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St. Charles Avenue August 2010

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Gravois – Lupo Wedding

In June 2007, Sudie Sutter invited her good friend Abigail “Abby” Anne Gravois to attend a March of Dimes fundraiser in New Orleans. Abby wasn’t sure if she was going to accept the invitation, but after a little push from Sudie, she attended the event. At the March of Dimes event, Abby had a fabulous […]

Hardin – Kern Wedding

Standing at the deli counter at Martin’s Wine Cellar, Patricia “Trisha” Brousseau Hardin met her future husband’s father, Stephen Sims Kern. He had a hunch that Trisha and his son, Scott Stephen Kern, would really hit it off. Even though neither Scott nor Trisha were interested in a long-distance romance, his father persisted until they […]

Bart – Marks Wedding

Carrie Lynn Bart and Austin David Weaver Marks met in sixth grade at Isidore Newman School and started dating during their junior year. The high school sweethearts decided to take a break from their romantic relationship, but wanted to maintain their friendship when they graduated. Carrie went off to Indiana University and Austin to Syracuse University, each […]

Wood – Beery Wedding

Angel Nicole Wood and Kenneth “Taylor” Beery met in 2007 at a Fourth of July party hosted by a mutual friend on the Chesapeake Bay in Annapolis, Md. At the time, they were both living in Washington, D.C. – though as luck would have it, Angel was planning a move to Manhattan just one month […]

Mintz – Bauman Wedding

Cheryl Christina Mintz and Brett Patrick Bauman both have strong philanthropic backgrounds and met while doing charity work for the March of Dimes. Their courtship was already filled with romantic trips including skiing vacations, scuba diving and many more adventures when Brett decided to take the next step and ask Cheryl to marry him. Brett, […]

Shackelford – Dupuy Wedding

Regan Elizabeth Shackelford and Peter Hillyer “Hill” Dupuy Jr. sat next to each other an entire spring semester in a history class their freshman year at Ole Miss. Thereafter their romance blossomed. After Regan’s graduation from Ole Miss, the Shackelfords and Dupuys were walking to The Grove, when Hill decided he wanted to take some […]

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Back to School

Along the Avenue

From rooftop celebrations to dancing at tennis clubs to fireworks over the Mississippi, New Orleanians celebrated Independence Day with patriotic aplomb. And, this being a city that cherishes its French heritage, most folks left the tri-color up for Bastille Day celebrations.  L’Alliance Française fans kicked up their heels at Café Degas. The French-American Chamber of […]

Alms and Affirmations

Catholic Charities celebrates a successful year of fundraising

Roasting a Chef

Benefit for Delgado provides laughs and amusement.

Thank You for Being a Friend

Louisiana Children’s Museum names “Great Friend to Kids” award winners.

Take a Stroll

Wine, food and fun on Royal Street with NOWFE.

She’s Every Woman

Women of Substance were honored at the annual Grace House event.

In the Business of Business

Junior Achievement toasts local businessmen and women.

Sensational Scene

Starting the summer with seersucker.

Artful Distinction

Arts Council honors local artists and philanthropists.

Young at Art

Louisiana’s up-and-coming artists get a boost from the community.

Wild Things

Whitney Zoo-To-Do event begins the Audubon Cool Zoo Splash Park.

When the Finish is Just the Start

Q&A with hair stylist Erin Moreau.

Rethinking Refreshing

Chef Cindy Crosbie of Mondo adds spice to cool down.

Lunch Ladies

Three casual hotspots

Jean Louis’ Gift

Remembering Charity Hospital

A note from Bev

We are thrilled to present Overture to the Cultural Season’s “Celebration of the Arts” on our cover for August! Thanks to gala co-chairs Linda Skidmore Forman and Margaret Mielke; honorary chairman Dr. Donald Boomgaarden, dean of Loyola’s College of Music and Fine Arts; and Lynn Skidmore, president of Overture to the Cultural Season for being […]

On the cover

The New Orleans cultural season is sounding its beginning once again – with Overture to the Cultural Season’s annual gala leading the way. This year, the gala’s theme is “Celebration of the Arts,” and the event will be held at the Hilton Riverside Hotel on Saturday, September 11 at 8 p.m. Overture to the Cultural […]

Follow the Metairie Road

With autumn quickly approaching, New Orleanians will want to take advantage of those last vestiges of summer – swimming, barbecues, iced tea and, of course, shopping! There is no better time to explore the plethora of shops and boutiques along Metairie Road than right before the seasons change. Stock up on fall looks, whether it […]

Kathleen Loker Gibbons – Henri Mortimer Favrot Jr.

Kay Gibbons was 19 when she married 26-year-old Tim Favrot. It was her debut year and when she saw Tim at Louise Legendre’s debut party, she came home that night and told her mother that he was the man she was going to marry. She actually met Tim the next night at Bruno’s on Maple […]

Sarah Seyler

Sarah Seyler is a junior at St. Mary’s Dominican High School and primarily focuses on rescuing animals in New Orleans. Seyler works with Animal Rescue New Orleans, a private no-kill animal shelter formed after Hurricane Katrina with a mission to rescue, rehabilitate and re-home thousands of animals still roaming the streets of New Orleans. “Animals […]

Doing Away with Those Dimples

The terrors of cellulite

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