Going to the Mardi Gras

A throng of about 75,000 turned out Tuesday for Biloxi’s Mardi Gras parade, which featured more than 130 entries.

To see more than 200 photos from the Gulf Coast Carnival Association parade, which also featured a host of independent entries and floats from the Krewe of Neptune, click here.

News and notes

Updated images: A close-up image of the Visitors Center proposed for north of the Biloxi Lighthouse has been posted on the city’s web site, coutesy of architects Dale and Associates. The new rendering, which joins one released Monday, bears a striking resemblance to another Coast landmark (hint: it’s located a block east of the Coast Coliseum). See for yourself by clicking here.