But, again, that's down in New Orleans.
On the West Bank, a crew from Center Staging has been working since Saturday to erect the Mardi Gras reviewing stands...The 120 foot x 40 platform is being built in advance for the upcoming parade season which kicks off Friday, February 10...The parade will begin at Kabel Drive and Gen. DeGaulle in Algiers and end at Lafayette Street and the West Bank Expressway. The crew started on Saturday, January 21,2012 and expected to be done by Thursday.
And don't forget, in our "West Bank", the beads are used for praying:
Not for other uses.