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New Orleans Magazine September 2016

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On Our Ballot: People to Watch

This being an election year, we know that there are plenty of people who wish they had more than two major choices for President. Fortunately, when we do our annual People to Watch section we have a million or so people from whom to choose. The problem is in whittling the list. People to Watch […]

Willie Fritz

Head Football Coach, Tulane University

Roll Call

Americans Do Poorly at Civics

Henry Howard Classic

Famed architect designed this royal residence

Nadja’s World

Classical Loyola


NON-FICTION: Miss Ella of Commander’s Palace: I don’t want a restaurant where a jazz band can’t come marching through is a fantastically entertaining book of memoirs from a New Orleans restaurateur-legend and Creole-Cajun cuisine grande dame. This autobiography details the astoundingly influential life of Ella Brennan, from her brother Owen Brennan’s first business venture with […]

A Legendary Month

September songs

A Reluctant Optimist

When the Subject is Race

Tarmac Blues

Flying With the Gunches

Ahead to the Past

Of Streetcars and Ferry Boats

Flat Tires, Shakespeare and Monkey Shines

New Orleans music on the road

Kids at A Demonstration

A mom confronts reality

A Rose By Any Other Name

As I’ve written about in earlier “Healthbeat” columns, I live daily with the autoimmune disease rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Because of my RA, I’m constantly discovering new reactions to the different medicines I consume daily, weekly and monthly. Recently, I had an unexpected skin reaction. Usually, like most women, I endure the occasional makeup-related blemish and […]

Saints In the Sun

An uncle was sitting in the stands at Tulane Stadium. It was a hot fall Sunday afternoon. He glanced at his watch which showed, “Noon,” and then yelled, “Let’s get started; I’ve been sitting here an hour already!” Those of us around him giggled at the futility as the heat intensified. That was the way […]

Vacation Nation

Travel Slows but still Grows

Downtown Funk

A Florida-born funk and jam-band festival heads to the New Orleans Riverfront.



Seasonal Colors

Football Versus Nature

Me Oh My Oh!

Secrets of Jambalaya

News From the Kitchens

Part & Parcel, Vessel & Seaworthy

Below Esplanade

Bywater and Marigny neighborhood dining



The Saints at 50

A Civic Backstory

September a Decade Ago

The man on the cover

Shimmy ’Til Ya Make It

Becoming a belly dancer

Summer Bridal Show – June 14, 5-8 PM