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Avart-Peretti House is where Tennessee Williams wrote A Streetcar Named Desire .
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Pat O’Brien’s information
For a tourist trap, Pat O’Brien’s has genuine atmosphere and history. The back courtyard, lit by flaming fountains, is genuinely lovely, but the bar could be in a desert and folks would still pack in for the Hurricane, a lethal blend of rum, juice and grenadine. ‘Hey, this doesn’t taste strong at all!’ Thirty minutes later: ‘Whash yer name agin?’