St. Charles Avenue - June 2010 06/01/2010 Site Staff FacebookTwitter Bridging the GapCochon Cotillion: Promoting hope through fancy dress. Bringing Back BolivarNew Orleans’ Garden of the Americas gets a facelift. Fashionable TastesDress For Success promotes its mission through an annual luncheon. Pound of PreventionA few extra minutes a day keeps the doctor away. Sweet ReliefFeed the Relief hosts a jazzy fundraiser. 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… Taste TestNine years of Taste of the Town is celebrated. Party Like an AnimalRobert Kerrigan’s barnyard birthday. Tour de KitchenThe Junior League fêtes its Kitchen Tours with a Kick-Off Party. On the coverAt 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… Bowling –HurayLauren 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… Jump for Your Love27 years of preservation is celebrated at Julia Jump. A note from BevThis 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.,… Kids GiftsLil’ 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… The Blooms are Always Greener…Art In Bloom celebrates its 22nd year. Along the AvenueDodging 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… june snapshots Flapper-gastedThe Roaring Twenties came to New Orleans for the New Orleans Opera Association’s Great Gatsby Opera Ball.Father’s DayWhile 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… Pooches GraciasFrom doggie daycare and grooming to adoption and health care, here are the best ways to pamper your pet. Havana NightsThe Legacy Donor Foundation’s annual Soul Revival channels 1940s Tropicana glamour.All Aboard Beauty11 tips and tricks for travel. The Mini MixStylish separates for play dates, parties, playgrounds and beyond! Shrimp SnackingMesón 923 and Executive Chef Chris Lynch keep it cool for summer. Climbing to the Top25 years of encouraging children to read. A Need for SeafoodWhen facing a disaster, be sure to eat your favorites!