New Orleans Magazine - September 2011

People to Watch: 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESEPT. 1, 2011Contact: Errol LabordeTel. (504) 830-7235Email: errol@myneworlans.comNew Orleans People to WatchNew Orleans Magazine announces it 2011 People to Watch.  For nearly 40 years we have profiled people of New Orleans who are on the rise, or tried-and-true…

Healthbeat: The Latest News

Tulane surgeon Dr. Bernard Jaffe will expand programs to Bangladesh and Malaysia, and then to Kenya, Rwanda, Zimbabwe and Zambia. “The specialty of emergency medicine doesn’t exist in the underdeveloped world,” said Jaffe in a Tulane press release. “There is…

Newsbeat: Reef Relief for the Coast

New Orleanians love finding oysters on their plates, but soon they may have a new reason to be happy about finding them just offshore. As part of a slate of coastal restoration projects now being proposed, the state wants to…

Inside: A Diamond in the Rough

There is a corner in New Orleans that has contributed more to the American language than maybe any other corner in the country, but few people know about it. That corner is N.  Carrollton Avenue and Banks Street. (The block,…

Newsbeat: Big Chief Goes to Washington

Most people encounter Mardi Gras Indians on the streets during parades. But next month, dignitaries and leaders of the arts world will see a very prominent Mardi Gras Indian on the dais accepting one of the nation’s elite artistic honors.…

Dining Guide

TRADITION HOLDS AT GALATOIRE’S Galatoire’s, 209 Bourbon St., 525-2021, galatoires.com. Some things are better left unchanged. Tradition holds a strong suit at Galatoire’s, where the menu has been substantially unchanged for more than 100 years. Now in their fourth generation of family…

Streetcar: A Drink by Any Other Name

Well, it has come to this, a column based on information gleaned from blogging. Here I come, new world. At least the subject is worthy. I recently commented in a blog about a series on The History Channel entitled “How…

Read & Spin

CD   Budding singer-songwriter Kerry Hayes recently relocated to New Orleans, bringing with her the music from her original album Somebody Else. Her throaty alto tackles ballads and blues with consistent aplomb; while her subject matter shows some measure of restraint…

Camp & Quaint

Camp Street is seen here at Lafayette Square about 1890. St. Patrick’s Church, built in 1842, still stands in the distance. The large building near the center at the corner of Lafayette Street is St. Patrick’s Hall, which was built…

Newsbeat: Mayor-to-Mayor Money

As mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg is in a position to understand the challenges his peers face in cities across the country. As a billionaire, he’s also in a position to help them with an influx of cash.…

Modine's New Orleans: Showing Your Wits

Young girls used to get things for their hope chests; now they get boob jobs for their flat chests,” my mother-in-law, Ms. Larda, says to me. “You can tell a bosom was bought,” she says, “when you see a girl who got…