Quality Inn & Suites Maison St. Charles
1319 St. Charles Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: (504) 522-0187
Fax: (504) 529-4379
New Orleans' Lower Garden District boasts many homes that are true architectural beauties, as well as a burgeoning arts scene. At the center of the neighborhood is Coliseum Square, noted for its collection of especially stunning homes, as well as vibrant tropical gardens. Stroll along Magazine street and find a slew of new boutiques and shops with a younger bent. Restaurants and bars are sprinkled throughout the neighborhood, making Lower Garden District area the perfect destination for a fun afternoon or evening of shopping and dining.
Poeyfarre Market specializes in bringing Warehouse District shoppers a variety of local grocery products from other area specialty stores, alongside pantry staples and fresh produce. For example, the shelves are lined with cheese from St. James Cheese Company, gourmet meats from Rare Cuts and bread from Dong Phoung Bakery. Poeyfarre Market also sells pre-made sandwiches and salads from The Green Fork and Sucre's signature cupcakes. Let's not forget their variety of beers, wines and liquor!
For over five generations, Swiss Confectionery Inc. has been baking fantastic wedding cakes for all the would-be brides and grooms. Styles are varied, from traditional white-on-white to the avante garde look that fashions the cake to look like a stack of Tiffany boxes. Bejeweled with delicate ornaments, they promise to match the sparkle in the eyes of the bride! For the rest, cakes, pastries, brownies, jelly rolls, champagne patties, Russian cakes and lady fingers are some of their specialties. With so much to drool on, you will never miss the donuts and pies!
ylish home décor. Shoppers at Nadeau Furniture will find unique furniture for the home - always handcrafted, never mass-produced - imported from countries as far away as Indonesia and India. The ever-evolving inventory of this Magazine Street store generally includes stools, sideboards, bureaus, tables, and benches crafted from hardwood in natural and painted finishes. Nadeau Furniture also stocks an assortment of imported accessories sure to add character to the buyer’s home. -Bethany Culp
This gallery, conceived by "techno-romantic" jewelry designer Thomas Mann, aspires to "re-define contemporary living" with an eclectic collection of jewelry, lighting and home furnishings. Take a trip to the Thomas Mann Gallery and find a fusion of the old and new designs in clothing, fashion and house hold commodities.
Every Saturday morning the Crescent City Farmers Market opens up at New Orleans' historic Warehouse District. Here you will the best in fresh local produce, seafood, baked goodies and lots more. Come to shop and stay back and enjoy the music performances by local musicians, cooking demonstrations, or just chat with the local farmers, chefs and fishermen present here. During the rains, the market shifts inside the building adjacent to the parking lot.
With over 30 years in the business, Jim Russel Records has worked up their inventory, into one of the best collections to be found. Apart from their massive selection, Jim Russel Records also sells DJ equipment, including turntables, needles, cartridges, stereos and speakers.
Whether you are looking for home accessories or apparel for your family, Green Serene offers products produced with respect to health and the environment. Green Serene stocks a collection of home accessories, beauty products, and clothing for men, women, and children. All of the products that Green Serene sells are made from organic and sustainable material such as bamboo, cotton, soy, and recyclables, and are from companies who use fair-trade practices. -Bethany Culp
W.I.N.O., also known as the Wine Institute of New Orleans, offers patrons the opportunity to develop their palates and savor each sip. Classes like "Intro to Wine," "Treasures of the Loire Valley," and "Food and Wine Pairing" provide educational opportunities for wine lovers at every skill level. A state-of-the-art wine serving system behind the bar allows W.I.N.O. to serve samples by the ounce, half glass, or full glass from 80 different bottles at various price levels. Between sips, check out W.I.N.O.'s full wine and liquor store. With more than 300 labels in stock, you're sure to find a bottle to take home.
Chris Galliano brings the latest trends to New Orleans' Lower Garden District neighborhood at Vernon. The elegant mahogany shelves of boutique are lined with beautiful garments for men and women. Local and international designers are well represented here. Men and women can pick from their wonderful selection of formal and informal wear. An attentive staff is at hand to help you with your pick.
Eco-conscious shoppers have more options when it comes to buying in New Orleans. Branch Out offers a green alternative to your average shopping experience by providing consumers with the opportunity to buy sustainable products in a boutique atmosphere. This Magazine Street shop carries clothing, accessories, shoes, and bath products for men and women made with sustainable materials by companies known for environmentally responsible business practices, in addition to stylish vintage pieces. Branch Out provides the eco-aware and fashion forward customer with options from nationally recognized brands and from featured local artists. -Bethany Culp
As New Orleans artists, husband and wife Gerry and Melissa make up Myer's & White. This Magazine Street studio and shop features the couple's original etched glass jewelry designs. The collection on sale in the studio includes earrings, necklaces, bracelets and cufflinks in addition to glass sculpture and carved glass vases. In addition to Melissa and Gerry's work, Myers & White stocks hand-crafted collections by three other jewelers. -Bethany Culp