New Orleans entrepreneur Mari Alejos-Puente is taking you on a trip with her globally-inspired cosmetic line, born out of her love for travel and nail polish.
Local entrepreneur Tiffany Brown took her love of candles and the city of New Orleans, combining them to make Wicks NOLA. Her brand of unique scents reflects the culture of the city and even provides a way to give back to the community.
Holidays have been a little different since the COVID-19 pandemic started. We’ve learned to celebrate everything from birthdays to Easter to now the Fourth of July in the comfort of our homes.
What started as a way to continue a serving at a neighborhood bar has now turned into a way to give back to the community with more than a drink.
Things are slowly returning to normal, but there’s still plenty of fun to be had online if you’re not quite ready yet! Here are some of the events we’re most looking forward to in Virtual New Orleans this week.
The community event began in the 3100 block of St. Claude Avenue where riders clad in black took to bicycles of all shapes and sizes.
Dixie Beer will drop “Dixie” from its name, according to owner Gayle Benson.
Locally grown fruits and veggies delivered to your door? Top Box Foods, Louisiana is a community-based nonprofit organization with the declared mission of making healthy food affordable and accessible to all.
New Orleans began Phase 2 of reopening the city June 12, with some businesses finally able to open doors after months of being shuttered.
Wearing all black instead of suits, members of the Black Hawk Hunters Mardi Gras Indians take part in a “Peaceful Demonstration for the Young Black Generation,” in the Treme / Lafitte neighborhoods and the 7th Ward in New Orleans Friday June 12, 2020.
City Park is over a thousand acres of nature ready and waiting for you to explore! From the isolation of the Couturie Forest to the community space at Big Lake, here’s everything you need for a great day at City Park.
The news of the closing of Cake Café and Bakery hit neighbors in the Marigny and surrounding areas hard. Many lamented the loss of the quaint café where the owners would welcome them with a smile and would always have time for a quick chat on a cheerful New Orleans morning.
Riders in various stages of undress participate in the 12th annual World Naked Bike Ride New Orleans at Markey Park in the Bywater before continuing on to the French Quarter Saturday, June 13, 2020.
It might surprise you, but the smaller theaters might be better equipped to handle the pandemic than the big cinema giants.
If there’s one thing the VLNOLA team can agree on, it’s whiskey. From Crown Royal to Jack to Jameson, we’re here for it. So when it came to a list for the whiskey drinkers, it was almost TOO easy. Here are some great gifts for you or the whiskey lover in your life.
Justin Garner, a Louisiana native, is one of R&B’s brightest rising stars.
No lion, New Orleans has missed its zoo. But on June 3, the Audubon Nature Institute re-opened the Audubon Zoo with safety measures in place. The facility is limited to 25% capacity and visitors must book an entry time on-line ahead of time.
“I appreciate you sending me all of this, but as someone who works in media, I’ve seen it all… and honestly, I’m overwhelmed.”