St. Charles Avenue - May 2010

On the cover

Rosie the Riveter was right when she famously opined, “We Can Do It!” The “we” in this case is, of course, women, and it’s women’s countless contributions to war efforts that will be honored at this year’s IberiaBank Victory Ball,…

A note from Bev

We are so honored to have the IberiaBank Victory Ball featured on our cover this month! Thanks to Honorary Chair Phyllis Taylor and co-chairs Rita Benson LeBlanc and Daphne and Brandon Berger for giving us a night to remember on…

Along the Avenue

St. Charles Avenue magazine and New Orleans Bride’s own Morgan Packard couldn’t have been more surprised when long-time beau Mike Griffith served up a rare, antique lavender sapphire in an Art Deco setting as dessert on her birthday. The avowed…

Composites Attract

Thanks to designers like Givenchy, Prabal Gurung and Versace, this forever-cool combo is back in a big way.

Fab Lab

From application to mixers, these two girls have makeup down pat.

Palate Persuasion

Chef John Bolderson of Jackson Restaurant mixes the savory and the sweet.

General Greatness

Lafayette Square’s longstanding tradition of free music and fun continues.

Mason Page

Mason Page is a 13-year-old seventh grader at Stuart Hall School for Boys. There, Page is the head of the recycling committee and is involved with Stuart Hall’s Round Table and student government. Being the head of the recycling committee,…

Simply: Stretch

Don’t forget one of the most important aspects of your workout.

Nugon -Arminio

With the anticipation of a proposal during the 2009 Easter Weekend in New Orleans, John Norman Arminio could not wait one more day to propose to Katherine Elinor Nugon. After a romantic home-cooked meal at Katie’s home, John called Katie’s…

Avery McLoughlin – Beauregard Lewis Bassich

Avery McLoughlin married Beauregard Lewis Bassich on September 22, 1951 at Marsh House on Avery Island at Avery’s family home.Beau and Avery met playing football in Audubon Park after a fabulous debutante party held at a home on Exposition Boulevard.…

How Sweet the Taste

Hermann-Grima/Gallier Historic Houses presents an evening of wining, dining and buying.

Fashion Forward

Men and Women of Fashion present the 38th annual Prix d’Elegance Awards Luncheon.

Happy to be Mad

The Women’s Guild of the New Orleans Opera Association and its cast of (beneficial) characters.

50 Years Strong

The Cancer Association of Greater New Orleans celebrates its golden anniversary.

Crash This Bash

Southern Repertory Theater celebrates by bringing you backstage for a second year.