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St. Charles Avenue April 2018

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Born to Eat

March of Dimes’ benefit offered chef tastings ranging from Louisiana classics to a whole alligator.

St. Charles Avenue’s 2018 Courts of Carnival

St. Charles Avenue’s sixth annual Courts of Carnival reminds you that Mardi Gras really is the most wonderful time of year in New Orleans. Arranged in reverse chronological order from Mardi Gras to Twelfth Night, the Courts of Carnival march through our memories, complete with sparkling trains and glittering crowns. Long live the season!

On the Cover

The inaugural “Heart of the Park” hat luncheon will take place Wednesday, April 11 at the Arbor Room and Popp Fountain in City Park. Chairs Ashley Bright and Pam Bryan; President and Chief Executive Officer of Major Sponsor The Helis Interests in New Orleans David Kerstein; and Chair Susan Brennan; as well as (not pictured) […]

Bev's Note

Our cover features the most exciting inaugural “Heart of the Park” hat luncheon, which will be on Wednesday, April 11 at the Arbor Room and Popp Fountain in City Park! Proceeds from luncheon with benefit the protection and management of City Park’s iconic oak trees and projects of the New Orleans Town Gardeners, such as Grow […]

April Events

5 “The Man & Woman of the Year Kickoff Party,” benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 758-3210 5 “Bow Tie Bash,” benefiting the NO/AIDS Task Force, CrescentCareHealth.org/events/bow-tie-bash/ 6 “Studio 504: Disco for Dance,” benefiting Upturn Arts, 390-8399 7 “Party on Lake Pontchartrain,” benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 837-0945 7 “Paint the Town Green,” benefiting […]

Morgan's Note

When the weather begins to warm, I want to go outside and spend as much time there as possible – before it gets too hot to do so, which in this town may be next week! I know I’m not alone in this, because during my family’s morning walks we’ve gone from seeing the same […]

826 New Orleans

Writing the future

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

A new way of seeing a favorite fest

Spring Fashion Accessories

From concerts at Paradigm Gardens and perusing the perennials at the Botanical Garden at City Park to shared bottles of chardonnay in the Café Amelie courtyard, springtime in New Orleans is a time to be out and about. Celebrate the season of renewal in statement-making accessories that will keep you stylish from head to two-tone […]

Drumming in Spring

Arnaud’s Chef de Cuisine Tommy DiGiovanni shares their Herb-crusted pan-seared Black Drum with Buerre Rouge and spring corn maque choux

Creole Italian

A long, happy marriage of cuisines

Flower-Filled Fiesta

NOHHF created the Cristina Fowler Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Houses With History

A Patron Party opened the PRC’s 42nd annual weekend tour of Garden District homes.

Passing the Torch

The ADL honored Robert Merrick and Arthur Roger, and special honoree Allison Padilla-Goodman.

Activists of the Year

St. Charles Avenue proudly honored six local activists in its 22nd year.

Celebrating the Season with a Reason

The Ladies Leukemia League celebrated $100K in grants and honored young people fighting cancer.

The Gunga Den

A brief history of an infamous spot

Under the Luminous Oaks

The 31st “Celebration in the Oaks Preview Party” offered an exclusive first look at the spectacular lights.

Dazzling Dances

Inspired by “Dancing with the Stars,” the sold-out “Dancing for the Arts” benefited YALA.

A Grand Slam for Students

More than 200 partygoers gathered to support A’s & Aces.

Champions of Literacy

“Faulkner for All” doubled as a surprise tribute for literacy pioneers Rosemary James and Joe DeSalvo.

Spring Protocol

This season’s fashion includes everything from whites to brights, and is as diverse as it’s fun and fabulous.

Stories & Stop-Ins

Festivals, food and fun in the French Quarter

Pellerin –Stakenborghs

Bridesmaids’ Dresses: Wedding Belles  Groom’s and Groomsmen’s Attire: Tails from Perlis  Bride’s Engagement and Wedding Band and Groom’s Wedding Band: Friend & Company  Rehearsal Dinner: Metairie Country Club  Invitation: Alexa Pulitzer  Wedding Cake: La Louisiane  Groom’s Cake: La Louisiane, a replica of Bobby’s trombone case  Photographer: Greer Gattuso  Videographer: Mary M. Cinema  Hair: Naomi Corass […]

Monique Pilié

Executive Director, LA Green Corps

Evan Pierce McCollum

St. Martin’s Episcopal School

Sondra Berger

Owner, The Optical Shoppe

Melissa Cousans Mortillaro

Owner & Manager, Gem Printing


[gtx_gallery] Kay Favrot, Dickie Brennan and Mamie Gasperecz pose with Tennessee Williams at the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival preview party in November 2017. (Photo by Ride Hamilton)    

Summer Camps

Academy of the Sacred Heart Summer Camp 4521 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans 504-269-1213 ASHRosary.org/SummerCamp   Calling all boys and girls ages 1 through 13! Sacred Heart is excited to offer Summer Fun Day Camp for girls and Sports ‘N More Day Camp for boys. Popular sessions include Creative HeARTS, Middle School Creative Choice, ASH […]

Summer Bridal Show – June 14, 5-8 PM