St. Charles Avenue - February 2013

A Note from Bev

Amazing Grapes, the fabulous spring fundraiser for Hermann-Grima and Gallier Historic Houses is March 1 and you don’t want to miss it! We are so excited to have executive director Mamie Gasperecz, co-chairs Holt Kolb and Cara Ogg, Barry Wiss…

Cruisin’ the Crescent - February 2013

Six degrees of separation is defined as: the idea that everyone is approximately six or fewer steps away, by way of introduction, from any other person in the world. I thought of this theory after socializing over the holidays. We…

Art for the Ages

18th annual “Poydras Home Art Show” raises $103,000 for a new wellness and therapy center.

Finding the Best Mascara For You

Magazines flood us with information on “the best” mascaras, but what works for some may not work for others – I can’t stress enough the importance of finding what works for you. To make it easier to get the most…

A Royal Welcome

Arriving Mardi Gras morning, 1950, at 7 a.m. by private train car, His Royal Highness, Edward, Duke of Windsor, and his wife, Wallis, Duchess of Windsor, were taken first to the St. Charles Hotel to settle in and then began…

Passionate Eats

February has the makings for some very special occasion moments. Between Mardi Gras and Valentine’s Day (only two days, actually), you’ll probably be in need of some dining recommendations, and if chefs Kristin Butterworth and Brian McGeehee have anything to…

Shop Mardi Gras

          Abeille 324-3488 Your Mardi Gras must-haves: hangover prevention patches and hair chalk! Banbury Cross Fine Children’s Clothing 837-0447 Purple gingham smocked romper and bow Betty Hunley Designs 895-2870 Hand gilded door embellishment Chatta Box 454-1527…

Bridal Resource Directory

                  CATERERS/FOOD SERVICE Fresh Bar 6101 Magazine St. 309-9513 Pinkberry 5601 Magazine St. (and other locations) 899-4260 Toulouse Catering 3811 Toulouse 488-4466   CHILDREN’S CLOTHES Angelique Baby 5519 Magazine St. 899-8992 Banbury…

On the Cover: February 2013

Celebrating all things wine, the annual spring fundraiser “Amazing Grapes” is hosted by the Hermann-Grima + Gallier Historic Houses. This event helps to sustain its educational programming; these programs are tailored to the individual classroom curriculum of each school and…

Real Wedding: Bland - McLean

In 2008, Laura Anne Bland and Lee Davidson McLean IV both went to Fat Harry’s to catch the Saint’s game – the two had never met but were pleasantly surprised to find out they had many mutual friends. That evening,…