Tag: mardi gras

  • Making King Cake with the King Cake Baby

    I got to attend an event yesterday that was part Mardi-Gras, part NBA All-Star Game, and part Pelicans. Therefore, and this should come as no surprise to anyone, it was the best party 2017 has seen so far. After entering Haydel’s Bakery (4037 Jefferson Hwy), we bared witness to a mashup of talent that, honestly, rivals […]

  • Podcast: Customize Your Mardi Gras Jerseys

    Listen to this episode of the Pelicans podcast to learn the best possible way to customize your fancy new Mardi Gras jersey and stay tuned for a special video interview with the iconic King Cake Baby! Stream the podcast right here at Bourbon Street Shots (look to the right!), right here on It’s New Orleans, Stitcher, or subscribe […]

  • King Cake Baby is Coming To Get You

    One of the perks of having an NBA team in a city like New Orleans is witnessing how important local culture is weaved into the franchise’s aesthetic. One of the perks of Mardi Gras is King Cake. One of the “downsides” of King Cake is getting the piece with the “baby” inside of it (for […]

  • The New Orleans Pelicans vs. Mardi Gras

    The Pelicans missed a lot of shots last night, both on the court and off. The game recap tells you what happened on the court. Here’s what happened off. It’s Mardi Gras season and there is no way to compete with Mardi Gras head-to-head. Maybe if our three best players were active. Maybe if we were […]

  • Hornets Ownership Situation Nearing the Close

    I’m back from my Mardi Gras escapades with some thoughts on what’s been going on with the Hornets ownership situation.