SEP 2013

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36 EW AAO PREVIEW September 2013 November 16-19, 2013 New Orleans shopping French Market 1008 N. Peters St. #3 504-522-2621 www.frenchmarket.org This public market first started in 1791 and features shopping, food, and music in an open-air area. There is a variety of Cajun and Creole cuisine and many other shopping opportunities that are unique to New Orleans, like art and other decorative items. Some of the advertised shops within the market include A Tisket a Tasket, a bookstore and gift shop; Lalosh Silver, featuring jewelry and silver; and Blue Alligator, which offers jewelry from New Orleans artist Terry Becnel. Jax Brewery 600 Decatur St. 504-566-7245 www.jacksonbrewery.com This shopping area was originally the home of brewing and bottling for Jax Beer, but now it holds a number of stores and shops. It has shopping, food, and a brewery museum to browse. Among its offerings are art galleries, clothing stores, and jewelry stores. Magazine Street shopping T here is an array of shops that you might want to browse for a variety of souvenirs and other purchases in New Orleans. The city has a number of shopping centers, individual stores, and markets. French Quarter shopping New Orleans' French Quarter offers a variety of shopping choices. Whether you're looking for clothing, food, jewelry, or other items, there are a number of shops and stalls to browse. Bourbon French Parfums 805 Royal St. 504-322-4480 www.neworleansperfume.com Since beginning in 1843, Bourbon French Parfums has catered to personal and popular fragrance needs. Source: NewOrleansOnline.com The perfumery offers custom blending where customers can schedule a sitting for their own unique fragrance. Or you can choose from other popular varieties, as well as a number of decorative ways to hold your perfume. Canal Place 333 Canal St. 504-522-9200 www.theshopsatcanalplace.com If you're looking to do some highend shopping, this may be the place for you. The Shops at Canal Place has stores featuring upscale clothing and items for the home. Stores include Saks Fifth Avenue, Coach, Michael Kors, Brooks Brothers, J. Crew, and many more. The area also has a movie theater and advertises the Westin New Orleans Canal Place as having one of the best views of the Mississippi River. The Magazine Street area offers miles to explore through New Orleans' Garden District and Uptown areas, with arts, crafts, antiques, and boutiques. While walking, you may also want to stop and admire the buildings that line the area. As You Like It Silver Shop 3033 Magazine St. 504-897-6915 www.asyoulikeitsilvershop.com As You Like It Silver Shop offers the chance to buy, sell, or restore silver products. Its website features a number of different collections and products, including flatware, hollowware, jewelry, baby silver, and other collectibles. Bead Shop 4612 Magazine St. 504-895-6161 www.beadshopneworleans.com Whether you're looking for custom jewelry or are interested in making your own, you will want to have a look in the Bead Shop. It has a large selection of beads and can also do jewelry repairs. The Bead Shop sells jewelry for weddings and other events, and it also offers classes for learning to make something for yourself. Cole Pratt Gallery 3800 Magazine St. 504-891-6789 www.coleprattgallery.com One of the many art galleries this area of New Orleans has to offer, Cole Pratt Gallery highlights Southern artists in particular. Currently displaying works of more than 40 artists, the gallery has shows to feature different artists or works. It is open Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hazelnut 5515 Magazine St. 504-891-2424 www.hazelnutneworleans.com This shop features gifts and home decorations. It's popular with city residents as well as visitors and features a combination of "old-world charm of New Orleans" with a "chic metropolitan twist." Voodoo shops While you're in New Orleans, you may want to check out some of its voodoo and occult shops, many located in the French Quarter area. Marie Laveau's House of Voodoo 739 Bourbon St. 504-581-3751 www.voodooneworleans.com This shop advertises a number of items to help in "learning and practicing spiritual and religious ceremony." It has talismans and charms, voodoo dolls, a variety of bags, and even some souvenirs like mugs and T-shirts. Reverend Zombie's House of Voodoo 723 St. Peter St. 504-486-6366 Stop here for a variety of unique voodoo products or take a haunted tour and learn about voodoo culture. Voodoo Authentica of New Orleans Cultural Center and Collection 612 Dumaine St. 504-522-2111 www.voodooshop.com At Voodoo Authentica you can find voodoo dolls, gris gris bags, and potion oils. In operation since 1996, it has rituals and readings by some of its practitioners. You can stop by the site in New Orleans or visit the website's online store. EW

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