ABC Title

ABC Title (citywide; www.abcttl.com) has operated on the West Bank since 1991 and has expanded to six offices, with three in the New Orleans metro area.   Rob Schmidt is the franchise owner of the Old Jefferson, Gentilly and Uptown locations.

Ecole Classique

Established in 1956, Ecole Classique (5236 Glendale St., Metairie, 504-887-3507) is a private, coed, non-denominational school founded to provide a college-prep education for students from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade.   "All of the students are treated as individuals," says Ecole's high school principal David Federico.

Pearl Wine Co.

Pearl Wine Co. (3700 Orleans Ave., Suite 1C, 504-483-6314; www.pearlwineco.com) stocks more than 600 wine labels, many produced in limited quantities.

The Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana will take place at NOLA Motorsports Park, April 10-12

  "This is a racing festival, and not just a race," said Kristen Engeron, president of NOLA Motorsports Park (11075 Nicolle Blvd., Avondale, 504-302-4875; www.nolamotor.com).   In addition to the main 200-mile, 75-lap IndyCar race, the three-day festival features five other racing series, live music from local bands, a family fun zone with rides and entertainment, go-karting, regional cuisine and an 80-foot-tall Ferris wheel.

Wheel Fun Rentals

Wheel Fun Rentals (Big Lake Trail, City Park, 504-300-1289; 818 Royal St., 504-569-3330; www.wheelfunrentals.com) might be the new kid on the block in the French Quarter, but it is no stranger to the business of fun. "I started with Wheel Fun Rentals about 10 years ago up in Minnesota, where the business operates seasonally, but made the move when I was offered the opportunity to come in as a partner down here," owner John Fryhling says.

Skin, Body, Health

Drawing from her studies in anti-aging, skin rejuvenation and internal medicine, Dr. Kelly Burkenstock created Skin, Body, Health (2040 N. Causeway Blvd., Mandeville, 985-727-7676; 3841 Veterans Memorial Blvd.,Metairie, 504-888-2829; www.skinbodyhealth.com), a practice geared toward making patients feel younger and healthier. A board-certified internal medicine specialist with a fellowship in anti-aging and regenerative medicine, she improves clients' inner and outer health with state-of-the-art cosmetic procedures and health treatment plans.

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