Archive for ‘Food’

That fish cray!

Storyville has a brand spankin’ new design, and I love it!! Its almost that time of year to break out the sacks of crawfish, boil ‘em up, and enjoy(Seriously, king cake and boiled crawfish?? This IS the best time of year in Loweezyanna). Attached is the new design, and you can pick it up at [...]

Third Thursday @ SoCo Center Tomorrow!!!

Christmas is creeping up, you have 9 DAY’S LEFT to get those gifts, shop for your holiday trips, grab some garb for your holiday parties, get your hair done, plan for NYE…WHAT ARE YOU GONNA DO? NOT ENOUGH TIME IN THE DAY? SoCo Center is staying open late, serving some refreshments, offering some discounts, and [...]

Win a $50 Gift Card to Storyville!

Do you want a shot at winning a $50 gift card to Storyville, a dinner for 4 at Homeslice or Guero’s, or a pair of Allen’s boots?! We are selling raffle tickets to win these prizes and many more for only $2 each or two free raffle tickets with the donation of a new toy [...]

What to do in Austin today!

Good morning Austin!  Isn’t this weather great?  I, for one, am thoroughly enjoying these cooler temperatures!  It’s a perfect day to be out and about in Austin and as usual there are a lot of fun outdoor events going on this beautiful Sunday.  If you’re looking for something fun to do with your family or [...]

Art for Art’s Sake is This Saturday

This Saturday is Art for Art’s Sake on Magazine Street, the annual celebration of art, food, drink and, of course, shopping! Shops will stay open until 9 p.m. all along Magazine Street, and they’ll be serving complimentary food and beverages. As usual, we’ll have free wine, beer and hors d’oeuvres at both Storyville and Storyville [...]

MMMMM Bacon

Who doesn’t like to wake up to the fresh smell of bacon in the morning? Sorry Babe,  but that’ll do pig.  However, in your honor Storyville New Orleans has made their new shirt of the week, “That’ll do, pig”.  Originally at $20 it has now been lowered to $16 but only for this week so [...]

Abita comes in cans 2012

Love Abita but wish New Orleans recycled glass bottles? Well Abita is going to start selling cans in 2012 so you can drink an awesome beer and recycle the can afterwards. The cans have a water coating on the inside and are UV resistant so no worries of “skunky” beer. Beer science is awesome. I [...]

“Dr. Strangelove” Drive-In Movie

UPDATE (7/15 2:20 p.m.) – The Drive-In Movie tonight has been postponed until next weekend because of the rain. Update your calendars! ************************* A woman who works for the New Orleans Film Society just came in to buy a Schwegmann’s t-shirt for Friday’s drive-in movie, Dr Strangelove or: How I Learned to Quit Worrying and [...]

New Orleans Shirt of the Week – Schwegmann’s

$16 only in the Magazine Street Storyville. As a fairly new person to New Orleans, I had no idea what the Schwegmann shirt was about. So I did some internet searching, and below is what I’ve learned. John Gerald Schwegmann, Jr., (August 14, 1911 – March 6, 1995) made his family owned grocery store into [...]

Magazine Street’s Shop Fest is tomorrow!

Tomorrow evening on Magazine Street in New Orleans is the second-annual Shop Fest! All along Magazine Street shops are staying open late (’til 9 p.m. or later), serving food, wine and beer and hosting live musicians. The purpose of Shop Fest is to give people who are in town for Jazz Fest, along with locals, [...]