St. Charles Avenue - September 2012

A Note from Bev

We are thrilled to present the “Azucar Ball” on the cover this month! As you know, the ball is the premiere black-tie event for the Hispanic community. There is non-stop dancing, fabulous food from some of New Orleans’ finest restaurants,…

A Swinging Time

The Museum of the American Cocktail celebrates World Cocktail Week.

Cruisin’ the Crescent - September 2012

Having recently traveled 3,000 miles across the country to California for a wedding, I found that I couldn’t escape the great city of New Orleans. I obviously wasn’t local, so when I met someone new the question “Where are you…

Skin Deep: Put Your Fall Face Forward

Fall 2012 is bursting with colors. The look is all about the balance of dramatic, bold color and a neutral face, with the eyes featuring daring eyeliner. Expect gorgeous winged-out eyes and bold, jewel-tone colors. But the biggest trend will…

Supporting in Style

The designer Bill Blass once said: “Style is primarily a matter of instinct” and when we think style icons, be it J-Lo or Jackie O, we realize it isn’t defined by age, race or even how much you spend at…

Sweet Victory

The National World War II Museum’s “Victory Ball” and Otto Candies, LLC’s “How Sweet It Is!”

Soul in the Garden

NOCCA hosts a “Gateway and Garden Party” celebrating “Art and Soul.”

With This Ring: Grevemberg - Fromherz

Eugenie DeJean Grevemberg and Kurt Wolfe Fromherz have known each other through mutual friends for more than a decade. In May 2009 Eugenie and Kurt ran into each other at a wedding in New Orleans. They danced together the whole…

On the Cover: September 2012

Celebrate a masquerade this year with the New Orleans Hispanic Heritage Foundation. The “2012 Azucar Ball” is the premier black-tie event for the Hispanic community, and this year’s theme will be “Cigars Under the Stars” at “Noche de Carnaval” (Night…

Red Hot Jazz

Raising funds for the African American Heritage Program at the Preservation Resource Center.

To Your Health: Making Minutes Count

Dear Guys, I really want to work out but there’s no way I can spend an hour or two on a treadmill every day. Can you recommend some “quick fix” cardio exercises that will help me shift a few pounds?…