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St. Charles Avenue December 2020

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The Dish | Keeping It Local

For me, holiday magic resides largely on Magazine Street, which unfolds over six miles from its foot at Canal Street up to Audubon Park, revealing multiple personalities through boutiques, haberdasheries, galleries, restaurants and cocktail spots along the way. The air is positively electric as people hauling shopping bags stuffed with unique goods – often locally […]

Shop Talk | Jeanne Harang Boughton

What do you enjoy most about working for RE/MAX? It is a privilege to work among smart, kind, hardworking people. What are your selling specialties? When working with a seller, I love transforming a property by staging it with furniture and art. A “lived-in” property helps a buyer assess spaces. When a buyer is in […]

Holiday Jewelry

We could all use a little sparkle in our lives. Celebrate your most cherished relationships with uplifting gifts and tokens of affection that are sure to make spirits bright this holiday season. After all, we’re all appreciating our loved ones now more than ever.   Let the tree lights dance over a diamond necklace with […]

Student Activist | Shayde Randolph

“A community is where people live in the same place, or even a common place of relations and fellowship with one another. When I’m involved in the community it makes me feel like I’m making a difference. Every small act can make a spark to change,” says Shayde Harmoni Randolph, a seventh grader at Academy […]

Shop Talk | Joe Lindenmayer

What are your duties at California Closets? I’m the owner of the local California Closets business, but my most important duties are as our Chief Culture Officer, which means setting the course for an exceptional client experience. This includes having the best team members as well as the resources for them to be successful. I […]

City Park at Christmas

Many of us of a – ahem – certain age who grew up in New Orleans fondly remember City Park’s “Celebration in the Oaks” driving tour. A winding path of lights that ended with the entrance to the park’s walking attractions, the driving tour was sadly one of the many things we lost after Hurricane […]

Activists of the Year 2020

Even in the best of times, philanthropy and volunteering are important to the health of a community. The work of nonprofits and those who dedicate themselves to working with them has now become even more important during the COVID-19 pandemic. The six St. Charles Avenue Activists of the Year don’t just sign checks (which is […]

Nostalgia | E. A. Farley Florist

New Orleans native E.A. Farley started his plant nursery in Gentilly in 1911. There were no roads leading to the undeveloped cow pasture at the time, so he used wheelbarrows and later a wagon – once a wagon trail was cut through – to transport plants into the city. Over the following seven decades, E. […]

Young Bloods | Franziska Trautmann

Frustrated by the lack of glass recycling options in New Orleans, Franziska Trautmann and Max Steitz decided to take action during their senior year at Tulane University. Word spread quickly. “We decided to launch a GoFundMe campaign to the community and see what happened. In the first one or two days of the campaign only […]

Editor’s Note

Bev’s Note There are some great programs at Le Petit that you don’t want to miss! “NOLA Noel” is December 4-26, featuring the jumpiest holiday songs by Louis Prima, Louis Armstrong, Allen Toussaint and more! On December 3 at 7:30 p.m., they’ll have a digital reading of Rajiv Joseph’s The North Pole. On January 14 […]


  CeCe Colhoun, Martine Chaisson, Ayesha Motwani, Tina Dang, Swathi Narra and Juley Le enjoyed a night of gourmet snacks, cocktails and facials at Pilot + Powell ahead of Legacy Donor Foundation’s signature fundraising event, “Soul Revival,” which benefits their mission of saving the lives of those waiting for transplants.          

Story of Hope of the Month

Mission United Way of Southeast Louisiana aims to eradicate poverty in Southeast Louisiana. For 95 years, United Way of Southeast Louisiana has been a leader and trusted partner in improving lives and working on the front lines of community problems, both everyday issues and crises. The organization fights to eradicate poverty by preparing people for […]

Celebration & Events

Vista Shores- Assisted Living & Memory Care 504-584-4901 VistaShores.com On the beautiful Shores of Bayou Saint John, the award-winning Vista Shores Assisted Living and Memory Care provides exceptional assistance and comfort in an atmosphere that is traditionally New Orleans. You’ll find you already know them! Call for your tour or more information today! They are […]

Luxury Gifts

Boudreaux’s Jewelers 504-831-2602 BoudreauxsJewlers.com Boudreaux’s has the most amazing high-end jewelry collection including this Jewels By Star ring featuring a 3.21 carat emerald and 2.37 carats of diamonds set in Platinum. Available for $39,995.   Gem Printing Co. 504-834-9580 GemPrinting.com Flat cards with a handsome embossed border are the proper choice for any personal note or […]

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