New Orleans Magazine - August 2005

The Cure

Somehow the doctors have forgotten about the cure. Our cover story this month looks at some of the best orthopedists in the area. The story is in keeping with our annual August issue, which determines and highlights the region’s top…

Understanding Brocato's

by ERROL LABORDE My dad was a hard-working man.” Those words still resonate whenever I think about Angelo Brocato’s ice cream parlor. Speaking was Angelo Brocato Jr., who, along with his brother, Joseph, ran the store that his father founded.…

The Leg Bone Connected to the Thigh Bone

Advances in orthopedic surgery by JACQUELINE M. DUDA Once upon an orthopedic time, broken bones, arthritis, osteoporosis and basic wear and tear used to be endured with a grimace of pain and the reluctant surrender of mobility and strength. There…

Engagin' Cajun

On and off the field, Bobby Hebert makes a statement by CHRIS PRICE Twenty years after joining the New Orleans Saints, Bobby Hebert has joined another Crescent City sports team. Saints fans remember Bobby Hebert as the homegrown quarterback who…

No Bones About It

Our list of top orthopedists At least we don’t have hills to climb. If we did, the stress on our skeletal systems would be even greater. But down here in the lowlands, everyday life presents body challenges too, even if…

Best of Jamaica

Rum, sweet boy and me by CHRISTINE RICHARD “Sweet Boy” is giving me trouble. My horse’s name, I now believe, is some inside joke among the Jamaican grooms. A group of us is in the White River Valley, near Ocho…

MARQUEE

Places to go, people to see, things to do. by HILLARY GOLDEN Tyner time Miss the soothing tones of John Coltrane from the 1960s? Fill the void with a concert by McCoy Tyner’s contemporary jazz trio Sept. 1. Tyner, who…

The Creole Jazz Band

by JASON BERRY Louis Armstrong’s train ride from New Orleans to Chicago in August 1922 is a pivotal episode in early jazz. The 21-year-old trumpeter leaves the town that nurtured his talent for the muscle of the Midwest, where his…

Out of Joint

Surgery gone wrong by BROBSON LUTZ, M.D. Fracture a hip? Get a replacement and get on with your life. Most of the time this is exactly the way it goes down, but stuff happens, and surgical outcomes are sometimes less…

The Perfect Storm

How to throw the best hurricane party (when it’s safe to do so) by Katie Block The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts that “for the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season, there will be 12 to 15 tropical storms, with seven…