St. Charles Avenue - February 2014 01/31/2014 Site Staff FacebookTwitter Vintage Wedding: Jean Gladys McKenzieJune 24, 1944 – Sydney, Australia On the CoverChaired by Andrea Frischhertz and Ann Heslin, this year’s “Lark in the Park” presented by Friends of City Park to benefit the City Park Carousel promises to be an exciting ride. With a patron party at 7 p.m. and gala at 8… Mixing It UpThis year’s “Cocktails for KID smART” honored Adrian Deckbar. Local Wedding: Edwards – PiersonEugenia Baker Edwards and Mathews Edward Pierson first met in 2003 when Mathews moved to Washington, D.C. with a fellow Michigander who coincidently worked on the Hill with Eugenia. The two remained in the same circle of friends for years… A Note from BevIt’s a Love Fest Artfully EntertainingPoydras Home’s 19th annual “Home Art Show and Patron Party.” Young Bloods: RUBARBNew Orleanians and bicycles go together like grits and grillades – they’re a perfect pair. After all, bicycles offer transportation, exercise and most importantly, fun. Fortunately, the RUBARB (Rusted Up Beyond All Recognition Bikes) organization provides an opportunity for New Orleans… Cruisin’ The CrescentThis year my company had a very dear employee retire who had been with us for over 40 years. Although we’re sad to see him go, we wanted to thank him for all of his hard work by giving him… A Cause to Cha-ChaBridge House/Grace House danced for funds. Student Activist of the Month: David TrepagnierBrother Martin High School Find Your Red LipSimplifying the best – and often most complicated – lip color Cruising in CostumeAlternatives Living, Inc., dressed up to raise funds. Shop Talk: Peggy RothThe owner of Banbury Cross talks about how her store came to be and why she loves her job. Space TravelersA fun and inexpensive way to entertain the kids Viva the VolunteersSt. Elizabeth’s Guild honored its 10 volunteer activists of 2013. Shop Talk: Larry ConnerThe general manager of Stone Creek Club and Spa talks about what makes the spot so popular. What’s Hot for Valentine’s DayAll right, ladies, it’s that time of year again – and before we get into singles versus couples and the Great Valentine’s Day Debate (i.e. who you’re going to share it with), let’s step back and consider this: whether you have your… Ponying UpThe “Harvest Cup Polo Classic” celebrated 17 years. Snapshots Fork TenderExecutive Chef Michael Sichel of Galatoire’s 33 Bar & Steak shares the recipe for Prime 33 T-bone Bonne Femme. Being Bonnie and ClydeThe LMF celebrated “An Arresting Experience.” Going Gaga for GondolasThe rise and fall of the MART Local StandardsCommunity cornerstone restaurants Our 2014 Couture Wedding GuideThe To Dos Before the I Dos Performance CalendarFebruary Through Feb. 1 Marilyn: Forever Blonde The one-woman play based on the life of Marilyn Monroe finds the star on photo shoot before her death. Joy Theater, 1200 Canal St., 528-9569, TheJoyTheater.com Through Feb. 8 Golda’s Balcony William Gibson’s… Blue Dog MemoriesThe 2013 “O What A Night” honored George Rodrigue. Bridal Resource DirectoryCaterers/Food Service Aunt Sally’s Original Creole Pralines 750 St. Charles Ave. (and other locations) 1-800-642-7257 Toll Free Ralph Brennan Catering & Events 539-5511 ralphbrennancatering.com Children’s Clothes Angelique Baby 5519 Magazine St. 899-8992 angeliquestores.com Banbury Cross 100 Atherton Drive 837-0447 banburycrossonline.com… 125 Years of Helping AnimalsThe LA-SPCA presented its annual “Howling Success.” Spice Up Your SpringLocal restaurants introduce new menus, cocktails, and specials. Gathering On the AvenueThe Jewish Community Center celebrated its 65 years.