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St. Charles Avenue April 2021

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“JCC’s Big Night In”

The New Orleans Jewish Community Center (JCC) asked patrons to wear their most comfortable pajamas, sit back in their favorite chairs and indulge in an evening of star-studded entertainment from locally and internationally renowned performers for its annual Center Celebration, “JCC’s Big Night In,” on Saturday, November 14. New Orleanian, Broadway star and actor Bryan […]

“Moonlight & Miracles Gala”

 VP & General Manager of Fox 8 WVUE Ronna Corrente, Host & Chief Meteorologist of Fox 8 WVUE David Bernard, Host & Ochsner Health Foundation Board Member Lori Ochsner and Host & SVP & Chief Marketing Officer at New Orleans and Company & Stadium Announcer for the New Orleans Saints Mark Romig   The Gayle […]

Changemakers | Nita Gassen & Judy Schott

Two women have taken their business idea from the Mandeville Market all the way to Shark Tank, the reality TV show focused on entrepreneurs. Here is what Nita Gassen and Judy Schott have to say about launching their company Better Bedder, as well as their experience pitching to the sharks face-to-face. The initial idea for […]


Diamonds Direct general manager Kyle Rising-Moore and diamond expert Nafeesa Mateen celebrated the $50,000 raised for No Kid Hungry in September, as part of Diamonds Direct’s year-long goal to donate a total of $100,000 to the charity. Justin D’Herete discussed his purchase with diamond expert Nafeesa Mateen at Diamonds Direct, during their September fundraiser for […]

Shop Talk: Kim Alvarez

What is Landscape Images best known for?  We are known for turning ordinary spaces into extraordinary spaces. We are a full-service landscaping company for residential and commercial properties that practices a “design, build and maintain” philosophy. We pride ourselves on creating truly unique gardens and outdoor living spaces that are tailored to each client’s individual […]

“Odyssey 2020: An Epic Journey presented by IBERIABANK | First Horizon”

“Odyssey 2020: An Epic Journey presented by IBERIABANK | First Horizon” welcomed small groups to the New Orleans Museum of Art in November and December 2020 for three art- and music-themed evenings, offering an evening of the fun from past fundraisers while adhering to local and state safety regulations during the pandemic. Guests enjoyed curated […]

Shop Talk: Mark Francis

What is the significance of Vista Shores’ three distinct “neighborhoods”? These neighborhoods are designed to offer individualized and unique care to accommodate each person’s individual journey to wellness, happiness and health. What is the most important aspect of caring for seniors in living communities? The most important aspect is recognizing that no two residents are […]

Editor’s Note

Bev’s Note Now that everyone is getting the vaccines, we’re excited to get out there and go places, so you’ll be sure to welcome our annual spring fashion feature starring model Rupa Jolly for the perfect ideas to enliven your wardrobe. Whether it’s lunch with the girls, dinner with friends or a trip to exotic […]

Student Activists: Amari Knighten

“It is important to be involved in your community, because if we don’t, then who will? If you want something to happen, then you should work on your part to make it happen,” says Amari Knighten, a senior at Archbishop Rummel High School. “You can’t ask for change and not be willing to play your […]

Kid’s Play | The Historic New Orleans Collection

ur all-too-brief spring in New Orleans usually means festivals, crawfish and all things outside. Some of these events are still on hold, however we’re still looking for ways to expose kids to our culture and history. The Historic New Orleans Collection has been working hard to make that happen with virtual field trips as well […]

The Dish | Finding Beauty at Trenasse

“Trenasse” is a Cajun term for a cut-through in a marsh. It leads to something. Founded in 2013 by chef and restaurateur Jim Richard, Trenasse, located inside New Orleans’ Intercontinental Hotel, is still going places, revealing inventive surprises, delighting – still leading to something. A pathway that evokes a stream bedded in satiny-smooth, time-worn rocks […]

What’s Hot | Spring Accessories

Not even a dreary day can rain on the foot parade of a pair of bright yellow Joules rain boots with bumblebee accents. Feet First, 4122 Magazine St., 899-6800, FeetFirstStores.com  Do some art gallery window browsing through a pair of pearlized pastel HENAU frames, handmade in France. Art & Eyes, 3708 Magazine St., 891-4494, ArtAndEyesNewOrleansLA.com  […]

Fashion in Bloom

Fashion Stylist: Melissa Coleman Photographer: Theresa Cassagne Makeup: Midori Tajiri-Byrd / Midori Makeup Artistry Hair: Jessica Palma / Palma Pro Artistry All jewelry provided by Jack Sutton         Left to Right On Melissa Coleman: Yellow slip dress by Jonathan Simkhai from SoSuSu Strappy sandals from Aquazzura On CeCe Colhoun: Puff sleeved Rosie […]

Nostalgia | John F. Popp & Rebecca Grant Popp

When businessman and philanthropist John F. Popp died in 1918, one of the first beneficiaries of his legacy was Audubon Park. His donation was to be used to “increase the recreative opportunities of the park for the benefit of the people” – a gift that created Popp Garden.  Planned and established at the same time […]

“You Night Cancer Survivor Runway Show & Celebration”

“You Night” is a year-round program that helps women emotionally cope after a cancer diagnosis and build sisterhood and confidence. “You Night 2020” offered 50 local women from New Orleans and St. Tammany the experience of participating in a runway experience that included professional headshots, a music video recording experience, a story-crafting experience, a scar […]

Crafting, Camping & Caring – Oh My!

If the past year has taught us anything, it’s that nothing is more valuable than time spent with loved ones. Spring is here and summer is fast approaching, and with the promise of warmer weather and a gradual return to normalcy, we know parents and grandparents will be looking for ways to connect with their […]


As seen in St. Charles Avenue, April 2021 Acropolis on Freret 4510 Freret St.  |  504.309.0069  |  AcropolisOnFreret.com It’s a Mediterranean focus and not ALL GREEK at Acropolis on Freret! Brunch is offered Saturday and Sunday, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Enjoy Mediterranean shrimp & grits, gryo crossaindwich, Acropolis benedict, tiginates (Greek pancakes), Greek donuts, crawfish hash […]

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