Superdome

by Banned Library in


Visible in every skyline shot of New Orleans, the Superdome has cemented itself in New Orleans history as a place of joy and pain.


Neutral Ground

by Banned Library in


Some people call them 'medians' but in battle hardened New Orleans they're called 'neutral ground.'

Sources

New Orleans 101: Why do we call it a 'neutral ground' instead of a 'median'? http://www.nola.com/living/index.ssf/2016/05/new_orleans_neutral_ground_238972871.html

NOLA Speak: The New Orleans Neutral Ground

http://gonola.com/2013/03/05/nola-speak-the-new-orleans-neutral-ground.html

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


NOLAisms

by Banned Library in


A quiz of New Orleans proportions* about expressions in the Crescent City!

*Means we were drinking and it was raining.

Source

"Say What?" Experience New Orleans! Retrieved on 2017 March from http://www.experienceneworleans.com/glossary.html

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


Jackson Square

by Banned Library in


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/


LaLaurie Mansion Part 3

by Banned Library in


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/


Casket Girls

by Banned Library in


Dozens of women shipped from France to the New Orleans colony with only small chests to hold their things. Were they virtuous, goodly women or something darker and more sinister?