Advocate staff photo by ELIOT KAMENITZ--Riders from the Knights of Sparta parade on the Everyone Eats at My House Cab Calloway float toss bead to the crowd in New Orleans, La. Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. The krewe is steeped in old Mardi Gras traditions include flambeaux carriers, horse mounted officers and a mule draw float for it's king. The 300 strong riders tossed logo themed favors including the coveted Spartan helmet. Phillip Ray Brown was the king and Madeline Gloria Clement was the queen. The parade's theme was "In the Mood"