New Orleans Magazine - January 2012

Healthbeat

An independent ratings organization called HealthGrades has recognized Ochsner Clinic Foundation’s liver transplant program as among the best in the nation. Out of 111 hospitals performing liver transplant procedures, Ochsner is one of seven nationwide hospitals to receive the Liver…

Last Call: Sweet Beginnings for 2012

Somewhere around the middle of the month, when memories of Sugar Bowl and – this year – the BCS Championship are in their final moments on your mind, a Louisiana treasure will hopefully be making its annual appearance. Blood oranges…

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Dining Guide

BUILDING A BETTER CHEESEBURGER Cheeseburger Eddie’s, 4517 W. Esplanade Ave., Metairie, 455-5511 Local restaurateur Ed McIntyre of Mr. Ed’s has opened a new counter-service restaurant: Cheeseburger Eddie’s. Customers can choose from 12 specialty burgers, made fresh every day, or take…

Restaurant Insider: New for the New Year

Happy New Year, kids. I hope you have all recovered from whatever you did for the recent holidays. My 10-year-old stayed up later than I did on New Year’s Eve, but I suppose some of you engaged in debauchery? Root…

Read & Spin

CD  Kelcy Mae (real name Kelcy D. Wilburn) has just released her second full-length album, Pennies in Hand. Wilburn’s lilting vocals set against soulful – sometimes mournful – instrumentation, replete with jaunty banjo and ukulele, synthesize a charming aural canvas, blending components…

Modine's New Orleans: Perfuming the Pulse Points

I hate to admit it, but as you get older you got to try a lot harder. Give it everything you got. Stomach in, boobs out at all times. And forget that rumpled-just-out-of-bed look that used to be sexy. It…

Newsbeat: Cruising in Overdrive

High-rise hotel towers across the New Orleans skyline are unmistakable symbols of the city’s important tourism industry. But another type of symbol pulls up to the docks of the port of New Orleans each week in the form of cruise…

Newsbeat: Armstrong’s Open Arms

Looking up St. Ann Street from Jackson Square, the elaborate white gates of Armstrong Park are clearly visible. Those gates had been locked for a long time as a troubled repair program sputtered along. But now they are finally open…

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