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Show off your love of New Orleans through Brandi Couvillion's jewelry. The designer's pieces are made from raw sheets of metal and are directly inspired by the city and its history, particularly its transitory landscapes. Earlier this year, Couvillion switched things up and teamed with The H… Read more

Simplify your shopping this holiday season with a present that doesn't require any wrapping. The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra is offering an incredible deal for the holidays which includes tickets to three shows for just $99. The Holiday Trio deal is good for three admissions to any conc… Read more

While we're still recovering from our Thanksgiving feasts, we can't help but look forward to a month of indulgence. From holiday libations to festive gatherings, there is plenty to experience in New Orleans this December. Below, a preview of the can't miss happenings around town. Read more

When Jane Scott and Philip Hodges moved back to New Orleans from her home state of Kentucky, it was both a homecoming and the beginning of a new chapter. With both of their children, Nalty and Talley, grown and off at school, it seemed natural to renest in the city where it all began. The co… Read more

Family traditions, religious holidays, and the sharing of meals and treats are what make December the most magical month of the year. Everything just feels all the more festive and it's easy to embrace the spirit of the season. Gathering around a table set with sparkling silver, heirloom chi… Read more

What was once an annex of the Soule Business College in the Garden District is now a stunning family home that truly shines at the holidays. The two-story brick structure was built in 1923 and originally housed the typing and stenographer departments of the trade school. Pam Dongieux renovat… Read more

Should you find yourself in need of an activity with the family this holiday weekend or want to get ahead of your shopping, the Historic New Orleans Collection and its museum shop, The Shop at the Collection, are offering a one-stop shopping experience. On Sunday, December 1, shoppers will f… Read more

Kathleen Currie started Smoke Perfume & Co. in 2013. The initial launch featured one fragrance combining vetiver, citrus, and jasmine. Today, her collection includes four perfumes, plus body oils and a glycerite. Her products are all natural, ethically sourced, unisex, and are stocked at… Read more

Just in time for the holidays, The Historic New Orleans Collection presents an exhibition that tells 20 tales of sporting life and civic communion in New Orleans a.k.a. the perfect activity for the family or any visitors over the next few months. Crescent City Sport: Stories of Courage and C… Read more

Not many people have the opportunity to merge their many passions into their career. Margaux Krane is one of the lucky ones. She's the Director of Brand and Communications at the New Orleans Museum of Art, which combines her love of social media, digital marketing, and art history. Krane's p… Read more

According to Ashley Longshore, her latest book is in her ideal format: photo heavy. The New Orleans-based artist recently released I Do Not Cook, I Do Not Clean, I Do Not Fly Commercial, a photographic coffee table book. "[It's] very visual and a great representation of my work from the last… Read more

At this time of the year, change is everywhere from the weather to the start of the holidays. Schedules are often shifted and health can be compromised while indulging in the season's many and constant events. Cheyenne Ellis of Make Movements and Dr. Anne Mitchell of Pearl Grace have organiz… Read more

It's no secret that we love to shop. While Amazon is great and all, we prefer shopping local and supporting the businesses of New Orleans. On Saturday, November 30th, we invite you to join us in the inaugural year of Shop Adore to Door, an event that brings shoppers into businesses across the city. Read more

Bookworms and foodies of New Orleans will find common ground through a new (and delicious) book club. The New Orleans Chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier International (LDEI) recently introduced a bi-monthly culinary book club that will read and discuss food-related fiction and nonfiction. Read more

With the holidays just around the corner, we're prepping across the board. Between presents and decorations, it can be easy to overlook the timeless tradition of holiday correspondence. Get ahead of schedule and stock up on cards that fit your personality. Whether you lean towards something … Read more

Flowers have long been a staple in the world of weddings, with no signs of disappearing. From bouquets to centerpieces, they're an important part of the big day and can truly transform a space. Magnolia Pearl is here to continue the tradition, but in a new and reusable way. Read more

The New Orleans Museum of Art's upcoming exhibition, Inventing Acadia: Painting and Place in Louisiana, is the first major exhibition on Louisiana landscape painting in over 40 years. According to Susan Taylor, the exhibition showcases how 19th century landscape painters from across the glob… Read more

Bibliophiles everywhere can rejoice in a new month of fresh releases to tuck into. From chick lit to biographies, November delivers plenty of captivating material. We narrowed down the list to three books—all written by females—that are worth picking up at Garden District Book Shop. Happy reading!  Read more

Spooky season continues with a special screening presented by The Historic New Orleans Collection. On Tuesday, November 5th, The Phantom of the Opera (the silent one) will be shown with music by pianist Pierre Queval. The French-born musician, who was the young-artist-in-residence at the St.… Read more

Working on Saturdays in the Fall has become the new normal for Emily Villere Dixon. She's in her eighth season as the coordinator of offensive operations for the LSU Football team, while also serving as a multi-media reporter for LSUsports.net. On a weekly basis, she interviews head coach Ed… Read more

It's no secret that New Orleans loves Halloween. As the most haunted city in the country, it's no surprise that residents do their part to keep the spirit alive with incredible displays throughout the month. While most add a few pumpkins and skeletons to their lawn or porch, others take it t… Read more

Looking to become more involved in the arts? The New Orleans Opera Association has three membership groups worth considering. Each is open to both opera beginners and super fans, and offers calendars filled with events and social opportunities. Whether you're hoping to give back to the arts … Read more

Justin Devillier of La Petite Grocery and Justine has another venture he can add to his extensive resume. His debut cookbook, The New Orleans Kitchen: Classic Recipes and Modern Techniques for an Unrivaled Cuisine, is officially available for purchase. The James Beard Award-winning chef and … Read more

While CBD products have become extremely normalized in recent years, there is still misinformation about the phyto-cannabinoid (especially with multiple changes with state laws on the topic). Crystal Nugent and her team at Your CBD Store are here to fix that. Upon arrival to one of the three… Read more

Juggling work, family, and self-care isn't for the faint of heart. Maureen Stevens, an interior designer and stylist, says she's still mastering the art. Stevens splits her time between New Orleans and Austin, and is actively working on her 150-year-old Marigny home in between client project… Read more