Mr. Bingle Lives On
Keeping New Orleans' Mr. Bingle alive
and in the hearts of generations for-evah!
"Bingle in the Oaks" campaign
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See updated info below...
Due to the kind support of so many, the old papier-mache
Mr. Bingle that for years was displayed on the landmark
Maison Blanche building on Canal St. was the new exhibit for
the 2005 holiday light show at City Parks' Celebration in the
Oaks, the place he now proudly calls "Home."
Click the link below to visit:
NEW ORLEANS CITY PARK CELEBRATION IN THE OAKS
Yats of Christmas"
On their fabulously hilarious and nostalgic "12 Yats of
Benny Grunch and The Bunch
pay tribute to the memory of Mr. Bingle in their song
I Could See The Aluminum Tree through the Pictcha Winda.
Click the link below for Benny Grunch & The Bunch:
- Hey, Where Yat?! Ya'll at BennyGrunch.com
Bob Walker's New Orleans Jukebox Gold
Click Here to hear Mr. Bingle WDSU-TV Clip
Mr. Bingle, the Audubon Zoo Alligator
In January 2002, Associated Press reported that Burlington
Resources, Inc, an oil
and gas company, donated all (12 to be exact) of the white
alligators in existence to the Audubon Institute. These gators,
known as leucistic alligators, with blue eyes and ivory scales
are not albinos. They are 8-9 feet long and cannot be housed
in the open pond with other alligators as green algae would
cover their white scales which are also susceptible to developing
freckles in the sun. The gators all have names, by the way.
I was informed by a member of the swamp staff at the Aububon
Zoo that one of the white gators was intentionally named after
the blue-eyed snowman on Canal St. - his name is Mr.
Photo courtesy of Audubon Institute
New Orleans, Louisiana
Here to visit the Audubon Zoo site
Yat Club Newsletter
Gone, but Not Forgotten:
The last home of Mr. Bingle, Dillard's in Clearview, former
or MB's is in the process of becoming a Target. We doubt they
on the Mr. Bingle tradition as Dillard's had. Christmas will
be somewhat lacking
"Jingle, jangle, jingle,
no more Mr. Bingle".
Copyright 2001 - Southern Yat Newsletter
Vol. 1, No. 1 November 13, 2001
Courtesy of Southern Yat Club (Now BennyGrunch.com!)
Click below to visit Benny's "Dear Awdry" Newsletter page:
Benny Grunch - Hey, Where Yat?! Ya'll at Benny Grunch.com
Dillard's Keeping the Mr. Bingle Tradition Alive!
Click Here during Christmas for Dillard's "Mr. Bingle Specialty Shop"