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COSTUME CAM: Crazy and Clever Mardi Gras Costumes

UPTOWN (WGNO) - Mardi Gras is a time for people to get dressed up and celebrate.  Bourbon Street is usually where the tourists wind up today, but the real Mardi Gras is Uptown.

Today, News with a Twist’s Kenny Lopez went to find the most clever, creative, fun and kooky costumes.

Some Mardi Gras revelers were dressed as: Robin Thicke, Rosie the Riveter, and even the popular Nintendo game, Tetris.