St. Joseph's Day en Keeping The Tradition Of St. Joseph's Day Altars Alive <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Growing up, Nick </span>Scramuzza’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> childhood home never had its own St. Joseph’s Day altar.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“It didn’t need one,” said the co-owner of the Lost Love Lounge in the </span>Marigny.<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;“There was one on each side of us, one across the street, and one on the corner," he says.</span></p><p>"On my block alone, Kerlerec and Chartres, there were at least four or five altars on that one block.”</p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 09:19:00 +0000 Brian Friedman 55867 at Mardi Gras Indians on St. Joseph's Day <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tuesday was St. Joseph’s Day. Nominally a Catholic holiday, St Joseph’s Day is also a significant holiday for the city’s Mardi Gras Indians. Maureen McMurray has the story.</span></p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 18:08:01 +0000 Maureen McMurray 31716 at