St. Charles Avenue - December 2009

On the cover

As the holiday season quickly approaches, one of New Orleans’s favorite traditions opens New Orleans City Park to the public: Celebration in the Oaks. This celebration has been a tradition for many residents for the past 23 holiday seasons and…

A note from Bev

I want to begin my column with a huge thank you to Morgan Packard, Editor of St. Charles Avenue. Morgan is invaluable to me and all of us who work at Renaissance Publishing! She is there every day with multiple…

Along the Avenue

October and November were a blur of benefits and book signings, soirees and send-offs, parties and presentations, all squeezed in ahead of the holiday crush. I am a gal who starts shopping for presents in July, and yet am always…

Little Italy in the Big Easy

It is the holiday season and what can a girl wish for, other than a little comfort and joy? This year I’m bypassing the cashmere sweaters, fireplace and Trans-Siberian Orchestra albums, and going straight to the source of true comfort…

Frances Reisman

Juvenile Diabetes is a daily, life threatening disease that can leave adolescents feeling helpless and confused. Frances Reisman was diagnosed with Juvenile Diabetes when she was only 3, but is doing everything she can to help others. This cheerful seventh…

Yannacone - Kaye

A casual meeting among mutual friends at a chic Georgetown bar was the perfect setting for Neal Wallace Kaye III to meet the love of his life, Nicole Marie Yannacone. Following four years of courtship, the two were engaged in…

Luxury Gift Guide

This holiday season forget about the crowed malls or annoying online shopping, shop local at some of these fabulous merchants all over the Greater New Orleans area for some great holiday gift ideas for friends, family and significant others. 

Season’s Greetings

Ruthie Frierson’s holiday home is filled with nostalgia and good cheer during the month of December.

Southern Charm

The Ogden Museum celebrates a beloved folk artist and the American South

Broadway Bound

Lambeth House Foundation kicks off their second fall fundraiser.