Bellanoche (3632 Magazine St., 891-6483; www.belladonnadayspa.com) has added furniture to its sleepwear, rugs and bedding selections, including select pieces from Moe's Home Collection, known for its signature bold, contemporary designs in luxe colors at affordable prices. Furniture includes padded ottomans, stools, benches, a tomato-red console table and more.
Take a vacation without leaving town with special rates at the luxurious, historic Hotel Monteleone. Starting June 1 through Sept. 30, junior suites are $149 per night and guest rooms are as low as $89 per night Sunday through Thursday and $99 on weekends. Call (800) 315-6199 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.
N.O. Surf Shop (6116 Magazine St., 891-1616; www.nosurfshop.com) now carries a variety of bicycles by Felt in addition to its skateboards, long boards, surf boards, sunglasses, T-shirts, sports and fashion apparel and accessories.
The Savvy Gourmet (4519 Magazine St., 895-2665; www.savvygourmet.com) is having a storewide ÒSpring CleaningÓ sale through Memorial Day with 15 percent savings on everything in the store, All-Clad Master Chef 2 Cookware, Staub enameled cast iron, Emile Henry, tools by Rosle, Stovetop Smokers and more.
Shula's America's Steak House (614 Canal St., 586-7211) in the J.W. Marriott New Orleans Hotel held its grand opening last week. It specializes in what it calls "better-than-prime" steaks such as the "Shula" cut, which is a filet taken from the center-most part of the meat. It also serves other things such as lobster, oysters Rockefeller, gumbo and a fried oyster on the half-shell.
Westwego Swamp Adventures has reinstituted its swamp tours that explore the wetlands of Bayou Segnette and adjacent areas. A guide will make an educational presentation about wildlife, conservation and coastal erosion 15 minutes before each tour. Currently tours are available on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday at noon. Hours should expand in the future. For information, call 581-4501 or log onto www.westwegoswampadventures.com. Ground transportation is available through Gray Line Tours from its ticket office at Toulouse Street and the Mississippi River.