St. Charles Avenue - October 2013

Battling the No 1 Killer of Women: Heart Disease

Heart disease is the number one 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…

Student Activist of the Month: Catherine Sisung

“It is important to be involved in your community because the more you put into something, the more you get out of it,” says Catherine Frances Sisung, a senior and Student Body President at Cabrini High School. Last year Sisung…

What’s Hot in Local Art

Although each year the New Orleans’ event calendar teems with endless ways to discover the art culture of the city, it can often be a daunting task to introduce a suitable piece into the domestic sphere. Let not your heart…

Local Wedding: Ainsworth - Hines

Katherine Eleanor Ainsworth and Chesley Hines III met on the first day of business school in September 2009 while earning their MBAs at HEC Paris. The two became fast friends during the first few days of the MBA program; Chesley…

On The Cover

    The 35th annual “Howling Success” patron party and gala benefiting the Louisiana SPCA is sure to be a memorable event that will greatly impact the over 20,000 animals that come through its doors each year. The event will…

Take a Bow

New Orleans Shakespeare Festival kicks off of its 20th season.

Vintage Wedding: Jean Mirandona to James Howard Gibert Sr.

After graduating from McGehee and Newcomb College, Jeanie Mirandona started working at Shell Oil Company. James “Jimmy” Howard Gibert Sr. was an architect, a partner in Ceiferth and Gibert, when he received a “Please Escort” to accompany Jeanie to a family…

Cruisin’ the Crescent

New Orleans is known for so many things – seafood, Carnival, Jazz – but we tend to forget the history and relationship between coffee and this city. Coffee has been one of New Orleans’ oldest and most profitable imports since…

Ladies Who Lead

New Orleans Magazine hosts its annual “Top Female Achievers Luncheon.”

Recipe: A Better Boudin

Chef de Cuisine David Slater fills us up with Boudin Sausage with Beer Braised Onions, served with Southern Cooked Greens, Coarse Grain Mustard and Emeril’s Homemade Worcestershire Sauce.   Boudin Sausage with Beer Braised Onions, served with Southern Cooked Greens,…

New Orleans Nostalgia: Teenage Traffic Safety Council

In the late 1940s and the ’50s, traffic fatalities were rising at an alarming rate. The combination of lax licensure laws, low safety standards in car manufacturing and the onset of teenage culture and access to cars were dismal in…

What to Wear & What to Bring for the Holidays

The rush of the fall and winter holiday season is already upon us – let the party planning begin! From Halloween through Mardi Gras, there’s at least one holiday a month between October and March. Prepare now for an onslaught of…

Junior Achievement Celebrates Its 2013 Rising Stars

On Friday, November 8, Junior Achievement of Greater New Orleans (JAGNO) will honor its 10th class of Rising Stars at the 2013 City Stars Soirée. The celebration, sponsored by Entergy, Peoples Health and St. Charles Avenue magazine, will take place…

Home Decor

  Wren’s Tontine Shade and Design Shop 1533 Prytania St., New Orleans | 504-525-7409 Wren’s Tontine specializes in creative and unique custom window treatments made from an array of beautiful fabrics. Shown is a London shade with a silk brushed…

10 years of rising stars

You are invited to join Junior Achievement of Greater New Orleans on Friday, November 8, for the 10th Annual celebration of the City Stars Soirée.  This fête will be located on the City Park campus of Delgado Community College and…