Hoi Polloi (434 Chartres St., 561-7585; www.hoipolloiboutique.com) has a neighbor-appreciation policy that gives anyone who works in the French Quarter a 10 percent discount on all purchases. This week, customers who shop on the store's Web site will enjoy 15 percent off each online purchase. (Enter 'summerfun" as your discount code upon check-out.) Offer expires July 31.
Louisiana residents can visit Audubon Zoo (6500 Magazine St. 212-5335; www.auduboninstitute.org) for half the normal ticket price during the month of August. Regular admission is $12.50 for adults, $7.50 for children ages 212, and $9.50 for seniors 65 and older. Free parking is provided.
The Firestone store in Chalmette reopened this month, after suffering severe damage from Hurricane Katrina. Firestone Complete Auto Care (8615 W. Judge Perez Drive, Chalmette, 279-0417; www.firestonecompleteautocare.com) has been rebuilt at the same location as the original store, making it the first automotive retailer to open in the area since the 2005 storm.