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St. Charles Avenue December 2018

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Luxury Gifts

Boudreaux’s Jewelers 504-831-2602, BoudreauxsJewelers.com The Fall 2018 collection by Jude Frances features stunning hand-finished textured bangle bracelets in 18 karat yellow gold and sterling silver hand-crafted in their stunning Newport Beach studio. Available exclusively at Boudreaux’s Metairie and Mandeville showrooms. Pictured styles starting at $890.     Home Malone 504-324-8352, HomeMaloneNola.com This bronze pelican cuff […]

Sparking Celebrations

  The end of the year is arguably the most celebratory, glamorous and magical time of year. Holidays bring families and friends together under warm, twinkling lights, with joyous moods prevailing at events, dinners and celebrations. Planning for occasions like New Year’s Eve and other gatherings allows for added liberties in the ways of getting […]

Vintage Wedding: Eugenia Niehaus Weds Thomas Otto Lind

  Eugenia Niehaus had graduated from the University of Texas El Paso and was teaching in Dallas, Texas. Tommy had graduated from Tulane University in Engineering, joined the Navy and was stationed in Long Beach, California. Tommy’s best friend, Jimmy Roddy, decided to get Tommy a date with Eugenia, who was visiting friends in Long […]

With this Ring: Rafferty – Tidmore

  Katherine Barkley Rafferty’s friends were tired of her staying home all the time, so they dragged her to the Bachelors’ Club ball on the night before Thanksgiving. Of course, the event turned out to be a blast, and she kept noticing a certain guy. As the party entered the wee hours of the morning […]

Student Activist: Nicole Roach and Kate McHale Goodwin

  Nicole Roach and Kate McHale Goodwin are seniors at Metairie Park Country Day. Goodwin is the outside schools liaison for the New Orleans Independent Schools “Relay for Life” and Roach was the Experience Co-Chair. Roach and Goodwin together helped bring “Relay for Life” to Country Day; “Relay for Life” is the signature fundraiser for […]

Young Bloods: Luis Arocha

  Inspired by the renowned Café Reconcile, Café Hope opened its doors in 2010. Its mission was simple: Recruit young people and train them for hospitality industry jobs by running a real-life café. And as Café Hope’s Executive Director Luis Arocha explains, there’s a lot happening behind the scenes of this bustling restaurant. A nonprofit […]

Shop Talk: Brian Boudreaux

  Tell us about why you decided to join the family business? I always had a passion for the business, so I decided to become a Graduate Gemologist from GIA (Gemological Institute of America). There are many great jewelers in New Orleans, what distinguishes Boudreaux’s? We have principal family members in every location with three […]

Shop Talk: Barrie Wexner-Wurzburg

  How did you become involved in your family’s business? I worked throughout my teens in the family business, and after college I knew I wanted to join it full time. That was in 1977, and I’m so fortunate to have worked for so many years with both my grandfather and my father. Tell us […]


Volunteers of America Southeast Louisiana (VOASEL) President and CEO Jim LeBlanc, John and Dathel Georges and Tod Smith are pictured at the WWII Museum to mark the end of the Volunteers of America’s 2018 national conference with an awards dinner. John Georges, Owner and Publisher of The Advocate, was presented with the 2018 Empathy Award […]

Performing Arts: December

  Through Dec. 2 On Your Feet! This smash hit Broadway musical features the music of Emilio and Gloria Estefan while telling the story of their journey to America and the top of the music world.  The Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052, SaengerNOLA.com.   Through Dec. 23 Mandatory Merriment: An Untitled Holiday Musical A […]

Nostalgia: Hope Haven

  Located on Barataria Drive in Marrero, the Hope Haven campus of ornate Spanish Colonial Revival-style buildings catches the eye of almost every passerby. Hope Haven was first envisioned by Father Peter Wynhoven, a Dutch transplant to the Archdiocese of New Orleans. In 1911, he founded and opened St. Vincent’s Hotel to help homeless and […]

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