NOLA Boards opens second location in the French Quarter_lowres

Daren Sumrow and Mandy Simpson, owners of NOLA Boards on Magazine Street, are opening a second location in the French Quarter Saturday.

NOLA Boards (4304 Magazine St., 504-516-2601; owners Daren Sumrow and Mandy Simpson open a second location of their flagship store at 519 Wilkinson Street in the French Quarter Saturday, July 1. The shop is one block from Jackson Square and is part of the revitalization of the retail space known as Wilkinson Row. Store hours Saturday are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., with a champagne toast at 5 p.m. Shrub District and El Guapo Bitters punch and hors d'oeuvres will be served, and there will be a raffle for a NOLA Boards cutting board and gift card. Select products are 20 percent off.

The new store will carry the same home goods as the Magazine Street location, with an expanded line of foodie jewelry and custom countertop options. Professional knife sharpener Susan Doty will offer sharpening services in-house.