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New Orleans Treme' Walking Tour
"Treme' (pronounced Tre-May) sits adjacent to the French Quarter and is the oldest African-American neighborhood in the United States. Treme' is a vibrant area steeped in music and culture. Come explore this iconic gem and revel in New Orleans Jazz histor the birthplace of such Jazz greats as Alphonse Picou and Trombone shorty.Treme' was originally settled by Free People of Color; often referred to as Creoles whose unique experience helped shape the civil rights movement. It is the hallmark of African-American history not to be missed. Today Treme' is home to artists musicians and craftsmen and is a living breathing
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Three Hour City Tour of New Orleans
"Your tour begins when you pass through the French Quarter and travel past the mansions along Esplanade Avenue on your way to a stop in City Park where you can visit the Morning Call Cafe' for coffee and beignets or view the Besthoff Sculpture Garden. In addition you will see the Ninth Ward a neighborhood devastated by Hurricane Katrina. View the Garden District with it's vast mansions that line pristine boulevards the Warehouse District Faubourg Treme- one of the oldest African American neighborhoods in the country dating back to the 1700's pass through the area formerly known as the American Sector
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French Quarter History and Legends Tour
"Join us for a two hour morning history stroll through the French Quarter. We will walk the narrow streets of the oldest parts of the city visiting the longest surviving buildings and sharing the most interesting and most famous stories of our h the riverfront that was the lifeblood of the City and visit nationally recognized landmarks like Madame John’s Legacy Napoleon House Lafite’s Blacksmith Shop and more.  See the oldest buildings from the original French settlement built well before the American Revolution. Here a thriving colony existed creating a unique mix of French and Spanish architecture food from ingredients around the world
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Carousel Bar in the Hotel Monteleone

If you can't afford to stay at the Monteleone Hotel on Royal St. in the French Quarter (and prices are steep), then you owe it to yourself to at least stop in for a drink at the revolving bar, known...
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jadedmuse
Aug 08, 2004

Camellia Grill

This place is beloved by locals and by my estimate, the entire Tulane and Loyola student bodies. I never missed a Saturday or Sunday morning for the chili cheese omelets (look out - they are GIGANTIC...
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jadedmuse
Aug 07, 2004

Pascale's Manale

This was one of my dad's favorite restaurants, located Uptown. It's famous for its barbecue shrimp. The ambience is great - it's been owned and operated by the same old New Orleans family since the...
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jadedmuse
Aug 08, 2004

friday night at the Faubourg Marigny

the faubourg marigny can kick bourbon streets ass...its hard to describe this area...the blocks are comprised of triangles..squares...frenchman seems like it becomes decater...bourbon veers off and is...
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shashasharon
Apr 04, 2011

If you're unafraid to get a li'l dirty (musically)

You will stop by the ShimSham Club right on Toulouse Street. I know, I know. Although Toulouse Street isn't exactly what you might first think as "off the beaten path," the ShimSham club is, for the...
Taylorcat
Sep 30, 2004

Frenchman St

Bourbon is overpriced and dirty. Check out Frenchman St instead-1 block out of the French Quarter- follow Decatur St to Esplanade, cross over it and take the street that curves behind Check Point...
Lisa770547
Jun 21, 2003

The Oldest Coffeehouse in New Orleans

The Neutral Ground is a laid-back coffeehouse hangout where all ages are welcome: college students, aging hipsters, families. There are pastries, board games, paperback books, art displays, and live...
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Rixie
Apr 04, 2011

Free Beer, Anyone?

Walk into any bar in the city and the local beer on tap will be Abita. Brewed in quaint Abita Springs, LA (about 45 outside of New Orleans proper - across the Causeway), Abita is a local favorite.One...
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thatsjustme
Mar 01, 2005

If You're Going To See a Movie...

The Prytania Theatre, founded in the early 1900s, is the last remaining single-screen suburban theatre in Louisiana. The owners have gone through an exorbitant amount of work to bring out the unique,...
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Jmill42
Nov 16, 2002

Best Nawlins Cooking for a decent price

Crabby Jack's has to be my favorite place to grab lunch. They are open from 10 am-5pm, and is the best local secret! The owner of this nice little New Orleans seafood joint is actually Jack Leonardi,...
llhua
Jul 05, 2008

Oldest operating Rum Distillery in New Orleans

Alot of people do not even know this place exists and it is only a 10 minute cab ride from the French Quarter. Celebration Distillation is the Oldest Operating Rum Distillery in the United States. It...
frenchmen1
Jul 09, 2008

Two Local New Orleans Pubs

My all means see Burbon Street, and the French Quarter, but you should also venture out a bit.For a college crowd/sports bar try Cooter Browns. It's one of those places with dozens of beers from the...
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NolaLou
Mar 19, 2010
 
 
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Our Lady of Guadalupe

This small chapel was built in 1826, which makes it the oldest chuch still standing in the city. It was built close to St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, just outside of the French Quarter, at the peak of the...
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Wax Museum

Visited the Musee Conti Wax Museum which contains wax sculptures that chronicle the history of New Orleans. The attached picture is of Madame LaLaurie torturing her slaves in the attic of the...
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French Quarter Walking Tour

The Le Monde Creole tour in the French Quarter is excellent. They take you into several private courtyards in the quarter. This tour costs a little more but is worth it to get into the courtyards. The...
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Superdome

the superdome sports arena is home to the new orleans saints NFL football team and the annual sugarbowl college football bowl game. the superdome also hosts rock concerts and other events through out...
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1850 House - Louisiana State Museum

While you're walking around Jackson Square you'll see the 1850 House which is apart of the Louisiana State Museums. "The Upper and Lower Pontalba Buildings, which line the St. Ann and St. Peter...
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Pharmacy Museum

Before 1804, the field of pharmacy was unregulated. The only requirement was a six-month apprenticeship, after which time the person could make and sell medicines unhampered by any laws or agencies....
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