St. Charles Avenue - December 2012

On the Cover: December 2012

Each year St. Charles Avenue honors a select number of local philanthropists who have made a tangible difference in our community. Herschel Abbott Jr., Dr. Scott Cowen, Dana Hansel, Betsy Nalty, Dottie Reese and Greg Rusovich, who have graciously posed…

A Note from Bev

This is our favorite time of the year because we get to spotlight the activists who are making our city shine with all of the effort that these New Orleanians put into their favorite nonprofits! We are so grateful to…

The Dish: More than Just Coffee

Has your caffeine intake naturally gone up by about 50 percent this holiday season? Yes, it’s December, time for the body to kick into proverbial yuletide gear. But before you buy another corporate mocha choca latta yadda yadda, why not…

Cruisin’ the Crescent -December 2012

With Christmas around the corner, it’s only fitting that we start getting into the yuletide cheer. So I wasn’t too shocked when I turned on my television and Scrooge was on. As the movie progressed, I thought how similar the…

Bev Entertaining: A New Twist on the Traditional

This holiday season you’ll see a lot of the new “hot” colors – pink, aqua, lime green and purple – so definitely try a new color palette. I love a real Christmas tree to give the scent of the holidays, but…

Activists of the Year

St. Charles Avenue magazine is proud to present its Activists of the Year 2012: Herschel Abbot Jr., Dr. Scott Cowen, Dana Hansel, Betsy Nalty, Dottie Reese and Greg Rusovich. By honoring these six locals, we're honoring the gifts of their…

Luxury Gift Guide

              Abeille 504/324-3488 JJ Winters Snakeskin Envelope Clutch (Made in USA) Angelique 504/866-1092 Red Valentino cheetah print goat coat with raccoon fur trim Angelique Shoe 504/891-8992 Dannijo statement necklace Ashley Hall Interiors 504/524-0196 Hancock…

With this Ring: Emory - Claiborne

Although Meredith Emory and Cole Claiborne’s parents have been good friends for many years, they were seldom in New Orleans at the same time. After Meredith moved back to New Orleans in July 2010, Cole’s mom suggested introducing her to…

New Orleans Nostalgia: Going to Market

New Orleans’ history of public markets began in the 1780s with what’s known today as the French Market. Many markets were opened over the next three decades, and by World War I, there were 32 public markets operating around the…

Jammin' for Justice

The Pro Bono Project’s 24th annual “Justice for All Ball” rocks through the night.