17 Questions about New Orleans, with Julie Couret
In this episode we answer more of your questions about New Orleans. We received so many questions for episode 67 that we decided to do another Q&A show. This time I am joined by Julie Couret, whose roots run to the earliest days of New Orleans. She is a New Orleanian, a mom, a co-parent, the owner of a small business, and a blogger over at NOLA Mom’s Blog (phew!).
The questions cover everything from what are the biggest mistakes tourists make, to where New Orleanians like to go on vacation. We also talk about Tales of the Cocktail, garbage collection at Mardi Gras, how to survive the Summer heat, and lots more!
Find out more about Julie’s consulting services over at 7602 Business Performance.
The NOLA Moms blog is a great resource for parents in the New Orleans area. You can also find Julie’s musings on being a parent and more.
Follow Julie on Twitter (@JulieTCouret). If you want to check out the @BeingNola Twitter account both Julie and I curated, it is still available online.
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Thanks to Julie for joining me on this episode. It was fun to connect in person and to get her perspective on New Orleans.
A special thanks to John Price and Lisa Miller over at the Old 77 Hotel for providing us a space to record the episode.
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The question is “where did you go to school.”
Most citizens answer with their college, in NOLA we answer, “me, I went to Delasalle.”