Ray Nagin, is an incarcerated former politician and businessman who served as the 60th mayor of New Orleans, from 2002 to 2010. who became internationally known in 2005 in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Nash – Nash C. Roberts, Jr. Weather God of New Orleans. Once again the first name only will immediately bring this legendary New Orleans icon to mind to any local. The dean of weathermen (Meteorologists). During hurricane season when any storm made it’s way into the Gulf we waited with bated breath for Nash to bring out his black marker and show us on his map where the storm’s predicted landfall would be. Nash worked his magic originally at WDSU in 1951 (where he was one of the nations first TV meteorologists) and later at WVUE and WWL before retiring after fifty years on the local airways in 2001.
This is just a listing of ones in the city. The burbs ghave some great ones too. (to be added later)
Aaron Neville R&B and soul singer and musician from New Orleans who in addition to his solo career recorded and preformed with his brothers Art, Charles and Cyril as The Neville Brothers and is the father of singer/keyboards player Ivan Neville.
Art Neville singer, songwriter, and keyboardist from New Orleans who is a part of one of the notable musical families of New Orleans, the Neville Brothers.He was aA founding member of The Meters, New Orleans funk icons. He also plays with the spinoff group The Funky Meters
The Neville Brothers, musicians and singers
New Orleans Buccaneers New Orleans ewntry into the old American Basketball Association from 1967 to 1967. The 1967 -68 team (Larry Brown college and pro coaching hall of famer, played guard) went to the ABA finals thast year.
New Orleans Saints New Orleans beloved NFL entry. The agony and the ecstasy. Since 1967 they’ve tortured us or given us great joy. A New Orleans institution. Also a reason many of us felt like we needed to be put into one.
New Orleans Jazz (Basketball Team) – New Orleans based team in the National Basketball Association from 1974 to 1978 led by local and Louisiana legend “Pistol Pete” Maravich. The franchise moved to Utah in 1978 and kept the Jazz name. Are you kidding me Utah Jazz? They should jhave changed the name to “The Later Day Saints.
New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival The premier music festival in the U.S. and perhaps the world. Since 1970 this two-week event held in late April and early May at the Fairgrounds a magnet for international and local music fans to celebrates the music and culture of New Orleans and Louisiana.
New Orleans Pelicans New Orleans current NBA team formerly the Charlotte Hornets.
NOPSI – New Orleans Public Service Incorporated (NOPSI) was an electric and natural gas utility and former mass transit provider that operated busses streetcar lines of New Orleans were consolidated under NOPSI’s control in 1922. Throughout the 1950s and 1960s, NOPSI converted all the streetcar lines in New Orleans, except for the St. Charles Avenue Line to bus service. In 1983, control of the system’s mass transit was transferred to a public agency, the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority. NOPSI later became Entergy New Orleans, a subsidiary of Entergy.. New Orleaneans use-ta catch da NOPSI or NOPSI bus and pay dey NOPSI bill at Schweggman’s.
Neutral Ground – Median elsewhere. The grassy or cement strip in the middle of the road.
New Orleens – The way tourists pronounce “New Orleans”. Natives do not say this. It’s OK in song lyrics, such as in “Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans”, for in referring to “Orleans Parish”, pronounced <or-leens>.
Nut-in-on-it – A po-boy that is not dressed.