDT

Tags: Pepco, protest, New Orleans, jazz band, rate increase

'Before I Die': A public art 'bucket list'

A new "interactive art" project is letting people share the items on their "bucket list."

Wednesday - 05/16/2012, 05:32pm EDT

Tags: bucket list, public art, New Orleans, mural, John Aaaron