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Louisiana Celebrities Join Support for ‘Feed Louisiana Love’

BATON ROUGE, La. (press release) ‒ A diverse group of Louisiana entertainers and personalities have joined hands to support Feed Louisiana Love, a social media campaign to raise awareness and funding for Feeding Louisiana, a statewide network of food banks. Musicians…

Business Update: Brother Martin High School

NEW ORLEANS - Brother Martin High School educates young men for life through religious values, friendly discipline, personal attention, and academic excellence. The mission of Brother Martin High School is to form young people through a holistic education that fosters…

Business Update: Wegmann Dazet

NEW ORLEANS - Wegmann Dazet is here to help with your tax and accounting needs - PPP prep, Main Street loan documentation prep, audits, tax planning, accounting strategies, sale tax questions, business interruption claims, and more.   Address Metairie and…

Business Update: Rejuvené Med Spa and Wellness Center

NEW ORLEANS - A Fresh New MedSpa is coming! Laser and IPL for Face and Body: Texture, Brown Spots, Redness, Damage, Veins, Stretch Marks, Cellulite Clinical Skin Services to Correct and Improve: Maintenance, Chemical Peels and Product Coolsculpting, Medical Weight…

Louisiana Welcomed Record 53.2 Million Visitors In 2019

BATON ROUGE, La. (press release) – While the coronavirus pandemic has hit many industries hard including the tourism sector since early spring, visitation numbers just released for 2019 show another record breaking year for Louisiana. On Monday, Lieutenant Governor Billy…

Business Update: Camellia Productions

NEW ORLEANS - I do event management and marketing consulting for small businesses. I don’t have a storefront but I’m happy to help service anyone with social media assistance, sales and full event management including audio visual and scenic design…

Business Update: 504Life

NEW ORLEANS - THE NEXT 504LIFE FUNDRAISER FOR NEW ORLEANS WILL TAKE PLACE ON MAY 4, 2020 (5/04) The initiative’s goal is to raise funds to purchase and deliver lifesaving Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for New Orleans area hospitals and…

Louisiana Main Street Working With Louisiana Economic Development And Small Business Development Centers To Help Bring Training And Financial Assistance To State's Small And Local Businesses

BATON ROUGE, La. (press release) – Louisiana Main Street, a Main Street America Coordinating Program, helps lead a powerful, grassroots network consisting of 35 towns and communities across the state committed to building stronger downtowns and historic districts through historic preservation-based economic…

Business Update: GW Fins [REOPENED]

  NEW ORLEANS - Beginning this coming Tuesday, April 28th, GW Fins will resume their Curbside Pickup with an exciting new 3-course Fins Feast Menu and a NEW FEATURE - they will be offering a large selection of fresh seafood…

Commander's Launches Online Wine Cellar

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – New Orleans’ own Commander's Palace Restaurant is excited to debut its Wine Concierge Program! Boasting over 2,500 selections and 35,000+ bottles from their Wine Spectator Grand Award-winning wine cellar, the team says they are thrilled…

Business Update: Willa Jean

NEW ORLEANS - In addition to Kelly Fields’ cookbook officially available for pre-order on Amazon, we are excited to share that Willa Jean will be resuming takeout and delivery beginning on Monday, April 27th! The team will be serving up…

COVID-19 Pet Testing Not Recommended

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – In response to two cats in New York testing positive for COVID-19, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) does not recommend pet owners or animal shelters test most animals. While testing cats and dogs for COVID-19…

Port Orleans Brewing Co. United with Brees Dream Foundation

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Port Orleans Brewing Co. and POB United have joined forces with Brittany and Drew Brees and the Brees Dream Foundation to provide family care packages for Ochsner Hospital patients who have been tested for COVID-19…

Happy Raptor Distilling Now Producing Hand Sanitizer

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) —Happy Raptor Distilling, LLC has joined the ranks of local distilleries to produce hand sanitizer and provide essential services to our community in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. Opening its doors in time for…

Business Update: River Ridge School of Music & Dance

NEW ORLEANS - The River Ridge School of Music & Dance was established in 1978 and offers private music lessons and dance classes in person and online to kids, teens, and adults in Jefferson and Orleans Parish. Programs include lessons…

Business Update: Mandeville School of Music & Dance

NEW ORLEANS - The Mandeville School of Music & Dance was established on the Northshore in 1993. We offer private music lessons and dance classes to kids, teens, and adults in St. Tammany Parish. Programs include lessons in piano, guitar,…

Lafayette Mayor-President Guillory Issues Open Business Guidelines

LAFAYETTE, La (press release) – “In Lafayette Parish, we announced the enactment of a 'Safe Shop' policy for the category of businesses that falls in the middle – neither expressly deemed essential nor expressly prohibited. Under the Governor’s existing orders,…

Business Update: Fully Promoted

NEW ORLEANS - Hours: Monday - Friday 9am-5pm Fully Promoted specializes in promotional products, decorated apparel, trade show displays, print material, awards, and direct mail - BUT during this time of crisis we have switched our focus to sourcing products…

Jazz & Heritage Music Relief Fund Deadline Extended

NEW ORLEANS (press release) - The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation, the non-profit organization that owns the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell, announced today that they have established the Jazz & Heritage Music Relief Fund –…

Business Update: Diamonds Direct

NEW ORLEANS - Diamonds Direct is offering 20% off wedding bands! Simply make a virtual appointment with a diamond expert by visiting our website. Our remote team will be able to guide you through the wedding band purchasing process and…

Business Update: Beauregard-Keyes House

NEW ORLEANS - The BK House is closed for tours until further notice but our gift shop is now available online with optional same or next day delivery or in-person pickup.   Address 1113 Chartres St. Phone Number (504) 523-7257…

Business Update: Beacon Behavioral Hospital

NEW ORLEANS - Beacon Behavioral has 4 behavioral health hospitals: New Orleans, Lacombe, Lutcher, and Bunkie. We offer mental health treatment, medical detox, and specialized geriatric treatment; ages served are 18 and older. Central Intake's clinical team is available 24/7…

Business Update: LeBLANC+SMITH

NEW ORLEANS - LeBLANC+SMITH is a boutique hospitality group that believes all people should live joyful, balanced and fulfilling lives. We do this by offering excellence in 21st century Southern hospitality. Our six properties are... Cavan (Uptown), Sylvain (French Quarter),…

Online Childbirth Classes Offered by NOLA Pelvic Health

NEW ORLEANS (press release) - Sara Reardon, board-certified women’s health physical therapist and owner and founder of NOLA Pelvic Health, is offering online childbirth prep classes amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The next virtual course, “Postpartum Recovery After Vaginal Birth” is…

Business Update: Family Behavioral Health Center

NEW ORLEANS - PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATIONS * PSYCHO-EDUCATIONAL TESTING * ADHD * LEARNING DISORDERS DEVELOPLMENTAL EVALUATIONS * GIFTED & TALENTED TESTING * THERAPY SERVICES TEMPORARILY DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS - ALL SERVICES ARE BY TELEHEALH   Address 2901 I-10 Service Rd…

Business Update: Jefferson NeuroBehavioral Group

NEW ORLEANS - CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY * NEUROPSYCHOLOGY * MEDICAL PSYCHOLOGY Research - Assessment - Intervention - Forensic Consultation - Rehabilitation During the COBID-19 Crisis all clinical services are provided by Telehealth.   Address 2901 I-10 Service Rd E, Ste 300…

Easter Restaurant Specials

  NEW ORLEANS – This weekend is Easter weekend and instead of Christian families sporting their best outfits and celebrating in the French Quarter and around the city, we're all cozied up at home, watching religious celebrations via YouTube and…

Business Update: Feet First

NEW ORLEANS - April Shoe Sale!!! Use code SHOELOVE on our website for 25% off NEW Spring shoe styles during the month of April. We offer curbside pick up and shipping options. Call us at 504-899-6800 for phone consultations or…

Business Update: Wegmann Dazet

NEW ORLEANS - We are working day and night, practicing social distancing, helping our friends and clients with loan questions, accounting strategies, tax prep, and BI analysis. Wegmann Dazet, The Entrepreneur's CPA.   Address 111 Veterans Memorial Blvd, Suite 8…

Handwashing with Donuts

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The Jefferson Chamber partnered with local cover band and Chamber member, Bag of Donuts, to create a fun music video to encourage the community to maintain good health by staying home and washing your hands…

Business Update: Pawlins Total Pet Care

NEW ORLEANS - Pawlins is still open for Daycare, Boarding, Grooming, and Training, with a mandatory curbside policy. Call 504-302-7200 or book your pet's appointment on Pawlins.com, and then call us when you're outside to drop off. Call a few…

Business Update: River Road Veterinary Hospital

NEW ORLEANS - River Road Veterinary Hospital is still open for your pets, with a mandatory curbside policy. Call 504-838-0288 or book your pet's appointment on RiverRoadVets.com, and then call us when you're outside to drop off. Your pet's doctor…

Business Update: Tricia King, Exquisite Properties

NEW ORLEANS - Tricia King Exquisite Properties with Gardner Realtors. Available Monday - Sunday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm www.TriciaKing.com 504-722-7640 pking@gardnerrealtors.com Founder of Exquisite Properties with Gardner Realtors, Tricia is unique because she established strong relationships with her clients.…

Business Update: Steamboat NATCHEZ

NEW ORLEANS - Day, Dinner, and Brunch Cruises on the Iconic Steamboat NATCHEZ, as well as the Welcome Center, Kiosks and Administration offices are cancelled through April 30, 2020 due to the Covid19 outbreak.   Address 400 Toulouse Street Phone…

Business Update: Gray Line New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS - Gray Line Tours and Private Transportation Services will be closed until April 30, 2020 due to the Covid-19 outbreak.   Address 400 Toulouse Street Phone Number 504-587-0724 Email marketing@glnosc.com Website www.GLNO.com

Business Update: Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau

NEW ORLEANS - 5 North Louisiana Hole-in-the-Wall Restaurants Standing the Test of Time by Offering To-Go Orders SHREVEPORT-BOSSIER, LA – Though some area restaurants have shuttered in recent weeks, there are some hole-in-the-wall eateries along the Boom or Bust Byway…

Business Update: Nelson Dental Care

NEW ORLEANS - Nelson Dental Care is still open for emergency dental treatment during our normal business hours, Monday-Thursday 8-5. Call our office to schedule.   Address 3939 Houma Blvd, Ste 11 Phone Number (504) 887-3311 Email nelsondentalcarela@gmail.com Website www.nelsondentalcarela.com

Business Update: Camenzuli Dental Excellence

NEW ORLEANS - Special Hours during Covid-19 We are closed except for essential emergencies. I am accessible for Teledentistry appt via Dentulu App. See my website for further details on how to download and get a coupon code for a…

Business Update: Entablature Design Build

NEW ORLEANS - Entablature wishes everyone well and hopes for the health and safety of everyone in New Orleans. Though construction is considered an essential business and is exempt from the stay-at-home order, Entablature made the decision that it was…

JEDCO Releases CARES Act Resources for Businesses

AVONDALE, La (press release) – Today, the Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission (JEDCO) and Adams and Reese co-hosted a web conference to break down the CARES Act, a $2.2 trillion economic stimulus package in response to the COVID-19 event. The panelists covered a wide…

Business Update: City Park Physical Therapy

NEW ORLEANS - CITY PARK PHYSICAL THERAPY OUTPATIENT-AT-HOME Outpatient At-Home provides you with 1:1 Therapy treatments in your home for those people who have health conditions or transportation issues which makes attendance at our outpatient clinic inconsistent. This is a…

Business Update: Messina's Catering

NEW ORLEANS - The original Messina Family is back! We are now offering our original Italian Specials for Lunch and Dinner from 11am - 6pm. Specials change daily and include a 3 course meal including Andy Messina's Famous Italian Salad,…

A Message From New Orleans City Park CEO Bob Becker

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – City Park’s leadership has been closely monitoring the rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) global health emergency. Our first priority is always the health and safety of park visitors, staff, volunteers, friends, and neighbors. As you know,…

Business Update: Crane Rehab Center

NEW ORLEANS - Crane Rehab is dedicated to helping our patients recover from their injuries during this stressful time. We are treating new and existing patients through Telehealth services as well as seeing patients whose condition requires them to be…

March Economic Vitals for the Acadiana Region

LAFAYETTE, La – One Acadiana (1A), in coordination with agencies across the local, state and federal government, continues to monitor the impacts of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). 1A will report on data relevant to the regional economy as it becomes…

Business Update: Glitterous Stimulation

NEW ORLEANS - Glitterous Stimulation is still open for business and accepting commissions! We create custom headpieces and glittered throws for busy professional women in greater New Orleans and across the country. It’s never too early to plan for next…

Business Update: The Fertility Institute

NEW ORLEANS - Offering virtual visits with the physicians.   Address 4770 S I-10 Service Rd W Ste 201, Metairie, LA 70001 / 800 N Causeway Blvd Ste 2C, Mandeville, LA 70448 / 8585 Picardy Ave Ste 418, Baton Rouge,…

Business Update: The Demo Diva, LLC

NEW ORLEANS - Hours: Monday through Friday 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM   Address 6246 Memphis St, New Orleans, LA 70124 Phone Number 5044864121 Email alyssa@demodiva.com Website www.demodiva.com

Business Update: GoodWood NOLA

NEW ORLEANS - As of March 18th, GoodWood has made the necessary pivot to help our frontline medical staff stay protected. We are working with other local partners to produce multi-use face shields, and have recently began ramping up production.…

Business Update: Greater New Orleans Foundation

NEW ORLEANS - Greater New Orleans Foundation Service and Hospitality Family Assistance Program Supported by Mrs. Gayle Benson, McIlhenny Company, maker of Tabasco®. In good times the people of New Orleans reap the benefits of a robust tourism industry fueled…

Business Update: Tyson Construction

NEW ORLEANS - Over 25 years in the residential construction business. Award winning custom builder, specializing in building quality new construction homes at affordable prices throughout the New Orleans area. We also handle partial and full remodel and renovation projects.…

Business Update: Higgins Hotel Curio by Hilton

NEW ORLEANS - For our medical front line families who need to practice a little social distancing we've developed a special offer: Take our Elevator Home – to the Higgins Hotel (Curio Collection by Hilton) For the spouses of those…

Business Update: The Martzolf Group

NEW ORLEANS - The Martzolf Group- Sell. Find. Design. In 2019, The Martzolf Group sold a home every 8 days grossing over $27 million dollars in sales. Our one on one relationships with our clients and our white glove service…

Business Update: Jacob Schoen & Son

NEW ORLEANS - We remain open and ready to serve our community. In these uncertain times, we want to assure you that we are taking every precaution to ensure the safety and well-being of our staff, guests and the families…

Business Update: Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots

NEW ORLEANS - (FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE) Contact: T. Trent Dang, Director of Marketing, 504-948-1231, trent.dang@fgno.com FAIR GROUNDS RACE COURSE TO SUSPEND RACING EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY NEW ORLEANS, LA (March 21, 2020) – In accordance with the “stay-home” order issued by New…

Business Update: Hannis T. Bourgeois

NEW ORLEANS - A Message From Our Managing Partner Effective Monday March 23rd, HTB will be operating on a virtual basis. We think it's important for you to know that HTB is monitoring the news and staying abreast of the…

Business Update: Bra Genie

NEW ORLEANS - Our stores are closed, but we're still here to support you! Free shipping on all web & phone orders (a fitter is available by phone between 10 am - 6 pm). We need your support too! We're…

Business Update: LAS Shutters + Windows

NEW ORLEANS - LAS Shutters + Windows is a locally owned company and we’ve been in business for over 60 years! We are still operating and taking information to get customers their free estimates. We are also scheduling appointments for…

Business Update: Hancock Whitney

NEW ORLEANS - Effective Monday, March 23 until further notice, Hancock Whitney will be temporarily transitioning ALL LOUISIANA Financial Centers to drive-thru services to protect the health and safety of our clients and associates during COVID-19 while continuing to provide…

Business Update: Royal Sonesta New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS - Royal Sonesta New Orleans has implemented temporary operational changes across its dining and entertainment venues in accordance with local and state government mandates designed to curb the spread of COVID-19. The following changes to business operations are…

Business Update: IBERIABANK

LAFAYETTE - (press release) IBERIABANK (www.iberiabank.com), the 133-year-old subsidiary of IBERIABANK Corporation, announces that effective today, IBERIABANK branches are temporarily serving clients with drive-thru only service and, at some locations, offering lobby transactions by appointment only as the health, safety…

Business Update: Maple Street Chiropractic

NEW ORLEANS - We are open regular hours Monday thru Saturday. Dr. Gordon DuBois is Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, Dr. Nick Thompson is Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.   Address 7605 Maple Street Phone Number 5048617167 Email gljoint@earthlink.net

Business Update: M2 Studio

NEW ORLEANS - We are currently working remotely to protect our staff, clients, and consultants. We are still working from 8:30am-5:30pm, in which you can contact us at the information above during that time. Thanks!   Address 1200 Annunciation St…

Business Update: X's and O's Gift Boutique

NEW ORLEANS - We are a locally owned and operated gift boutique. The store front is closed but we are taking phone orders as well as orders thru our social media (Facebook & Instagram). All orders placed during this time…

Business Update: Bliss Bridal

NEW ORLEANS - We are open for regular hours! Operating responsibly according to social distancing guidelines.   Address 3624 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone Number (504) 592-7507 Email nola@beablissbride.com Website https://www.beablissbride.com/new-orleans

Business Update: Exterior Designs, Inc. By Beverly Katz

NEW ORLEANS - No job is too big or small! Mowing, pruning, cleaning, refurbishing, courtyards, outdoor dining rooms. Exterior Designs by Beverly Katz specializes in transforming outdoor areas into additional living space. As a full-service contractor, our landscaping services are…

Business Update: Z Event Company

NEW ORLEANS - Making the world a little more beautiful tomorrow! Stop by Z Event at 508 Metairie Road to help save their beautiful flowers and brighten up your home. These fresh flowers are from cancelled events for this weekend.…

Business Update: Dark Garden Corsetry & Couture

NEW ORLEANS - To protect our staff and community, Dark Garden New Orleans and San Francisco retail locations are currently CLOSED. Work on existing orders is up to date and production is moving forward with proper precaution and sanitation. We…

Business Update: A New Leaf

NEW ORLEANS - Many people are dealing with working from home right now and the added challenge of kids being at home.  A New Leaf can provide video consultations to help you to be as productive as possible in your…

Business Update: Villa Vici

NEW ORLEANS - The Villa Vici showroom is open by appointment only. Email info@villavici.com or call 504.899.2931. Our design team is available to provide you with samples, quotes, inventory, and anything else you may need. Please reach out to us!…

Business Update: SUSAN CURRIE DESIGNS

NEW ORLEANS - Want to boost your brain power, laugh a little, &/or work on your team-building skills? Dust off some of your favorite games and gather your family around for some fun! Check out @susancurriedesign's blog post at https://susancurriedesign.com/10-reasons-why-you-should-play-games/ to learn more…