New Orleans Magazine - September 2016

On Our Ballot: People to Watch

This being an election year, we know that there are plenty of people who wish they had more than two major choices for President. Fortunately, when we do our annual People to Watch section we have a million or so…

A Rose By Any Other Name

As I’ve written about in earlier “Healthbeat” columns, I live daily with the autoimmune disease rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Because of my RA, I’m constantly discovering new reactions to the different medicines I consume daily, weekly and monthly. Recently, I had…

Downtown Funk

A Florida-born funk and jam-band festival heads to the New Orleans Riverfront.

READ+SPIN

NON-FICTION: Miss Ella of Commander’s Palace: I don’t want a restaurant where a jazz band can’t come marching through is a fantastically entertaining book of memoirs from a New Orleans restaurateur-legend and Creole-Cajun cuisine grande dame. This autobiography details the…

Saints In the Sun

An uncle was sitting in the stands at Tulane Stadium. It was a hot fall Sunday afternoon. He glanced at his watch which showed, “Noon,” and then yelled, “Let’s get started; I’ve been sitting here an hour already!” Those of…