FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2018 file photo, float riders toss beads and trinkets during the Krewe of Thoth Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans. The New Orleans mayor says the city is “more than prepared for Mardi Gras 2019.” At a news conference Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, LaToya Cantrell and her administration laid out plans for this year’s festivities.
FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2018 file photo, float riders toss beads and trinkets during the Krewe of Thoth Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans. The New Orleans mayor says the city is “more than prepared for Mardi Gras 2019.” At a news conference Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, LaToya Cantrell and her administration laid out plans for this year’s festivities. Gerald Herbert, File AP Photo
FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2018 file photo, float riders toss beads and trinkets during the Krewe of Thoth Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans. The New Orleans mayor says the city is “more than prepared for Mardi Gras 2019.” At a news conference Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, LaToya Cantrell and her administration laid out plans for this year’s festivities. Gerald Herbert, File AP Photo