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St. Charles Avenue February 2015

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Jazzy Jubilee

A concert by Ellis Marsalis Jr. and Irvin Mayfield Jr. helped out local CFLF youth programs.

The Time to Toss

Cleaning out your makeup for your health

Art is Timeless

Patrons of all ages enjoyed the annual art exhibition and sale at Poydras Home.

Pre-Event for Prevention

The National Kidney Foundation of Louisiana turned their annual benefit into a starry soirée.

Broadway On the Avenue

A “sensational” night of entertainment brought the best of Broadway to the JCC’s annual fundraiser.

Sweet Style

Longue Vue House & Gardens hosted its annual reception and symposium for New Orleans design enthusiasts.

Fore! the Children

The “Golf Ball Gala” swung big initiatives for kids in need.

Bravo! Encore!

The 19th annual “Pasta & Puccini” paves the way for a new Performing Arts Center in 2015.

Pharmaceutical Preservation

An annual soirée to toast Louisiana’s pharmaceutical history.

A Cosmic Cool Collection of Art

An out-of-this-world soirée to showcase Prospect.3’s magnificent art installation.

Dining Blind

“A Blind Taste” raised funds for the visually impaired in Louisiana.

February Snapshots


On the Cover

Have you ever peered through a fence at a Garden District home’s gardens and longed to know more? Founders Kathleen Waring and Marianne Mumford invite you to the ninth annual “Secret Gardens Tour” of private gardens. Each garden will have a landscape architect on hand to answer any questions you might have. Private guided tours […]

New Views

We are so excited to bring “The Secret Gardens Tour” to you for our cover this month! This is the ninth tour of private gardens they have hosted, and all proceeds go to brain and spinal cord injury recovery efforts and awareness. Thanks so much to Kathleen Waring and Marianne Mumford who started the tour […]

Volunteers Behind the Beauty

Lafayette Square’s visible renaissance


BLEU, A BLOWDRY BAR 701 Metairie Road, Suite 112-2A 309-5999 | BleuABlowdryBar.com BLEU, a Blowdry Bar offers a luxury styling experience without long-lead times found at traditional salons. Offering blowouts, updos, makeup applications and an expanding add-on menu, faithful patrons have come to expect the best in professional services while relaxing at BLEU, mimosa in […]

Perfect Portabella Pasta

Chad Matrana, Executive Chef at Amici, shares his Portabella Mushroom Tortellacci

Celebrating History

Antoine’s 175th anniversary

The Bridal Resource Directory

                                    Caterers/Food Service Chef John Folse & Company 2517 South Philippe Ave., Baton Rouge (225) 644-6000 jfolse.com Ralph Brennan Catering & Events 111 Veterans Memorial Blvd. 539-5510 ralphbrennancatering.com Children’s Clothes Banbury Cross 100 Atherton Drive (and other locations) […]

St. Charles Avenue’s Couture Wedding Guide

A handpicked list of 20 of our favorite resources

February Fare

11 local restaurants share their spring specials

Ellyn Culotta

Mount Carmel Academy


Founder, Neel Sus

Maggie Candon, RN

Chief Nursing Officer, Gifted Healthcare, RMRG

Vesna Maras

Owner, Mint and Frances & Finch

When Venus Rolled

The Krewe of Venus’ unique history

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Valentine’s Day

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