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Ornaments decorate the dining area of Bourbon n Toulouse, a Cajun and Creole restaurant located at 829 Euclid Ave in Lexington, Ky. The restaurant is hosting a Fat Tuesday party on Feb. 28 from 11 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Photo by Joshua Qualls | Staff

Lexington goes Cajun for Mardi Gras

February 26, 2017

Lexington may not be where the Americanized version of Mardi Gras was born, but several bars and restaurants around town will take their own spin on the celebration this upcoming Fat Tuesday. One restaurant...

Local restaurant turns up for Fat Tuesday festivities

Kaylee McCollum February 9, 2016

[email protected] customers packed Bourbon n' Toulouse in from wall to wall, anxiously waiting to order their favorite Cajun dishes. Tuesday was Bourbon n’ Toulouse’s Mardi Gras celebration,...

Lexington could benefit from parades during festival seasons, similar to parades in New Orleans during Mardis Gras.

Parades would brighten festival seasons

Lexington Souers February 5, 2016

With the season of Carnival coming to an end on Wednesday, Lexington is left with a gaping hole in its social scene. Where are all the parades? Southern communities celebrate events like Mardi Gras with...

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