Old Fourth Ward
Long known as the historic neighborhood associated with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement, the Old Fourth Ward recently has become minted as the bustling center of a nightlife district. Notices of celebrities dropping by for the cheap drinks and comfortable bars have been running in the gossip rags for months, which probably hasn’t hurt the neighborhood’s profile. Whether you’re there to drink yourself blind at night or see some of the most important African-American historic sites during the day, there’s no shortage of places to go.