Belladonna Day Spa (2900 Magazine St., 891-4393) and jazz trumpeter Irvin Mayfield will co-host a jam session at the spa at 6 p.m. June 12 to benefit the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra. Belladonna will be transformed into a club setting for the evening, Partysist catering will provide food, Charbay Vodka will set up a martini bar, and the Irvin Mayfield Sextet will perform several sets. Tickets are $50 and can be purchased by calling 891-4393. Seating is limited.
Edible Arrangements (3304 W. Esplanade Ave. N, Metairie, 837-5153) has just opened a new store where customers can order floral-like arrangements featuring fresh, hand-sculpted fruits such as honeydew melons, canteloupe, strawberries, pineapple, grapes and oranges, that can be admired, then eaten. Customers can place orders in the store, over the phone or online at www.ediblearrangements.com.
FeBe (115 Metairie Road, Metairie, 836-9798), which supplies local women with stylish and beautiful casual, business and dressy clothing and accessories, has expanded to Baton Rouge, opening at 7519 Corporate Blvd. in Towne Center, (225) 246-7751.
InterContinental New Orleans (444 St. Charles Ave., 525-5566) invites locals to explore the city like a tourist during the hotel's It's A Gas Getaway from June 1 through Sept. 7, with special rates as low as $125 a night (two-night stay required) in a deluxe room, free hotel self-parking and a free $20 gas card.
Posh Shoes and Accessories (8211 Hampson St., 861-4800) has added women's clothing, including skirts and dresses, to its lines of fine and casual shoes, handbags and accessories.