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New Orleans Magazine July 2016

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Carney Anne Nasser

Senior Counsel for Wildlife and Regulatory Affairs, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Jesmyn Ward

Author; Associate Professor of English, Tulane University

Letters and What They Mean

At least sometimes

Cry Baby

Seizing the season


HISTORY: In Lift Your Spirits: A Celebratory History of Cocktail Culture in New Orleans, by Elizabeth M. Williams and Chris McMillian, the authors lead readers through New Orleans’ storied relationship with the bottle, glass, mug and – well, you get the picture. Williams, founder and director of the Southern Food & Beverage Institute, and McMillian, […]

Discordant Tones

Who is Irvin Mayfield?

Top Female Achievers 2016

      Honoring Top Female Achievers is one of our more established traditions. It is also a practice that’s both easy and complex. The easy part is finding worthy candidates, for the list is long. The complex part is narrowing then down. The best we can do is provide samplings and to learn what […]

Ann Henderson Tilton M.D.

Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics; Section Chair of Child Neurology, Louisiana State Health Science Center

Ashley Shabankareh

Director of Programs, Preservation Hall

A Different Bounce

Exploring the Origin of Rap

Brandy Christian

Chief Operating Officer and Future President/CEO, Port of New Orleans

Amy Boyle Collins

Director of Strategy, Gambel Communications

Jennifer Kelly

Owner and Principal Designer, Design Lab

Nicole Webre

Owner, Webre Consulting; Real Estate Developer; Zoning and Permitting Consultant

Captain Katherine Jahncke

Fire Education Officer, New Orleans Fire Department

Tracee Dundas

Founder, New Orleans Fashion Week

8 Cool Jobs

careers that go beyond the cubicle

Adventure on Stage

An interview with Summer Lyric Director Michael McKelvey

Braking the Tag

A friend was rejoicing that when she went to get a New Orleans brake tag she was given the option of getting a tag for two years rather than one. Two years cost more but sure make life more convenient. That reminded me about how much the act of getting a brake tag has changed, […]

Raising the Bar

Where food and drink are evenly matched

News From the Kitchens

Bakery Bar, Trinity & Café Henri

Grill Talk

Quick and easy for hot days

Tales and the Mule

The cocktail world’s beating heart



Why the NRA is Dead Wrong About Assault Weapons

On the day after the shootings in Orlando, The New York Daily News ran a full page front cover that was headed with the announcement: “50 Dead in Orlando Club Massacre.” Alongside a picture of the murderer, Omar Mateen, was this message written in type so big as to practically radiate from the corner newsstands: […]

The Right Job

Our cover story is “Cool Jobs,” a topic that reminds me of a job offer I once had that might not have been cool, but certainly, at intervals, would have been frigid. I had just graduated from college with the intent of going to graduate school. For some reason there would be a six-month interval […]

Glimpse Your Future

Visiting psychic Cari Roy



Kweilyn Murphy

WDSU Meteorologist

Job Bait

state struggles with its budget

Back to the Board

The return of local control

Freezing brain Pain

Icing the causes


“It did to my mind what going to the gym did to my body – it made it both stronger and more flexible,” said Dr. Hedy Kober, a neuroscientist who studies the effects of mindfulness meditation, during an interview with the Mayo Clinic. Many people are skeptical of meditation and practices that are supposed to […]

“Knock on Wood”

Tracking the facts

Singing In the City

Tuning up and taking notes

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