December 2011

In This Issue

Un Noël Français

Season’s grandeur in Metairie Club Gardens

Avoiding Cat-astrophe

Tulane’s College of Cats

HEALTHBEAT

Ana Zorrilla

Encouraging Signs Amidst a Tough Year for NOPD

JULIA STREET WITH POYDRAS THE PARROT

THE PURSUIT TO ANSWER ETERNAL QUESTIONS

Wake Up, Work Out

Animal Magnetism

The Magic of Pets as CareGivers

NOLA Becoming a Latino “Gateway”

Sweet Dreams

Baking for the holidays

Christmas 1911: Downtown Was Jamming, the Season Was Expanding

(but for a different reason than you might think)

Packing the Park

A Gunch Culinary Christmas

Education Reform

Remembering Past Governors

Pop-Ups: A Trend in Three Acts

The setting is the same, but the story changes.

Heartworms in Dogs

Lives of their own

Energy: Efficiency Along the Energy Coast

The Commander

Learning From a Life

The List, Twice Checked

Read & Spin

So, What Exactly is a Womelette?

Marquee

OUR TOP PICKS OF THE MONTH’S EVENTS

Buy the Book

Locally owned bookstores have stories as interesting as any novel.

Best of Dining

Our Annual Buffet of Top People and Places

With Whipped Cream on Top

New Orleans was a hot town for ice cream sodas.

DINING GUIDE

Harry Tompson at the Altar

No one said a Christmas Eve Midnight Mass like Harry Tompson did.

Will the Gulf Ever be the Same?

Anxious oil industry wonders

A Hostage to Fortune

The Christmas List

A music writer’s gift picks

“Poor Boy,” Not “Po-Boy,” Part 2

Wisdom from Evangeline