New Orleans Magazine - June 2020

Julia Street with Poydras the Parrot

Dear Julia, Some of our beloved oaks in City Park stand in a row all leaning in one direction. My question is this:  did a strong, possibly hurricane force, wind sometime in their long history cause them to grow that…

Streetcar: 5 Worst Calamities in New Orleans History

At this point the pandemic is still a current, live tragedy, but before passing judgment we’ll wait until the incident is buffered by time. Besides, it is not just local, but global. Focusing instead on the regional disasters, here’s my…

Italian Inspiration

Even in a place with a strong Italian and Sicilian heritage, such as New Orleans, the Garibaldi cocktail, like its namesake, is relatively unknown. Which is a shame because the cocktail is easy to make and has a valid background…

Junior’s Faces the Chaos

Tough times don’t create character, they reveal it. Just a few months after opening Junior’s, a neighborhood eatery on Harrison Avenue in Lakeview, the coronavirus delivered its devastating nationwide blow. Luckily for the team at Junior’s, owners Nick Hufft and…

TOP DENTIST

This list is excerpted from the 2020 topDentists™ list, a database, which includes listings for more than 190 dentists and specialists in the New Orleans area. The Louisiana list is based on thousands of detailed evaluations of dentists and professionals…

Page Turners

My first invitation to lunch In New Orleans after moving here was to meet under the clock at D.H. Holmes and then it was on to Galatoire's. I'll never forget that meal - oysters Rockefeller and shrimp-and crab-stuffed eggplant. It…

Clean Sweep

Now that summer is here, it’s time to sweep out the corners, bring in some color and freshen up your home. We asked experts from across New Orleans for their best tips on creating a clean and summery transformation for…

Easy Living

Bridget and Bobby Bories both have a longtime connection to the town of Pass Christian, Mississippi. Bridget spent time along the coast as a teenager and Bobby’s family has owned the same waterfront property for a century. Five years ago,…

The Secret of Goat Yoga

My mother-in-law Ms. Larda blames the pandemic on goat yoga. You ever hear of goat yoga? It’s this gimmick where you get on your hands and knees and the yoga teacher perches a little bitty baby goat on your back.…

Putting on the Pounds

COVID-19. Not just a lethal virus anymore. Now it’s also the name of the weight gain phenomenon experienced by many New Orleanians in the wake of the outbreak. COVID-19; that’s four pounds more than the traditional Freshman-15, that annual surge…

Laine Hardy

Louisiana native Laine Hardy has always been a performer. The southern rocker started playing guitar at the age of 8, and by 14 he was performing in a band. When a friend asked him to come with her to audition…

Orthopaedics

Orthopaedic injuries can affect everyone, not just athletes. Repetitive motions within our bodies cause wear and tear over time, and whether it’s in your shoulder, knees or spine, an injury or ailment can negatively impact your quality of life. Living…

Wellness

Improving wellness is a growing focus in medicine. Rather than treating the body ailment-by-ailment, improving overall health and wellness takes a more comprehensive approach to achieving a better functioning body and preventing problems down the line. From prioritizing physical fitness…

Home

Our homes should be a reflection of who we are—our personalities, our families and our unique styles—so as we grow and change, our living spaces should, too. Home can mean a lot of things, from houses and apartments to entire…

Summer Weekends

Everyone likes to go at their own pace over the weekends, some jumping into home improvement projects, others looking to unwind with a couple days off of work. There are countless ways to…

Dental Resources

A confident smile often comes from confidence in pearly white, straight teeth. But a confident smile can also come from confidence in one’s oral health—an ability to eat a sticky treat or crunchy food without worry. Oral health is important…