St. Charles Avenue - May 2013

Local Women ‘Go Red’ for the American Heart Association

Guests were “seeing red” at the Hyatt Regency, which hosted the “Go Red for Women Luncheon” this February as part of the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women Movement, a national campaign to educate the public about the…

Riviere – Beier

Elizabeth Frances Riviere and Kory Porter Beier met through a mutual friend during the 2007 Jazz Fest. Two days after the fest Kory asked Elizabeth on their first date, and they went to Jacques-Imo’s. After dinner, the two went dancing…

Taste of the NFL’s Super Bowl XLVII event

A great party with a great cause, February’s “Party with a Purpose” on the eve of Super Bowl XLVII gave us a “Taste of the NFL” and spread awareness of this nonprofit’s mission to fight hunger. Wayne Kostroski, recipient…

On the Cover

If you’re looking for a gift for Junior Achievement of Greater New Orleans, Inc., pearls would be appropriate as they celebrate their 30th anniversary “Business Hall of Fame Gala.” Chair Phyllis Taylor will oversee the 6:30 p.m. reception and 7:15…

Louisiana Appleseed’s 2013 ‘Good Apple Gala’

The apple didn’t fall far from the tree – or in this case the seed – at Louisiana Appleseed’s 2013 “Good Apple Gala,” which was hosted in the National World War II Museum’s Stage Door Canteen in January. The gala…

A Note from Bev

Junior Achievement of Greater New Orleans, Inc. is having their 30th anniversary “Business Hall of Fame Gala” on Thursday, May 16, and you don’t want to miss it! Thanks to honorees: Tom Benson (not pictured), Owner and Chair of the…

Cruisin’ the Crescent

Since I got engaged recently I’ve been in full wedding planning mode, and during this planning I’ve learned a lot about not just planning a wedding but planning a “New Orleans Wedding.” You see, I’m not getting married in…

Recipe: A Veggie Chill Out

Eric Damidot, executive chef of Hyatt Regency New Orleans, shares 8 Block Kitchen & Bar’s Petit Ravoli de Royan Chilled Salad.

Leah Chase Celebrates her 90th Birthday

One of New Orleans’ most beloved icons, chef Leah Chase, celebrated her 90th birthday this past January at the Hyatt Regency amongst her family, friends and community leaders.   Chase’s birthday celebration also marked the inauguration of The Edgar…

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Whether you’re looking for the perfect gift for a soon-to-be mother, your new mother-in-law or the mom who’s been by your side since before you took your first steps, these presents will be worn and used again and again – and…

‘Home for the Holidays’ Remembers Daniel Price

Celebrating great food, great music and an even greater cause, New Orleans’ House of Blues held a rockin’ holiday concert event in December benefitting The Daniel Price Memorial Fund for Aspiring Artists. In memory of Daniel Price, a beloved…

Corporate Giving

The generosity of local businesses in partnership with needy nonprofits

Sugar and Spice: Aunt Sally’s Pralines

Pierre Bagur and Diane Jacquet, both second-generation New Orleanians of French Creole descent, married circa 1910, and in the early 1930s opened a shop in the French Market, selling items they felt represented the true charms and culture of New…