St. Charles Avenue - November 2013

Audubon Aquarium of the Americas’ Fourth Annual ’Scales & Ales’

On Friday, September 20, the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas held its fourth annual “Scales & Ales.” This fundraising event, which happens in the aquarium itself and spills into Woldenberg Park, brings support for Audubon’s educational programs and conservational efforts.…

Marigny Matinee

The season’s theatrical best in haute holiday glamour demands not just a standing ovation, but its very own curtain call.

NOLA City Bark’s Celebrates '101 Donations'

NOLA City Bark threw its third annual “101 Donations” fundraising event on Saturday, August 24. The Arbor Room and Popp Fountain of City Park were festively decorated to fit this year’s theme of “101 Donations Goes South of the Border.”…

The 37th 'Community Arts Awards' Honors Five Artists

The Arts Council of New Orleans held its 37th annual “Community Arts Awards” ceremony at the Contemporary Arts Center. The center served as the place where local creations were displayed and the artists honored on September 24. The nonprofit Arts…

A More Pleasant Pheasant

Broussard’s Executive Chef Guy Rienbolt shares a recipe for Slow Roasted Pheasant with Braised Chestnut and Red Cabbage and Foie Gras Cream Sauce.

The Young Leadership Council Honors 25 Role Models

Each year, a committee of members of the Young Leadership Council Board of Directors and “Role Models” from previous years selects 25 individuals to honor at their annual “Role Model Awards Gala.”   This year, approximately 600 attendees gathered at…

A Fall Restaurant Guide for New Orleans

Between new restaurant openings and new offerings at old local favorites, 2013 has seen many changes in the New Orleans culinary scene. As the season changes, so do the ingredients, and so does the focus of many regional chefs. Here…

Shelby Scott Westfeldt’s Fairy Tale Wedding

St. Charles Avenue’s Social Columnist, Shelby Westfeldt, married John David Mills at the Westfeldts’ compound in Fletcher, N.C. on Saturday, August 10. It was a magical wedding reception despite the rain that came down right after they said their vows…

'Q'n for Kids’ Uses Barbecue to Benefit Local Youth

On Saturday, September 14, Palmer Park was filled with the sweetly scented smoke of Each One Save One’s third annual barbecuing contest, “Q’n for Kids.” Each One Save One has been one of the city’s largest nonprofit mentoring programs for…

Friends of City Park’s 10th Annual ’Martini Madness’

The Arbor Room at Popp Fountain was filled to the brim on September 20 with excited drink enthusiasts ready to celebrate the 10th annual “Martini Madness” with the Friends of City Park. This fundraising event was so successful in past…

Local Wedding: Brower – Beard

Lindsey Trist Brower and Richard Bradley Beard Jr. met through mutual friends at a dinner party in Oxford, Miss., while both were attending Ole Miss. After meeting Lindsey, Bradley asked her to dine at L&M’s Kitchen. Their first date was…

Holiday Gift Guide

  Annieglass footed serving bowl with gold trim Judy at the Rink 504/891-7018 The “Lucite Box Clutch” is clear with a metal hinge frame, snap clasp, and has a removable metal chain strap. Feet First 504/899-6800 The Aqua Universalis forte by…

What's Hot in Home Furnishings

  The perfect combination of modern and antique, New Orleans is a cosmopolitan spirit surrounded by an historic frame. These interior decorations range from recently created pieces to treasures as old as the city itself, but all can add to…

Performing Arts Calendar

NOVEMBER • Through Nov. 3 Tony N’ Tina’s Wedding Audience members are the guests in this interactive, improvisational comedy set at an Italian-American wedding. The Joy Theater, 1200 Canal St., 528-9569, TheJoyTheater.com • Through Nov. 17 Dr. Jekyll and Mr.…

On The Cover

Dress for Success is “Going Places. Going Strong.” They have settled in to their new home at 6117 Magazine St., filling their boutique with fantastic clothing options for their clients – including a recent donation of more than 100 new items…

Cruisin’ the Crescent

I am very excited that I will soon be a first-time aunt. Upon receiving this joyous news, and because my new niece will reside in New Orleans, I began to reflect on my own childhood and how much the city…