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April 2009

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In This Issue

Love in the Ruins

Falling in love with a historic home can be an intense experience. A few simple tips can keep you from ending up with a broken heart and an empty wallet.

Retailer Spotlight: New Orleans Millworks

[Scott Taranto]

Paved Paradise

Container gardening is catching on in urban areas, and Mid-City Community Garden is flourishing as a result.

Artist in Residence

James Michalopoulos and his family thrive on the creative energy in their funky, livable, lovable home in Faubourg Marigny.

Algiers Point

This historically significant neighborhood has maintained a small-town feel.

Good Eggs

This New Orleans classic is a egg-cellent addition to your brunch table on Easter morning — or any other time.

A Studio by the Water

Keith Perelli and Sergio Alvarez’s Bywater residence is bustling with creativity and bursting with art.

Bugging Out

With the weather warm but not yet too warm, it’s the perfect time to entertain in the sunshine — even if you have some uninvited guests.

Gold Standard

Vitrice McMurry combines precious stones and metals to craft one-of-a-kind pieces.

Great Lighting Ideas

Style

All-Star Style

David Connick of the Bucktown All-Stars and his family have struck the perfect chord in their charming and contemporary Metairie home.

Retailer Spotlight: Coburn’s Supply

[Karen Jackson]

Be of Good Cheer

Artist Profile: Matthew Cox

The Art of Atmosphere

In this excerpt from her newest book project, Kerri McCaffety talks with one of the city’s most famous interior designers, Gerrie Bremermann, about the rich artistic and cultural life in New Orleans and how we bring it inside our homes.

Currant Affairs

Sweet and sour with a bit of bite, red currants add a punch to creamy Camembert for a newsworthy recipe.

Picking Up the Pieces

Whatever calamities befall your priceless porcelains — from hurricanes to toddlers — porcelain restoration expert Jeanne Stallworth can set them right.