New Orleans Magazine - October 2015

New Orleans Steel Magnolia

A Southern woman has infamous mystique. Books, ballads, TV shows and films have long tapped into the world’s fascination with a woman who is at once feminine, but not afraid to speak her mind; gracious, but in no way a…

Whispers From the Gods

Chara, our tour guide, was herself a Greek classic, whose native good looks were worthy of a statue and could have made her a movie star. Throughout the afternoon, she led us around her island showing the villages, hills, town…

Try This

L’Auberge set to host Better Than Ezra, Aaron Neville and More! L’Auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge, 777 L’Auberge Ave., Baton Rouge, (866) 261-7777, MyLAuberge.com L’Auberge Hotel and Casino in Baton Rouge has unveiled its fall lineup of entertainment. Better…

Salt On a Melon

One if my earliest sensory memories from the lakefront is of salt – not from the saltwater, but from the watermelon. When I was a kid, a thing for the family to do on warm summer evenings was to take a ride along the shore.…

HEALTHBEAT

New studies suggest a person’s sleeping habit or lack of sleep is linked to a higher risk of catching colds. The Washington Post’s “To Your Health” blog published research that stated a person who sleeps six or less hours a…

Water

Can’t live with it, can’t live without it

Back from the Dead

House of Shock co-founder Ross Karpelman talks about “resurrecting” the 2015 season

READ+SPIN

COOKBOOK: Essential Emeril: Favorite Recipes and Hard-Won Wisdom from My Life in the Kitchen, is the latest tome in the Emeril Lagasse cookbook cannon. More than 100 updated and refined recipes are included in the book, which Lagasse deems his…

Black vs. Blue

45 years ago the Black Panthers and New Orleans Police had a tense standoff; amazingly, it ended non-violently