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New Orleans Magazine October 2015

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New Orleans Steel Magnolia

A Southern woman has infamous mystique. Books, ballads, TV shows and films have long tapped into the world’s fascination with a woman who is at once feminine, but not afraid to speak her mind; gracious, but in no way a pushover; and with the strength and force of hurricane winds whipping across the Gulf Coast. […]

Monumental Judgements

Keep Lee and Beauregard; Lose Davis and Liberty Place

The Outlaw Writer Teaches

A meditation on E. L. Doctorow

Black vs. Blue

45 years ago the Black Panthers and New Orleans Police had a tense standoff; amazingly, it ended non-violently

Family Matters

Local businesses that keep close to home

Making Waves

A Guide to the Lake and its Shores

In the Bushes

What they ask and what we tell

A Fish Tale

When to talk and when to flush

Troubles With Trackers

When you need to zinc instead of sync

Henry Butler

One who got away

READ+SPIN

COOKBOOK: Essential Emeril: Favorite Recipes and Hard-Won Wisdom from My Life in the Kitchen, is the latest tome in the Emeril Lagasse cookbook cannon. More than 100 updated and refined recipes are included in the book, which Lagasse deems his most personal, and it also includes instructions on technique, a list of basic cookware for […]

A Flush Fall

something for everyone

OUR TOP PICKS

FOR OCTOBER EVENTS

Back from the Dead

House of Shock co-founder Ross Karpelman talks about “resurrecting” the 2015 season

Susan Larson

Host, “The Reading Life”

Water

Can’t live with it, can’t live without it

Whispers From the Gods

Chara, our tour guide, was herself a Greek classic, whose native good looks were worthy of a statue and could have made her a movie star. Throughout the afternoon, she led us around her island showing the villages, hills, town squares and panoramic views that are part of a tour guide’s daily odyssey. What could […]

Halloween Sugar Rush

food changes for cardiovascular health

HEALTHBEAT

New studies suggest a person’s sleeping habit or lack of sleep is linked to a higher risk of catching colds. The Washington Post’s “To Your Health” blog published research that stated a person who sleeps six or less hours a night is four times more likely to catch a cold than those who sleep for […]

The Mayor’s Unfinished “Portrait”

Sketching a view of history

Good to the Last Bite

Dentistry in New Orleans

Never Enough

Finding ways to save time

Falling into Soup

Cooking into the season

News From the Kitchens

El Pavo Real, Palms and Jack and Jake’s

JULIA STREET WITH POYDRAS THE PARROT

THE PURSUIT TO ANSWER ETERNAL QUESTIONS

Salt On a Melon

One if my earliest sensory memories from the lakefront is of salt – not from the saltwater, but from the watermelon. When I was a kid, a thing for the family to do on warm summer evenings was to take a ride along the shore. There was always a sense of adventure as we drove past the seawall, where the sights included groups of people dangling nets for crabs. I thought […]

Try This

L’Auberge set to host Better Than Ezra, Aaron Neville and More! L’Auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge, 777 L’Auberge Ave., Baton Rouge, (866) 261-7777, MyLAuberge.com L’Auberge Hotel and Casino in Baton Rouge has unveiled its fall lineup of entertainment. Better Than Ezra will return to the hotel’s outdoor entertainment space, The Lawn, while Aaron Neville, […]

Among Saints & Sinners

A French Quarter Phantoms tour

Summer Bridal Show – June 14, 5-8 PM