New Orleans Magazine - March 2015

Last of the Mirlitons

My father worked for City Park so it was only natural that he would have an interest in gardening. He even belonged to a group called the Men’s Camellia Club. (My mom also belonged to a garden club, so we…

HEALTHBEAT

According to the Centers for Disease Control, there were 102 cases of measles (Rubeola) in the United States from 14 states reported in January. The last case of measles in Louisiana was reported in 2008 (as of press day). Most…

Best New Local Architecture

It has been several years since this annual series has featured houses, because there have been so many outstanding new institutional buildings that deserved center stage. Now there’s a bit of breathing space and it’s time to catch up with…

READ+SPIN

FICTION: Who Buries the Dead, by New Orleans author C.S. Harris, follows the chilling investigation of Sebastian St. Cyr and his wife Hero as they delve into the gruesome murder of a West Indies slave owner. Set in London in…

Getting Back From Broadway

Theaters throughout New York’s Broadway district were letting out for the evening, but the rain was not relenting – neither was the winter cold, which came in blasts. Suddenly we were among hundreds competing for a dry way to get to where we were staying.…

TRY THIS

New Orleans Culinary Tours Offers Trip to Spain (877) 278-8240, NOCulinaryTours.com There are still spots left on the New Orleans Culinary History Tour Company’s culinary tour to Seville, Spain, May 24-31. The tour will include a visit to the Tio…