A reveler takes a sip of bourbon as he sits next to a sleeping man on a couch during the Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club parade on St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans on Mardi Gras Day, Tuesday, March 8, 2011. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Photo by: Patrick Semansky

A reveler takes a sip of bourbon as he sits next to a sleeping man on a couch during the Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club parade on St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans on Mardi Gras Day, Tuesday, March 8, 2011. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)