Stories: Revisiting New Orleans: NO_Return_03_b

A statue of a colorful jester, representative of New Orleans' annual Mardi Gras celebration, stands in the shadow of a museum on Jackson Square. In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans planned for a scaled-back Mardi Gras early in 2006.

A statue of a colorful jester, representative of New Orleans' annual Mardi Gras celebration, stands in the shadow of a museum on Jackson Square. In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans planned for a scaled-back Mardi Gras early in 2006.