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St. Charles Avenue December 2009

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Luxury Gift Guide

This holiday season forget about the crowed malls or annoying online shopping, shop local at some of these fabulous merchants all over the Greater New Orleans area for some great holiday gift ideas for friends, family and significant others. 

Broadway Bound

Lambeth House Foundation kicks off their second fall fundraiser.

Better “Safe” than Sorry!

Planned Parenthood celebrates 25 years of service in New Orleans.

Passion for Performing

JPAS celebrates 14 years of outreach fundraising.

Ghouls, Ghosts, Gators and Gorillas

Boo at the Zoo continues to entertain.

Preservationists Keep It Up Longer

The 2009 Renaissance Awards and Heritage Club Luncheon.

A Perfect 10

Family Service honors those making a difference.

A Partnership for Greener Pastures

Parkway Partners’ Feast with the Stars.

Creating Local Legends

Urban Conservancy wants to know if “You Are Here.”

Southern Charm

The Ogden Museum celebrates a beloved folk artist and the American South

March of Chefs

An annual gourmet extravaganza benefits March of Dimes.

Season’s Greetings

Ruthie Frierson’s holiday home is filled with nostalgia and good cheer during the month of December.

Be the Holiday Heroine

Decorating for this time of year has never been easier … or more fun!

On the cover

As the holiday season quickly approaches, one of New Orleans’s favorite traditions opens New Orleans City Park to the public: Celebration in the Oaks. This celebration has been a tradition for many residents for the past 23 holiday seasons and can soon be a new tradition for your family. CEO of New Orleans City Park […]

Yannacone – Kaye

A casual meeting among mutual friends at a chic Georgetown bar was the perfect setting for Neal Wallace Kaye III to meet the love of his life, Nicole Marie Yannacone. Following four years of courtship, the two were engaged in May 2008 in Portovenere, Italy. Neal, an eighth generation New Orleanian, wanted to be married […]

Frances Reisman

Juvenile Diabetes is a daily, life threatening disease that can leave adolescents feeling helpless and confused. Frances Reisman was diagnosed with Juvenile Diabetes when she was only 3, but is doing everything she can to help others. This cheerful seventh grader at St. George’s Episcopal School is taking part in her community to raise funds […]

Interest in Intervals

Keeping your cardio challenging and fun.

Canal Street at Christmas

Strolling this thoroughfare during the holidays will take you back in time.

Little Italy in the Big Easy

It is the holiday season and what can a girl wish for, other than a little comfort and joy? This year I’m bypassing the cashmere sweaters, fireplace and Trans-Siberian Orchestra albums, and going straight to the source of true comfort – Italian food. A Mano, recently opened by Rio Mar’s Chef Adolfo Garcia and Chef […]

Galvez’s Fig and Bourbon Sauce

Chef Lauren Cedillo adds the perfect sauce for fall.

Seasonal Sparkle

Festive solutions for all of your holiday needs.

What’s Hot

Jewelry

Along the Avenue

October and November were a blur of benefits and book signings, soirees and send-offs, parties and presentations, all squeezed in ahead of the holiday crush. I am a gal who starts shopping for presents in July, and yet am always surprised that December seems to arrive so early. As everyone’s cramming in events and shopping, […]

A note from Bev

I want to begin my column with a huge thank you to Morgan Packard, Editor of St. Charles Avenue. Morgan is invaluable to me and all of us who work at Renaissance Publishing! She is there every day with multiple jobs and she handles every one of them expertly, seemingly easily, but I know how […]

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