January 2012

In This Issue


Last Call: Sweet Beginnings for 2012

Tops of the Town

Reader and editor choices of the best around New Orleans

Why should you know about FirstLine?

It is one of the area’s major charter school operators

Best Neighborhood Bars

New Orleans' Best Bars

Try This

Crafty Shopping at Jefferson Variety


Marines at Mardi Gras

Dining Guide

Food: Winter Warmups

Hot dishes for cold days

Restaurant Insider: New for the New Year

Home: A Touch of Spain

Inner peace from inner spaces

Chronicles: Suited to New Orleans

Clothing manufacturers were once important local businesses

Table Talk: The Fix is In

Fine dining at a set price

Music: George Buck’s Legacy

Spreading the message of jazz

Modine's New Orleans: Perfuming the Pulse Points

Read & Spin

Cast of Characters: Exploring New Stages

Local actor Peter Gabb acts out and around town

Crime Fighting: Reporter’s Notebook

The year that was 2011

Biz: River Boat Revival

New growth shows river’s lure is no myth

Newsbeat: Armstrong’s Open Arms

The Scoop: Making Your Own

A guide to masquerading

Newsbeat: Cruising in Overdrive

Speaking Out

A Year of Two Major Bicentennials

Julia Street

With Poydras the Parrot


Our picks of this month's top events

Persona: Elizabeth Ashley

Actress and author


Nick’s With a Kick

Digital Edition