St. Charles Avenue - April 2021

“JCC’s Big Night In”

The New Orleans Jewish Community Center (JCC) asked patrons to wear their most comfortable pajamas, sit back in their favorite chairs and indulge in an evening of star-studded entertainment from locally and internationally renowned performers for its annual Center Celebration,…

“Moonlight & Miracles Gala”

 VP & General Manager of Fox 8 WVUE Ronna Corrente, Host & Chief Meteorologist of Fox 8 WVUE David Bernard, Host & Ochsner Health Foundation Board Member Lori Ochsner and Host & SVP & Chief Marketing Officer at New Orleans…

Changemakers | Nita Gassen & Judy Schott

Two women have taken their business idea from the Mandeville Market all the way to Shark Tank, the reality TV show focused on entrepreneurs. Here is what Nita Gassen and Judy Schott have to say about launching their company Better…

SNAPSHOTS

Diamonds Direct general manager Kyle Rising-Moore and diamond expert Nafeesa Mateen celebrated the $50,000 raised for No Kid Hungry in September, as part of Diamonds Direct’s year-long goal to donate a total of $100,000 to the charity. Justin D’Herete discussed…

Shop Talk: Kim Alvarez

What is Landscape Images best known for?  We are known for turning ordinary spaces into extraordinary spaces. We are a full-service landscaping company for residential and commercial properties that practices a “design, build and maintain” philosophy. We pride ourselves on…

Shop Talk: Mark Francis

What is the significance of Vista Shores’ three distinct “neighborhoods”? These neighborhoods are designed to offer individualized and unique care to accommodate each person’s individual journey to wellness, happiness and health. What is the most important aspect of caring for…

Editor's Note

Bev’s Note Now that everyone is getting the vaccines, we’re excited to get out there and go places, so you’ll be sure to welcome our annual spring fashion feature starring model Rupa Jolly for the perfect ideas to enliven your…

Student Activists: Amari Knighten

“It is important to be involved in your community, because if we don’t, then who will? If you want something to happen, then you should work on your part to make it happen,” says Amari Knighten, a senior at Archbishop…

Kid's Play | The Historic New Orleans Collection

ur all-too-brief spring in New Orleans usually means festivals, crawfish and all things outside. Some of these events are still on hold, however we’re still looking for ways to expose kids to our culture and history. The Historic New Orleans…

The Dish | Finding Beauty at Trenasse

“Trenasse” is a Cajun term for a cut-through in a marsh. It leads to something. Founded in 2013 by chef and restaurateur Jim Richard, Trenasse, located inside New Orleans’ Intercontinental Hotel, is still going places, revealing inventive surprises, delighting –…

What's Hot | Spring Accessories

Not even a dreary day can rain on the foot parade of a pair of bright yellow Joules rain boots with bumblebee accents. Feet First, 4122 Magazine St., 899-6800, FeetFirstStores.com  Do some art gallery window browsing through a pair of…

Fashion in Bloom

Fashion Stylist: Melissa Coleman Photographer: Theresa Cassagne Makeup: Midori Tajiri-Byrd / Midori Makeup Artistry Hair: Jessica Palma / Palma Pro Artistry All jewelry provided by Jack Sutton Dark floral dress by LoveShackFancy from Peony | Jack…

Nostalgia | John F. Popp & Rebecca Grant Popp

When businessman and philanthropist John F. Popp died in 1918, one of the first beneficiaries of his legacy was Audubon Park. His donation was to be used to “increase the recreative opportunities of the park for the benefit of the…

“You Night Cancer Survivor Runway Show & Celebration”

“You Night” is a year-round program that helps women emotionally cope after a cancer diagnosis and build sisterhood and confidence. “You Night 2020” offered 50 local women from New Orleans and St. Tammany the experience of participating in a runway…

Crafting, Camping & Caring – Oh My!

If the past year has taught us anything, it’s that nothing is more valuable than time spent with loved ones. Spring is here and summer is fast approaching, and with the promise of warmer weather and a gradual return to…

Brunch

As seen in St. Charles Avenue, April 2021 Acropolis on Freret 4510 Freret St.  |  504.309.0069  |  AcropolisOnFreret.com It's a Mediterranean focus and not ALL GREEK at Acropolis on Freret! Brunch is offered Saturday and Sunday, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Enjoy…

Summer Camp

As seen in St. Charles Avenue, April 2021 Ecole Bilingue Le Camp d’Été 821 General Pershing St., New Orleans (504) 896-4500  |  EBNola.net Join Ecole Bilingue for a fun-filled French summer camp where children will learn the art of French…