Ernie K-Doe’s Mother-In-Law Lounge

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This bar is said to be haunted by former owner Ernie K-Doe and his wife. K-Doe was an R&B singer who once had a hit record called “Mother-in-Law.” He passed away in 2001, and his widow Antoinette ran the place until her death in 2009–but as reports say, they never left the building.

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1500 N. Claiborne Avenue
New Orleans, LA
United States

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29.9709894, -90.06677389999999
Orleans Parish, Louisiana
Nearest Towns:
New Orleans, LA (1.2 mi.)
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Metairie, LA (5.2 mi.)
Marrero, LA (5.3 mi.)
Metairie Terrace, LA (5.8 mi.)
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