St. Charles Avenue - November 2009

On the cover

Everyone loveS a Hollywood moment: the elegance, the sumptuous clothing and costumes and, of course, a plot with drama and romance. While that era of film may be long-gone, fear not: The Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to…

A note from Bev

We are all thrilled about our cover for the LA/SPCA’s Howling Success 2009, “Hooray for Howlywood.” Thanks so much to D. Paul Spencer and J. Coller Ochsner M.D. two major sponsors, CEO Ana Zorilla, Celebrity Restaurateur of Howling Success Joel…

Along the Avenue

Autumn in New Orleans means pumpkins, gourds and faux turning leaves … What can you say about a town where I recently spotted a magnolia about to bloom in October? The flowers are out in the Botanical Gardens and elsewhere,…

Johnson-Berger

Daphne Hackley Johnson and Brandon Brooks Berger met at Vanderbilt University while Daphne was still a student and Brandon had recently graduated. Both were in relationships at the time but bumped into each other occasionally at Vanderbilt and during Mardi…

St. Charles Avenue’s Activists of the Year 2009

St. Charles Avenue Magazine is proud to present its “Activists of the Year” for 2009 – Darryl Berger, Louellen Berger, Ana Gershanik, Dr. Juan Gershanik and Roger Ogden. Each year when we recognize the “Activists of the Year,” we are…

Michael Friedlander

At the end of this month Michael Friedlander will be turning 18, and in past years he has proved that he’s very committed to the science community. Friedlander began his journey as a student activist when he joined the National…

Mussel Memory

Le Crêpe Nanou shares their renowned mussels just in time for fall.

Game Time

Fall dishes bring warmth and comfort as the seasonal coin flips.

blitz glitz

Remember when dressing up meant shimmering fabrics, big bows, bare shoulders and shiny baubles? It still does. If you’re the kind of girl that yearns for an occasion that demands sky-high heels, dark nail polish and your grandmother’s vintage fur…

Heralding Hope

American Cancer Society celebrates the spirited among us.