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Evansville events organization kicks off with a "crawl"

SOURCE: FRANKLIN STREET EVENTS ASSOCIATION SOURCE: FRANKLIN STREET EVENTS ASSOCIATION

The Mardi Gras Crawl is sponsored by the new organization "Franklin St. Events Association."

More than 40 businesses are taking part in the crawl at Lamasco Bar and Grill.

A lot of people were decked out in their Mardi Gras beads and costumes.

"It's just a bunch of different ages, a bunch of different groups of people brought together for one reason, it's to have a good time," says Michael Wright, who attended the Mardi Gras Crawl.

"It's getting a lot of traffic. It really is. I mean, it's, it's doing us a huge favor to do this, and everybody seems to be having a great time even though it's cold outside," says Barbara Staub, who owns Memi Rabilia's on Franklin St. "They're all getting out and they're all happy and you know, it's a good night"

The Mardi Gras Crawl lasted until 2 A.M. on Saturday morning.

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