St. Charles Avenue - August 2010

Gravois - Lupo Wedding

In June 2007, Sudie Sutter invited her good friend Abigail “Abby” Anne Gravois to attend a March of Dimes fundraiser in New Orleans. Abby wasn’t sure if she was going to accept the invitation, but after a little push from…

Hardin - Kern Wedding

Standing at the deli counter at Martin’s Wine Cellar, Patricia “Trisha” Brousseau Hardin met her future husband’s father, Stephen Sims Kern. He had a hunch that Trisha and his son, Scott Stephen Kern, would really hit it off. Even though…

Bart - Marks Wedding

Carrie Lynn Bart and Austin David Weaver Marks met in sixth grade at Isidore Newman School and started dating during their junior year. The high school sweethearts decided to take a break from their romantic relationship, but wanted to maintain their…

Wood - Beery Wedding

Angel Nicole Wood and Kenneth “Taylor” Beery met in 2007 at a Fourth of July party hosted by a mutual friend on the Chesapeake Bay in Annapolis, Md. At the time, they were both living in Washington, D.C. – though…

Mintz - Bauman Wedding

Cheryl Christina Mintz and Brett Patrick Bauman both have strong philanthropic backgrounds and met while doing charity work for the March of Dimes. Their courtship was already filled with romantic trips including skiing vacations, scuba diving and many more adventures…

Shackelford - Dupuy Wedding

Regan Elizabeth Shackelford and Peter Hillyer “Hill” Dupuy Jr. sat next to each other an entire spring semester in a history class their freshman year at Ole Miss. Thereafter their romance blossomed.After Regan’s graduation from Ole Miss, the Shackelfords and…

On the cover

The New Orleans cultural season is sounding its beginning once again – with Overture to the Cultural Season’s annual gala leading the way. This year, the gala’s theme is “Celebration of the Arts,” and the event will be held at…

A note from Bev

We are thrilled to present Overture to the Cultural Season’s “Celebration of the Arts” on our cover for August! Thanks to gala co-chairs Linda Skidmore Forman and Margaret Mielke; honorary chairman Dr. Donald Boomgaarden, dean of Loyola’s College of Music…

Sarah Seyler

Sarah Seyler is a junior at St. Mary’s Dominican High School and primarily focuses on rescuing animals in New Orleans.Seyler works with Animal Rescue New Orleans, a private no-kill animal shelter formed after Hurricane Katrina with a mission to rescue,…

Along the Avenue

From rooftop celebrations to dancing at tennis clubs to fireworks over the Mississippi, New Orleanians celebrated Independence Day with patriotic aplomb. And, this being a city that cherishes its French heritage, most folks left the tri-color up for Bastille Day…

Young at Art

Louisiana’s up-and-coming artists get a boost from the community.

Wild Things

Whitney Zoo-To-Do event begins the Audubon Cool Zoo Splash Park.

Follow the Metairie Road

With autumn quickly approaching, New Orleanians will want to take advantage of those last vestiges of summer – swimming, barbecues, iced tea and, of course, shopping! There is no better time to explore the plethora of shops and boutiques along…