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St. Charles Avenue December 2012

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On the Cover: December 2012

Each year St. Charles Avenue honors a select number of local philanthropists who have made a tangible difference in our community. Herschel Abbott Jr., Dr. Scott Cowen, Dana Hansel, Betsy Nalty, Dottie Reese and Greg Rusovich, who have graciously posed on our cover, have given their time, energies and specialties – themselves – to our city. Each […]

A Note from Bev

This is our favorite time of the year because we get to spotlight the activists who are making our city shine with all of the effort that these New Orleanians put into their favorite nonprofits! We are so grateful to this year’s cover models: Herschel Abbott, Scott Cowen, Dana Hansel, Betsy Nalty, Dottie Reese and […]

The Dish: More than Just Coffee

Has your caffeine intake naturally gone up by about 50 percent this holiday season? Yes, it’s December, time for the body to kick into proverbial yuletide gear. But before you buy another corporate mocha choca latta yadda yadda, why not try New Orleans’ wealth of smaller coffee operations, some of which are also turning out […]

Passion with a Purpose

A personal story of finding balance through volunteering

Cruisin’ the Crescent -December 2012

With Christmas around the corner, it’s only fitting that we start getting into the yuletide cheer. So I wasn’t too shocked when I turned on my television and Scrooge was on. As the movie progressed, I thought how similar the setting of the movie was to New Orleans – especially when the ghosts showed up. […]

Bev Entertaining: A New Twist on the Traditional

This holiday season you’ll see a lot of the new “hot” colors – pink, aqua, lime green and purple – so definitely try a new color palette. I love a real Christmas tree to give the scent of the holidays, but artificial garland and small accent trees that are already lit are great choices as well […]

On the Menu: Suckers for Seafood

Chef and owner Kevin Vizard shares his seafood gumbo.

Activists of the Year

St. Charles Avenue magazine is proud to present its Activists of the Year 2012: Herschel Abbot Jr., Dr. Scott Cowen, Dana Hansel, Betsy Nalty, Dottie Reese and Greg Rusovich. By honoring these six locals, we're honoring the gifts of their time, their efforts, and their energies that they have given to our city. Dana Hansel […]

Luxury Gift Guide

              Abeille 504/324-3488 JJ Winters Snakeskin Envelope Clutch (Made in USA) Angelique 504/866-1092 Red Valentino cheetah print goat coat with raccoon fur trim Angelique Shoe 504/891-8992 Dannijo statement necklace Ashley Hall Interiors 504/524-0196 Hancock & Moore Founders Lounger in Lee Jofa Dunbar fabric in Poppy Baby Bump 504/304-2737 Introducing […]

With this Ring: Emory – Claiborne

Although Meredith Emory and Cole Claiborne’s parents have been good friends for many years, they were seldom in New Orleans at the same time. After Meredith moved back to New Orleans in July 2010, Cole’s mom suggested introducing her to Cole’s roommate. When Cole contacted Meredith to have drinks one Friday night in late September […]

Student Activist: William McGrew

Benjamin Franklin High School

To Your Health: Power Moves

Fighting Obesity and The Squat Press

New Orleans Nostalgia: Going to Market

New Orleans’ history of public markets began in the 1780s with what’s known today as the French Market. Many markets were opened over the next three decades, and by World War I, there were 32 public markets operating around the city. The Dryades Market, located at the intersection of Dryades and Melpomene streets (now Oretha […]

O, What a Night to Remember

The Ogden Museum of Southern Art celebrates Southern art, music and cuisine.

Falling in LOVE at NOMA

New Orleans Museum of Art hosts its eighth annual “LOVE in the Garden.”

Giving New Meaning to Pop Art

Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities hosts a pop-up art show and auction.

Broadway Street Showboat

Lambeth House Foundation raised $64,000 at its fifth annual gala.

A Night at the Opera

New Orleans Opera Association celebrates 50 years with Placido Domingo.

Jammin' for Justice

The Pro Bono Project’s 24th annual “Justice for All Ball” rocks through the night.

Legendary Performances

“Louisiana Legends of Rock and Roll” gala goes back in time.

A Night Fit for Champions

JCC, JFS and Tulane Hillel join forces for a fundraiser in Champions Square.

Costuming for a Cause

St. Elizabeth’s Guild hosts a luncheon and fashion show for Catholic Charities.

Reliable Health Care for Life

2012 Touro “Here for Life Gala” celebrates the infirmary’s 160th anniversary.

Winter Skin Care Tips

Follow these 5 tips for a clear complexion

Summer Bridal Show – June 14, 5-8 PM