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Mardi Gras Bar Crawl Planned for Skillman Avenue Saturday

Costumes from 2014 event

Costumes from 2014 event

Feb. 27, 2015 By Michael Florio

Skillman Ave. will never be confused with Bourbon St. but this Saturday it will be alive with the sights, sounds and tastes of the Big Easy.

Nine Skillman Avenue establishments have organized the third annual Mardi Gras Bar & Restaurant Hop, which starts at 3:00 pm and goes late into the evening.

The event comes well after the official Feb. 17 Mardi Gras date. However, the bars will be sticking to the New Orleans traditions of beads, jazz and Cajun food.

Party goers are being asked to register at the Copper Kettle, located on the corner of Skillman Ave. and 51nd St., between 3:00 and 6pm. By registering, attendees will be able to get half-price beer specials.  The cost to register is $5, which will go to the local food pantries.




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Has our esteemed City Councilman returned from floating on his back in the Dead Sea returned so that he will attend?

Oil Beef Hooked

I would gladly have spent the evening in any bar playing some zydeco.

Anyway, why does the guy on the left have a pen!s nose?


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