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St. Charles Avenue February 2012

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cruisin’ the crescent

I hope everyone had a Happy New Year. Since there was a little lull after the New Year, I decided to take advantage of a free day; I’ve lived here my whole life, and I thought about how much I sometimes take the city for granted. I decided to spend the day as a tourist […]

SAVvy Success

Supporters of St. Andrew’s Village gather to benefit its community.

What’s Hot

Valentine’s Day

Skin Deep: Romantic Makeup

If you’re a hopeless (or hopeful?) romantic, your makeup ought to look the part. To create the lit-from-within glow possessed by all infamous romantics, create a dewy face with a sheer foundation applied with a foundation brush and blended with a sponge. Go light on the concealer around the eyes, as it tends to settle […]

On the Menu: Seafood for Spring

Executive Chef of The Grill Room Drew Dzejak shares a striped bass and shrimp specialty.

The Dish: Burrata Love

It floats on the plate before you, that exquisite pillow of cheese. To the untrained eye it simply appears to be mozzarella, but think again. The faintest touch of the fork reveals a far more delicate tenacity. The mozzarella, only a thin layer, gives easily, as creamy strips of cheese slowly ooze onto the plate. […]

Preserving the Past

The Louisiana Museum Foundation’s “Fall Gala” celebrates 50 years of Preservation Hall.

Motown Soirée

LA/SPCA celebrates 33 years of “Howling Success.”

Giving Thanks

The Women’s Exchange and Hermann-Grima/Gallier Historic Houses fête their supporters.

Champagne-ing for a Cure

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation sips for support.

Sneaking a Peek at Poydras

17 years of “Portraits of Poydras.”

One of a Kind

WRBH holds its “Pearl Celebration.”

Fire It Up

Sixth annual “What’s Cookin’ With CASA.”

Sold Out

JPAS and its supporters celebrate a year of performances and outreach.

Planning on Family

Planned Parenthood of Louisiana and the Mississippi Delta raises funds for safe sex.

On the Cover

After Hurricane Katrina ravaged the city of New Orleans, many organizations stepped up to help rebuild. One of those organizations is Make It Right, whose mission is to be a catalyst for redevelopment of the Lower 9th Ward by building a neighborhood comprised of safe and healthy homes that are inspired by Cradle to Cradle thinking, […]

Modern Vintage

Ethereal layers of embroidered tulles and silks, artisanal invitations, antique pearls, Old Garden roses and heirloom custom linens illustrate the Old-World charm of New Orleans’ nuptial traditions. Starting downtown at the foot of Canal Street and stretching all the way Uptown along St. Charles Avenue and Magazine Street, the city hosts a superior selection of […]

Il Palio 2011 – Siena, Italy

A debutante party with a fabulous theme

Shop Mardi Gras

            Friend & Company 866-5433 Herend Fleur-de-Lis paperweight   Zuka Baby 596-6540 Locally-made tutu by Smudge NOLA; comes in size newborn to 4T   Wellington & Company 525-4855 Bouquet of Carnival-hued rings from the Tacori 18k925 collection. Pink amethyst, lemon quartz and prasiolite sterling and gold rings from $925   […]

To Your Health: Pump of the Volume

  Dear Guys, I read recently it’s not only what celebrities do to stay fit but it’s the music they listen to that can make a big difference. Is the reason I can’t shed my recent weight gain down to the fact I have terrible playlists on my iPod? Well, you probably already know that […]

A Note from Bev

Everyone in this city knows about Brad Pitt’s extraordinary gift to our city, Make It Right. His efforts have given 90 families who live in the Lower 9th Ward affordable, green and sustainable housing! Now you can be a part of efforts to raise the remaining funds to finish these environmentally friendly houses. Thanks to […]

With this Ring: Hardin – Goodwin

Elizabeth Kelleher Hardin and Brett Jared Goodwin met during orientation for Tulane Business School. By chance, the two sat next to each other for lunch on the first day and hit it off. A few weeks later they went on a date and have been inseparable ever since. Brett proposed in September 2010. He was a […]

Restaurant “News”

New drinks, dishes and dining experiences to try

New Orleans Nostalgia: Lasting Impacts

Léda Hincks Plauché’s influence on Mardi Gras

Summer Bridal Show – June 14, 5-8 PM