St. Charles Avenue - October 2012

Add an Antique

With numerous ways to shop, antique shopping is far from antiquated.

The Dish: Eat Dessert First

In the world of New Orleans food trends, we’re always hearing about burgers, hot dogs and housemade charcuterie, which is fine – fabulous even. But lately there’s also an artisanal pastry renaissance happening around town, featuring locally sourced seasonal ingredients,…

Small Hearts - Big Challenges

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer in Louisiana and in America. Heart disease does not discriminate against age, race or gender. Heart disease kills more women each year than all forms of cancer combined. Unfortunately, the killer isn’t easy…

Take a Seat

The Louisiana Children’s Museum celebrates 14 years of “CHAIRish the Children.”

Bev Entertaining: Weddings Southern Style

The National Association of Caterers and Events held its meeting in New Orleans in July with 600 delegates attending. Tony Leggio of Mardi Gras Productions is president of the local chapter and co-chair of the convention, and he asked me…

With This Ring: Yancey - Adams

Cameron Cavanaugh Yancey and Mark Philip Pierce Adams met at a mutual friend’s party while the two were in high school at Isidore Newman; it was the beginning of Cameron’s sophomore year, and Pierce was a senior. The following fall,…

Student Activist: Shelby Heath Meckstroth

Shelby Heath Meckstroth, a New Orleans native and senior at The Taft School (a boarding school in Connecticut), received the prestigious 2012 South African Summer Citrus Soccer Star award. At Taft, Meckstroth is involved with a volunteer council that organizes…

Mix It Up

Tales of the Cocktail celebrates a decade of toasts.

On the Cover: October 2012

The Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s “O What a Night Gala” is in its eighth year, and this year promises to be “the event of the season with art, music and culinary talents that reflect the importance and influence of…

A Note from Bev

The Ogden Museum of Southern Art is home to the largest collection of Southern art in the world, and we’re so proud to feature their biggest fundraiser, “O What a Night,” on our cover. Thanks so much to new director…

Cruisin’ the Crescent - October 2012

Well, we were all reminded that it’s hurricane season thanks to Isaac. Many of us stayed and rode out the storm and the aftermath, some without power for more than a week. It has been a while since New Orleanians…

Junior Achievement Celebrates its 2012 Rising Stars

On Friday, November 9, Junior Achievement of Greater New Orleans (JAGNO) will honor its ninth class of Rising Stars at the 2012 City Stars Soirée. The celebration, sponsored by Entergy, Peoples Health and St. Charles Avenue magazine, will take place…

Holiday Entertaining

The onset of fall marks the beginning of one of the busiest, yet most welcome, times of year. With several major holidays in four months – not to mention a variety of festivals, Saints and LSU football and an upcoming…