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St. Charles Avenue April 2012

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Peek Season

Crochet and macramé, beads and embroidery, even fringe and tassels aren’t just for Jazz Fest anymore. Showcased against the singular brick interior at Rice Mill Lofts, the season’s lacy cut-out looks in gelato shades of milk, cream and mocha create a totally cool peek-a-boo effect inviting the caress of Bywater breezes. Makeup Artist Gina Crozier […]

On the Menu: Sweet Sue

Chef Sue Zemanick of Gautreau’s serves up sweetbreads for spring.

Bev Entertaining

A Neighborhood Easter Parade

Student Activist: Sarah Normand

Academy of the Sacred Heart

Skin Deep: Fresh Faced

Brighten your mood by brightening your makeup

To Your Health: Final Verdict

Cardio Vs. Strength Training

Artists With Aspirations

Local activists celebrate young artists.

The Apples of Their Eyes

Louisiana Appleseed celebrates its fourth “Good Apple Gala.”

Saluting Supporters

The “Goldring-Woldenberg Major Donor Dinner” fêtes its supporters.

Paper Prayers for Research

“Art Against AIDS” celebrates 25 years

Renaissance Rendezvous

Supporters raise funds for the National MS Society.

Historic Holiday Home Tour

The Preservation Resource Center’s 36th annual “Holiday Home Tour.”

Passing the Torch

Anti-Defamation League’s “A.I. Botnick Torch of Liberty Award Dinner.”

Cruisin’ the Crescent – April 2012

So Mardi Gras is over and we’re well into Lent. Looking back, I remember asking people what they would be giving up. Everyone answered one of two things: food or alcohol. People were so enthusiastic about it, including myself. I mean anyone from New Orleans knows that during Mardi Gras it’s like calories don’t exist. […]

New Orleans Nostalgia: Flights of Fancy

The history of Louis Armstrong International Airport.

With this Ring: Brodnan – Smith

Rebecca JoAnne Brodnan moved to Atlanta right after she graduated from Vanderbilt in 2002. Taylor Hardage Smith moved to Atlanta in 2009 after graduating from Princeton University and moving around from Baltimore to San Francisco and then Dallas. Two of Rebecca’s best friends, Ellie Davis and husband Adrian Davis, set Rebecca and Taylor up on […]

The Dish: Festival Feasting Al Fresco

April is a fail-proof testament to the glory of courtyards and sidewalk dining, although many of us tested our favorite outdoor dining during those strangely mild days we had this winter. As festival season approaches, here are a few overlooked offerings in the leisurely way of al fresco dining. During French Quarter Festival, April 12 […]

A Note from Bev

It is “Zoo-to-Do” time again, and we’re so excited to feature on our cover Whitney Zoo-To-Do chair Marilee Hovet, Kids Zoo-To-Do chair Deirdre Hooper, “King” of the zoo CEO Ron Forman, Clifton Leblanc, who provided the Lexus which will be auctioned off, and Joe Exnicios from Whitney Bank. Kids Zoo-To-Do presented by Humana is first […]

Savvy Dining for Spring

These lunch, brunch and happy hour specials offer guiltless luxury.

Summer Camps

Academy of the Sacred Heart 4521 Saint Charles Ave. New Orleans 504-269-1230 www.ashrosary.org Come spend your summer at the Academy of the Sacred Heart Summer Camps. ASH Summer Camps allow each camper the opportunity to explore, create, and have fun in a nurturing environment. Four camp programs are available: Day Camps, Arts Camps, Academic and […]

A New Spring in Your Step

Stay young and spirited this spring with these helpful tips from local experts.

Helpful Harmonizing

House of Blues hosts “Home for the Holidays.”

On the Cover

The Audubon Zoo houses some of the most furry and ferocious animals from white tigers to whooping cranes in the heart of historic New Orleans. This year’s “Whitney Zoo-To-Do” is your opportunity to give back to the legendary zoo that has been serving our city since 1914. Come out in your black ties (or white […]

Avenue’s Activists

St. Charles Avenue magazine commemorates community leaders.

Fashion and Frolicking

More than 40 years of “Fête du Noel” supports Leukemia research.

Summer Bridal Show – June 14, 5-8 PM