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St. Charles Avenue August 2016

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Party By the Pontchartrain

The National Council of Jewish Women hosted a benefit at the newly remodeled Maison du Lac.

A New Krewe In Town

DCFNO launched Krewe of Hotel Dieu for individuals tied to Hotel Dieu.

Access To Pro-Life Programs

ACCESS celebrated 45 years of providing complimentary pregnancy support services.

Models With a Mission

The I Am Waters Foundation provides lifesaving water to America’s homeless.

“School House Rock” Stars

City Year Americorps raised funds to support students in need.

Spotlight On Film

“The NOFS Gala” supported new programming.

Wining & Dining For Education

The Hermann-Grima + Gallier Historic Houses strive to improve educational programming for all ages.

Treasuring History

The Historic New Orleans Collection celebrates its 50th anniversary at “Soiree d’Or.”

A Fête for Feathered Friends

Annual “Whitney Zoo-To-Do” benefited the Tropical Bird House exhibit.

Guide to Entertaining

The tips you need to create an unforgettable event

A Day on Metairie Road

The Latest in Fitness, Fashion and Food

St. Charles Avenue’s Weddings

Each year St. Charles Avenue magazine delights in presenting a curated selection of locals’ weddings for your enjoyment. Whether you’re in the midst of planning your own wedding, dreaming of one in the future or just like to view how people have celebrated their “big days,” you can find inspiration, beauty and those special touches […]

Viguerie – Coco

When Danielle Amelie Viguerie walked into NOLA Brewing’s fifth anniversary party, she had one thing on her mind: a new relationship. As Marketing Director of the Southern U.S. Trade Association, she was hoping to persuade owner Kirk Emmanuel Coco to consider new export opportunities. When Danielle broached the issue with Kirk, he asked her out […]

Tompkins – Butler

When David Sabiston Butler went to Coconut Beach in Kenner for a volleyball game shortly after moving to New Orleans, instead of his eyes locking on the ball, they locked on Lydia Hamilton Tompkins. Three years later, David drove Lydia out to the Lakefront with the pretext of dinner with friends. As they were early, […]

Taylor – Lapeyre

Somehow, despite being in the same year at Vanderbilt, Caitlin Elizabeth Taylor and Killian Huger Lapeyre missed the chance to meet. It wasn’t until after graduation, when they were both living in Austin, Texas, that some of Caitlin’s friends recognized Killian at a music festival and they were introduced. Killian wasted no time asking Caitlin […]

Mills – Marshall

The connection between Caroline Clarke Mills and Conway Charles Marshall was instant. After meeting at a mutual friend’s wedding, they went out for dinner the following Saturday night at Jacques-Imo’s and then for lunch at Dong Phuong the next day. From then on, they were inseparable. Less than a year later, Conway arranged a dinner at […]

Guidry – Williams

Elise Springer Guidry loves strolling on a beach and picking up seashells, so when her boyfriend, Ray Elliott Williams Jr., pointed out a particular shell in her net, it was the perfect way for her to find her engagement ring. When they returned to New Orleans the following evening the couple celebrated with a family […]

Ford – Lapeyre

Frances Brett Ford was looking forward to her standing Saturday brunch date with her boyfriend James Martial Lapeyre, but that day her first view of him as she raced down the stairs was of him on bended knee.   Although not usually a planner, James had the rest of day carefully orchestrated. Champagne at friends […]

On the Cover

Ochsner Health System’s President and CEO, Warner Thomas, is partnering with New Orleans’ dynamic duo and ultimate power couple, Tom and Gayle Benson, to combat cancer for the fourth annual “Moonlight & Miracles Gala” on Friday, November 11, at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, alongside 2015 Miracle Maker Award winners, Dr. John Cole and Lori Ochsner. The […]

Becky Fos

Artist & Owner, Gallery B. Fos

John Chrestia

Architect/Interior Designer, Chrestia Staub Pierce

Lili McCormack

Benjamin Franklin High School & New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts

Abhi Bhansali

Co-Founder, City Greens

A Drink & a Dozen

The history – so far – of Pascal’s Manale

Summer Changes

One’s success is another’s demise & special menus

A Sweet Side

Johnny Cake as shared by chef Jason Klutts of café Henri

Undercover Agent

Banishing dark circles & shadows

Escape Plans

Two local places that specialize in challenging exits

bev's note

We are thrilled to feature the fourth annual “Moonlight and Miracles Gala” on our cover this month! Thanks to Tom and Chair Gayle Benson; Warner Thomas, President and CEO of Ochsner Health Systems; and 2015 Miracle Award Winners Dr. John Cole and Lori Ochsner. Gayle promises a night to remember on Friday, November 11 starting […]

Summer Bridal Show – June 14, 5-8 PM