Alerts and Updates

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 - Continuing to provide regular services including: refurbishing gardens, designing small courtyards and monthly maintenance. Any of these services sound like something you've been needing? Head over to exteriordesignsbev.com or call 504-866-0276!   Address Uptown, New Orleans, LA…

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…

Business Update: KHB Interiors

NEW ORLEANS - Design Studio Hours By Appointment We love our clients and thank you. We realize it's difficult times for everyone and know that you all are in our prayers. We are trying to help if we can. Are…

Business Update: ECLECTIC HOME

NEW ORLEANS - Eclectic Home will be closed to the public during this time. However we are still available to answer any questions, take orders, ship and deliver. We are continuing to design with incredible technology available to us and…

Business Update: Mullin

NEW ORLEANS – During this period of uncertainty our country is facing, we are preparing for the short-term and long-term implications of the situation. At Mullin, we have developed a plan to continue business while simultaneously protecting our employees and…

Business Update: Claire Elizabeth Gallery

NEW ORLEANS - Due to our state's increasing numbers of COVID-19, the gallery will be closed to the public. We are available by appointment only and will be working remotely. We are still happy to provide information on available pieces…

Business Update: Drinker’s Edition App

NEW ORLEANS – We have halted operations for the app and are working on our new service, Takeout Covid. The site lists new hours, menu options, and takeout protocols for New Orleans restaurants. We also have links to resources for…

Newcomb Art Museum of Tulane #MuseumFromHome

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – While the Newcomb Art Museum is temporarily closed, we will be joining in the worldwide #MuseumFromHome movement and providing digital content weekly via our e-newsletter and daily via our social media channels, including art activities,…

Business Update: BLEU, a Blowdry Bar

NEW ORLEANS – *Uptown location close indefinitely* BLEU Old Metairie open - Monday-Thursday 10-6p - Friday and Saturday 10-6:30p   Address 701 Metairie Road Suite 112-2A Phone Number 5043095999 Email Emily@BLEUaBlowdryBar.com Website www.BLEUaBlowdryBar.com    

Business Update: Q Clothier | Rye 51

NEW ORLEANS – Open via Private and Virtual Appointments Only. Q Clothier | Rye 51 showrooms are all equipped with private settings for appointments and virtual appointments will occur through FaceTime or Skype where the clothier can show fabrics/outfit ideas…

Business Update: Windsor Court Hotel

NEW ORLEANS – All F&B operations at the Windsor Court have ceased indefinitely. This includes The Grill Room and Cafe Anglais.   Address 300 Gravier Street, New Orleans, LA 70130 Phone Number (504) 523-6000 Email reservations@windsorcourthotel.com Website https://windsorcourthotel.com/    

Business Update: Belladonna Day Spa

NEW ORLEANS – A message from Belladonna.   Dear friends, In the best interest of our team and guests, effective March 18th we've decided to temporarily discontinue services for the time being and close the spa and boutique. We're prioritizing the…

Business Update: Workers' Compensation, LLC

NEW ORLEANS – Our office remains open Monday - Friday 9-5. We are handling all matters by telephone, e-mail, fax, and regular mail. Please call our office at 504-838-8883 for further information.   Address 3045 Ridgelake Drive, Suite 201, Metairie,…

Show Lambeth House How Much You Care

NEW ORLEANS – A message from the Louisiana Children's Museum. We need your help to make the world a little brighter. Lambeth House is an independent living community for retirees, located in Uptown New Orleans. They were among the first…

Children's  Hospital Blood Drive, March 19

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, blood drives across the country have been canceled, resulting in a tremendous loss of blood donations that are vital to supporting our healthcare system. Our local Blood Center has had…

Business Update: Bridge House / Grace House

NEW ORLEANS – Rescheduled: Cochon Cotillion XXIV, originally scheduled to take place on Saturday, April 4, 2020 at Mardi Gras World (Eastbank), to Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020. Women of Substance, originally scheduled to take place on Friday, May 15, 2020…

Business Update: Metairie Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

NEW ORLEANS – To our Patients & Clients: We are currently open but are limiting the number of visitors we see in person. We are committed to continuing to provide the best possible patient care while maintaining the safety of…

List of Locally-Owned Restaurants in St. Bernard Parish

List of Locally Owned Restaurants in St. Bernard Parish per their Facebook Pages... ARABI: Ben’s Pizza - takeout/ delivery Pirogue's Whiskey Bayou- Takeout or Delivery The Kitchen Table Café – Take out or Delivery The Palms Too- Take out Gerald’s…

Business Update: Bonci Pizza

NEW ORLEANS – Curbside Pick-up & Delivery - Order online at UberEats or Call 504-766-6071 Cook at home so it's hot when you want it! SIGNATURE SAMPLER- $10 (4 Slices per Box) -Sausage & Mushroom -Soppressata -Margherita -Zucchini, Ricotta, Lemon,…

Flambeaux Wine to Host Virtual Wine Tasting via Instagram Live

NEW ORLEANS –  Flambeaux Wine, located in Sonoma’s Dry Creek Valley near Healdsburg, California, was set to travel to their hometown of New Orleans this week for the annual New Orleans Wine and Food Experience to host dinners and pour at exclusive…

Business Update: Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra

NEW ORLEANS – Due to concerns around COVID-19 and in conjunction with Gov. Edward's directive, we have made the decision to cancel all performances through at least April 13, 2020. This is for the health and safety of our entire community, artists, employees, and…

Business Update: Hospitality Enterprises

NEW ORLEANS – In accordance with the new advisements from state officials, we will cease tour operations on Jean Lafitte Swamp Tour, the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen, and the Riverboat Louis Armstrong until April 13, 2020. If you've already booked a…

Business Update: Ballin's

NEW ORLEANS – Ballin's is offering free shipping on all orders, private shopping appointments & curb side pickup.   Address Multiple locations Phone Number 504-866-4367 Email dante@ballinsltd.com Website http://ballinsltd.com/index.aspx    

Business Update: Crescent City Auction Gallery

NEW ORLEANS – We will no longer be hosting in-person bidding for the upcoming March 21st&22nd sale this weekend. We will continue with a live auction but only absentee, phone or online bidding will be accepted. Please call our offices…

JEDCO Releases Resources for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Dear Jefferson Parish businesses: As restrictions are implemented to slow the spread of COVID-19, JEDCO understands our local businesses - and our residents - will be impacted. Our job here at JEDCO is to minimize…

Business Update: SOSUSU Boutique

NEW ORLEANS – The boutique is temporarily closed. We are offering shopping by appointment, deliveries, and online. Everything is 20%off. to order on line one must use the promotional code SHOPLOCAL in order to receive their discount   Address 3427…

Business Update: AOS Interior Environments

NEW ORLEANS – Here is our plan to maintain the level of service from us you know and trust. Project Management + Design Assist Services: Beginning today, much of our Project Management and Administrative Teams will telework to help ensure…

Business Update: Rent-A-Nerd, Inc.

NEW ORLEANS – We are open, though many of our employees are working remotely. And we're here to help guide you as you create your business's with telecommuting policy and structure. We are a local, full-service managed information technology services…

Business Update: SoFAB

NEW ORLEANS – As of March 16, 2020, the Southern Food & Beverage Museum is closed until further notice due to the outbreak of COVID-19 in New Orleans. As much as it pains us to close our doors, our first…

Business Update: Brady's Wine Warehouse

NEW ORLEANS – We're open but encouraging social distancing, obviously. We're encouraging people to call to place orders for pickup or delivery, or to go to our website, or download our app to place delivery orders. People can also download…

Business Update: Scrub Stop

NEW ORLEANS – We are OPEN with normal business hours: Tues.-Fri. 10-6pm, Sat. 10-3pm. Closed Sun & Mondays 20% OFF in store stock SALE and 15% Special Order SALE. (Excludes Clearance product and Stethoscopes). FREE gift of new SmartBoost Laundry…

Business Update: The Blood Center

NEW ORLEANS - Across the blood industry, more than 4,000 blood drives have cancelled, resulting in some 130,000 fewer blood donations due to coronavirus concerns. “Local numbers are just as staggering. The Blood Center’s had 79 blood drives cancel resulting…

Louisiana SPCA Remains Open to the Public

NEW ORLEANS – In response to the recommendations put forth by the Center for Disease Control regarding social distancing, beginning Wednesday, March 18, the Louisiana SPCA will require all visitors to schedule an appointment to limit the number of people…

Business Update: The Historic New Orleans Collection

NEW ORLEANS – The Historic New Orleans Collection (THNOC) announced Friday afternoon that it will temporarily close as of Saturday, March 14. In light of state and national declarations of emergency, and out of a desire to actively help with…

Business Update: Al Copeland Family of Restaurants

NEW ORLEANS – We realize restaurants serve as a gathering place, especially in times of crisis, however in an effort to contribute to social distancing that has been ordered by the state we take these precautionary measures seriously. The Al…

Ruby Slipper Delivery and Take-Out Available

NEW ORLEANS – In compliance with the new mandates from Governor Edwards, Ruby Slipper Cafes at 204 Decatur St., 1005 Canal St., and 2001 Burgundy St. in New Orleans will unfortunately be temporarily closed starting Tuesday, March 17. The good…

Business Update: AMB2 Architecture, LLC

NEW ORLEANS - AMB2 Architecture's priority and mission continues the same, providing top service and safety and welfare measures to it's clients. Thankfully with technology and the existing fluidity in which the studio runs, professional services offered continue uninterrupted and adjustments to…

Jefferson Performing Arts Society Rescheduling Notice

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – In an effort to ensure the safety and wellness of our patrons, artists, staff, and community, and in response to the executive proclamation by Governor John Bel Edwards, our remaining productions at the Jefferson Performing…

Business Update: School of Rock Offers Remote Program

NEW ORLEANS –At School of Rock, the health and safety of our students is our top priority. That is why we are launching virtual, one-on-one music lessons. School of Rock Remote helps continue you or your child’s music education in…

Business Update: 12 Seasons Catering

NEW ORLEANS – We're offering $8 individually packaged meals available for pick up at our Elmwood location (drive up and we'll bring to your car) or free delivery with a $100 minimum order. As always we have our tasty food…

Business Update: Rivertown Theaters

NEW ORLEANS – All performances at Rivertown Theaters are cancelled until further notice and will be re-scheduled for later dates for the shows ”Peter & The Starcatcher,”  Ricky Graham’s “The Golden Girls,”  and Disney’s Moana, Jr. as well as The…

Business Update: Serenity Day Spa and Gifts

NEW ORLEANS – Imagine a place where you can forget about the stress and worries of your daily life. Since 2004, Serenity Day Spa and Gifts has been providing their guest with the ultimate escape from everyday stress. Serenity is…

Business Update: Home Malone

NEW ORLEANS – Both locations are temporarily closed until further notice. Our online store is open 24/7 and offering free shipping on orders $60+ and free local doorstep delivery for orders $30+ for the Metairie & metro New Orleans area.…

Business Update: Louisiana Motor Coach, Inc.

NEW ORLEANS – We are a family-run, certified, women-owned charter bus company located on the Westbank. We are currently still operating normal business hours M-F 0830- 1700hrs. Even if guests don’t want to travel now we can take bookings for…

Business Update: Little Pnuts Toy Shoppe & Party Boutique

NEW ORLEANS – Little Pnuts Toy Shoppe & Party Boutique: update. We are a locally owned toy shop and party boutique featuring toys, games, books, puzzles and party supplies for ALL ages. We curate custom activity kits, toy boxes, game…

City Surf Gives COVID-19 Update

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Out of an abundance of caution, we have decided to temporarily suspend in-studio classes beginning Tuesday, March 17. In the interim, will be offering outdoor classes in our backyard, with limited capacity, to ensure ample…

10 Ways to Alleviate Stress

An international pandemic isn’t anyone’s idea of a good time—it’s left us stuck in close quarters with loved ones and roommates, working from home, and feeling a lot of anxiety and stress. Here are ten things you can do today…

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