St. Charles Avenue - March 2009

St. Patrick's Day

1. 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…

A Royal Renaissance

National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s Louisiana Chapter’s annual Renaissance Festival.

Sugar and Spice

New Orleans Hispanic Heritage Foundation’s annual Azúcar Ball.


The New Orleans Italian community and the Piazza d’Italia.

Butcher – Pilcher Wedding

Following 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,…

Home Grown

Spring is the perfect time to sample locally sourced foods.

Catfish Court Bouillon

Chef Donald Link expands his restaurants with Calcasieu and tempts our taste buds in the process.

Along the Avenue

About 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 Cover

To 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 Bev

We 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…