While closed for the time being, New Orleans Auction Galleries is open online for browsing and bidding. On Friday, May 1, art enthusiasts are sure to find something remarkable during the organization's Modern & Contemporary Art Online Auction. Starting at 11 a.m., over 250 artworks inclu… Read more

Distinguishing one day from another has become a more frequent and difficult puzzle to solve, but adding in something to look forward to during this quarantine might be the trick. Whether you're at home with your significant other, your family, or your roommate, declaring a night dedicated t… Read more

Instead of lounging around in sweats and pajamas (we aren't judging), opt for something a little more stylish this weekend. On Saturday, April 18, Arts Council New Orleans in partnership with Canal Place is presenting a virtual fashion show with local fashion designers. The show can be viewe… Read more

Looking for new ways to give back to New Orleans during the COVID-19 crisis? Avery Rowan, a local artist, and Commander's Palace are currently holding auctions to support the efforts of the Greater New Orleans Foundation and Feed the Front Line Nola. Whether you're walking away with a new pi… Read more

Looking for new sources of entertainment for your housebound kids? Little Miss Muffin has discounted their vast selection of creative and educational toys and activities. Offering a 25% discount on everything from puzzles to craft sets, the options are plentiful for all ages and interests. B… Read more

While the museum is currently closed, the staff of The Historic New Orleans Collection is hard at work. The dedicated team is chronicling the pandemic in New Orleans, which has one of the highest concentrations of COVID-19 cases in the nation, in real time. Read more

There is sure to be a moment (or several moments) of boredom during this period of social distancing. While streaming services like Netflix offer hours of entertainment, we suggest stretching your creative muscles with a craft kit. There are kits for all types of crafting—painting, embroider… Read more

Like other holidays and events, Passover (April 8-16) will be observed and celebrated differently this year. As Ian McNulty explains, "Convening friends, relatives and even strangers for a Seder dinner is a highlight of the holiday, which brings its own rich food traditions. But this year, p… Read more

Due to COVID-19, the Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Classic, a popular annual 10k, will not be held on Saturday, April 11. Instead of cancelling the event, organizers introduced the Virtual CCC10k, with the coveted 2020 Top 500 Men and Top 500 Women poster as a prize.* The organization is… Read more

In just a few short weeks, the Krewe of Red Beans (a 501(c)(3)e organization) has raised $250,000 and helped feed the front line workers during COVID-19. Originally able to only feed one hospital, the Krewe is delivering food to each of the New Orleans-area hospitals every day.  Read more

The CDC has officially recommended wearing a face covering in public during the coronavirus pandemic. Kathy Fielder, the owner of her eponymous boutique as well as a bedding manufacturing company, has created an easy method for creating masks that are fitted, functional, and washable. Fielde… Read more

When Blaire Fernandez returned to her San Francisco tech job after maternity leave, she knew she wasn't inspired. The New Orleans native wanted different things and sought out a coach—a profession steadily gaining traction since the the early 2000s—to help her through her rut, but finding on… Read more

If you're missing restaurant quality meals or simply want to switch this week's menu up, a new cookbook from an expert can help. Not only will you find tried and tested recipes inside, but you'll get a glimpse into the mind of an all star chef or baker.  Read more

You've completed your puzzle and done all of your Spring cleaning. Now what? Skip the screen time and go back to basics with a good old-fashioned coloring page. Artists and big brands are offering free downloads covering everything from New Orleans architecture to your child's favorite Disne… Read more

As we settle into our new reality, it's important to remember that New Orleans can still be experienced from home. Whether it's virtually visiting a museum or enjoying a workout from a New Orleans studio, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the city and its many offerings, while also following… Read more

When one of my closest friend’s niece, Kelly Batt, started to talk about her upcoming debutante season, I jumped at the chance to go behind the scenes and down my own memory lane. You see, when I was in college, my part time jobs included working for the top party planner and dress designers… Read more

When Jewel of the South first opened in March 2019 on the edge of the French Quarter, its owners were already looking ahead to its next phase. Occupying the first floor of an early 19th century Creole cottage, the cocktail spot created by New Orleans bartending sensations Chris Hannah and Ni… Read more

With directions to stay home amid COVID-19, we're making the most of our downtime. After work and school are over for the day, we suggest turning off the screens, ordering in from your favorite New Orleans eatery, and settling in with a new game or puzzle. Looking for some suggestions? We've… Read more

Already itching to escape your house? Le Pavillon Hotel is inviting locals to take refuge with them at their newly reimagined grand retreat. Built in 1907, the ornate hotel features plush and elegant rooms and suites with all of the modern amenities. Order room service, put on a robe, and en… Read more

On Wednesday, March 11, New Orleanians can experience the musical history of Louisiana through Musical Louisiana: America's Culture Heritage. The free, annual concert is presented by The Historic New Orleans Collection and the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra at St. Louis Cathedral. Read more