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91. Preservation Hall: A classic New Orleans Music Hall that features nightly jazz concerts.  
92. Fat Tuesday: The Tuesday before Lent.  
93. Anne Rice: The famous author of "Interview With the Vampire" was born and raised in New Orleans, and indeed her popular "Vampi...  
94. Steamboat House: A style of home in New Orleans reminiscent of life on the Mississippi; the first of its kind was built in 1875, and...  
95. Jazz Funeral: A tradition in New Orleans; essentially a funeral ceremony with a musical accompaniment.  
96. Maple Street Book Store, The: What's not to love about this 40 year old, Uptown New Orleans bookstore whose motto is "Fight the Stupids!".  
97. Evangeline: A famous poem written by Henry Wadsworth loosely based on the expulsion of Acadians from Nova Scotia and their subs...  
98. UCM: A weird roadside attraction near New Orleans that bills itself as "Louisiana's Most Eccentric Museum".  
99. Gator: An alligator, of course.  
100. Hotel Monteleone: A historic French Quartet hotel that has been in operation since the late 1800s.  
101. Oz: New Orlean's most popular gay dance club, located on Bourbon Street.  
102. Louis Armstrong: One of the most famous American jazz musicians, Armstrong was born and raised in New Orleans.  
103. Creole Queen, The: An authentic paddlewheeler boat with the largest indoor capacity of any excursion vessel in New Orleans.  
104. New Orleans Saints: Official name for the National Football League team in New Orleans, LS. Part of the National Football Conference. ...  
105. Chris Paul: Born and raised in Winston-Salem, and a former Wake Forest Demon Deacon, Chris Paul is now an NBA superstar as a Ne...  
 
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Some refer to CR as the City of Five Smells since the odor from various grain & food processing plants (Quaker Oats, Cargill, Ralston Foods, etc.) can be detected depending on the day & wind direction. See also: "The City of Five Seasons".

Pronounced (da BOAT uhv uhm) it simply means "the both of them" in Milwaukee-speak.

Watertown is the birthplace of variety retailing, known in other parts of the country as dollar stores, but known in Watertown as "five and dime".

A play on Alex Rodriguez's nickname, "A-Rod". Rodriguez first got the nickname after signing an excessive $252 million contract with the Texas Rangers for ten years, starting in 2001. The nickname has followed him to the New York Yankees, where he was traded in 2004. His 2008 salary was $28,000,000.

1. Named after Claude Treme, the Treme (pronounced truh-MAY) neighborhood (often referred to simply as 'Treme') is the first free neighborhood of color in America. Treme is the location of Congo Square, where African folkways and music were permitted to flourish long before slaves were able to freely congregate anywhere else in the country. Treme is also the site of Storeyville, and is as close to any one place in New Orleans as can be considered the actual birthplace...

2. Treme is also the name of an HBO series to come out in 2010 about the neighborhood's ongoing rebuilding efforts after Hurricane Katrina. The series...