St. Charles Avenue - February 2010 02/01/2010 Site Staff FacebookTwitter Planning ProgressMake your resolution stick. Fête for a QueenThe Ladies Leukemia League celebrates 40 years. Gabrielle SpangenbergGabrielle “Gaby” Nicette Spangenberg is a senior at McGehee and will be graduating this May. Like every senior, Gaby hopes to have made an impact on her high school and peers; being an activist since an early age, she has… Lighting the WayThe Anti-Defamation League’s annual A.I. Botnick Torch of Liberty Awards On the coverThe Women’s Guild of the New Orleans Opera Association is roaring. The Roaring 1920s, that is. The guild’s major annual fundraiser for the Opera Association will be the “Great Gatsby” Opera Ball and will be held, not in West Egg,… Farris - McMillanWho knows if it was love at first sight, but Jennifer Lynne Farris and Lee Richards McMillan III were first introduced at the 2007 Jazz Fest by close friend Ansley Seaver. The two then had their first official date at… Bolero in Black TieThe 19th annual Azucar Ball celebrates scholars. A note from BevWe are very excited to feature on our cover the Great Gatsby Opera Ball, to be held April 10 at The Roosevelt New Orleans. The glamorous co-chairs Jude Swenson, Yvonne Coe, Jeanne Charlebois and Holli Ensz are promising a night… Mossy - ChristovichMary Louise Mossy marries William Kearney Christovich February 18, 1950 Carnivale for ChildrenThe Emeril Lagasse Foundation and guests spend a star-studded night. Along the AvenueFebruary is a holiday trifecta: Valentine’s Day, President’s Day and Mardi Gras! But before looking forward to reinstating New Year’s resolutions as Lenten practices, let’s talk about the joys and excesses of Christmas and New Year’s past.Love’s magic spell is… Traveling in StyleNo matter where you’re off to this spring, these tips will have you feeling and looking fabulous. Move Over, HollywoodThe Louisiana SPCA’s Howling Success goes to the stars. What’s HotValentine’s Day Set the StageAn era of romance is reborn at The Roosevelt New Orleans, offering a new generation of brides an experience of vintage elegance. Starting with a sense of arrival in the palatial lobby adorned with original crystal chandeliers, gilded columns, mosaic… Bridal Resource DirectoryBeautyBamboo Apothecary4112 Magazine St.895-1664Belladonna2900 Magazine St.891-4393Burke’s4610 Magazine St.451-9696/952-0000Earthsavers5501 Magazine St.899-8555Lakeside Shopping Center Annex835-0225Face & Body Institute3900 Veterans Blvd., #200455-1000Heidi DeckerAirbrush MakeUp Artist382-0088Make Me Up!3426 Magazine St.891-9688Salon M4336 Canal St304-6525Studio E819 Canal St.525-3096Cakes/Ice Cream/ChocolateBittersweet Confections5331 Canal Blvd.484-0780Blue Frog Chocolates5707 Magazine St.269-5707Gambino’s4821… skin deepNew Look for a New Year A Very Special EveningThe Young Friends of St. Andrew’s Village raise awareness and funds for a new community. Fleur de ListsCarnival ‘10 in Numbers and Notes Steak on a BrickThe Green Goddess stretches our foodie muscles. A Different Kind of RenaissanceThe National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s Renaissance Festival. Sweet TreatsIndulge yourself in these local little deadlies. Public Safety First!The New Orleans Police and Justice Foundation awards some of the city’s heroes. The Theme’s the ThingCreating Mardi Gras floats is a full-time job. A Night of LightCelebration in the Oaks fêtes 23 years of tradition. february snapshots More Than Just the Fab FourThe Jewish Community Center hosts Come Together 2009.