It’s been quite a start for 2008 in New Orleans. The Crescent City has already seen the Sugar Bowl and the BCS National Championship game. What’s up next? Well, Big Easy fans are fearing up for the best party on the continent as Carnival season gets underway and culminates on Mardi Gras day, Feb. 5th. Sports fans will have just enough time to recuperate and grab NBA All Star Game tickets for the NBA’s party on Feb. 16th. What other american city can boast of a starting slate of events like these?