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Between quarantining and the heat, we're spending a lot more time at home. Make your abode a little homier by adding some new leafy plants to the areas you spend the most time in. FAIT Nola, a local one-stop plant shop, is hosting a summer sale on Saturday, July 18. The sale will include a l… Read more

Matt Rebackoff's introduction to the retail world has been unique to say the least. He launched MR Eatwell, a small apparel and accessories business, earlier this year and his food-themed loungewear was soon a hit with sales coming in from across the country, even in the midst of a pandemic. Read more

It's time to put your quarantine workouts to the test! Friends of City Park is hosting the very first Virtual Friends’ Fest 5K Race this month, and all participants will receive a finishers medal and racing bib. The virtual race is an innovative way to safely experience the beauty of City Pa… Read more

Still searching for the perfect mask to wear while out in public? Epiphany Throws, a eco-friendly retail and wholesale supplier for Mardi Gras, has created sparkly and shiny masks from former parade rider costumes. The masks are made in New Orleans with upcycled cotton string. Read more

If you've watched all that you can watch on Netflix and can't take another Zoom happy hour, learn about something new instead with the Historic New Orleans Collection. The museum's new virtual exhibition, which offers a look at over 20 different photographic processes and techniques represen… Read more

Bonne Cuvée, a small local company offering wine tours and tastings, was preparing to leave for two sold out wine tours in Burgundy and Portugal when COVID-19 hit. In an effort to continue their rapport with clients, owners Harsha E. Chacko and Marie Kaposchyn offered a new way to enjoy and … Read more

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In an Uptown cottage near Audubon Park, interior designer Melissa Rufty created a gem of a pied-à-terre for out-of-town clients planning to spend more time in the city since becoming recent empty nesters. She previously worked with the couple on their permanent residence, so she had their tr… Read more

Looking for Fourth of July plans? Z Event Company is hosting a socially distant drive-in music festival and fireworks show on Saturday, July 4. The family friendly six-hour event follows the success of a drive-in showing of Grease, which took place in May. Read more

The New Orleans Museum of Art announced that it will be launching the Creative Assembly Program Series, a new monthly online forum exploring the role social justice and racial equity in the museum field. The first program will commence in early July with monthly discussions to continue throu… Read more

If quarantine inspired you to organize and declutter your home, chances are you went through old photographs. While many choose to digitize their collections, others prefer to hang on to the original copy. The Historic New Orleans Collection is hosting a live online forum on Thursday, June 2… Read more

Thenda Tate-Price knows that laundry is a time consuming chore. Luckily, she loves the task and has a created a solution for those who avoid dealing with their hampers. Dirty Load, LLC started in September 2019 and is a home-based business offering premium laundry and dry cleaning services t… Read more

Join Forever Publishing and Garden District Book Shop for an exclusive event featuring New Orleans author Farrah Rochon and her latest novel The Boyfriend Project. The virtual launch party is scheduled for Tuesday, June 9 at 6 p.m. and will feature a discussion with bestselling author and po… Read more

While this Summer is sure to be different than those of the past, there are still events across New Orleans to look forward to. From days dedicated to nonprofits to movie nights to luxury real estate auctions, these virtual events taking place this June are worth noting.  Read more

Spruce up your next virtual call, meeting, or happy hour with a scene from the Historic New Orleans Collection. History buffs and New Orleans lovers will appreciate the large selection of backgrounds, including a section dedicated to Jazz Fest. Read more

As the city slowly begins to move forward with reopening, many businesses and organizations continue to offer virtual programming. The Historic New Orleans Collection has two upcoming events that are meant to bring people together while still remaining physically apart. Whether you're a movi… Read more

While the New Orleans Museum of Art has remained closed since March, its online shop has experienced a renaissance. The retailer has transformed its minimal selection of branded merchandise and catalogs into an expanded shop including candles, dishware, jewelry, and activities for children a… Read more

Switch things up during lunch with Ogden Museum of Southern Art. Each Wednesday at noon, the museum holds a live seated mindfulness meditation inspired by a work of Southern art. The series is led by Ogden Museum Educator and yoga and meditation instructor Mikhayla Harrell. Read more

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

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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