2023 is kicking off with a bang across the state and across the country.  Here are some things we are excited about this week!

Mardi Gras ends February 21

It is time for Carnival! January 6 marks the official start to the Mardi Gras season.






Raspberry Rally joins the Girl Scout Cookie line-up this year

January 14 – Girl Scout cookies go on sale.  This year Raspberry Rally is going head-to-head with Thin Mints to capture your heart!







January 14 – Carolina Hurricanes vs. Pittsburgh Penguins, 7pm, PNC Arena


January 16 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Events and parades happening across the state and country.


In other good news:


Buffalo Bills Damar Hamlin goes home after his shocking cardiac arrest during a game against the Cincinnati Bengals.




Golden Globe Awards remind us all that being over 60 is fabulous! Angela Bassett, Jennifer Coolidge, and Michelle Yeoh won awards after decades in show business.




Can you spare a moment for Prince Harry?  Britain’s famed second son releases his first book!