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St. Charles Avenue August 2009

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Fall into Metairie Road

As summer comes to a close, you’ll be looking for ways to spice up your fall. The shops and businesses on Metairie Road can help you accomplish that goal no matter your style or flavor. For instance Mirabella (605 C)* has a wide selection of shoes such as Donald J. Pliner, Dolci Vita, Bernardo and […]

A Royal Engagement

NOWFE kicks off in style.

Fashion Rocks!

Chloe Dao’s new line visits to support those who grieve.

Feeding the Soul

NOCCA’s annual Art & Soul gala.

Sippin’ and Strollin’

The philanthropic and fashionable gather for the Ogden Museum of Southern Art.

To Inspire and Desire

The Young Leadership Council supports art, with art.

Sip to Save

Hermann-Grima/Gallier Historic Houses raises money through wine.

Alive with Art

Arts Council of New Orleans honors local talent.

Saved by Grace

Fourteenth annual Women of Substance Luncheon.

Golden University Anniversary

The University of New Orleans celebrates its 50th.

An Event to Never Forget

2009 Whitney Zoo-To-Do benefits Audubon’s pachyderms

Feeling Blue

The Roosevelt Hotel’s Blue Room regains its former glory.

Ch-Ch-Changes

Keeping your cardio outdoors and interesting.

On the Cover

Soon dogs such as Mr. Bundles, Dingo and Wilhelm will have a place to call their own after NOLA City Bark opens New Orleans’ first officially designated dog park. The planning for this state-of-the-art dog park began in August 2007, when a group of dog lovers, including those on our cover – Margo DuBos, Dr. […]

Treadway-Garrison Wedding

Although Elizabeth Frances Treadway and Dustin Todd Garrison first met in high school, they don’t exactly call themselves high school sweethearts. After years of being close friends at Mandeville High, Elizabeth went off to college at the University of Alabama and Dustin joined the U.S. Army, serving in the War in Iraq. When they both […]

Perrilliat-Turcotte Wedding

The courtship of Gwendolyn Derbes Perrilliat and Richard Edward Turcotte began in a very conventional way, by being introduced by mutual friends in Gwendolyn’s hometown of New Orleans. But during their two-and-a-half years of dating, theirs would be a true whirlwind romance. On a trip to New York City right before Christmas 2008, Richard asked […]

Meric-Crunk Wedding

The campus of Washington & Lee University set the scene when Anne Hartley Meric (who goes by Hartley) met Blair Andrew Crunk while taking an economics class. The two started doing homework together, and before long realized they wanted to be more than just study partners. After dating for three years, Blair decided to propose […]

Logan-Smith Wedding

The campus of quaint Sewanee: University of the South was the setting when Virginia “Ginger” Zatarain Logan and William “Will” Terry Smith began their courtship. They first met on a spring break trip to Florida with a few college friends. The sun and the sand must have gotten to both Ginger and Will, because by […]

Lamb-Brooks Wedding

Nothing brings two people together like the Louisiana State University Fighting Tigers! That’s exactly how Whitney Ann Lamb and Roy Elmer Brooks III met, on the LSU campus during college through mutual friends. The two dated on and off for several years, but started getting serious just a year before getting engaged. Roy planned a […]

Darnall-Mann Wedding

When Matthew Lee Mann met Kristen Michelle Darnall, it was love at first strike! They met after one of his teammates on the Tulane baseball team, Carter Hill, married Kristen’s lifelong friend, Lauren Barksdale. After meeting, they hit it off but remained friends for about three years before they started dating. Then, after a year […]

St. Charles Avenue Weddings

Though summer in New Orleans is often fraught with weather worries, there’s nothing so beautiful as a summer bride – except for a fall bride, or a winter one and spring is beautiful too! Brides are known for being at their most radiant on their special day and whether you get misty-eyed remembering a special […]

Caliente Cuisine

Spanish for swimsuit season.

Summer Soup

Chef Adolfo Garcia of Rio Mar keeps us cool with watermelon gazpacho with crispy Serrano ham and crabmeat.

Wedding Wonders

An interview with makeup artist Tracy Ewell.

Back to School

The summer doldrums are coming to an end, and for many that means the start of a new school year. Joining new sports teams and clubs, seeing old friends again, and even figuring out your class schedule is an exciting time, so putting your best foot forward is almost as important as acing that looming  […]

Along the Avenue

By the time you read this, you’ll have noticed the city seems to be a sea of white clothing. It is not just because it’s so very hot; August is a month traditionally dominated by White Linen Night, when a sea of artists and revelers take to the Warehouse and Arts districts. That night fell […]

A Note from Bev

We are all so excited about the tremendous efforts taking place at City Park! The newest development is the new dog park, known as City Bark, which will be a fabulous addition. We want to thank our cover models: Margo DuBos with Mr. Bundles, Jackie Shreves with Dingo and Dr. Chris Fabacher with Wilhelm. Get […]

Summer Bridal Show – June 14, 5-8 PM