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Howlin' Wolf, 12PM
Over a dozen NOLA spots offer their best bloodies, plus food
Magnolia Yoga Studio, 1PM
Free female-led discussion and open house
Playmakers Theater, 2PM
Final staging of drama about painter Mark Rothko
Maple Leaf Bar, 3PM
5th annual boil commemorating the life of the beloved chef and musician
Woonderland Production Studios, 3PM
Live music, drinks, water slides, more
Audubon Park, 5PM
LPO Woodwind Quintet performs
Local trad jazz masters
Tubby & Coo's Mid-City Book Shop, 6PM
Bring games, or join one at the store
Howlin’ Wolf Den, 10PM
Mix of brass standards and funky covers
Spotted Cat, 10PM
Boundary pushing fusion jazz
Maple Leaf, 10PM
Krown on the B3 with Russell Batiste and Walter “Wolfman” Washington
Salú Chef Pairs French Food, European Wine for First 4-Course Wine Dinner
For those looking to be whisked away to Europe Thursday night, head over to Salu for their first of many dinners with wine pairings. Recent Massachusetts transplant Chef Dustin Brien joined Salú (3226 Magazine St.) in November and is no stranger to Wine Dinners.
Blo Magazine to Bring the Heat on Hair Styles
As Carnival rolls closer, one new business is offering ball-goers a convenient stop for festive fringe. Blo, a salon devoted entirely to the art of hair styling, is coming to 5530 Magazine St. on January 26. Blo Magazine, the latest installment of “North America’s Original Blow Dry Bar,” skips the cuts and colors and goes straight for the heat.
Sustainable Salú: New Chef Brings 'Farm to Fork' Approach to Magazine St. Spot
by Emma Boyce
Executive Chef Dustin Brien brings his expertise from North Andover, Massachusetts to the heart of Magazine Street as the new chef of Salú (3226 Magazine St.). After working at a restaurant in Massachusetts with a “farm to fork” policy, Brien plans to use fresh, local ingredients to bring out the best in the Magazine Street spots that splices influences from French, Spanish and Italian cuisine.
Merriment on Magazine Lights Up for Local Holiday Shopping
by Emma Boyce
Christmas is coming and although we don’t have snow to set the tone, Magazine Street frolics into the holiday spirit this December. Every Saturday of the month, starting Dec. 1, Magazine Street shops will be open later, their bulbs will burn brighter and their sales, like their holiday spirit, will be ubiquitous.
Magazine Madness for Small Business Saturday
by M.D. Dupuy
Black Friday brought droves of rabid shoppers to Best Buys and Targets all over the country, but today is reserved for the little guys. It’s Small Business Saturday, and boutiques and shops along Magazine Street are abuzz with customers. American Express sponsors the event, which incentivizes small shopping through credit bonuses.
Magazine Street Blues Festival Parks Uptown
by Emma Boyce
New Orleans knows the blues, but we also know how to cure them. From 11 am to 7 pm on Saturday, the corner of Magazine and Napoleon will be buzzing with food trucks, live music, dance and rows of tents for the fourth annual Magazine Street Blues Festival.
Magazine Street Stickup Stymied, 4 Arrested
Cops caught up with a quartet of of alleged criminals last night shortly after the youngest among them robbed a group of people on Magazine Street, according to the New Orleans Police Department. About 8:30 p.m., two teens, ages 14 and 15, pointed guns at a group of four adults near the intersection of Louisiana and Magazine, according to police. The pair got a wallet and purse off the victims, but a woman started screaming for help before all the loot was turned over.
Halloween Costuming with Miss Claudia
by Emma Boyce
It’s that time of year again. Hocus Pocus on every channel. Finishing a bag of mini-sized kit-kats before the first trick or treaters even ring the bell. And the one thing on everyone’s mind is: what will I wear!
Inside the New Smashburger on Magazine Street
The New Orleans burger bonanza continues to spread through Uptown, and this time the trend has national ramifications. Smashburger is set to open up a franchise on Magazine Street.
New Neighbors Bring More Eats to Magazine Street
by Mary-Devon Dupuy
One of New Orleans’ fastest growing neighborhoods is filling out its corridors, with two new adjacent businesses popping up in the 1900 block of Magazine. The Lower Garden District has long been home to local favorites Juan’s Flying Burrito, Aidan Gill for men, Trashy Diva, and a long list of other boutiques, restaurants, and galleries. The newest additions to this hub of hipness are the Roux Public House restaurant (1910 Magazine) and its neighbor, Diva Dawg (1906 Magazine) a gourmet hot dog hangout.
Evan Z.E. Hammond, Dead Huey, Andrew Smith
Michael Weber, B.A.
B. E. Mintz