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Women's Conference is Going VIRTUAL! Coming this August

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – A message from the New Orleans Chamber: Due to COVID-19, our collaborative Women’s Leadership Conference was postponed from its original date in March. We are excited to announce that we have rescheduled the conference for…

GiveNOLA Day Raises Record $7.1 Million in Seventh Year

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Today, the Greater New Orleans Foundation announced that while the final numbers won’t be confirmed for several weeks, initial returns indicate that the Greater New Orleans Foundation’s GiveNOLA Day, powered by Entergy, generated an astounding…

Toups Meatery Now Open for Dine-In Service

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Chef Isaac Toups Mid-City restaurant Toups’ Meatery, has officially opened its doors for dine-in service. Lunch is now served Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; dinner is served Monday through Sunday from 4 p.m. to 9p.m. Weekend brunch is served Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3…

Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience to Open in Early 2021

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Earlier this year the Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience (MSJE) announced that it would open in New Orleans in the fall of 2020. Due to construction delays and a drastically slowed tourism economy from the effects of…

Are You And Your Pet Ready For Hurricane Season?

NEW ORLEANS (press release– Today marks the official start of hurricane season and the Louisiana SPCA urges pet-owners to create a COIVD-19 conscious evacuation plan that includes their pets! Pets are members of the family and should be included in all…

Audubon Zoo to Reopen June 3 with Limited Capacity

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Audubon Zoo is pleased to announce plans to reopen to the public on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. Following the guidance of State and City public health directives, Audubon is moving forward with reopening its family…

State Library of Louisiana Received Funding From CARES Act

BATON ROUGE, La. (press release) – The State Library of Louisiana announces a special round of funding to provide relief to Louisiana public libraries from the devastating economic impacts of the current crisis. Through the CARES Act, the Institute for…

MG Indians 79rs Gang Release "Expect the Unexpected"

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Composed of two rival Big Chiefs representing different wards of New Orleans, 79rs Gang combine tradition with club and electronic elements to shine a bright light on New Orleans culture in 2020 with the launch…

Picnic Provisions & Whiskey is Bringing Back the Picnic

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Picnic Provisions & Whiskey opened its doors, and of course outdoors, Wednesday, May 27, to friends and neighbors for delivery, carry-out, dine-in, and catering on the corner of Magazine and State streets. Picnic was founded…

Girl Scout Summer Camp Goes Virtual

NEW ORLEANS (press release) - A message from the Girl Scouts of Louisiana East:   In the interest of the health of our camp staff, girls, and their families, GSLE will not be hosting girls at our three camps in southeastern Louisiana this summer.…

Upturn Arts Launches First At-Home, Virtual Summer Camp

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Upturn Arts has opened registration for U-Turn, the organization’s first at-home, virtual summer camp program. This program, which is set to launch June 14, is open to children 4-14 years old. All families in the…

Build a Poor Boy, Feed a Community

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Creole Cuisine Restaurant Concepts is reopening many of its restaurants following the COVID-19 closures with specially priced six-inch, $6 poor boys in an effort to support the local community. In celebration of getting back to…

The Golf Club at Audubon Park to Reopen Tuesday, June 2

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Audubon Nature Institute is progressing with its phased recovery and will reopen The Golf Club at Audubon Park on Tuesday, June 2. The golf course closed on Saturday, March 21, 2020 following with the City,…