St. Charles Avenue - July 2020

SUPPORT LOCAL

Art and Eyes is open regular biz hours! They are BOOKING APPOINTMENTS & have a dress code; you must come MASKED. (it’s a party!!) Art & Eyes has a UVC eyewear cleaning cabinet and air filters, anti-bacterial everything and a…

Summer Trends 2020

Summer Trends HEALTH & BEAUTY DR. SEAN WEISS FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY Dr. Sean Weiss is a double board-certified Facial Plastic Surgeon and expert in facial aesthetics. This month, take advantage of these incredible offers: $100 off a syringe of filler…

Entertaining with Bev: Helping While Having Fun

Zoom wine tasting with Commander’s Palace’s “Wine Guy” Dan Davis I know that all of us are staying home, washing our hands and wearing our masks, but we all want to get back to whatever we feel is normal, so…

A Philanthropic Fun: A Taste for Good

For those impassioned by good food, the “Taste America Gala Dinner” benefiting the James Beard Foundation offered both an opportunity to enjoy creations from the region’s most celebrated chefs and a way to give back to our community. On February…

What's Hot

July has arrived and the heat is on. When  the temps are this high, you’ll want to keep your fashion choices as low maintenance as possible. These carefree pieces will be a breeze to incorporate into the mix. Select Photos…

A Philanthropic Fun: Reinvention & Recovery

The annual Bridge House / Grace House “Recycled Fashion Show,” which took place on February 9, invited 19 local designers to showcase the possibilities of renewal with re-envisioned treasures found in their thrift stores for a unique fashion show experience.…

Nostalgia: Biff! Bang!

Image appears courtesy of The Historic New Orleans Collection, Gift of Waldemar S. Nelson, 2003.0182.120 In 1918, the New Orleans Elks organized a two-day 4th of July fundraiser for the Navy Relief Society. The Wild West-themed celebration was called Biff!…

Kids Play: Upturn Arts’ U-Turn & More

Just as it seemed like the school year would never end, it suddenly did. In the meantime, New Orleans is slowly opening up when we normally slow down for the summer heat. For many parents the slow re-opening of stores…

Philanthropic Fun: United by Flavor

Each year, the Ella Brennan Lifetime Achievement in Hospitality Award is presented to a recipient who has made a lifetime commitment to the hospitality industry through extraordinary leadership, personal and professional accomplishments and philanthropic contributions to the community. The “New…

Metairie Road

BLEU, a Blowdry Bar 701 Metairie Road, Suite 112-2A, Metairie 309-5999 BLEUaBlowdryBar.com Spring is usually New Orleans’ busiest season, as festivals, graduations and holidays keep area businesses humming with both locals and visitors. But with the arrival of COVID-19 to…

Young Bloods: Rabbi Katie Bauman & Evelyn Turner

As a growing coalition of congregations and community-based organizations, Together New Orleans is a new nonprofit dedicated to affecting real change in our city. A more localized version of Together Louisiana, one of the largest grassroots organizations in the state,…

SNAPSHOTS

Glade Bilby, Lucy Barnett and Gregory Holt celebrated the French Quarter Citizens’ annual fundraiser with “Jazz and Joie de Vivre” at the Orleans Ballroom in the Bourbon Orleans hotel in November 2019. Alvin Albe Jr. and Virginia Boulet enjoyed a…

With This Ring

  At a party for the 2017 St. Patrick’s Day parade, Charlotte Clare Colton found herself standing next to Peyton Walker Lasiter. A native New Orleanian, Clare could tell by Walker’s accent that he wasn’t from her hometown, so…

Morgan's Note

The Louisiana SPCA is committed to finding loving families for the homeless and neglected animals throughout our state. Now is the perfect time to adopt a rescue pet! All you have to do is visit LA-SPCA.org and complete their online adoption application.…

Bev’s Note

We are proud to highlight the work of the New Orleans Ballet Association on our cover this month! Since March, NOBA has shared more than 1,850 hours of virtual dance, fitness and wellness programming for ages 3 to 96. These…

The Dish: Get Out!

Photo By Margo Smart I broke my New Orleans confinement a few weeks ago when I ventured over to Abita Springs and Covington with a friend for an…

Making A Difference: New Orleans City Park

When not juggling working in home offices and remote school lessons while under “stay-at-home” orders, I watched friends jump into various activities – gardening, bread making, Netflix bingeing, cooking, puzzling, reading, etc. – they never seemed to find time for…

A Philanthropic Fun: A Symphony of Service

Jewish Children’s Regional Service held its ninth annual “Jewish Roots of Rhythm & Blues” Gala on February 2 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside. The event was Chaired by three former JCRS Presidents: Neil Kohlman, Bruce Miller and Leon Rittenberg…

Shop Talk: Dr. Richard Gitter

What is your role at Gitter Vein Institute? I am the Director and Founder of Gitter Vein Institute. I’m a board-certified cardiac and vascular surgeon with over 20 years of surgical experience. What services do you offer? Gitter Vein Institute…

Shop Talk: Ingrid Rinck

How did the idea for Rinck Packaging, Inc. come about? For Sensible Meals, it was important to us during the COVID-19 pandemic that we could keep everyone – our vendors, our delivery companies, our employees – moving forward, busy and employed.…