A women's boutique specializing in what it calls "New York style mixed with Southern hospitality," Ruby (899-4940) will host a grand opening party at its new location at 3932 Magazine St. on Friday, Oct. 19, from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. The evening will feature gifts and hors d'oeuvres as well as entertainment by Roger Lewis of the Dirty Dozen Brass Band. A percentage of all opening-day sales will be donated to the Music Relief Fund of New Orleans.
Regular shoppers at Whole Foods Market Arabella Station (5600 Magazine St.) will be pleased to know that they have more time to get what they need. The store has expanded its hours; it now opens one hour earlier at 8 a.m. daily. In addition, a Concierge Service Team now provides personal shopping and delivery to your home or office 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. The service costs 15 percent of your bill, with a minimum $10 fee. Additional charges may apply for weekend and after-hours deliveries. Call 899-9119 ext. 225 for more information.
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