Mobile http://wwno.org en Alabama Mardi Gras Off To Slow Start On Coast http://wwno.org/post/alabama-mardi-gras-slow-start-coast <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Mardi Gras celebrations are off to a modest start on the Alabama coast.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The weather was nice in Mobile this weekend, but area businesses say the crowds were smaller than anticipated.</p> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 03:03:05 +0000 The Associated Press 27999 at http://wwno.org