Things To Do

Southern Food & Beverage Museum Presents: Brunch Month

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – In the 1870’s, Madame Begue invented the meal “brunch” for New Orleans’ working people who finished their shifts after traditional breakfast hours, but before lunch hours began. Since then, brunch has become a cultural…

Nina Compton to Host Bayou Benefit Dinner Sept. 22

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – On Wednesday, Sept. 22, Bywater American Bistro’s Chef/Restaurateur Nina Compton will host a one-night-only prix fixe dinner to raise funds for those in Southeastern Louisiana’s bayou parishes gravely impacted by Hurricane Ida. The three-course…

LGBTea Sept. 4 at Windsor Court Hotel

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Windsor Court Hotel is hosting an LGBTEa, a spirited affair celebrating diversity and community. Guests will enjoy a decadent afternoon of bottomless mimosas and Bloody Mary cocktails, as well as the finest teas and…

The Best Bets for a Hot, Rainy Weekend

  Sounds like gardening, sailing, sunbathing and long walks are not on the agenda this weekend, so I offer the following for your relaxation pleasure. “Top Chef Amateurs” gives talented home cooks the opportunity of a lifetime to test their…

Now Live: Tales of the Cocktail 2021 Agenda + Talent Lineup

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Tales of the Cocktail Foundation (TOTCF) is pleased to announce the full agenda for the 2021 Tales of the Cocktail (TOTC) festival, which will take place in a hybrid, digital and in-person, format from Sept. 20-23.…

New Orleans & Company Announces Annual Museum Month Program

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – New Orleans & Company is proud to partner with our local museums to offer museum members and a guest to use their current membership to visit all participating institutions, FREE OF CHARGE, throughout the month…

Broussard's Announces 1970's Century Supper

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Tequila takes center stage in Broussard's Restaurant & Courtyard's 1970s Century Supper featuring Jose Cuervo Tradicional tequila craft cocktails like the Another Tequila Sunrise, it's not just a classic hit by the Eagles, it's…

Zip NOLA Now Open in LaPlace

  NEW ORLEANS – Zip NOLA, a swamp zipline experience, is now open at 301 Peavine Road in LaPlace. Featuring five ziplines constructed 60 feet above the Maurepas Swamp, Zip NOLA offers thrill-seeking visitors and nature lovers the chance to…

The Best Happy Birthday to Me

  As a lifelong plant and flower enthusiast I am excited about the return of floral design workshops at Mitch’s Flower’s, a beautifully appointed horticultural oasis on a shaded block of Magazine Street. While they were once common, today shops…