Today’s episode is a question and answer show where we answer questions from listeners like you.
The Historic New Orleans Collection
Support comes from The Historic New Orleans Collection, the city’s premiere history museum, located at five twenty Royal Street in the heart of the French Quarter.
There, you’ll get to explore three centuries of great New Orleans stories in some of our most historic spaces—and admission is free.
Don’t miss the immersive film about the history of the French Quarter at night, or any of the museum’s changing exhibitions in the brand new Tricentennial Wing. Go to HNOC.org/Visit to plan your trip.
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Questions with Timestamps
1. Why are city services so bad? (3:43)
2. How have marching bands been affected? (7:37)
3. Why don’t more people walk in New Orleans? (11:36)
4. Favorite place for live music? (15:07)
5. Thoughts on retiring in NOLA (16:57)
6. Early morning New Orleans suggestions (20:29)
7. Katrina episode? (23:48)
8. Local musician episodes upcoming? (29:15)
9. Have you ever felt the city is dangerous for your kids? (30:27)
10. A map for the wall murals? (34:30)
11. Holiday traditions that are different in New Orleans (36:15)
12. Doreen Ketchens street performance? (38:40)
13. Are the cemeteries open to tourists? (40:42)
Resources and Previous Episodes Mentioned
Offbeat Magazine is a great place to find listings of live music in New Orleans.
This story by Will Coviello at NOLA.com is two years old but a good jumping off point for finding murals and outdoor art in New Orleans.
These two episodes cover things to do in New Orleans during the holidays:
Episode 75 – Fall/Winter Festivals
Episode 79 – Ian McNulty – Reveillon Dinners
Want to pick up a Beyond Bourbon Street t-shirt or other great New Orleans themed shirts? Check out NOLA T-Shirt Club!
Doreen Ketchens is a classically trained clarinetist who performs most afternoons on Royal Street.
Episode 57 – St. Louis Cemeteries of New Orleans
List of All Beyond Bourbon Street Partners & Sponsors
Liz Wood Realty
NOLA T-Shirt Club
Tommy Manzella at Gulf Coast Bank & Trust
Honey Island Kayak Tours
The Occasional Wife
Old 77 Hotel
Sweet Olive Soap Works
New Orleans Architecture Tours
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