August 2011

In This Issue

A Buzz on Freret

Discoveries between the avenues

Refreshing Tribute

On Being Best

The current state of health care in New Orleans

A Change in Figs

Dining Guide

Restaurant Listings for the Greater New Orleans Area

Marquee

Our Top Picks of the Month's Events

Major League Investment in Local Youth

MLB and City Rec Team Up for Urban Youth Academy

He’s Back … But the State is Different

The Return of Edwin Edwards

C’mmune at My House

The Marengo Street Commune – a 1970s-era example of group living, New Orleans-style – included families and kids

NOPD “Wannabe”

A 10-year-old wants one day to protect others from harm

Tried and True

Cooking in Solidarity

Lake Pontchartrain

The days are beginning to shorten and the mercury is thinking about dropping (not really). We are on the back-end of summer, and there’s no better time to head out to the lake.

Hello Satchmo

Louis Armstrong: Then and Now

Learning from Marshal Dillon

Modern role models often walk a crooked path

Chic in Arabi

Post-Hurricane Katrina revival created new opportunities

Letters

We report. You respond.

Next, a Sherman Tank

Reading and ’Riting

Read & Spin

Healthbeat

Best Doctors

New Orleans Best Doctor Profiles

Doctors tell of some of their toughest cases.

Higher Cost of Higher Ed

Students shop for bargains

Life as a Postcard

Reno Jean Daret III, collector of “things”

Robert LeBlanc

OUR TROOPS IN HAITI

ON THE GROUND WITH THE LOUISIANA NATIONAL GUARD

ArtBreak

Two essays on the challenges of keeping art-related businesses afloat

It Just Ain’t So

In which medical misinformation is uncovered

Frigid Flavors

Chillin’ in a hot month

Julia Street With Poydras the Parrot

The Pursuit to Answer Eternal Questions

Who Let the Dogs Out?

6 places to relish