Parade vies with Super Bowl in N.O. (1 Viewer)

Dan in Lafayette

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Mary Foster (AP) / Biloxi Sun-Herald

NEW ORLEANS --It won't just be wide receiver Plaxico Burress shouting "throw me something, mister" Sunday evening. While hometown hero Eli Manning is leading Burress and the New York Giants against the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl, conflicted Carnival revelers will try to balance their desire to see the big game with watching the big parade.

Bacchus - one of the biggest and flashiest of New Orleans' Mardi Gras parades - steps off at 5:15 p.m. CST. The Super Bowl kicks off at 5:17 p.m.

The captain of Bacchus said he has been bombarded with requests from float riders to bring TVs or mount satellite dishes on the floats that will travel the city's traditional Uptown parade route through the Garden District. Full Story - Sun-Herald

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