Did we mention the parade? There will also be a parade—a Brooklynized Mardi Gras affair featuring a marching band, burlesque dancers (including a float with Angie Pontani, Helen Pontani, Darlinda Just Darlinda, Akynos, the Maine Attraction and Lil Miss Lixx), beads galore, and the strong possibility of confetti, beginning at 7pm at McCarren Park and Driggs. Costumed revelers and bicyclists are invited to join in as the whole gang rides/walks/skips down Driggs, up Bedford and over to Wythe Avenue, arriving at Brooklyn Bowl around 8pm, where prizes await the best bicycle float, the best-dressed revelers will be crowned king and queen of the Carnival, Southern Comfort flows freely (there will be SoCo drink specials throughout the night), a DJ spins, the bands play, and you might get lucky. So, we'll see you in a few weeks. We'll be the ones asking Wavves about how we can get our hair to look like that.
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