St. Charles Avenue - September 2013 08/30/2013 Site Staff Comments FacebookTwitter Leading the CrusadeCancer Crusaders holds its annual fundraiser to benefit cancer research. Giving for CreativityOn May 19, 650 guests flocked to the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts’ largest annual fundraiser, “Art and Soul,” held at the organization’s beautiful Bywater facility. Chairs Hartley Casbon, marketing manager at the New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation, and… A Heartfelt EveningThe American Heart Association holds their annual extravaganza. Cooking Up GoodnessStar chefs unite for two of the city’s philanthropic organizations. Let’s Get to BusinessDistinguished businessmen and women gather for a night of celebration. Take a BowBenefactors gather to support the 20th anniversary of the NOBA/NORDC Center for Dance. A World of WhimsyThe Louisiana Children’s Museum gives children a multicultural experience. “Juleps in June,” an Ode to the ArtsThe Faulkner Society’s annual garden party. Housing House PartyThe NDF brings benefactors together to support the city’s first-time homebuyers. A Sunday by EmerilChef Emeril Lagasse sponsors the 18th annual “Sunday at Emeril’s.” On The CoverThis year, The New Orleans Botanical Garden Foundation will honor the Garden Study Club of New Orleans for their sustained support of the garden throughout the years at their annual “Magic in the Moonlight” event. The intimate al fresco dinner… A Note from Bev“Magic in the Moonlight,” a benefit for the New Orleans Botanical Garden, has become one of the most exciting new fundraisers in New Orleans, so save the date: Friday, October 18. We are honored to have on our cover Anne… Cruisin’ the CrescentThis column marks my second year writing for St. Charles Avenue, and like my fist year, I’ve learned so much about our wonderful city. As I’ve said before, New Orleans has been a huge influence in my writing. I have… As Seen on TV: Are these products too good to be true?From time to time I see beauty products on TV or on the shelves of a drugstore. They pique my interest, yet I hesitate, wondering “Are they too good to be true?” I went shopping for a few of them,… Fall Fashion AccessoriesTransitioning our wardrobes from summer to fall can confound even the most stylish among us. Digging up our long pants and sweaters from the deep recesses of our dressers is an exciting prospect for those who are ready for the… Recipe: Broiled Fish BlissBroiled Boneless Whole Fish with Heirloom Tomatoes, Sweet Onions, Shaved Parmesan and Citrus Thyme Vinaigrette • 2 2-pound speckled trout, flounder or redfish, scaled and completely boned with tail connected (Hint: If buying a whole fish at the grocery store,… Crabbing on the LakeTwo new restaurants to try on Lakeshore Drive. Fashionable New Orleanians5 locals who support in style Registry of Charitable EventsSEPTEMBER September 6 JULIETTE & CAMERON’S GOLF TOURNAMENT Benefits: Make-A-Wish of the Texas Gulf Coast and Louisiana Event Info.: Enjoy a day of golf for a wonderful cause. All of the event’s proceeds will go to making the dreams of… Placecard and Favor Ideas for Your Next Dinner Party Summer is over and the children are in school, so it’s time to plan dinner parties with a few friends. Here are a few favor and placecard ideas to make each soirée fun and different! We chose inexpensive items… Local Wedding: Sanders - VillereMargaret Elizabeth Sanders and Pierre Blaise Villere II had always known of each other but finally met one evening through mutual friends in New Orleans. Pierre knew as soon as he met her that there was something special about Margaret,… Katie VanDeventerFounder, YLC Recycles CeCe ColhounOwner, CeCe Shoe Lisa SwordsOwner, Town and Country Bridal Salon & Ladies Apparel Educate YourselfWhat’s new and special in your area school September Snapshots “The Last Ride”The event that marked the end of Pontchartrain Beach.