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People to Watch: 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESEPT. 1, 2011 Contact: Errol LabordeTel. (504) 830-7235Email: errol@myneworlans.com New Orleans People to Watch New Orleans Magazine announces it 2011 People to Watch.  For nearly 40 years we have profiled people of New Orleans who are on the rise, or tried-and-true New Orleanians who are embarking on new projects. This year’s honorees will […]

Read & Spin

CD   Budding singer-songwriter Kerry Hayes recently relocated to New Orleans, bringing with her the music from her original album Somebody Else. Her throaty alto tackles ballads and blues with consistent aplomb; while her subject matter shows some measure of restraint (love, loss, family), her range and style rival the likes of Gillian Welch and Allison […]

Into the Future

New Orleans Magazine People to Watch 2011

Camp & Quaint

Camp Street is seen here at Lafayette Square about 1890. St. Patrick’s Church, built in 1842, still stands in the distance. The large building near the center at the corner of Lafayette Street is St. Patrick’s Hall, which was built in the late 1860s. In 1896 it became the first home of the New Orleans […]

Try This: Are You Ready for Some …?

A how-to for the month of September

Streetcar: A Drink by Any Other Name

Well, it has come to this, a column based on information gleaned from blogging. Here I come, new world. At least the subject is worthy. I recently commented in a blog about a series on The History Channel entitled “How the States Got Their Shape.” On one episode the topic was linguistics and how word […]

Dining Guide

TRADITION HOLDS AT GALATOIRE’S Galatoire’s, 209 Bourbon St., 525-2021, galatoires.com. Some things are better left unchanged. Tradition holds a strong suit at Galatoire’s, where the menu has been substantially unchanged for more than 100 years. Now in their fourth generation of family ownership and operation, this restaurant makes a point of providing classic meals “done simply and […]

Last Call: Kind of a Mess

The Higher Education Cocktail

Food: Blasts From the Past

Rediscovering two classic recipes

Restaurant Insider: … And We Liked It!

Rib Room, Chophouse New Orleans and The Soda Shop at the World War II Museum

Table Talk: Tucked Away

Fine dining in the neighborhoods

Chronicles: Ramping It Up on Rampart

The New Orleans Athletic Club blends a cool old building with hot cardio action

Modine's New Orleans: Showing Your Wits

Young girls used to get things for their hope chests; now they get boob jobs for their flat chests,” my mother-in-law, Ms. Larda, says to me. “You can tell a bosom was bought,” she says, “when you see a girl who got huge – I’ll call them ‘endowments’ – on a scrawny little frame because she’s missing […]

Cast of Characters: Making the Long Run

Cindy Perret is heartened by her work

Inside: A Diamond in the Rough

There is a corner in New Orleans that has contributed more to the American language than maybe any other corner in the country, but few people know about it. That corner is N.  Carrollton Avenue and Banks Street. (The block, which is located across Carrollton from Jesuit High School, is now mostly residential.) There was […]

The Scoop: Turning the Page on Magazine Street

Construction is almost done; business buzzes

Newsbeat: Big Chief Goes to Washington

Most people encounter Mardi Gras Indians on the streets during parades. But next month, dignitaries and leaders of the arts world will see a very prominent Mardi Gras Indian on the dais accepting one of the nation’s elite artistic honors. The National Endowment of the Arts (NEA) has named Theodore “Bo” Dollis, big chief of […]

Newsbeat: Reef Relief for the Coast

New Orleanians love finding oysters on their plates, but soon they may have a new reason to be happy about finding them just offshore. As part of a slate of coastal restoration projects now being proposed, the state wants to build some 21 miles of new, bioengineered oyster reefs in Jefferson, Plaquemines and St. Bernard […]

Healthbeat: The Latest News

Tulane surgeon Dr. Bernard Jaffe will expand programs to Bangladesh and Malaysia, and then to Kenya, Rwanda, Zimbabwe and Zambia. “The specialty of emergency medicine doesn’t exist in the underdeveloped world,” said Jaffe in a Tulane press release. “There is a critical need for training physicians and nurses in injury-care and life-support skills.” Jaffe, who […]

Education: Cheating in School

And we’re talking about the administrators

Biz: Nurturing Balance

Louisiana’s “Young Entrepreneur of the Year”

Newsbeat: Mayor-to-Mayor Money

As mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg is in a position to understand the challenges his peers face in cities across the country. As a billionaire, he’s also in a position to help them with an influx of cash. Through his own private charity, Bloomberg Philanthropies, the New York mayor is sending $4.2 million […]

Persona: Garrett Hartley

Starting Kicker for the New Orleans Saints

Marquee: Entertainment Calendar

Our top picks of the month's events

Julia Street With Poydras the Parrot

The Pursuit to Answer Eternal Questions

Speaking Out: The Saints

Goodbye to the L.A. Boogeyman

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