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  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 of jazz. Claiborne Avenue, which forms the northern border of Treme, was once the wealthiest African-American commercial district in the US, until I-10 was constructed in 1966. Today, Treme is still home to beautiful creole architecture, vibrant restaurants (like Dooky Chase, Lil Dizzy's, and Willie Mae's Scotch House), and live oaks. Louis Armstrong National Jazz Park is located in Treme, as is the Mahalia Jackson Theater of Performing Arts. Posted by: jeffschwartz on Jul 11, 2008 (8) (0)
  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 was created by David Simon, who also created the hit series "The Wire". Posted by: madmax on Aug 16, 2009 (3) (0)
  3. The Treme premiere is tonight at 9 on HBO! Posted by: Anonymous on Apr 11, 2010 (1) (0)
  4. My husband & I watched all of Treme in 1 weekend! WE ARE IN LOVE with this show!!! Not only is it entertaining, it provoked us to research this beautiful culture. And we love it! Wish we were able to speak on the shows behalf, prior to its demis =<. Who knows, maybe the show will get picked up again! Posted by: mrsrich912 on Jan 06, 2014 (0) (0)
  5. I love this show, my family is from N.O and since I didn't grow up there I learn a lot about my heritage from watching the show...thank u for the great work and look forward to many seasons. Posted by: Anonymous on Dec 16, 2012 (0) (0)
  6. This is a first rate series and I absolutely recommend it. It is educational, thought provoking, beautifully crafted and addictively entertaining. Please continue this story for many seasons. And the theme song rocks!!! Posted by: mo2luv on Oct 27, 2012 (0) (0)
  7. Come check out Treme' on a tour with us of this vibrant neighborhood. See HBO film sites and hear the fascinating history of this region that you were not taught in school.
    We are Tour treme'! Contact us at 504-866-8300 for more details. Posted by: Anonymous on Jan 04, 2012 (0) (0)
  8. Just found the show on Netflix. LOVED it!! Hope to see many more seasons!!! Posted by: Anonymous on Aug 14, 2011 (0) (0)
  9. Please, Please, have another season of Treme!!! We love the series!! Posted by: Anonymous on Jan 20, 2011 (0) (0)
  10. Hi from Australia.Treme was funny,moving,
    challenging and such an education. I am in love with New Orleans.All power to rebuilding and getting your beautiful city back. Posted by: Wendy on Aug 12, 2010 (0) (0)
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Treme HBO Series
Here's a short promo for the upcoming HBO series called Treme. Brought on by the makers of the HBO hit "The Wire," Treme takes place in the aftermath of 2005's Hurricane Katrina and shows how the neighborhood residents pick up the pieces. The show premieres on April 11th, 2010.
John Goodman as Creighton Bernette
A video from Levees.org that shows a memorable clip from the Treme pilot on HBO when Creighton Bernette takes it to a reporter who implies New Orleans isn't worth rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina.
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