New Orleans Magazine - March 2009

Landscaping and Gardening

Exterior Designs, Inc.Exterior Designs, Inc. is a full-service design and build company offering architectural planning that specializes in problem solving for outdoor living areas. They can improve your residential or commercial property with landscaping, garden design courtyards, paving, driveways, masonry,…

Travel Destinations

    Spring is the perfect time to plan a getaway. The weather is great, the destinations are warming up and the deals are hot. From the mystic bayous of Cajun Country to the sparkling beaches of the Gulf Coast, this…

Dental Medical Guide

    Health care decisions are always of the utmost importance, and choosing just the right dentist to provide care for you and your family is no exception. From more urgent dental care such as fillings, root canals and implants, to…

Something Italian

It has been said that in New Orleans, if you wait on any street corner for just a little while (not to be confused with stoop-sittin’), the weather will change, a parade will go by or someone will invite you…

Thelma and John

Forty years ago this month, March 26, 1969, John Kennedy Toole died at his own hand. Twelve years later, in ’81, Toole was reborn as a writer.There are two main characters in the life story of Toole: John himself, the…

NOLA by the Numbers

5,000Gators released in Iberia’s Bayou Teche for the Great Alligator Race, March 7.25Number of people who compete in the “Stella!” (or “Stanley!”) shouting contest on the last day of the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival.94.7Career passer rating (the second highest…

Etc.

Timeless at Adler’sOn the heels of one gift-giving season, Adler’s is preparing for another. February called for the locally owned jewelry store to stock up on engraved items and silver fashion jewelry for Valentine’s day, and now March signals time…

Dining Features

Hostel’s re-vampOn the always-bustling Decatur Street, Hostel has recently burst onto the scene as a hot spot for locals. Owned by Remi De Matteo and Michael Kenny, it originally opened as a lounge, then re-vamped itself by adding a restaurant.…

Top Dentists

Like a dentist searching for cavities, we thought you might want explore the methodology in determining who made this list of Top Dentists. We have anticipated some questions and, with the help of the company that did the research, provided answers.

Featured Dentists

An artist’s touch Lisa Germain D.D.S., M.Sc.D. (above) Endodontics Lisa Germain was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., where she lived until the age of 11, when her family moved to Silver Spring, Md. She remained in Maryland through college and dental…

W.W.T.D?

Charting a course that Tennessee would take around town today

12 Islands

A native New Orleanian travel writer discovers a dozen intriguing islands - and a drink to go with each

Let it be told...

Ed. Note: Baghdad Dispatch is written by two female Marines with local connections; Marine Capt. Mary Noyes, an attorney; and Marine Maj. Meredith Brown, an Iraqi Women’s Engagement officer. Their respective columns will appear in alternate months. Noyes moved to…

Healthbeat

Tuesday, March 24, Lakeview Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine Center will hold a lecture, free of charge, called “Overuse Injuries in Tri-Athletes: Diagnosis and Prevention.” Orthopedic Surgeon Timothy Devraj and physical therapist Matt Pokorny will discuss common injuries, including physiology and…

Determining the population

When the Census Bureau releases its latest population estimate for New Orleans in the weeks ahead, it’s sure to be keenly examined by those invested in the city’s ongoing recovery. Estimating the number of people living in New Orleans since…

Restaurant Insider

Recently I heard a rumor that there were unicorns on the Northshore, so naturally I hit the Causeway because hey, unicorns. Unfortunately I was misled both about the unicorns and about the magic beans I bought from some guy. On…

Funding Resiliency

The Obama administration has promoted the idea that the nation can link environmental issues with economic development to help both areas simultaneously. Closer to home, the Greater New Orleans Foundation is providing grants to put some of that potential into…