louisiana history

Why Do We Throw Beads?
Mardi Gras in South Louisiana is kind of like breathing - we just do it. There are so many historical traditions, we rarely think about the significance of what we're doing. Why do we even throw beads at Mardi Gras?
Little Known LA Facts
Louisiana has a long, notable history. There's a lot that is widely known about our great state. Here's some things that are interesting, that you may not have known.