St. Charles Avenue - December 2009 11/30/2009 Site Staff FacebookTwitter What’s HotJewelry Season’s GreetingsRuthie Frierson’s holiday home is filled with nostalgia and good cheer during the month of December. Seasonal SparkleFestive solutions for all of your holiday needs. March of ChefsAn annual gourmet extravaganza benefits March of Dimes. Galvez’s Fig and Bourbon SauceChef Lauren Cedillo adds the perfect sauce for fall. Southern CharmThe Ogden Museum celebrates a beloved folk artist and the American South Little Italy in the Big EasyIt 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… Creating Local LegendsUrban Conservancy wants to know if “You Are Here.” Canal Street at ChristmasStrolling this thoroughfare during the holidays will take you back in time. A Partnership for Greener PasturesParkway Partners’ Feast with the Stars. December Snapshots A Perfect 10Family Service honors those making a difference. Interest in IntervalsKeeping your cardio challenging and fun. Preservationists Keep It Up LongerThe 2009 Renaissance Awards and Heritage Club Luncheon. Frances ReismanJuvenile 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… Ghouls, Ghosts, Gators and GorillasBoo at the Zoo continues to entertain. On the coverAs 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… Yannacone - KayeA 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… Passion for PerformingJPAS celebrates 14 years of outreach fundraising. A note from BevI 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…Luxury Gift GuideThis 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. Better “Safe” than Sorry!Planned Parenthood celebrates 25 years of service in New Orleans. Along the AvenueOctober 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… Be the Holiday HeroineDecorating for this time of year has never been easier … or more fun! Broadway BoundLambeth House Foundation kicks off their second fall fundraiser.