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New Orleans Magazine June 2014

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Pete Dupas

Hard knock memories

Making the Turn

New discoveries at Riverbend

Bevi Seafood Co., Oak Oven and Haifa

The long, hot season is upon us, friends, and if that doesn’t make you pine for the unusually cold winter we had in New Orleans, then you’re like my wife, who far prefers the heat. This month also marks a milestone for me: my son turns 13. He is a fantastic kid and it appears […]

Tart Control

Adding lemons to the mix

A Snowball’s Chance in New Orleans in June

So it isn’t the hottest month of the year, but in June we’re moving toward that direction. Those pesky afternoon showers herald the arrival of humidity, which keeps our clothes moist, our skin soft and our doors swollen. We seek suitable refuge in buildings and cars made bearable through Mr. Carrier’s magic cool air machinery. And […]

DINING GUIDE

                    Mr. John’s Expands Into Desi Vega’s Steakhouse Desi Vega’s Steakhouse, 628 St. Charles Ave., 523-7600, DesiVegaSteaks.com; Mr. John’s Steakhouse, 2111 St. Charles Ave., 679-7697, MrJohnsSteakhouse.com Desi Vega, the managing partner of Mr. John’s Steakhouse, and his partners have opened the Desi Vega Steakhouse in the […]

Take Me Out to the Lacrosse Game

A new generation is having kicks with sticks

Rituals Going Wilder

Perspectives from the street

Read & Spin

ART Creole World by renowned New Orleans author and fine art and editorial photographer Richard Sexton is a lush and colorful journey through New Orleans and Latin Caribbean cities, exploring their Creole connections and heritage. The 200 photos explore the people and places; interiors and exteriors; history and architecture of this rich and storied culture. […]

A Star With a Crescent

To protect, serve – and teach

Holding Their Own

Troubles with bras

New Orleans Pharmacists

A story worthy of a museum

Table Toppers

The art of specialty dining

Dr. Mark David Anderson, General Practitioner

My Toughest Case: Rebuilding A Smile

Catherine A. Hebert, Endodontics

My Toughest Case: Patients with Medical Issues

Top Dentists

the latest drill – selecting the area’s best

Specialties Popping Up

Surely this must have been a typo. No one would seriously call a restaurant “Milkfish.” But then typos seldom last on banners hanging above a doorway. Milkfish it is. Another new restaurant was launched, this one on N. Carrollton Avenue. Maybe Brocato’s across the street can start serving Milkfish ice cream. Despite the name, or […]

HEALTHBEAT

In 2011, when former Saints player Steve Gleason, known by many for his blocked punt on the first night the Superdome opened after Hurricane Katrina, was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, he received an outpouring of support from the team and owner Tom Benson. In April, Benson and his wife, Gayle, further committed to their […]

Bite-Sized

A field guide to dentists

Another Voice

Acclaimed author Jesmyn Ward will join the Tulane University English Department as a tenured associate professor beginning July 1. Ward, who has been named to the first-ever Paul and Debra Gibbons Professorship, won the 2011 National Book Award for fiction for her second novel, Salvage the Bones. The DeLisle, Mississppi, native is currently working on her […]

Building a Better School Board

A think-tank weighs in

Destination New Orleans

New Orleans’ tourism industry is at a record high, according to new data from the 2013 New Orleans Area Visitor Profile study. The study shows that the city welcomed 9.28 million visitors in 2013, an increase of 3 percent, or about 272,000 people, from ’12 (9.01 million). The 9.28 million visitors spent $6.47 billion, a […]

Engineering – Where the Jobs Are

Universities engineering a solution to a growing business need

Home History

If walls could talk, would you want to know what your house has to say? With a few historical detective skills under your belt, you can learn how to trace the history of your New Orleans home, possibly even back to the days of the city’s first settlers. Join Robert J. Cangelosi Jr., an Adjunct […]

Michael Cerveris

Michael Cerveris has a home in New York and mostly works there, but his bona fides as a New Orleans local are strong. He owns a yellow-and-turquoise painted house in Tremé, for which he sought Vodou priestess Sallie Ann Glassman’s help in injecting some good juju; he’s a frequent musical collaborator of Paul Sanchez; and […]

NEW MUSIC NOW

Michael Twillman on his Uptown music club, Gasa Gasa.

16 Things To Do in New Orleans in June

June 3. Jack White in concert, Saenger Theater. Information, SaengerNola.com June 4. New Orleans Bride bridal showcase, Hyatt Regency New Orleans. Information, BrideNewOrleans.com June 5. Jazz in the Park featuring Original Pinettes Brass Band and Wild Magnolias, Armstrong Park. Information, pufap.org June 7. Bruno Mars in concert, Smoothie King Center. Information, SmoothieKingCenter.com June 8. Julianne […]

TRYTHIS

A HOW-TO FOR THE MONTH

Booze News

Taking the tour

Shoo-Shoo: The Sequel

Ed. Note: Last November, this column dealt with the term “shoo-shoo,” which the author maintains has been part of the area’s lexicon – although newcomers do not seem to be aware of it. As explained, the term most often applies to a situation that did not meet expectations or threat levels, such as, “The tropical storm was a shoo-shoo.” This follow-up column deals with another, critically important, and once […]

JULIA STREET WITH POYDRAS THE PARROT

THE PURSUIT TO ANSWER ETERNAL QUESTIONS

D-Day

The Victory and the Legacy

Summer Bridal Show – June 14, 5-8 PM