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Aug 232016
 
Vera Williams of Community Book Center

Vera Williams of Community Book Center

Community Book Center has been an anchor in New Orleans for 33 years! It is no coincidence that “community” is within their name; step inside the doors and you are warmly welcomed by co-owners Vera and Jenn. They’ll guide you through their selection of cultural books, art, clothing, jewelry, soaps, community space, and more. Plus their new art installation, “The Baobab Tree of Knowledge & Life,” is a must see.

Locally owned businesses infuse New Orleans neighborhoods with their unique character, and are a big part of why we want to live, work, eat and shop here. The Shopkeeper Stories series shares the vision and personality of New Orleans business owners. Continue reading »

Aug 092016
 
Debbie Lindsey and Philipe LaMancusa of Kitchen Witch

Debbie Lindsey and Philipe LaMancusa of Kitchen Witch

The Shopkeeper Stories series shares the vision and personality of New Orleans business owners. Locally owned businesses infuse New Orleans neighborhoods with their unique character, and are a big part of why we want to live, work, eat and shop here.

While drainage system improvements and road construction make “shopping local” a bit more challenging in the short term, the critical improvements mean our city will be safer and stronger for generations to come. We hope you are inspired and continue to shop small and shop local—even if it takes a little extra time!

Shopkeeper: Debbie Lindsey and Philipe LaMancusa
Shop: Kitchen Witch
Since 1999
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