St. Charles Avenue - April 2005

Feeling the Beat

Stella Reese, Leah Chase Jr., Gretchen Bjork and Dooky Chase Jr. do a second-line through the restaurant with their umbrellas. Since your guests will be out in the sun all day, buy some inexpensive hats—baseball or straw—and use them for…

Adriance-Labouisse Wedding

Muffin and Jason Muzzy Labouisse, Peter Labouisse, Muffin and Jason, Conny Ullrich and Joe Adriance Muffin with Amy Rosato, Mary Parsons McKinnie, Sarah Doerries, Christine Ullrich, Katie Hardin, Amy Cook, René Ullrich and Leslee McNabb Bill Pohlmann, Vinny Adriance, John…

Dining in history at Ralph's on the Park

by HILLARY GOLDEN When chef Gerard Maras approached Ralph Brennan about opening a restaurant and working together again (they had been at Mr. B’s Bistro), they felt it was time to create a restaurant “for locals, by locals.” However, one…

Yes, Dear

by ASHER RUBIN Charlie is a gentle soul. He has a successful software company that sells programs to doctors. He’s an engineering type. He’s happily married and the father of two teenagers. The key to his home life is simple:…

Reimagining "Delicious"

by MICHAEL DEPP It’s a peculiar position to find oneself in when you’re rooting for a restaurant that you don’t really want to succeed. Such was the case for me with Sugar Magnolia, the late Lower Garden District eatery that…

April 2005

It’s Bank One Zoo-To-Do time again, so get ready to celebrate! To honor the imminent opening of the Audubon Insectarium, this year’s party theme is “Fireflies & Black Ties.” Kicking off the fun is the patron party—“Grasshopper Showstopper” on May…

April 2005

Event co-chairs George Massey and Sheila Davlin flank Dr. Elly Zakris and Restaurant August’s chef (and new owner) John Besh at the Make-A-Wish dinner. Event co-chair Sharron Massey, Richard Buchsbaum, Pam Ryan and Rick Gardner in black-tie or Brazilian hot…

Kidz Konnection raises funds for a playground

Dani Cross, event chair Tony LeMon and Mary Ann Haase Dr. Douglas Moodie and Dr. Ed Martin Allison and Will Trist Allyson Bateman, Susan McHugh, Liz Gary and Michelle Pecoraro Julie and John Bevington Bruce Wainer, Yvette Fontenot and St.…

APRIL SNAPSHOTS

Rickie and Gordon Nutik will be honored with the L’Chayim Award at Touro Synagogue on April 3. This award is given to a couple or individual who have made a significant contribution to the synagogue through their years of membership.…

A Good Harvest

Mark McKay, event co-chairs Jennifer McKay and Amanda Jones, and Gladstone Jones HG/GH executive director Stephen Moses and Dee Moses with Janet and Stanwood Duval Gene and Kristen Dry with Clancy and Margo DuBos Bella Luna chef Horst Pfeifer with…

A la mode

Hilary Rubenstein, Eric Bay and Alison Rubenstein Marshall Jennifer Magee, Sugar Weil and Virginia Eckholdt Lucy Bustamante, Jill Hezeau, Mike Theis and Karen Sommer Shalett On Feb. 17, the corner of St. Charles Avenue and Canal Street —the home of…

Giving Guidance

Campaign Celebration co-chairs Carol Good and Alvin Samuels with Madilyn Samuels Bob Merrick, Julie Wise Oreck and Karen Merrick Lisa and Hugo Kahn Bill Goldring, Diane Franco and Alan Franco Joan Berenson, Sara Stone and Byrde Haspel Harry Blumenthal and…

Three for One

Event co-chairs David and Mary Lucy Lane with Eric Goebel Dottie and Bill Davis with Linda and Tommy Westfeldt Daryl and Maria Daigle Paul McIllhenny with Elizabeth and Rod Rodriguez Deryle and Jessica Bourgeois with Graham and Ann Arceneaux Janet…

Tipping Your Hat

Carolyn Elder, event co-chair Sandi Smith, Brenda Breck and Juli Miller Hart Maureen Evans, Lynn Skidmore and Annette Wood Sybil Naquin, event co-chair Debbie Alciatore, Jerry Alciatore and Janet Renaudin Virginia Eckholdt, Betty Davidson and Jo Ann Wisdom Yvonne La…

A Gift for Giving

Cammie Mayer, Charles Mayer and Connie Kitchen Laverne Welch and Laura Jensen Ed Winter, Jackie Milan and Eugene Priestly Pam Halter, Sonda Nagy and Shaney Cefalue For the first year, Raintree Children and Family Services decided to celebrate a community…

Proud to Call New Orleans Home

Lauren Kessler, JLNO president Wendy Beron, event co-chair Veronica Koclanes and Liz Creel Margie Villere, Nell Saussy and M. I. Scoggin Joan Hartson, Joey Marcotte and Marion Bright Kenny LaCour, Mary Grace Rome, chef Bob Iacovone and event co-chair Mathilde…

The Soul Purpose

Event co-chairs Steve and Mara Kupperman with Joy and Boysie Bollinger Event co-chairs Richelle and David Voelker with Jennifer Magee Ashton Ryan, Pam Kancher and James Eason Lt. Governor Mitch Landrieu with Jeanette and Doug Slakey Event co-chairs Paul and…

A Good Alchemy

Event co-chair Annette Wood, John Duck, Jaye Berard Smith and event co-chair Leslie Stokes Suzy Parker, Louis Wilson, Julia Fremin and Karl Schroeder Jacquee Carvin, Guy Brierre and Rosalyn Weinstein Donna Klein, Stephen and Ellen Manshel, and Ryan Berg Ralph…