St. Charles Avenue - June 2010

On the cover

At this year’s Young Aspirations/Young Artists fundraiser, young artists from area schools are encouraging patrons to “Just Say YA/YA!” – and put good use to their dollars. “Just Say YA/YA,” the organization’s 2nd annual fundraiser, will feature hand painted chairs…

A note from Bev

This June, we’re featuring one of my favorite causes on our cover: Young Aspirations/Young Artists! The second annual “Just Say YA/YA” event will take place Thursday, July 22 at the brand new The 12 Bar on 608 St. Peters St.,…

Along the Avenue

Dodging raindrops and Jazz Fest crowds, April seemed a month when chefs became saints and everyone came out in droves to applaud their efforts (and eat their treats). Tip your cap to Chef Emeril Lagasse. Not only did he opt…

Father’s Day

While Fathers may know best, they usually spend their time and efforts caring for their families and often putting themselves last. Dads not only made sure we had new cleats for soccer; they spent hours in the backyard helping us…

Shrimp Snacking

Mesón 923 and Executive Chef Chris Lynch keep it cool for summer.

Amy Coulter Schully

“Activism is not academic, and yet I feel as though it teaches me the most about how to be the best person I can be, not the best student in the classroom,” says Amy Coulter Schully, an incoming junior at…

Bowling –Huray

Lauren Elise Bowling and close friend Sarah Watson Ofner saw John Matthew Hurray around Dallas and wondered if he was a mutual friend’s older brother. In October 2004, Lauren and Sarah approached Matt asking: “Hey! Are you Christian’s brother?” This…

Kids Gifts

Lil’ Attitudes701 Metairie Rd. | 304-6829Stephen & Joseph gifts are great travel accessories for a trip to the beach, afternoon at the zoo or an overnight stay at Grandma’s with the sippy-cup Bottle Buddy, zip-up Tiny Tote, and the bear…

Pooches Gracias

From doggie daycare and grooming to adoption and health care, here are the best ways to pamper your pet.

The Mini Mix

Stylish separates for play dates, parties, playgrounds and beyond!

Taste Test

Nine years of Taste of the Town is celebrated.

Tour de Kitchen

The Junior League fêtes its Kitchen Tours with a Kick-Off Party.


The Roaring Twenties came to New Orleans for the New Orleans Opera Association’s Great Gatsby Opera Ball.

Havana Nights

The Legacy Donor Foundation’s annual Soul Revival channels 1940s Tropicana glamour.