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Big Easy

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New Orleans is America's true melting pot. A city with giant history and distinct culture all it's own, most people only have a cursory knowledge of New Orleans. Every other week on Tuesday, we will get another glimpse into The Big Easy - the people, places, and events that inspired so many artists.

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New Orleans is America's true melting pot. A city with giant history and distinct culture all it's own, most people only have a cursory knowledge of New Orleans. Every other week on Tuesday, we will get another glimpse into The Big Easy - the people, places, and events that inspired so many artists.

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Awful

By Skemp25 - Aug 15 2019
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It’s terrible lol

Love it

By meknow2016 - Sep 28 2017
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I love the information about New Orleans. I can’t get enough!

iTunes Ratings

11 Ratings
Average Ratings
4
1
0
1
5

Awful

By Skemp25 - Aug 15 2019
Read more
It’s terrible lol

Love it

By meknow2016 - Sep 28 2017
Read more
I love the information about New Orleans. I can’t get enough!
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Big Easy

Updated 4 days ago

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New Orleans is America's true melting pot. A city with giant history and distinct culture all it's own, most people only have a cursory knowledge of New Orleans. Every other week on Tuesday, we will get another glimpse into The Big Easy - the people, places, and events that inspired so many artists.

Rank #1: Marie Laveau

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The life and times of Marie Laveau, the Voodoo Queen of New Orleans.

"Ambiment" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Feb 14 2017
30 mins
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Rank #2: LaLaurie Mansion Part 1

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Part one of the Lalaurie Mansion, a French Quarter ghost story staple, detailing the grizzly story of torture of slaves as well as the life of Delphine Lalaurie.

Jan 03 2017
14 mins
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Rank #3: LaLaurie Mansion Part 2

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We continue our discussion of the Lalaurie Mansion by questioning the story of the brutal happenings and the end of the life of Delphine Lalaurie.

Jan 17 2017
12 mins
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Rank #4: Storyville

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One of the nation's only red light districts existed in New Orleans early in the 20th century.

May 23 2017
20 mins
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Rank #5: Great New Orleans Fires

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Twice New Orleans can claim Great Fires, in 1788 and 1794, and both created the city we know today.

Nov 22 2016
16 mins
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Rank #6: LaLaurie Mansion Part 3

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A short look at some of the continuing ghost stories of the French Quarter's most famous haunt.

"Ambiment" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Feb 01 2017
9 mins
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Rank #7: Dominique Youx

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A pirate, warrior, and politician in the early 1800s who was a hero of New Orleans.

Dec 20 2016
18 mins
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Rank #8: Sultan Massacre House (Gardette-Laprete House)

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Looking for a house in The City That Care Forgot? Check out the Gardette-Laprete House, but beware, there's some dark legends that come along with it.

May 09 2017
26 mins
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Rank #9: Old Absinthe House

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An old bar with some old ghosts, the Old Absinthe House is still a great place to get a drink.

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"Whiskey on the Mississippi." Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Apr 25 2017
10 mins
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Rank #10: Jackson Square

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The centerpiece of the French Quarter, the square is as old as the city itself.

Sources

Place d'Armes (Jackson Square) Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve https://www.nps.gov/places/places-darmes.htm

Experience New Orleans
http://www.experienceneworleans.com/jackson-square.html

Live Cam http://www.nola.com/jacksonsquarecam/

American Planning Association
https://www.planning.org/greatplaces/spaces/2012/jacksonsquare.htm

New Orleans Historical http://neworleanshistorical.org/items/show/623?tour=56&index=1

7 arrested during monument protests at Jackson Square http://www.nola.com/politics/index.ssf/2016/09/jackson_square_protest.html

"Whiskey on the Mississippi" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Mar 14 2017
11 mins
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