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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

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

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

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

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

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

Now that Mardi Gras is behind us, it's the perfect time to rest and relax. Kidding, of course! March is chock-full of amazing events covering food, art, literature, music, and St. Patrick's Day. Take advantage of the cooler temperatures (hopefully!) and seize the day with these 11 festivals,… Read more

Looking to switch up your Mardi Gras plans? If you're tired of doing the same thing each year or just can't host anymore, these three places are holding parties for parades throughout the week. Whether you're Uptown or Downtown, there's a spot for you and your krewe to comfortably eat, drink… Read more

Still searching for a Valentine's Day gift? Consider giving an unforgettable musical experience this year with The Music of John Williams. The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra presents a medley of the composer's scored soundtracks to well-known films including The Lost World: Jurassic Park, … Read more

Whether you're a Mardi Gras pro or new to the season, this guide dedicated to the holiday will be your companion through and through. Created by the New Orleans-based bloggers of Traveler Broads, the pocket-sized book will help you not only survive, but thrive in between parades. Read more

It's no surprise that New Orleans loves Joan of Arc. Between a golden statue located near the French Market to the Krewe de Jeanne d'Arc and their annual parade that takes place on her birthday (and kicks off Carnival Season), the city shows their fondness and appreciation for the young Fren… Read more

Congrats! You made it through January a.k.a. the longest month ever. To celebrate, February brings a slew of reads that we can't wait to read! From a romantic comedy read to a suspenseful story, there is a new release for every reader. Ahead, four books we'll be reading in between Mardi Gras… Read more

Calling all readers! The New Orleans Museum of Art released the list of books that its book club will read and discuss in 2020. The first book of the year is The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert and the discussion is set for Thursday, January 30.  Read more

Carnival season has officially started! To celebrate, The Historic New Orleans Collection's popular Carnival-themed tour returns through Friday, February 21. During "Rites, Rituals, and Revelry: The History of Mardi Gras in New Orleans," visitors will learn more about the city's traditions b… Read more

With the holiday season behind us, we're planning to take it easy this month (well, as easy as we can with the start of Mardi Gras). With all of this extra free time, we're diving into five new and anticipated January reads. Included in the batch are thrillers, historical reads, and futurist… Read more

While Christmas Day has come and gone, these experiences are sticking around! Extend the festivities with Audubon Zoo and City Park and their respective lights displays. The events, which are both family-friendly, contain impressive lights, rides, and nightly entertainment.  Read more

Like most of us, I have an ongoing bucket list filled with far-flung places and big adventures. In the meantime, I’m filling my bucket right here in New Orleans with things I have never done or just don’t do quite enough. When you live in a city that many people across the world have on thei… Read more

It's no secret that people from New Orleans absolutely love New Orleans. Share some of that appreciation and pride with the rest of the world through books on the topic. Whether they cover the history of the city itself or the origins of our distinctive cocktail culture, there is a read for … Read more

Celebrate the season with impressive sights and experiences at the 6th annual LUNA Fête. From Thursday, December 12 to Sunday, December 15, New Orleanians can enjoy the free large-scale projection mapping festival which has now welcomed more than 100,000 attendees over the years. 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

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

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