St. Charles Avenue - August 2009

Treadway-Garrison Wedding

Although Elizabeth Frances Treadway and Dustin Todd Garrison first met in high school, they don’t exactly call themselves high school sweethearts. After years of being close friends at Mandeville High, Elizabeth went off to college at the University of Alabama…

Back to School

The summer doldrums are coming to an end, and for many that means the start of a new school year. Joining new sports teams and clubs, seeing old friends again, and even figuring out your class schedule is an exciting…

Fall into Metairie Road

As summer comes to a close, you’ll be looking for ways to spice up your fall. The shops and businesses on Metairie Road can help you accomplish that goal no matter your style or flavor. For instance Mirabella (605 C)*…

Summer Soup

Chef Adolfo Garcia of Rio Mar keeps us cool with watermelon gazpacho with crispy Serrano ham and crabmeat.

Feeling Blue

The Roosevelt Hotel’s Blue Room regains its former glory.

St. Charles Avenue Weddings

Though summer in New Orleans is often fraught with weather worries, there’s nothing so beautiful as a summer bride – except for a fall bride, or a winter one and spring is beautiful too! Brides are known for being at…

Darnall-Mann Wedding

When Matthew Lee Mann met Kristen Michelle Darnall, it was love at first strike! They met after one of his teammates on the Tulane baseball team, Carter Hill, married Kristen’s lifelong friend, Lauren Barksdale. After meeting, they hit it off…

Lamb-Brooks Wedding

Nothing brings two people together like the Louisiana State University Fighting Tigers! That's exactly how Whitney Ann Lamb and Roy Elmer Brooks III met, on the LSU campus during college through mutual friends. The two dated on and off for…

Logan-Smith Wedding

The campus of quaint Sewanee: University of the South was the setting when Virginia “Ginger” Zatarain Logan and William “Will” Terry Smith began their courtship. They first met on a spring break trip to Florida with a few college friends.…

On the Cover

Soon dogs such as Mr. Bundles, Dingo and Wilhelm will have a place to call their own after NOLA City Bark opens New Orleans’ first officially designated dog park. The planning for this state-of-the-art dog park began in August 2007,…

Meric-Crunk Wedding

The campus of Washington & Lee University set the scene when Anne Hartley Meric (who goes by Hartley) met Blair Andrew Crunk while taking an economics class. The two started doing homework together, and before long realized they wanted to…

Sip to Save

Hermann-Grima/Gallier Historic Houses raises money through wine.

A Note from Bev

We are all so excited about the tremendous efforts taking place at City Park! The newest development is the new dog park, known as City Bark, which will be a fabulous addition. We want to thank our cover models: Margo…

Perrilliat-Turcotte Wedding

The courtship of Gwendolyn Derbes Perrilliat and Richard Edward Turcotte began in a very conventional way, by being introduced by mutual friends in Gwendolyn’s hometown of New Orleans. But during their two-and-a-half years of dating, theirs would be a true…

Along the Avenue

By the time you read this, you’ll have noticed the city seems to be a sea of white clothing. It is not just because it’s so very hot; August is a month traditionally dominated by White Linen Night, when a…