New to the Vieux Carre is Voluptuous Vixen (538 Madsion, 529-3588), a boutique for plus-size women. Stop in to check out a growing selection of Mardi Gras gowns and other new arrivals.
New Orleans will soon have a new place to shop for new and used records. On Saturday, Feb. 3, from noon to 8 p.m., Domino Sound Record Shack (2557 Bayou Road) will celebrate its grand opening with a party featuring deejays Soul Sister, Brice Nice and Dub Insurgent. Refreshments will be served.
The Bridge House Thrift Shops are celebrating their grand (re)opening with a 50 percent-off sale on clothes, furniture and household items in January and February. The store at 1160 Camp St. (522-4475 ext. 16) reopened late last year, and the second location on Jefferson Hwy. has just moved to 7901 Airline Hwy., Metairie, (837-2575) in the M.A. Green Shopping Center. Stop by to shop or make a donation. Established in 1957, Bridge House is a nonprofit, long-term intensive alcoholism and drug addiction treatment center.
Send information about trunk shows, new product lines, sales and in-store events to Kara Nelson at firstname.lastname@example.org, call 483-3107, or fax 483-3116. Information should be received 10 days prior to publication.