St. Charles Avenue - September 2019

Imagine a World...

“Imagine a world where every family was given the tools to thrive”: that’s the mission at Kingsley House, which has provided essential resources and community to families and individuals at all life stages since it was founded in 1896. In…

Philanthropic Fun: Great Heights

More than 4,000 attendees enjoyed a memorable evening of fine dining and dancing on the picturesque grounds of Audubon Zoo at the annual philanthropic event featuring a mouth-watering array of cuisine from 70 of the city’s most famous eateries and…

Philanthropic Fun: Surrounded by Spring

A stunning display of color, flowers and greenery surrounded the second annual “Heart of the Park Hat Luncheon” presented by IBERIABANK, in City Park, from the outdoor lush scenery to the fashion-forward headpieces. Guests were encouraged to boldly decorate hats…

A Sweet Investigation

As we head to the point of summer when we don’t remember the last time we felt cold air outdoors and our brains seem to be melting, keeping kids from falling away into heat-induced doldrums and complaining of boredom seems…

Student Activist: Margot Marie Roussel

“I think it’s important to be involved in your community because it makes you a better individual, and the exposure you get to other people and their experiences is invaluable,” says Margot Marie Roussel, a Junior at Isidore Newman School.…

Snapshots

Cindy Bowman, chef Emeril Lagasse and Eileen Schulin attended the 41st annual “Chefs’ Charity for Children” at the Hilton Riverside in January to raise money for St. Michael School, which educates children and adults with special needs and intellectual disabilities…

Zeus’ Rescues

My husband and I have been blessed with three wonderful children, but we like to joke that we also have a “perfect” fourth child: our dog Olive. While she did have a few unfortunate chewing incidents as a puppy, we…

Magazine Tour de Force

What change three decades can bring. As a college student I was the assistant manager of La Casa & The Garden Pottery, a funky, upscale home furnishings store at Magazine Street and Louisiana Avenue. La Casa was a rarity. Pretty…

Philanthropic Fun: We Can Do It!

Decked out in patriotic colors, guests at the “Never Underestimate the Power of a Woman!” National Council of Jewish Women Gala enjoyed an evening of entertainment, eating well and supporting the GNO Section’s efforts in service and advocacy. Rosie the…

Fashion Meets Philanthropy

What we wear often reveals our personalities. Our collective sartorial sense as New Orleanians is eclectic and rarely boring, drawing from a range of influences. In a city where it’s equally acceptable to show up in a creative costume as…

Philanthropic Fun: Agents of Change

The Tulane University Freeman School of Business hosted the “2019 Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Awards Gala” at the Audubon Tea Room on Monday, April 8. The program began with a cocktail reception followed by the Awards Dinner…

Philanthropic Fun: Dressing the Part

This year marked the 20th anniversary of Dress for Success and the 10th annual “Suits & Salads” luncheon. In honor of these milestones, DFSNO specially recognized Hope Encalade, founder of Dress for Success. DFSNO is also celebrating its one-year anniversary…

Entertaining with Bev: A New Adventure

We did it! We bought an Airstream 2020 Tommy Bahama Special Edition and our first trip is to Santa Fe, New Mexico. Our friends and family think we’re crazy, but we’re so excited! Of course, we had to have a…

Philanthropic Fun: Fouettés and Fashion

For more than a decade, Women and Men of Fashion have worked alongside NOBA’s staff and board and the members of BRAVO (Ballet Resource And Volunteer Organization) to benefit the nationally award-winning education and scholarship programs of the New Orleans…

St. Charles Avenue’s Registry of Charitable Events

September 7 “Downriver Fest” Benefits: New Orleans Jazz Museum Event Info.: The Downriver Festival celebrates impact of the Mississippi River through live music, food and educational activities. Enjoy music by local artists, learn about the future of our coast through…

What's Hot: Home Furnishings

1. A charred wood Shou Sugi Ban Mirror adds texture to your wall. Vision Wood, 6010 Magazine St., 265-8983, Vision-Wood.com 2. Part ceiling fan and part chandelier, a fandalier gets you the best of both worlds for lovely lighting and…

Philanthropic Fun: Helping Hands, Helping Home

The annual “Guardian Angel Award Gala” for Project Lazarus saw the 2019 Guardian Angel Award presented to Laura Fine by Larry Lehmann. The award was also presented to the group of Michael McIntosh, Robert Lucky, Jason Allen and Dr. Khanh…

With This Ring: Gardner – de Lauréal

In August 2015, Savannah native Elizabeth Grier Gardner was living in Baton Rouge while completing her ENT Residency through Louisiana State University when she happened to meet New Orleans native Henry David de Lauréal, who was working in Baton Rouge.…

Performing Arts/OnStage Calendar

1 Charlie Wilson Eleven-time Grammy nominee Charlie Wilson performs some of his biggest hits like “Chills” and “There Goes My Baby.”  Smoothie King Center, 1501 Dave Dixon Drive, 587-3663, SmoothieKingCenter.com 5 Rhett & Link: Live in Concert Rhett & Link,…

Bev's Note

We are over the moon for this year’s “Wine Dine & Design” that benefits Bastion and our wounded warriors! Just check out our cover with Natasha and Ronnie Lamarque who, along with Lamarque Lincoln, are our Presenting Sponsors. Pictured also…

Philanthropic Fun: On the Avenue

The St. Charles Avenue Association, which hosted its “Inaugural Fundraiser” on May 8, advocates for the historic and residential character of St. Charles Avenue. The Association spearheaded the designation of the streetcar line as a National Historic Landmark and currently…

Nostalgia: Belleville to Ellawohl to Christian Brothers

What is now the home of Christian Brothers School in City Park started out as Belleville, a five-bedroom home built in 1909 by liquor distributer Fred Bertrand. Ten years later, William Harding McFadden, an oilman and philanthropist, bought it for…

Philanthropic Fun: Around the World

Dressed inspired by their travel destinations, guests gathered to celebrate the myriad of arts, culture and educational experiences from across the globe that WYES brings into our homes. The gala took place at the home of Bob and Sheryl Merrick…

Shop Talk: Elizabeth B. McNulty

How did you start New Orleans Luxury Living?  I started as an agent four years ago under Gardner and have since expanded to create the New Orleans Luxury brand. I was inspired to do so through my own personal network…

Shop Talk: Julia W. Bland

Please describe your role at the Louisiana Children’s Museum.  I’m the chief cheerleader! I often think of myself as a “weaver,” weaving together big ideas, strategic partnerships, funding and key users or stakeholders – all in an effort to strengthen…

Morgan's Note

There is so much going on in this issue and so much going on in our lives! Our family has had so many firsts this last month, from travel (My son got the first stamp in his passport!) to all…

Decadence With a Drizzle

Si Si Toscana  8 slices brioche 6 Tablespoons room temperature butter (split for two uses) 1/4 cup local honey (local raw is best, but local will do just fine) 1 cup Polly-O ricotta 1 cup candied walnuts 1 large apple…

Education

  Archdiocese of New Orleans 1000 Howard Ave., Suite 400, New Orleans 504-596-3023 | WhyCatholicSchools.org In our New Orleans Catholic schools, it is our Catholic identity that sets us apart from the rest. Our concentration on educating the whole child,…

Home for the Holidays

  Graci Interiors 504-452-0051 | GraciInteriors.com Get your home ready for the holidays with a few tips from Graci Interiors! Try mixing your vintage china with more streamlined pieces to keep place settings fresh and festive. Want to soften things…