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St. Charles Avenue April 2014

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The Wonderwall

A half-mile long stationary Mardi Gras.

Bra Genie Fitting Salon

Jeanne “Genie” Emory, Owner

Rallying for Research

Ochsner Health System raised funds for its Cancer Institute at its inaugural “Moonlight and Miracles Gala.”

Under the Holiday Lights

“Celebration in the Oaks’” preview parties.

Tangoing Through the Night

The New Orleans Hispanic Heritage Foundation celebrated 23 years of the “Azucar Ball.”

An Affair to Remember

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society hosted “A Vintage Affair for MS.”

Gifting for the Holidays

The Ladies Leukemia League celebrated children, donors and more at “Fête de Nöel.”

This Spring Be Bold

Dare to pair prints with textures like loose sweaters and bring out statement jewelry. Color is everywhere; spring has sprung!           Orange tweed jacket with patent leather details with a white silk tank with rhinestone neckline and black asymmetrical skort with exposed zipper at Elizabeth’s; tennis bracelets and chain link bracelet […]

It Pays to Pay It Forward

The “Alexis de Tocqueville Gala” honored Gary and Mary Ann Ostroske.

Summer Camp

  Academy of the Sacred Heart 4521 St. Charles Ave. | New Orleans 504-269-1230 | ashrosary.org | ashsummercamp@yahoo.com Campers will explore, create, and have fun in a nurturing environment. Many camp programs available: Day Camp for boy and girl toddler and nursery campers; Day camp for girls entering Prek-5th; Sports and More for boys entering Prek – 5th; Theatre Camps […]

Student Activist: Laurie Gundlach

Academy of the Sacred Heart

Help Free An Angel

When her son was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy at 1 year old, Johana Maison didn’t let the reality of coping with a special needs child overwhelm her. Instead, she founded Help Free an Angel, an organization that serves single parents of children with disabilities in the New Orleans area. Given her firsthand experience, Maison realized […]

Local Wedding: Moss – Baker

Stefanie “Stef” Moss and Joshua Baker met in September 2009 at a mutual friend’s wedding in San Francisco and there was an immediate connection. Stef even announced to her best friend that she had met her future husband that evening! Stef and Josh’s first date was dinner and a movie. Their second date included an […]

The Party of the Year

[gtx_gallery] Gayle and Tom Benson and party planner extraordinaire Bronson van Wyck did it again! They planned the party of the year for the New Orleans Pelicans NBA All-Star event at the Contemporary Arts Center. Gayle wanted to focus on the best that New Orleans and Louisiana had to offer by showcasing our cuisine, musicians, […]

Craving Crawfish?

  RECIPE Crawfish Cardinal • 1/4 cup parsley, chopped • 1/2 cup green onion, chopped • 1/2 cup white onion, chopped • 3 cloves garlic, chopped • 1 ounce melted butter • Pinch thyme • Pinch basil • 2 Tablespoons tomato paste • 1 pound crawfish tails, steamed • 16 ounces half-and-half • 2-3 ounces […]

7 Habits of Fabulous Hair

Step-by-step guides for getting the hair you have to be the hair you want


Locals know that spring in New Orleans brings a whole lot more than just sun. With crawfish boils and a parade of festivals coming at you fast, it’s time for a little flirty fun in the Crescent City – starting with some extras to shake off the winter pains. Looking for something to spruce up your man’s spring wardrobe? Accessories […]

Cruisin’ the Crescent

New Orleans just got a little bigger with the birth of three adorable additions to our city

Rediscovering City Park

For generations, New Orleans families have enjoyed the beauty and charm of the towering oak trees and Spanish moss of City Park, which boasts the largest collection of mature oak trees in the world. But in the last decade, the park has experienced a transformation, securing its spot as a preeminent hub of family fun. […]

Fishing Expedition

Learning to love the whole fish

Courts of Carnival

Though the anticipation had been building for years, often since birth, the moment was fleeting – but what a moment it was. For an evening the spotlight was all theirs. The next day the world’s challenges would appear, for but for that night – and the days and weeks leading up to it – there […]

On the Cover

Gracing the cover this month are the who’s who of the most anticipated event of the spring: “Whitney Zoo-To-Do.” C. Mike Illane, Vice President of Gulf of Mexico Business Unit of Chevron North America Exploration and Production Company and Carl J. Chaney, President and CEO of Hancock Holding Company invite you to join the gala with […]

Savvy for St. Andrew’s

St. Andrew’s Village celebrated its annual “A ‘SAV-VY’ Affair.”

Chefs Choice

The March of Dimes celebrates its 75th anniversary with its 29th “Signature Chefs Gala.”

Artistic Exclamations

“Just Say YAYA!” highlighted artists while raising funds for its programs.

Carrying the Torch

The Anti-Defamation League’s “A.I. Botnick Torch of Liberty Award Dinner” began its second century.

Spring Has Sprung

It is spring and we’re gearing up for the “Whitney Zoo-To-Do,” Friday May 2 and the “Zoo-To-Do for Kids,” April 25! Michele Reynoir promises an unforgettable evening filled with elegance and fun on May 2. There will be a great silent auction with sports packages, fabulous getaways and a raffle of a luxury vehicle IS250 […]

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