Things To Do During Social Distancing

Operation Spark Offering FREE Adult Coding Prep Program

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Operation Spark, a non-profit tech bootcamp dedicated to changing lives by advancing technological skills for today's workplace, offers a FREE two-week introduction to coding class. The classes are held monthly with the next class on…

Audubon Nature Institute’s 2020 Holiday Hours

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The holidays are fast approaching, and that means more time with friends and family! This holiday season Audubon hopes to welcome guests to Audubon Zoo and Audubon Aquarium of the Americas to celebrate this time of year and make lasting memories. Below you will find the schedule…

Metairie Road Businesses To Showcase Local Shopping On Pink Friday

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Pink Friday, a Boutique Hub national initiative, is launching on the local level through About Face Corporation, in conjunction with Metairie Road businesses, on Friday, November 20th. It’s a movement to celebrate, highlight and shop…

Compere Lapin Launches Pasta Pop-up & Boozy Brunch To-Go

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Earlier this month, James Beard award-winning Chef Nina Compton and partner/husband Larry Miller reopened their flagship restaurant Compère Lapin at the Old No. 77 Hotel, offering the same robust dishes that have garnered national acclaim…

NOWFE Heads To City Park For Pizza Demo And Wine Tasting

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Pizza e Vino at Kitchen in the Garden in City Park: A festive pizza making demo and tasting at the new outdoor kitchen within City Park’s beautiful Botanical Garden. Pizza bites of varying styles, fired…

Prytania Theatres Now Open at Canal Place

  NEW ORLEANS – Prytania Theatres has officially opened at Canal Place and announced the Grand Opening Week shows. Tickets on sale now at prytaniacanalplace.com.   Daily Showtimes of New Movies & Classic Movies include: -FREAKY -LET HIM GO -GUARDIANS…

Dinner and a Movie at NOCHI

  The New Orleans Culinary and Hospitality Institute, or NOCHI as they are more commonly known, has a program coming up that sounds pretty nifty. Here is the release I received recently: This December, New Orleans Culinary & Hospitality Institute…

Dinner & A Movie at NOCHI

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – This December, New Orleans Culinary & Hospitality Institute welcomes you to the rooftop for a series of intimate movie screenings with themed dinner, cocktail pairings, and panoramic views of the New Orleans skyline. Reserve your…

Starting a New Running Routine

For me, getting outside for an early morning run has been crucial to staying sane during our self-isolation time. If you are new to running or would like to start a new routine, here are some tips and tools to…

Keep it Clean

  Whether you live in a small downtown apartment, a little cottage in the Marigny or a sprawling and expansive St. Charles Avenue manse, keeping it clean can seem like a full-time job. Add to that the fact that some…

What A Workout

  At this stage of the game, new schedules and ways of completing daily tasks and chores are adjusted to accommodate our new, social distancing normal. Couples are busy rescheduling their weddings, tastings, fittings and more, as most events have…

DIY: Champagne Cork Wall Hanger

  For years, my husband Mark has worked from home full time, with me bringing work home a day or two throughout the week. Our shared worktable in the living room has always been sufficient and, for the most part,…

An Ogden Museum Online Art Break

  NEW ORLEANS – The Ogden Museum of Southern Art continues to add fun and interactive content to their website despite the coronavirus stopping any and all foot traffic to the museum. In a recent email to their subscribers, the…

Best Plants For At-Home Spring Gardening

  Home and gardening stores are seeing a boom! We all have more time on our hands, and more incentive to accomplish whatever tasks we’ve been putting off around the house. There is one task, however, outside of the house:…

Faulkner House Books Launches Book Subscription

NEW ORLEANS – Faulkner House Books has announced the launch of a new book subscription service for local bibliophiles. "If you’ve been to the store, Joanne has likely recommended a book or two that are now among your favorites," said…

Dance Party Playlist

  Enjoy our dance party Spotify playlist full of song suggestions by some of our staff, from our "The Ultimate Guide to the Best Self-Quarantine Living Room Dance Party" article and a few more sprinkled in here and there.  …

Cooking Couples

  Let’s be honest, social distancing at home is hard enough, but for those couples who are cohabitating, spending 24/7 with your partner could potentially put a little strain on any relationship. It’s imperative to find activities to do with…

Let’s Play a Game!

  With shelter-at-home orders in place through the end of the month, many may be looking for entertainment beyond the screen. Kids and adults alike are all feeling stir crazy and a little (a lot) bored. From card games to…