New Orleans Magazine - April 2015

The Magic Cap

When the subject is fashion, I’m never called upon to be an expert witness and certainly never chosen to be a model, especially when the fashion in need is for casual events such as festivals. Few of us, of either gender, have what it takes to look as good as our cover model, for…

HEALTHBEAT

A study published in February in the New England Journal of Medicine, suggests that exposing infants to peanuts prior to age 1 helped prevent a peanut allergy. The Associated Press reports that exposure lowered the risk of a peanut allergy…

READ+SPIN

MEMOIR: For any fan of the Beatles, meeting Paul McCartney is a defining life moment. For a young musician, meeting and spending time with McCartney and his wife Linda as they visited New Orleans to record the fourth studio album…

TRY THIS

Grandmother’s Buttons Opens In NOLA GrandmothersButtons.com Grandmother’s Buttons, the Louisiana-made jewelry company, is opening its second location in New Orleans on Magazine Street. The grand opening on April 9 will feature food, music and gift bags for the first 50…

The Sneeze

April is a big month for sneezing, such as recently when I was climbing the steps of a building that was surrounded by flora. First there was the tickling in my eyes, followed by three rapid-fire blasts. There was a pause and then another…