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The “house float” movement started almost as soon as a New Orleans spokesman announced Nov. 17 that parades were off.(AP)

No Mardi Gras parades, so thousands make 'house floats'

AP | , New Orleans
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 03:31 PM IST
All around New Orleans, thousands of houses are being decorated as floats because the coronavirus outbreak canceled the elaborate parades mobbed by crowds during the Carnival season leading to Fat Tuesday.
Miguel Solorzano, Sazerac House general manager, gives an introduction during a media preview for the Sazerac house, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)(AP)
Miguel Solorzano, Sazerac House general manager, gives an introduction during a media preview for the Sazerac house, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)(AP)

Sazerac House allows visitors to explore the spirited cocktail culture of New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2019 03:51 PM IST
Described as an “immersive exploration of the spirited culture of New Orleans,” the six-story building houses multiple floors of exhibits as well as a gift shop and the company’s headquarters.
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