Friday Block Party In Downtown Covington

April 23, 2014
Friday Block Party In Downtown Covington

Vintage car enthusiasts will once again stroll along Columbia and Boston Streets perusing the vast auto collection, each exhibited by their personal owners in downtown Covington. This free public event is held the last Friday of each month March through October from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. For more information visit  www.covla.com.

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Last Rockin’ the Rails Concert For Spring Season: Luther Kent

April 23, 2014
Last Rockin’ the Rails Concert For Spring Season: Luther Kent

Luther Kent was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. At age 14 Luther began singing professionally and signed with Louisiana based Montel Records. His first record was released under the name of Duke Royal, and the song was “I Wanna Know”.  In 1970 Luther became lead singer for the…

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“The Queens Of King” At Center Of Performing Arts This Saturday Only

April 23, 2014
“The Queens Of King” At Center Of Performing Arts This Saturday Only

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 the Center Of Performing Arts Saturday, April 26 at 7:00 p.m. “The Queens of…

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Sign Up For Free To Win Tea & Scones For Two: E-Newsletter Raffle

April 23, 2014
Sign Up For Free To Win Tea & Scones For Two: E-Newsletter Raffle

Did you know that we have an email version of our newsletter that is mailed out every Wednesday, our distribution day? It contains all of the great information of our print publication, plus links to our website for extra content, fuller articles, event coverage, pictures, event listings, and…

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Reserve Now For Mother’s Day High Tea At The English Tea Room

April 23, 2014
Reserve Now For Mother’s Day High Tea At The English Tea Room

The English Tea Room will be serving Mother’s Day High Tea Friday through Monday, May 9th – 12th. On Sunday they will host a Mother’s Day Brunch from 11 am – 3 pm, offering a special menu of breakfast and lunch items and featuring the Mother’s Day High…

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Grand Opening Of The Southern Hotel Set For June

April 23, 2014
Grand Opening Of The Southern Hotel Set For June

The Southern Hotel is set to open June 1st, 2014, the original opening date of the hotel 107 years ago.  The building, which was bought for $1.75 million, has cost an estimated $9 million to renovate, restoring the original historical charm with a touch of modern. Completed, the…

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Get Fired Up For The St. Tammany Art Association Raffle

April 23, 2014
Get Fired Up For The St. Tammany Art Association Raffle

Raffle tickets are $5 apiece to win one of the pottery items shown to the left.  (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 kiln is…

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“Rainbows On My Ceiling” By Patricia F. Clanton – New Book Of Poetry A Beautiful Collection Of Thoughts And Photography

April 23, 2014
“Rainbows On My Ceiling” By Patricia F. Clanton – New Book Of Poetry A Beautiful Collection Of Thoughts And Photography

Mrs. Clanton’s collection of poems has something in it for everyone, ranging from whimsical to  philosophical.  Remembrances of Covington are captured in poetry that reflects her deep caring about our city, and love for friends and family.  “Rainbows On My Ceiling” is available at Jewel’s Cigar and Briar…

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Managing Stress For A Healthier, Happier You: Looking At Stress Management As An Important Part Of Well Being

April 23, 2014
Managing Stress For A Healthier, Happier You: Looking At Stress Management As An Important Part Of Well Being

When looking at our health we often consider the contributing factors most obvious – are we eating properly, getting enough exercise, supplementing with the right vitamins. Another contributing factor to our health, and possibly the most overall influential, stress management tends to be overlooked.  It’s true that in…

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Coffee With Mayor Cooper April 30th At The Trailhead

April 23, 2014
Coffee With Mayor Cooper April 30th At The Trailhead

The City of Covington and Mayor Mike Cooper will host the quarterly event “Coffee with Mayor Cooper” on Wednesday, April 30th from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Covington Trailhead. “These gatherings are a great opportunity for our citizens not only to get the scoop on what is…

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Special Event Volunteers Needed For Covington Food Bank

April 23, 2014
Special Event Volunteers Needed For Covington Food Bank

The Food Bank of Covington is in need of volunteers at upcoming events including Rockin’ the Rails Concerts and Friday Block Party.  Help educate the community about the work of our local Food Bank!  For more information call or email Gail at 985-893-3003 x101 or ganderson@covingtonfoodbank.org.

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Farmers Market Recipe: Radish & Spinach Quesedillas With Pico de Gallo

April 23, 2014
Farmers Market Recipe: Radish & Spinach Quesedillas With Pico de Gallo

Fresh recipes inspired by ingredients found at the Covington Farmer’s Market Featuring Veggies From Slice Of Heaven Farm Ingredients: 2 tablespoons butter 1/4 lb radishes (cherriette, etc.), grated 1/2 lb daikon radishes, grated 1/2 onion, chopped 2 green onions, chopped 3 garlic cloves, minced 1/4 lb spinach, chopped…

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Quote of the Week

April 23, 2014
Quote of the Week

“Peace as long as the grass grows and the water flows.” - Chief Tamanend

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This Week At The Farmer’s Market By Charlene LeJeune

April 22, 2014
This Week At The Farmer’s Market By Charlene LeJeune

Happy Tuesday, friends! I’ve requested a lovely day for tomorrow and for the rest of the week, full of sunshine, blue skies, and soft breezes delicately scented with honeysuckle. I can’t wait to get out there and I’ll need all the great weather I can get since I’m…

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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…

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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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