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St. Charles Avenue August 2014

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Not Just "Lei-ing" Around

Parkway Promenade was hip to hula at “It’s a Luau!”

Soul Mates

Rebecca Doyle and Richard Weber celebrate their big day

Animal Rescue New Orleans

Volunteers Victoria Clark and Lesley Forynski

Nancy Ren

Benjamin Franklin High School

Heather Hays

Owner, The Palm Tree Playground

Candice Gwinn

Owner & Designer, Trashy Diva

August Snapshots


Health + Beauty

St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans’ definitive social magazine knows that our readers are constantly seeking expert advice on health and beauty – and we’re here to provide the best! BLEU, a Blowdry Bar 701 Metairie Road, Suite 112-2A 309-5999 BleuABlowdryBar.com BLEU, a Blowdry Bar offers a luxury styling experience without long-lead times found at traditional […]

Encouraging Entertainment

The creation of the Fulton Street Mall

Metairie Road

what's new and what's to do

Lockhart – Ryan

Lauren Anne Lockhart and Andrew William Ryan met at Jazz Fest 2012. Andy was walking out while Lauren was walking in with their mutual friend, Heather Osborn. After a couple of months, Heather was playing matchmaker and gave Andy Lauren’s number. Their first date was supposed to be in New Orleans for the Saints vs. […]

Smith – Rainer

Laura Kelcy Smith and George Evans Rainer met while living in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. After years of rubbing shoulders in the SEC, it was fate that they would finally meet. On their first official date they went skiing followed by an après of pitchers of beer, nachos and wings. After moving to Georgia, Kelcy and […]

Farris – Franks

Frances Terry Farris and Michael Joseph Franks met in Nashville, Tennessee, after graduating from University of Mississippi and University of Tennessee respectively. The two were with friends at Corner Pub in Midtown for an SEC happy hour – the two groups of friends came together and Frannie and Michael ended up talking throughout the night. […]

Key – Zbrzeznj Wedding

Collen Mitchell Key and Mark Adam Zbrzeznj met at the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2005. The two stayed friends through college. After graduating, they bumped into each other in early 2009, and began rekindling their friendship. Mark asked Collen out on their first date – dinner and sledding in Minturn. Sparks flew and […]

Perez – Edmunds Wedding

Cristina Perez and Christopher Francis Edmunds met through their mutual friend, Gordon Au. Gordon was attending the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz at Loyola while Cristina was working on her undergraduate degree. Gordon was a trumpet player in Chris’ band, The New Orleans Moonshiners, and would always suggest that Cristina should check out the band. […]

Kelleher – Roberts Wedding

Nash Charles Roberts IV first met Elizabeth Fitz-Hugh Kelleher on a fishing trip with her brother, Harry Bartlett Kelleher III. Harry and Nash are best friends and had an annual fishing trip every October. Some of the fishermen had to cancel and Harry invited his sister and father to come along. Elizabeth, who loves to […]

Rock Stars for Education

City Year New Orleans celebrated retention and more at “School House Rock.”

Rockin' Around the Clock

Family Service of Greater New Orleans hosted its fourth year of “Hickory Dickory Rock.”

Luncheon for Greatness

EJGH’s “Great Lady/Great Gentleman Awards Luncheon” celebrated eight people and 38 years.

Porks and Beads Reign Again

Bridge House/Grace House’s 18th annual “Cochon Cotillion.”

Piscine Talents At a Pork Party

“Hogs for the Cause’s” kick-off “Seafood Jubilee.”

Scents, Sights and Sounds of Spain

This year’s “Sentimental Journeys” for Longue Vue House & Gardens held a “Night in the Gardens of Spain.”

40 Years of Preserving Our History

The Preservation Resource Center’s “Julia Jump” celebrated with a “Mid-City Night’s Dream” theme.

Strictly Formal, Plus Mask

The United Negro College Fund hosted its inaugural “Mayor’s Masked Ball.”

Soothing Your Soul

Legacy Donor Foundation’s “Soul Revival” marked 15 years.

Crossing the Pond

A visit to the Northshore

Recreate a Classic

Executive Chef Michelle McRaney shares Mr. B’s Bistro’s New Orleans Barbequed Shrimp

Sports & Spirits

Saying goodbye to summer may be bittersweet, but this city looks forward to football season – what other places call “fall” – with bated breath as we carve out the final snow balls of summer and plan last-minute Labor Day trips. Your local boutiques and shops are right there with you; here are some of their best […]

Wedding Beauty for Everyone

Little tips and tricks for the big day

Cruisin' the Crescent

I was on my way to my cousin’s wedding in New York a few weeks ago when my flight was delayed several hours due to weather. I was with my family, and we decided to grab a bite to pass the time we now had to spend at MSY. If you travel a lot, then […]

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