New Orleans Magazine - October 2014

Helga of Prague

One day Helga was leading a tour group near the Czech Republic’s parliament building in downtown Prague. Traffic had stopped because of a small fire in one of the adjacent buildings. Approaching a fireman Helga asked, “Was our President in…

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An interview with Ylva Rouse, Deputy Director for Curatorial Affairs for Prospect New Orleans

Space Race

Office rents could put businesses in a moving mood

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COOKBOOK In Louisiana, cultures and their foods mix and mingle to create a cuisine distinct to the region. In The Essential Louisiana Cookbook, author Stanley Dry brings together the state’s culture and history via 50 of his delectable recipes. (Editor’s…

Bayou Liberty

Bayou Liberty was the Northshore stream of my growing up. While the Tchefuncte River was bigger and better known, little Bayou Liberty, which ran near Slidell and entered into Lake Pontchartrain, held a special place for one niche of the population: adolescent boys, particularly those who belonged to the Boy Scouts. Camp Salmon, a regional gathering spot…

News and Updates in New Orleans

Justice Center Recognized With Award The Committee for a Better New Orleans recently honored Carol Bebelle and the Justice and Accountability Center of Louisiana at the fifth annual Diana Lewis Citizen Participation Awards. Bebelle was selected for her exceptional work at the Ashé Cultural Center…

HEALTHBEAT

Children’s Hospital has opened an after-hours clinic in Metairie. Patients from newborn to 21 are welcome Mondays through Fridays from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m., Saturdays from 1 p.m. to 1 a.m. and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 a.m.…

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Sun & Sand Festival Gains Ground SunAndSandFestival.com Just two years after its inaugural event, Sun & Sand, The Mississippi Film & Music Festival (Oct. 16-26) is establishing itself as a key event for new and established players in the movie…