19 Questions about New Orleans – Episode #96
19 Questions about New Orleans
In this solo episode I answer your questions about New Orlean. The questions cover everything from museums to infrastructure, the best and worst things about New Orleans, and more.
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4:10 As a local how often do you make it to Saints games? Are you a season ticket holder or do you prefer to only attend a few, or even just a single game a year?
5:41 As a New Orleans native, you’ve surely heard your share of ghost stories from family and friends. Have you ever experienced anything paranormal, or have any anecdotes from NOLA residents that stand out in your mind?
7:45 What about fictional books based or about New Orleans? Are there authors who genuinely capture New Orleans culture? I always get great recommendations from Octavia Books.
11:46 Where does all the money go from tourism? Why are there so many infrastructure problems in New Orleans?
16:04 So we hear Hubig is finally coming back. What is your favorite flavor?
18:56 Besides the DDay Museum & NOMA, what museum is a must see?
23:16 Where to stay if you want that downtown sidewalk cafe authentic french old school vibe?
26:44 When people mention wanting to move to New Orleans, so many talk about how expensive car insurance is. Is that due to flood risks? Or is it due to car robberies?
30:11 What the job market is like there? I know there’s a lot of service industry work, but what else is there?
32:12 What’s the health and fitness culture like there?
35:45 Super curious as to the corporate job market. What is it like?
36:51 Where are the best live music venues in New Orleans? Especially for genres that originated from the American south, like jazz or Blues.
39:25 What should a group of adults do on Halloween night to celebrate?
40:54 Describe your favorite New Orleans neighborhood in three words!
42:16 Can you talk about the VA in New Orleans?
44:41 What is the best way to get to see inside some of those historic homes?
47:42 What’s being done about current infrastructure problems, including clogged storm drains?
51:04 Favorite local beer?
54:00 What’s the best thing and the worst thing about living in
58 – The Myrtles Plantation
47 – Halloween in New Orleans
92 – Impact of Short Term Rentals in New Orleans
33 – Top Ten Things to Do in New Orleans City Park
41 – Explore the Southern Food and Beverage Museum
05 – A Marathon with a Side of Beignets
12 – Preservation Hall
01 – Po-Boy Festival, Voodoo Music, Boudin Bourbon & Beer, Halloween
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Thanks to Vince Hayward for inviting me over L.H. Hayward & Co. to talk about New Orleans red beans and rice.
Thanks also to Rachel Strassel at Gambel Communications for connecting me and Vince.
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