St. Charles Avenue - March 2009 03/02/2009 Site Staff FacebookTwitter March Snapshots Carnival CelebrationsRio, Venice and New Orleans set the stage for Mary Wyatt Hines’ debut party. St. Patrick's Day1. RSVP Stationers • 2701 Airline Dr., Ste. Q • 504-837-7787Invite your friends and family for a “wee bit o’fun” with custom St. Patrick’s Day party invitations from RSVP Stationers! Festive cups and napkins also available. 2. Canine Culture • 8110… Gift Giving, SimplifiedNo matter the occasion, Magazine Street has you covered. How Does your Garden Grow?Genevieve Munson Trimble honored by New Orleans Town Gardeners. Urban OasisA New Orleans home with Old-World charm A Royal RenaissanceNational Multiple Sclerosis Society’s Louisiana Chapter’s annual Renaissance Festival. This Side of ParadiseLA/SPCA’s annual Howling Success. Sugar and SpiceNew Orleans Hispanic Heritage Foundation’s annual Azúcar Ball. A Champion With Heart2008 Alexis de Tocqueville Award Celebration. Keeping Us Safe…to PartyCrimestoppers Carnivale 2008, from A-Z. Taking a Chance on ChildrenCarnaval Des Enfants! celebrates romance and magic for a good cause. Debutante Snapshots An Active LifeSt. Charles Avenue’s annual Activist Awards. Bellisimo!The New Orleans Italian community and the Piazza d’Italia. Butcher – Pilcher WeddingFollowing Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Marion Scott Butcher, who goes by Scott, decided to move from her family’s hometown of New Orleans to Atlanta. After being thrust into a new city for just a week, Scott met her future husband,… Not Too SweetThe negative effects of sugar. Home GrownSpring is the perfect time to sample locally sourced foods. Margaret Ann BryanStudent Activist Catfish Court BouillonChef Donald Link expands his restaurants with Calcasieu and tempts our taste buds in the process. Along the AvenueAbout this time of year, I feel like the police who, at the stroke of midnight, head up Bourbon Street announcing, “Mardi Gras is over. Lent has begun. Please clear the streets.” Much as we love our rhinestone royalty, fantastic… On the CoverTo keep up with the lively Mexican conductor Carlos Miguel Prieto, some Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra fans felt they should up the tempo – only Con Brio, an Italian musical term for “with spirit” or “with brilliance,” would do. They found the… A Note from BevWe are “in the clouds” and very excited that our cover features The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra and the new group they’re forming called Con Brio! Thanks to cover models: Famed conductor extraordinaire, Carlos Prieto, and co-chairs: Nancy Hales, Pam Ryan… What's HotFor the garden A Tamed ManeJohn Jay expertly crafts a whole new look. Gourmet GalaMarch of Dimes’ 24th annual Signature Chefs Gala. Lighting the WayPreviewing Celebration in the Oaks.