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Avo Begins Renovation; Offers New Weekday Happy Hour

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Avo – owned by Executive Chef Nick Lama and his wife Melissa Lama – announced the beginning of renovations to its restaurant entry and 50-seat courtyard starting Monday, July 1. The 1,200 sq. ft…

New Offerings At Couvant

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Couvant, in The Eliza Jane Hotel, recently launched the Bisous Wine Garden, a new wine-focused concept taking place from Thursday - Saturday in the stunning courtyard. Bisous allows the Couvant team to showcase unique and…

Storyland Revitalization Begins July 8

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – A jewel of New Orleans City Park, Storyland is an enchanted playground that has been in New Orleanians’ backyards since the 1950s. In Storyland, children can climb aboard Captain Hook’s pirate ship, adventure into the…

It's Time For Chicken Jam

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The Al Copeland Foundation (ACF) will celebrate National Fried Chicken Day by hosting the 4th Annual Chicken Jam at the UNO Lakefront Arena. This family-fun event features Copeland’s Chicken, as well as entertainment by local…

Bodies of Knowledge exhibition opens Friday, June 28

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – NOMA's summer-long exhibition, Bodies of Knowledge, will incorporate photography, dance, music, film, books, and numerous date-specific, artist-led gallery activations as a means of conveying how language, in its many forms, both archives and asserts…

The Elysian Bar Welcomes Pastry Chef Bronwen Wyatt

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) — The Elysian Bar is pleased to welcome Pastry Chef Bronwen Wyatt to the Bacchanal culinary team. After a two year stint in San Francisco, Wyatt returned to New Orleans in 2009, where she has…

New Leadership Announced At Cochon

  NEW ORLEANS (press release)  – Link Restaurant Group has announced the promotion of Bret Macris to the position of Chef de Cuisine at Cochon. “Bret has worked in every region of the country and he brings that experience to…

Haspel releases limited-edition Archival Collection

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Haspel Clothing, the originator of the seersucker suit, delved into its archives to create a limited-edition tailored clothing and shirt collection to commemorate its 110th anniversary. The renowned brand, owned and operated by the…

Pelicans Open Zion Williamson Era On Draft Night

  NEW ORLEANS (AP) – The Pelicans have officially begun the Zion Williamson era — just days after agreeing to trade away their last No. 1 overall draft choice. Based on the celebrating crowd jammed into a downtown promenade on…

NOMA Events - June 21-23

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – FRIDAY NIGHTS AT NOMA: Lynn Drury in concert Friday Nights at NOMA on June 21 features musician Lynn Drury performing in her signature "NOLAmerican" style in the Great Hall from 5:30 to 8:30 pm. The popular…

Beignet Fest Announces Musical Lineup

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The fourth annual Beignet Fest presented by French Market Coffee is set for Saturday, October 5, 2019 from 10AM – 6PM at the Festival Grounds in New Orleans City Park. To continue to grow and…

National Street Dance Competition Comes to New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Red Bull announces that premiere one-on-one street dance competition, Dance Your Style will make its New Orleans debut on Saturday, Aug. 3 at Generations Hall. Red Bull Dance Your Style is bringing dancers from New…

Windsor Court Celebrates La Fête National Française with a Bastille Day Brunch

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – WHAT:             Bastille Day Brunch                         $100 per person, plus tax and gratuity                         Complimentary valet parking                         WHEN:            Sunday, July 14, 2019 Champagne reception: 11:30 a.m. Brunch: 12 p.m.   WHERE:          Windsor Court Hotel 300…

Urban South Brewery & Adoptable Pups from Take Paws!

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Join Urban South for an afternoon of puppy kisses and doggie hugs! Meet some of the dogs available for adoption and you may end up with your new best friend. A percentage of beer sales…

Free Summer Film Series at the Orpheum

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The New Orleans Film Society (NOFS) announced the Summer Film Series at the Orpheum Theater as an audience warm-up to its 30th New Orleans Film Festival (October 16-23, 2019). Admissions are FREE and open to the public, with…