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New Orleans Magazine December 2015

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Best of Dining 2015

We pride ourselves in our restaurant coverage. Throughout the year our dining team is busy keeping pace with what is a very active culinary scene. For our December issue, though, we like to sit around the fireplace (well, if we had one we would), look back at the past year and make our picks of […]


LSU Health New Orleans is boasting new faculty innovations that have qualified for patents, grants or commercialization agreements, Among the creations are: • The development of a new method to treat drug-resistant viral infections. • Fluoride-releasing compositions that can be included in fillings to reduce cavities. • Neutralizing anti-HIV antibodies for the prevention and treatment […]

Remembering Syndey Byrd

Poetic realism of the lens


BLUES: It is hard to put a label on many musicians due to their extensive knowledge of the art. Louisiana native Bobby Rush is no exception. While most would probably consider him a blues artist, there are certainly traces of funk, soul and soft Southern rock in his music. Nov. 27 marks the release of […]

Psychedelic Soul

American Roots and more

A Bitter Resident

When tempers – and water – boil

Santa’s Cause

How to save a beard

Dealing With Panhandlers

Anything helps

Looking For Order

A writer’s tale of working tables

Capturing the Images

PhotoNOLA director Jennifer Shaw talks about the festival’s 10th anniversary



Cynthia Lee-Sheng

Summoning strength; causing change

Rose Drill-Peterson

Lessons from behind the scenes

One More Song

Allen Toussaint did not need this event. Legends, after all, can pick and choose where they go and what they do. He has played in fine halls throughout the world; sat in front of grand pianos; been accompanied by big name singers, some of whom, as the ultimate sign of his success, sang his songs. […]

Book ’Em

Readings from the beat

Follow That Thread

It’s “sew” New Orleans

A Tobago Christmas

’Tis our season to celebrate as only we can

Having Your Own Reveillion

A meal for rejoicing

News From the Kitchens

Coutelier NOLA, Tchoupitoulas Beer Garden & Palace Café


Cut and taste



The Encroachment of Presidential Elections

What happens when two major elections, each set for a separate year, collide in the same year? If ever there is a Big Bang, Louisiana will be hearing it. These two elections (one for Governor; the other for President) have been held without once causing conflict with the other; the actual voting dates, after all, […]


            The Peace They Deserve Re: “The Peace They Deserve …: Perspectives from the Coroner’s Office,” Crime Fighting column by Allen Johnson, Jr. November 2015 issue. I’m a fan of Dr. Rouse’s, and I appreciate the eloquence of his words as he “spoke for the dead.” I understand, too, that […]

Christmas Bubbles

My father was always very conservative in his appearance, except for one morning one day each year. That was when he helped out at the annual brunch put on by the St. Dominic’s Knights of Columbus in Lakeview. The event was always on a Sunday before Christmas. Organized by a Knight with relentless energy and […]

Try This

The Ear and Balance Institute advances care with genetic testing Ear and Balance Institute: 1401 Ochsner Blvd., Suite A, Covington, (985) 809-1111, EarAndBalanceInstitute.net At the Ear and Balance Institute in Covington, Dr. Gerard Gianoli and Dr. James Soileau have incorporated genetic testing in vertigo and dizziness evaluations. Genetic testing helps identify causes for patients’ problems […]

Rocking It

Climbing at the New Orleans Boulder Lounge

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