New Orleans Magazine - July 2014

Liberation Landings

The D-Day anniversary gives more reasons to re-visit The National World War II Museum.

Covers That Might Have Been

Our two main features this month are Top Female Achievers and Best New Restaurants. There was a time when a German transplant named Elizabeth Kettenring could have won both awards in the same year. The only problem, at least for…

HEALTHBEAT

In May, Gov. Bobby Jindal signed legislation banning the sale of electronic cigarettes and other tobacco alternatives to people under the age of 18. The bill by state Sen. Rick Gallot, D-Ruston, merged the gap in the law regarding new…

Read & Spin

NON-FICTION For anyone who has ever wondered about the story behind New Orleans’ often historically, sometimes colorfully and occasionally whimsically-named streets, Hope & New Orleans: A History of Crescent City Street Names is your new best resource. Author, historian and…

New Orleans East to Increase Access to Healthcare

New Orleans East will receive a portion of the $105 Million BP settlement awarded to coastal communities affected by the oil disaster, a settlement which will increase access to healthcare for Gulf Coast residents. The initiative will be led by…

Vive La France

Several years ago I was at a breakfast where the then-French Ambassador to the United States was the center of attention. Over a selection of breads that certainly reflected frugality in the French entertainment budget, the ambassador received questions. Most…

Art Teachers Receive Funds

Three New Orleans high school art teachers were selected to receive a total of $3,270 in much-needed supplies for the art programs they supervise. This year’s recipients are Beverly Cook, Eleanor McMain Secondary School, Orleans Parish ($1,335); Rickey Henry, Lake…