St. Charles Avenue - June 2011

Mardi Gras Mambo

Bridge House kicks off 2012 Mardi Gras season with annual fundraiser.

Andrew Woodward Downing

Andrew Woodward Downing is a seventh grader at Stuart Hall School for Boys, and he’s very active in his community. Volunteering with the Miracle League has been one of his most rewarding experiences. Last spring, Downing was paired up with…

Laborde – Bonham

Blayne Yves Laborde and James Davis Bonham were introduced through a mutual friend at a party in 2008. Instantly they were inseparable and, as they say, the rest is history.Two years later, while home for the weekend for the Osiris…

Kinder Cool

New Orleans’ locally owned children’s stores cater to fashion-forward moms, covering all the bases from infancy through pre-K and beyond with carefully edited collections for stylish occasions.Kalencom of New Orleans thoroughly modern diaper bags in eye-popping patterns at Little Miss…

Party Hardy

Chef Alex Harrell of Sylvain fills us up with his Sautéed Shrimp and Durum Pasta with Roasted Tomatoes, Corn and Bacon.

Along the Avenue June 2011

What a spring! Funds were raised for good causes, glasses raised in praise of birthdays and celebrations and there was general merrymaking all around. There was a royal wedding in England (come now, admit you watched it on the telly).…

A note from Bev

We are so thrilled to feature honoree Harry Connick Sr. surrounded by three gorgeous Victory Belles for the 2011 Iberia Bank Victory Ball for the National World War II Museum. The party is Friday, June 3, and begins with the…

On the Cover

Special thanks to Kacey Hill and Jessica Skelly of the National World War II Museum for their invaluable assistance, and to Victory Belles Tara Brewer, Courtney Boe and Mandi Ridgdell.Celebrate the opening of the John E. Kushner Restoration Pavilion, the…

A Tremendous Tour

The Junior League of New Orleans’ annual Kitchen Tour began with a Kick-Off Party.

Chocolate and Cheese

June is National Candy Month, but who designated it so? Perhaps the same masterminds behind National Dairy Month, also in June. While I’ve staved off osteoporosis with a daily habit of peanut butter cup ice cream for the past decade,…

A Dancing Diva Summer Party

We still have time to enjoy a June night without too much heat; capitalize on this by planning an outdoor soirée. My husband, Johnny Church, has an incredible collection of 1950s and ’60s 45 records that we have on our…

The Heart and Soul of Giving

Blue and white gingham-draped tables and buffets on old cedar doors greeted guests with” a backyard, juke joint feel at Legacy Donor Foundation’s “Soul Revival 2011” on April 8.The Tree of Life Bar, a circle bar with a lighted tree…