By Larenda Lyles Roberts
Greater than only a checklist of areas to determine and activities, Exploring New Orleans is loaded with the heritage and historical past of this venerable previous urban. With a historical past at the humans, the various cultures, the original structure, the song, and the significant nutrients, your event within the urban is vastly enriched, and also you are able to discover.
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Title. No part of this book may be reproduced in any form or by any means without permission in writing from Wordware Publishing, Inc. Telephone inquiries may be made by calling: (972) 423-0090 Page iii Table of Contents Acknowledgments xi Test Your Knowledge xiii Uniquely New Orleans 1 The New Orleans Attitude and How to Develop It 1 Uptown, Downtown, and All Around 3 N'Yawlins SpeakeasyA Glossary for Yankees and Other Visitors 4 Food and Fun 6 Favorite Restaurants 12 Cities of the Dead 13 Floating Coffins 14 Pirates and Voodoo Queens 15 The Voodoo Queen's Grave 15 Faith, Hope, Love, and Mrs.
Charles Avenue Streetcar Line 74 Page v O Flaherty's Irish Channel Pub 76 Family Activities 77 Audubon Zoo 77 Aquarium of the Americas 79 Riverboat Cajun Queen 80 Riverboat John James Audubon Aquarium/Zoo Cruise 80 Storyland at City Park 80 Streetcars Along Canal Street 80 City ParkNew Orleans' Family Playground 81 New Orleans Botanical Gardens 82 Louisiana Nature Center 82 Museums and Tours 83 Mardi Gras World 83 Hermann-Grima Historic House 84 Louisiana Children's Museum 85 Musee Conti Historical Wax Museum 86 Louisiana Historical Association Confederate Museum 87 New Orleans Pharmacy Museum 88 Longue Vue House and Gardens 88 New Orleans Museum of Art 89 Haunted History Tours 90 Five Star Garden District Walking Tour 91 Area Outings for FamiliesExploring South Louisiana's Family Paradise 93 Plantations 93 Swamp Tours 96 Honey Island Swamp Tours 97 Tours by Isabelle 97 Steppin' Out New Orleans Tours 97 Bayou Tour 98 Cajun Man's Swamp Cruise 98 Captain Nick's Wildlife Safaris 99 Ripp's Inland Charters 100 Page vi TriviaSeventy-Five Fascinating Facts About the Crescent City 101 New Orleans Heritage: People 113 Indians 113 Flatheads and Bear Oil 113 Belle Isle and the Cannibals 114 Creoles and French 116 Lured by False Claims 116 Writings of a Novice 117 Louisiana's Napoleonic Code 117 Africans 119 Music, Food, and Hardship 119 Slave Dances at Congo Square 120 The Code Noir 122 Emancipation 123 Spanish 124 Bloody O'Reilly 124 Spanish Architecture and Influence in New Orleans 125 Germans 126 The German Coast 126 Acadians (Cajuns) 128 Pride and Persecution of the Cajuns 128 Americans 129 The Creoles vs.
Page 4 N'Yawlins Speakeasy A Glossary for Yankees and Other Visitors beignet (been-yay)a French doughnut (without the hole) that is deep-fried and doused with powdered sugar. Goes with your café-au-lait. café-au-laitcoffee with chicory and steamed milk; this popular drink made the Café du Monde famous. chicorya root that is roasted, ground, and then added to coffee to flavor it. crawfish (craw-fish)also called "mudbugs" and "tiny lobsters," these famous shellfish are delicious fried, cooked in gumbo or jambalaya, or eaten straight out of the shell.