Despite its reputation for graft, corruption, murder and all manner of immoral behavior New Orleans is really quite a spiritual place. It is Heaven and Hell. We recently had a close brush with the End Times (Katrina).
Broad Street, near Canal, has both Central Lockup (prison) and the Heavenly House of Style. The area flooded deeply after Katrina and many of the Divine businesses in the area are struggling or closed. This bodes ill for the Heaven/Hell balance in the area. But Judge Eloie is gone from the courthouse, too, so Hell has lost a big local booster.