Rockin’ the Rails Free Concert Series: Creole String Beans

April 16, 2014
Rockin’ the Rails Free Concert Series: Creole String Beans

“Since forming in ’03 the Creole String Beans have defined a new era in South Louisiana rock ‘n roll by digging up the most obscure New Orleans and Louisiana Swamp Pop chestnuts, mixing in the most iconic of local glory days hits, and delivering this hot musical gumbo with style and energy.”     creolestringbeans.com See them at the Covington Trailhead this Thursday April 17th…

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Free Children’s Event: Egg Rollin’ At The Covington Trailhead

April 16, 2014
Free Children’s Event: Egg Rollin’ At The Covington Trailhead

On Saturday, the City of Covington hosts the popular family event, Egg Rollin’ at the Covington Trailhead with many activities for the kids.  This event is free to the public. www.covla.com

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Celebrate Easter All Week With The English Tea Room

April 16, 2014
Celebrate Easter All Week With The English Tea Room

The English Tea Room will be celebrating Easter the entire week of April 14th – 19th with a special Easter High Tea. The celebration continues on Sunday with a beautiful Easter Brunch from 10 am – 2 pm. Come and enjoy Easter High Tea, breakfast and lunch, scones,…

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Sunset At The Landing Free Concert: Gospel On Good Friday

April 16, 2014
Sunset At The Landing Free Concert: Gospel On Good Friday

Covington’s traditional free music series is held every third Friday, March through October at the Columbia Street Landing’s quaint outdoor venue on the banks of the Bogue Falaya River.  This month’s concert is being held on Good Friday, April 18th from 6 – 9 p.m.,  featuring Crispin Schroeder Band…

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“The Queens Of King” Coming Soon To Center Of Performing Arts

April 16, 2014
“The Queens Of King” Coming Soon To Center Of Performing Arts

Big Easy Award Winning performers Lisa Picone and Dorian Rush, accompanied by music director Natalie True, are bringing their brand new hit cabaret show “The Queens of King: A Tribute to Carole King” to COPA Saturday, April 26 at 7:00 p.m. “The Queens of King: A Tribute to…

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Good Dog Naturally Carries Natural Solution To Pest Control This Spring Season

April 16, 2014
Good Dog Naturally Carries Natural Solution To Pest Control This Spring Season

For the Spring Flea Season, Good Dog Naturally is carrying Lumino Diatomaceous Earth for Pets.  Diatomaceous Earth (DE) is the fossilized remains of microscopic shells created by single celled aquatic plants, or diatoms.  Lumino DE is sourced from one of four deposits considered Chemical Codex Food Grade by…

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St. Tammany Humane Society’s Yappy Hour Road Tour & Spring Fling Event

April 16, 2014
St. Tammany Humane Society’s Yappy Hour Road Tour & Spring Fling Event

This edition of the St. Tammany Humane Society’s popular fundraiser, “Yappy Hour”, takes place at Buffalo Wild Wings (3019 Pinnacle Parkway, off of Hwy. 21 in Covington) on Wednesday April 16 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.  Yappy Hour is a great opportunity to support Louisiana’s largest no-kill…

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Congratulations To Our Local “Northshore’s Best” Businesses

April 16, 2014
Congratulations To Our Local “Northshore’s Best” Businesses

Congratulations are in order to The English Tea Room, The French Mix and Covington Art & Frame, three of our advertisers who received the designation of “The Northshore’s Best 2013″ by Sophisticated Woman magazine.  Of course, we always knew that they’re the best! www.sophisticatedwoman.com

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Get Fired Up For The St. Tammany Art Association Raffle For A New Kiln

April 16, 2014
Get Fired Up For The St. Tammany Art Association Raffle For A New Kiln

Raffle tickets are $5 apiece to win one of the pottery items shown to the right.  (l-r, Bernard Mattox, Dennis Sipiorski, Steve Hasslock.)  All proceeds raised through the raffle, sales, silent auction and cash donations will go directly to the purchase of a new kiln.  The STAA kiln is nearing it’s…

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Strong Public Showing, Skateboard Ordinance Withdrawn

April 16, 2014
Strong Public Showing, Skateboard Ordinance Withdrawn

It started with a ride from the corner of New Hampshire and Boston to the City Council Chambers.  After listening to feedback from the community during one of the highest-attended meetings in recent history, the City Council voted to withdraw the proposed skateboard ordinance altogether.  While skateboarding may…

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Farmers’ Market Recipe: Veggie Stir Fry From Slice Of Heaven Farm

April 16, 2014
Farmers’ Market Recipe: Veggie Stir Fry From Slice Of Heaven Farm

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons peanut/sesame oil 1/4 lb radishes 1/2 lb daikon 1/4 lb carrots 2 tsps Ginger 3 garlic cloves, minced 1/4 lb daikon blossoms Course salt and fresh ground black pepper, favorite herbs 3 tbs liquid aminos 3 tbs rice wine 1 tsp sugar 1 teaspoon corn…

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Quote Of The Week

April 16, 2014
Quote Of The Week

“A modern democracy is a tyranny whose borders are undefined;  one discovers how far one can go only by traveling in a straight line until stopped.” - Norman Mailer

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This Week At The Covington Farmers Market By Charlene LeJeune

April 16, 2014
This Week At The Covington Farmers Market By Charlene LeJeune

Happy Tuesday, friends! Another week has gone by already and tomorrow promises sunshine and blue skies – the perfect day to enjoy lunch at the market. Cynthia is offering a Tuscan style meatloaf. Baked inside a tasty combination of ground veal, pork, and beef, you’ll find a Mortadella…

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A Taste Of Covington Four Day Food & Wine Event Celebrates Local This Weekend

April 9, 2014
A Taste Of Covington Four Day Food & Wine Event Celebrates Local This Weekend

A Taste Of Covington is finally here! ATOC 2014 continues the tradition of the CBA’s four day food and wine event celebrating Covington. Thursday, April 10th, 7 pm: Vintners Dinners  Be seduced with a 4-course dinner with wines paired specifically for each course. Participating restaurants are: Annadele’s Plantation, Dakota, The…

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Rockin’ the Rails Free Concert Series Spring 2014: Michael “SoulMan” Baptiste

April 9, 2014
Rockin’ the Rails Free Concert Series Spring 2014: Michael “SoulMan” Baptiste

The City of Covington’s free concert series “Rockin’ the Rails” continues on this Thursday with Michael “SoulMan” Baptiste!  The April 2014 free music series continues this Thursday with beer from our local brewer, Covington Brewhouse, wine provided by the Covington Business Association, plus the Lola Deux food truck…

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STAA’s ‘Spring For Art’ This Saturday In Downtown Covington

April 9, 2014
STAA’s ‘Spring For Art’ This Saturday In Downtown Covington

Downtown Covington comes to life on April 12th from 6 – 9 pm for the St. Tammany Art Association’s Spring for Art 2014!  New work by dozens of artists from around the Southeast Region are showcased. The free event includes live music at various outdoor and indoor locations,…

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Henry Hood Gallery Hosts Opening Reception Saturday: “New Paintings For Exotic Tastes” By Jim Graham

April 9, 2014
Henry Hood Gallery Hosts Opening Reception Saturday: “New Paintings For Exotic Tastes” By Jim Graham

“New Paintings For Exotic Tastes” By Jim Graham Imaginative Southern landscapes, painterly abstractions or enviable still lifes, what are these amazing paintings where the concrete meets the dream world?  Things seem convincingly real but appear in unexpected places. Come see what you can find in these fascinating paintings…

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KCB To Participate In “Leaders Against Litter”: Event Kicks-Off Great American Clean-Up

April 9, 2014
KCB To Participate In “Leaders Against Litter”: Event Kicks-Off Great American Clean-Up

Local officials and community leaders are joining Keep Covington Beautiful (KCB) to participate in KLB’s (Keep Louisiana Beautiful) inaugural “Leaders Against Litter” event on Friday, April 11, 2014.  KCB is one of 15 KLB affiliate communities across the state to host this statewide “litter-thon”. Keep Covington Beautiful’s Leaders…

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The French Mix Features Local Artist During Spring For Art

April 9, 2014
The French Mix Features Local Artist During Spring For Art

These two pieces exclusive to The French Mix are by local artist Shelly Rosenbloom and measure 36 x 48 and 48 x 48 respectively.  Stop in to appreciate these studies in geometry and texture in person.  Shelly will be at The French Mix during Spring For Art, this Saturday…

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Handcrafted Woodwork At Roy’s Knife & Archery Shop: Featuring Craftsmen Roy Blaum & Pat “Hummingbird Man” Kelly

April 9, 2014
Handcrafted Woodwork At Roy’s Knife & Archery Shop: Featuring Craftsmen Roy Blaum & Pat “Hummingbird Man” Kelly

Roy’s Knife and Archery Shop will have on display original hand carved figures that are the work of Roy Blaum and Pat Kelly.  Both craftsmen will be at the shop Saturday evening during the downtown Covington event Spring For Art.  Roy’s Knife and Archery also carries carving tools…

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6th Annual Covington Lions Club Car & Bike Show Saturday April 12th

April 9, 2014
6th Annual Covington Lions Club Car & Bike Show Saturday April 12th

The Covington Lion’s Club will be presenting their 6th Annual Car Show Saturday, April 12th 8 am – 3 pm at the Covington Trailhead. Awards for the top ten pre-1975 vehicles will be given, as well as a “Best of Show” and “Mayor’s Award”. Other entertainment includes a…

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