On Thursday, May 22, after a $70 million renovation and expansion by the Howard Hughes Corporation, The Outlet Collection Riverwalk (500 Port of New Orleans Place, www.riverwalkneworleans.com) celebrates its grand opening. The first outlet collection located in a downtown area, the Riverwalk brings more than 1,000 jobs from national and local retailers including Coach Factory Store, Coach Men's Factory Store, Forever 21 and Last Call by Neiman Marcus.
"Our redevelopment and repositioning of this symbolic riverfront property will deliver a distinct mix of retail and entertainment offerings unmatched in the region," Howard Hughes Corporation President Grant Herlitz said in a news release.
To celebrate, Gambit and Riverwalk have partnered for Indulge at the Riverwalk, a special shopping event from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday, May 23. There will be after-hours shopping, discounts, drinks and refreshments. The Junior League of New Orleans will collect clothing donations. Tickets are free, but attendees must register online at www.bestofneworleans.com/gambit/Indulgeattheriverwalk/page