18 Fun Facts About New Orleans

18 Fun Facts About New Orleans

18 Fun Facts About New Orleans

On this episode of Beyond Bourbon Street, we dive into 18 fun facts about New Orleans, its history, and the people who call it home.

What do ice, dental floss, and pharmacies have in common? How about opera and the game of craps? The Superdome and the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway bridge?

Next, we talk about some of the interesting New Orleans characters you’ve never heard of. Along the way, you’ll learn surprising facts about the Crescent City and find ways to check them out during your next visit.

We top it off with a list of ten people born in New Orleans, including some surprises.

All this and more in today’s episode of Beyond Bourbon Street!

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New Orleans is so much more than the Bourbon Street scenes you may have seen–– it’s a 300-year-old city made up of vibrant neighborhoods, diverse populations, and traditions layered upon each other.
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