New Orleans Voices - November 2012

Origins of New Orleans Jazz and South Rampart Street

Bobby McIntyre is president and CEO of the New Orleans Jazz Restoration Society. In this podcast, McIntyre describes the organization's plans to restore the 400 block of South Rampart Street on the edge of the French Quarter in downtown New…

The Fair Grounds: 141 Years of Horse Racing

Jim Mulvihill is the public relations manager for the Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. The Fair Grounds is a popular New Orleans racing institution. New Orleanians have enjoyed watching the races on this site since the 1850s; however, the…

Sam H. Meyer is Hats, Hats, Hats!

Sam H. Meyer is the owner of Meyer the Hatter, where for decades, stylish New Orleans gentlemen have bought their hats. Sam's grandfather started the business in 1894. After World War II, Sam and his brother, William, began working full-time…

The Port of New Orleans is Shining Brightly

Gary LaGrange is president and CEO of the Port of New Orleans. Gary explains that because of the immense Mississippi River, the Port of New Orleans supplies the largest market area of any port in the United States. New Orleans…