St. Charles Avenue - February 2012

cruisin’ the crescent

I hope everyone had a Happy New Year. Since there was a little lull after the New Year, I decided to take advantage of a free day; I’ve lived here my whole life, and I thought about how much I…

Preserving the Past

The Louisiana Museum Foundation’s “Fall Gala” celebrates 50 years of Preservation Hall.

Giving Thanks

The Women’s Exchange and Hermann-Grima/Gallier Historic Houses fête their supporters.

Fire It Up

Sixth annual “What’s Cookin’ With CASA.”

Sold Out

JPAS and its supporters celebrate a year of performances and outreach.

Skin Deep: Romantic Makeup

If you’re a hopeless (or hopeful?) romantic, your makeup ought to look the part. To create the lit-from-within glow possessed by all infamous romantics, create a dewy face with a sheer foundation applied with a foundation brush and blended with…

Planning on Family

Planned Parenthood of Louisiana and the Mississippi Delta raises funds for safe sex.

SAVvy Success

Supporters of St. Andrew’s Village gather to benefit its community.

The Dish: Burrata Love

It floats on the plate before you, that exquisite pillow of cheese. To the untrained eye it simply appears to be mozzarella, but think again. The faintest touch of the fork reveals a far more delicate tenacity. The mozzarella, only…

On the Cover

After Hurricane Katrina ravaged the city of New Orleans, many organizations stepped up to help rebuild. One of those organizations is Make It Right, whose mission is to be a catalyst for redevelopment of the Lower 9th Ward by building a…

Modern Vintage

Ethereal layers of embroidered tulles and silks, artisanal invitations, antique pearls, Old Garden roses and heirloom custom linens illustrate the Old-World charm of New Orleans’ nuptial traditions. Starting downtown at the foot of Canal Street and stretching all the way…

Shop Mardi Gras

            Friend & Company 866-5433 Herend Fleur-de-Lis paperweight   Zuka Baby 596-6540 Locally-made tutu by Smudge NOLA; comes in size newborn to 4T   Wellington & Company 525-4855 Bouquet of Carnival-hued rings from the Tacori…

To Your Health: Pump of the Volume

  Dear Guys, I read recently it’s not only what celebrities do to stay fit but it’s the music they listen to that can make a big difference. Is the reason I can’t shed my recent weight gain down to…

With this Ring: Hardin – Goodwin

Elizabeth Kelleher Hardin and Brett Jared Goodwin met during orientation for Tulane Business School. By chance, the two sat next to each other for lunch on the first day and hit it off. A few weeks later they went on a…

A Note from Bev

Everyone in this city knows about Brad Pitt’s extraordinary gift to our city, Make It Right. His efforts have given 90 families who live in the Lower 9th Ward affordable, green and sustainable housing! Now you can be a part…