St. Charles Avenue - March 2021

LCM’s “CHAIRish the Children”

Will and CEO Julia Bland with Dr. Kim and Will Bland     Partygoers dined safely and socially distanced for the 22nd “CHAIRish the Children: A Fall Feast Celebrating New Orleans.” The annual event benefits the Louisiana Children’s Museum, for which…

Ogden’s “O What a Night!”

Executive Director William Pittman Andrews, Event Chair and Board of Trustees Member Catherine Makk and Auctioneer CK Swett     With the health and safety of its supporters in mind, Ogden Museum of Southern Art transitioned its annual “O What…

The Dish | Taco Nation

The Mexican and Central American immigrants who came to our aid in rebuilding our shattered region after the Big Bath in 2005 brought their culinary traditions and, in some cases, their taco trucks with them. In doing so they radically…

SNAPSHOTS

First Tee Greater New Orleans hosted its inaugural “100 Hole Golf Marathon” at the Metairie Country Club in August 2020 to raise funds for First Tee’s after school programs. Fourteen golfers played the 100-hole event, raising more than $25,000 and…

What's Hot | Home Decor

You get a little thrill every time you discover a decorative accent that will fill a particular nook in your house in just the right way. Perk up your abode with unique, personal accents and décor that aim to delight…

Entertaining With Bev | Seeing Beyond Spectacle

Though we weren’t able to enjoy the entertainment that the Rex Organization usually provides the city of New Orleans on Mardi Gras Day, there’s much more to this group than spectacle. The Rex Organization, through their Pro Bono Publico Foundation,…

Kid's Play | The Woodlands Conservancy

The flat terrain and often intense climate in these parts don’t make for the best hiking. While there’s ample green space for walks and runs, there aren’t a ton of hiking trails that offer a diversity of terrain or wildlife.…

Shop Talk | Amanda Fritscher

What do you do for Chateau Golf & Country Club?  I’m the Event Sales Manager for Chateau Golf & Country Club. A typical day for me would be reviewing events scheduled for the week with the Food and Beverage Manager…

Changemakers | Catherine Todd

Drawing on a lifetime of art appreciation, Catherine Todd realized that New Orleans needed a single place where locals and visitors alike could fall in love with the city’s art scene. After a fortuitous meeting with fellow artist and businessperson…

With This Ring | Bright – Baldwin

  Though Ella Monsted Bright and Christopher Lee Baldwin grew up in New Orleans, they went to different high schools and never knew each other. That changed when Chris’ cousin got engaged to one of Ella’s best friends in…

Longue Vue’s “Games in the Gardens”

Elizabeth Leblanc, Executive Director Baty Landis and Sponsor Sweet Dupuy True to its name, “Games in the Gardens” welcomed guests to Longue Vue House and Gardens with a festive, engaging and safe atmosphere throughout the lush grounds. Flower arrangements created…

Editor's Note

Bev's Note City Park must raise 89 percent of its revenue on its own, and they should be congratulated for a successful “Celebration in the Oaks” and “Floats in the Oaks” and of course the “Lark Picnic in the Park”!…

Spring Home Renewal

Over the last year the No. 1 place to dine with loved ones, celebrate birthdays, indulge in happy hour or see the latest film has been, well, home. And the No. 1 place…

Shop Talk | Skye & Susan Price

What makes your unique real estate partnership effective?  We are a mother-daughter team, and we complement each other in all aspects, including business, where we both bring different perspectives. With a combined experience of 40 years on the job we…

Student Activist | Tess Fouchi

“I think it’s important to be involved in one’s community in whatever capacity you’re able. I strive to be a role model for others and encourage them to use whatever resources and passions they have to help give back, too,”…

“Cocktails for KID smART”

“Cocktails for KID smART” was held virtually over Zoom, with in-person “Parties in Place” hosted across the city. These small gatherings offered opportunities for people to watch the virtual program, celebrate their support of the arts in schools, eat, drink…

Nostalgia | Brother Isaiah

Brother Isaiah, pictured in his white robe among a crowd of spectators in 1920, lived with his mother and sister aboard a small, ramshackle houseboat on the batture at Calhoun Street while he worked as a ships’ watchman. He became…

Spring Home Spruce-Up

As seen in St. Charles Avenue, March 2021 J & J Exterminating 504.833.6305  |  JJExt.com Spring is just around the corner and so are termites … looking for a place to occupy!  Louisiana owned J&J Exterminating is now offering Thermal…