St. Charles Avenue - April 2013

Local Wedding: Laborde – Dunn

Monique Anne Laborde and James Edwin Dunn III met in Washington, D.C. The two married on December 29, 2012 at Monique’s high school, Academy of the Sacred Heart, and guests spent the evening celebrating the love of Monique and James.…

New Bites and Highlights in New Orleans Restaurants

Looking for a few adventurous and fun restaurant options to add some spunk to your otherwise routine spots? These days New Orleans is bustling with places that will add the spark to your love of dining out. SoBou is located…

The 26th Annual “Art Against AIDS” Gala

When an opportunity comes along to support a worthwhile cause and have an unforgettable evening while doing so, many would agree that this is just too good to pass up. It seems the guests at “Art Against AIDS” at…

Sentimental Encore

Illustrations by Kathryn Stoll Mills | Makeup by Brandie Hopstein Hair by Niki Walker Salon | Market Editor by Mirella Cameran Models: 2013 “Sentimental Journey” co-chairs Caroline Robert and Daphne Berger in Garden Party Attire In a city that reveres…

Lambtastic Recipe

Chef Nick Hufft’s Lamb Burger as served at Barcadia Bar & Grill and Curbside Food Trucks.

2013 Courts of Carnival

For an evening, the spotlight was all theirs. Though the anticipation spanned years, often beginning at birth, the moment was fleeting – but what a moment it was. Ahead the challenges of the real world awaited them, but for the…

When It’s Time to Get Rid of Your Makeup

Do a quick check of any bathroom and chances are you’ll find jars of rarely used face cream, the dregs of a favorite powder blush and at least one tube of lip gloss squeezed within an inch of its life.…

The Annual Fore!Kids “Golf Ball Gala”

Sports lovers and kids lovers united at the Fore!Kids Foundation’s annual “Golf Ball Gala,” which “tee’d off” at 7 p.m., Friday, November 30. The foundation is one of the premier organizations in the New Orleans area whose efforts help…

Remembering K&B

Pharmacists Gus Katz and Sydney Besthoff formed a partnership in 1905 that would become one of New Orleans’ most treasured icons of the 20th century. The first Katz and Besthoff drugstore opened in 1905 at 732 Canal St. By 1955,…

What’s Hot in Accessories

Now that your feet no longer need to be encased in wool socks and leather boots to survive the outdoors, you can go for something a little more gamine in the shoe department. Put away your scarves and sweaters, too,…

A Note from Bev

It is almost May 3, which is time for the 36th annual black-tie extravaganza, “Whitney Zoo-To-Do!” Olivia Manning is chairman this year and promises a fabulous night with lavish decorations and premium cocktails and food from the best restaurants in…

On the Cover

The New Orleans Zoo is at its best for the annual “Whitney Zoo-To-Do” fundraiser. The event sees the zoo transformed into a fairy-lit wonderland for one magical night on Friday, May 3. Proceeds will help underwrite the renewal and relocation…

Cruisin’ the Crescent

We identify many things that come with Carnival season. Parades, beads and King Cakes all come and go, but one thing stays with us: crawfish. In New Orleans, Mardi Gras is also the time crawfish season starts and we can…

Come One, Come All: The CADA Carnivale Patron Party

An invitation-only patron party, which was graciously hosted by Honorary Chairs Paul and Donna Flower and sponsored by The New Orleans Saints, was for close CADA (Council on Alcohol & Drug Abuse for Greater New Orleans) supporters and “Carnivale” sponsors…

An 80th Birthday Dinner at Arnaud’s

We just attended an 80th birthday dinner at the Creole Cottage at Arnaud’s, and it was perfection! The Creole Cottage has just been renovated and it’s so chic. The party started at 7 p.m. and the toasts were still going…