Jun 302014

Stay Local Retail Workshop Series

Stay Local, Greater New Orleans’ independent business alliance, is pleased to announce their “Retail Therapy” summer workshop series for retailers. Every Tuesday and Wednesday in July, selected speakers will cover topics geared to help both existing and aspiring local, independent retailers of all skill levels run better businesses and connect with fellow retail entrepreneurs. Each workshop will be from 8:30-10:00 AM in Good Work Network’s Franz Conference room, at 2022 O.C. Haley Blvd. For more information on the series, click here. Continue reading »

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Jun 192014

gracious-Pasty-AssortmentGracious Bakery + Café will be participating in The Bread Bakers Guild of America’s 4th Annual Guild-Wide Bakery Open House on Saturday, June 21st.  The event takes place from 8 AM to 11 AM and is free and open to the public. This informal gathering is aimed at non-professionals curious about the bread-making process. Chef/owner Megan Forman will take guests on short tours through the bakery kitchen where they will get to see baguettes being rolled and Viennoisserie (including croissants and Danishes) being shaped. Complimentary French Truck coffee will be served, as well as various homemade breads. Continue reading »

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Jun 182014
Dat Dog's Alligator Sausage and a Caipirinha, the national drink of Brazil. Both are available at Dat Dog this week during World Cup games.

Dat Dog’s Alligator Sausage and a Caipirinha, the national drink of Brazil. Both are available at Dat Dog this week during World Cup games.



Catch all the World Cup action at Dat Dog, where every match will be shown live on big screen televisions and fans can score icy buckets of 5 New Belgium beers for just $20.00. During each match, customers can enter a free raffle to receive  New Belgium pint glasses, beer koozies and other bar items. Continue reading »

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Jun 172014

UPTOWNCUNDINNew Orleans Auction Galleries is currently accepting consignments for their upcoming July 26-27 Estates Auction.

The sale includes an extensive selection of antique furniture, fine art, silver, Asian arts and more. Also featured in the sale is jewelry from the estate of Mickey Easterling and several original works by New Orleans favorites such as Ida Kohlmeyer, George Rodrigue, Jose-Maria Cundin, George Dureau, James Michalopoulos and more.

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Jun 122014


Church Alley Coffee Bar has reopened at a new location on Oretha Castle Haley Blvd! We are back to serving up freshly roasted, freshly brewed speciality Coffee. We grind and pour each cup to order; no more hours-long old coffee or weeks-old stale coffee beans! Our new location is only three blocks down the road, but we have so many more things to celebrate! Continue reading »

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Jun 032014

historyofpokerheaderThe following infographic created by Full Tilt Poker depicts the history of poker from its origins to online poker today. Since it’s beginning, poker has greatly changed and evolved. The game may have developed over the hundreds of years it has existed, but aspects like the use of ranking cards and psychological strategy have always existed.

During the 1800s,  poker found its place in New Orleans. By the time New Orleans became part of the United States in 1835, the French game pogue had transformed into poker. From New Orleans, poker continued its journey along the Mississippi River and spread to the rest of the USA. Continue reading »

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May 202014

SSL415Summer is almost here; it’s time to get out and get active! Why not do so playing adult social sports? With Southern Sports Leagues, you can get back into the sports you enjoy. We offer everything from Softball and Flag Football to Dodgeball and Kickball as well. SSL runs several tournaments during the year, the next one being our Charity Social Softball Tournament on June 21st for the SPCA at City Park. Continue reading »

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May 142014

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Smoothie King Franchises, Inc. is opening new locations in New Orleans! The first is located at 2801 Magazine St. and is a 1,903 sq. ft. store featuring the new Smoothie King store design developed by WD Partners. The second is a kiosk location in the new Outlet Collection at Riverwalk.

“Smoothie King was born in New Orleans and it is the ongoing support we’ve received from this community that has propelled us to be the leading smoothie franchise concept for the past 20 years,” said Smoothie King Global CEO Wan Kim. “Our three corporate locations in New Orleans will feature our new store design giving guests an opportunity to experience where Smoothie King is headed nationally and internationally.” Continue reading »

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May 092014

Magazine Street’s Premier Springtime event!


The annual Magazine Street Champagne Stroll takes place tomorrow, May 10 from 5 to 9pm. Stroll the six-mile stretch of shops, restaurants, galleries, and businesses along Magazine Street. Our shops will stay open late to welcome visitors with champagne, events, special offers and music!

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May 072014

IMG_2484v2_4X6@200It’s New Orleans is the web home of New Orleans’ most popular podcasts, featuring radio slices of local life from Central City cocktails to lunch at Commander’s Palace.

Commander’s Palace provides the busy backdrop for It’s New Orleans’ show about local business, Out to Lunch. Hosted by Tulane professor Peter Ricchiuti and broadcast on local NPR affiliate WWNO,  Out to Lunch is, “Business New Orleans style.”  Ricchiuti’s relaxed style finds him at home with everyone from drone manufacturers to cork dog collar designers. Continue reading »

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Apr 092014

tulanelogoWe want to thank everyone in the community for their patronage at Mid City’s newest gay watering hole. Anytime you’re looking for a place to play in the neighborhood, don’t forget to check us out on one of our amazing evenings of entertainment. We are open on Mondays from 6p-11p, Thursday-Saturday 4p-12a and Sunday from 4p-11p. Continue reading »

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