St. Charles Avenue - June 2013

Fancy a Facelift?

Greek mythology tells the story of Emperor Tiberius who swam the Isle of Capri in search of the fountain of youth. Whether in tales or today, that’s a pretty drastic measure just to look good. But I have to wonder…

Father’s Day Gift Ideas

It is finally time to treat the men in our life to something they deserve. Shopping for dad is a snap with these Father’s Day gifts. For fashion-forward fathers, Dads who love to dine and everyone in between, there’s something…

A Mean Mein

Chef Chip Flanagan of Ralph’s on the Park shares the recipe for the Yaka Mein appetizer.

Play On

New Orleans restaurants that aren’t afraid to play with their food.

“Amazing Grapes” auctions fine wine to preserve history

New Orleans would be lost without its history. Holt Kolb and Cara Ogg organized a spectacular night on March 1 to raise money for Hermann-Grima+Gallier Historic Houses. Hermann-Grima and Gallier are two geographically separate house museums, accredited by the…

A Second Look

“The Greater Gatsby Affair” for the New Orleans Town Gardeners, Inc.

Local Wedding: Kirkwood – Reiss

Sarah Ann Kirkwood and Crutcher Eaves Reiss met at the University of Virginia while earning their undergraduate degrees. Sarah was on the varsity volleyball team while Crutcher was on the football team. The two were friends and began dating while…

Betsy Charron and the New Orleans Street Exchange

Would you like to read about New Orleans from a totally new perspective, help give homeless persons a “hand-up” as micropreneurs and promote literacy and social awareness in the city? All of this can be accomplished for the small price…

On the Cover

The National World War II Museum’s “2013 Whitney Bank Victory Ball” is themed On the Front Lines of Freedom. This gala evening will honor war correspondents and WWII veterans and their “personal reflections during the war that changed the world.”…

“Cajun Night” raises funds for educational services

Southern seafood was the belle of the ball at Chartwell Center’s “Cajun Night” on March 1. Sidney and Norwood Thornton hosted the dinner at their home in anticipation of the Sporting Clays Classic Fun Shoot the following day. “Cajun…

A Note from Bev

If you’ve passed by where Camp Street meets Magazine Street lately, you’ve seen the tremendous building that’s going on at The National World War II Museum – what a shining jewel in our city! We are so proud to present…

Cruisin’ the Crescent

We all learned the meaning of a “Bucket List” from Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson in 2007. Now almost everyone has a Bucket List, and it has adapted into so many different things. You can have a Travel Bucket…