Author: Natalia Le

The Heart and Soul of Giving

Blue and white gingham-draped tables and buffets on old cedar doors greeted guests with” a backyard, juke joint feel at Legacy Donor Foundation’s “Soul Revival 2011” on April 8.The Tree of Life Bar, a circle bar with a lighted tree…

Shopping

Upcoming auctionsLocated in downtown New Orleans, Crescent City Auction Gallery’s staff and auctioneers have more than 50 years combined experience in the antique and auction business. The locally owned and operated company specializes in local estates, Southern and New Orleans…

Love Blossoms

Bright colors are a staple for summer weddings.Using vibrant hues for the big day, brides can personalize bouquetsand boutonnières with exotic flowers to match their own taste.Here are nine local takes on summer’s best blossom arrangements. 

Glassblown gifts at Judy’s

For almost 30 years, Judy at the Rink has been offering unique New Orleans gifts, such as home accessories and jewelry. Owner Kay Fausset chooses the store’s inventory, and though some pieces are by national artists, most are local – with…

Summer specials at Manale’s

Pascal’s Manale is best known for being the creator of barbecued shrimp. The 98-year-old restaurant has been in the same family for four generations, serving up seafood dishes, Italian specialties and steaks.Co-owner Sandy DeFelice’s favorite dishes are the veal parmesan,…

Rediscovering the Gulf Coast

After a devastating year caused by the oil disaster, tourist hot spots along the Gulf Coast want folks to know that they’re back. (In fact they never left; the perception scared people away, never the reality.)GULFPORT, MISS.If you want to…

A Hole in One

Friends of City Park raises funds for a miniature golf course.

Experiencing the Green Goddess

Right in the middle of a pedestrian alley between the Louisiana Supreme Court and the Monteleone Hotel, you’ll find Green Goddess, a restaurant working under the “small is beautiful” motto. Chef’s Paul Artigues and Chris DeBarr create Louisiana seafood with…

The 41st Noel

Annual fundraiser continues to raise money and inspire guests.