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Lyft New Orleans Offers Discount Code for Championship Game

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Lyft New Orleans is the champion of rideshare travel choices for the ‘Tiger Bowl’ Championship Game on Monday, Jan. 13. In anticipation of the excitement in New Orleans, Lyft has partnered with Bud Light to…

French Truck Releases 2020 Mardi Gras Blend

NEW ORLEANS (press release) –Geoffrey Meeker, owner of French Truck Coffee headquartered in New Orleans, announced the release of the Mardi Gras blend for the 2020 carnival season. Big Chief, a unique blend of naturally processed coffees from El Salvador,…

JPAS 42nd Season Auditions: "42nd Street"

NEW ORLEANS (press release) Jefferson Performing Arts Society will hold auditions for various principal, sub-principal, supporting, and ensemble roles for the upcoming production of "42nd Street." Please note, we are trying out a different format for your convenience to keep…

Chef Nina Compton Hosts Trip to India in 2020

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – An epic 12-day voyage through India with James Beard Award-winning New Orleans chef Nina Compton! We’ll explore ancient temples, bustling bazaars, audacious megacities and tranquil jungle outposts. We'll seek out spices and wildlife, weave through…

Antoine’s Celebrates 180 Years of Culinary Excellence

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Antoine’s – an icon and a standard bearer for traditional French Creole culinary traditions in America – will commemorate its 180th anniversary this year with special events, menus and celebrations inside the walls of its…

Bellegarde Pasta Ships Across the US via Online Store

NEW ORLEANS (press release) - Bellegarde is excited to now offer its freshly made pastas for purchase on its online store! Three of Bellegarde’s signature dried pastas are available to purchase for delivery across the US, continuing to expand Bellegarde’s…

Trixie Mattel Gears Up For 2020 U.S. Tour | New Orleans, March 7

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Trixie Mattel has announced a massive 29-date 2020 AEG North American tour, Trixie Mattel: Grown Up. The tour will take Trixie across the continent including stops in New York, Boston, DC, San Francisco, Chicago, Philadelphia,…

Wild 'N Out Live Returns to Smoothie King Center

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Multi-hyphenate entertainer Nick Cannon announced his wildly popular MTV Wild ‘N Out Live tour will return with dates all over the U.S. kicking off this March. Fans can expect stand up routines by their favorite…

New Orleans Ranks 71 on World's Best Cities List

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Resonance Consultancy announced the world’s 100 top-performing cities in their annual World’s Best Cities Report. The Resonance Best Cities rankings quantify and benchmark the relative quality of place, reputation and competitive identity for the world’s…

Top New Years Events

The Christmas season may technically be completed, but that doesn't mean the party stops. New Year's Eve is next Wednesday and many restaurants and businesses around the city are celebrating in style. Below we highlight a few of our favorites.…

Justine Hosts Second Annual New Year's Eve Party

NEW ORLEANS (press release) - On Dec. 31, Justine will host its second annual New Year’s Eve party in the French Quarter. Enjoy a night of libations, food, music, burlesque entertainment by Trixie Minx Productions, and more! DETAILS: Two ticket…

Bywater Bakery's 4th Annual King's Day King Cake Kick-Off

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Following the sold-out success of 2019, Bywater Bakery announces the return of its annual King’s Day Block Party on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020. Officially kicking off Carnival Season, which culminates Feb. 25 at Midnight on…

Spare Strike Saints Scheduled for Jan. 18, 2020

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – St. Michael Special School students will bowl alongside teams representing local businesses and school supporters in this year’s Spare Strike Saints Bowling fundraiser. The tournament will be hosted at the Fulton Alley in New Orleans’…

Top Holiday Events This Week

  It’s the week before Christmas in New Orleans and, true to form, nothing is slowing down around the city. Highlighted below are a few of the bigger or interesting events happening in the next week. This Sunday, all are invited…

Arcade Fire Headlines Kanaval Ball (Feb 14)

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Ann Ale! (Let’s Go!)! Krewe du Kanaval announced today that Arcade Fire will headline the third annual Kanaval Ball on Friday, Feb. 14 (8 p.m.) at the Mahalia Jackson Theater. A true celebration of Haitian…