"A little nonsense now and then is relished by the best of men."
the start of The 2023 Carnival Season
The Phunny Phorty Phellows
"The Heralds of Carnival"
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the arrival of the Carnival Season,
the costumed and masked krewe of the
Phunny Phorty Phellows assembled on Twelfth Night,
January 6, 2023 (Friday) in the
Willow Street Car Barn.
sharp, the Phunny Phorty Phellowsl boarded the streetcar and begin their
traditional ride to "Herarld
the Arrival of Carnival" down
the St. Charles Ave. Streetcar Line. Of course Storyville
Stompers were there with us.
Phellows are an historic Mardi Gras
organization that first took to the
streets 1878 through 1898. They were
known for their satirical parades
and today¹s krewe members’
costumes often reflect topical themes.
The group was revived in 1981.
Carnival historian has referred to
the organization as the “Dessert