Angela Calonder is a globetrotting photographer and blogger who is happy to call New Orleans home.
The underground speakeasy features decor, spirited drinks, live music and throwbacks to the ’20s in the Orpheum theater’s old ice pit.
While we all spent the past 15 months grappling with the correct way to process a pandemic, the early success of the woman-owned Comedy House NOLA suggests that both the comics and the everyday citizens of New Orleans have arrived at the same conclusion as its owners — that comedy is, in fact, healing.
Located in a historic movie theater, this local brewery has a great lineup of local food trucks
The Bower takes modern dining to a fresh new echelon fueled by ingredients from Sugar Roots Farm on the Westbank.
Pine Grove is about an hour and a half from New Orleans in Livingston Parish, along a route that really makes it worth the journey. In the daytime it’s not as creepy, but beware, the ghouls come out at night.
Like Hogwarts for strings, Salvador Giardina’s Old Metairie shop Stringed Instruments Restoration & Making is a musical wonderland
There are no neon lights in the window to catch the attention of passersby, as there are at the neighboring shops. Like something from the Wizarding World, it’s as if a person might only notice the shadowy doorway and peeling gold and silver letters on the glass if they’ve specifically come looking for them.
The Last Suppers: Second-oldest restaurant in New Orleans, Tujague’s, holds final dinners at its historic French Quarter corner
Tujague’s, the second-oldest restaurant in New Orleans, un-shuttered its doors at 823 Decatur St., where it has operated since 1914, for a special five-night dinner series with its traditional five-course menu in late June. It will formally reopen, bigger and better than ever, at 429 Decatur St. in September.
Tank & The Bangas, Galactic, Revivalists headline drive-in socially distant concert series at UNO Arena
An innovative new concert series comes to New Orleans in July as we navigate a new socially distant normal in the world of concert-going.
New Orleanians: Fleeting melodies from Mobile Music Box NOLA bring moments of wonder during pandemic
Kyoto, Zambia, the Canary Islands — all the travels of two women brought them to New Orleans. Their friendship birthed the Mobile Music Box, an ethereal and unique way to bring music to the people during the COVID-19 pandemic.