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St. Charles Avenue July 2013

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The Men and Women of Fashion Honor 20 “Best Dressed” Honorees

An afternoon as stylish as the organization that hosted it, the Men and Women of Fashion held their annual “Prix d’Elegance Luncheon” this past April at the Hilton, benefited the Ballet Resource and Volunteer Organization, which funds the New Orleans Ballet Association’s award-winning education programs and scholarships for deserving students on a yearly basis. Sandra […]

Q&A with Mary Coxe

Director, Martin Lawrence Galleries

Ameca Reali and Adrienne K. Wheeler

Founders, Justice and Accountability Center of Louisiana

Local Wedding: Grady – Adams

After Erin Grady graduated from The University of Georgia and Bryan Adams graduated from the University of Florida, each moved to Tampa and they met through a mutual friend. Despite their school rivalry history, the two immediately hit it off. Bryan asked Erin out on their first date about six years ago. They went out […]

Taking the Party With You

A “girls only” dinner party in Highlands, N.C.

Summer Gallery Guide

From slow strolls to exciting auctions, find a way to enjoy the visual arts this summer.

Summer Style

Summer in New Orleans is often so hot that it’s difficult to move, much less make a change to your routine – but that’s why it’s so important to do so. Adding even one of these six warm-weather additions to your home or wardrobe will make you feel cooler, if not in temperature then at […]

Finding the Right Brush for Your Hair

I always thought a brush is a brush is a brush, but recently I was gifted a pricey boar bristle hairbrush, one I would’ve never purchased myself, and I’m sold! All along I could’ve been working smart for my hair rather than against it. We all tend to invest in hair styling tools and expensive […]

Cruisin’ the Crescent

On my way back from a recent weekend in Mississippi with my family, I became very nostalgic upon passing the Louisiana state welcome sign. I remembered all the summers I drove home from college and the feelings I got when I saw “Bienvenue en Louisiane.” Once I passed that sign, I knew how close I […]

On The Cover

The Young Leadership Council will hold its annual “Role Model Gala” to recognize individuals who keep New Orleans “young” by serving as such to young professionals. This year, the event will honor 25 New Orleanians on Saturday, August 10, at the Hyatt Regency. Chair Serina Phoenix, Board President Richard Pavlick and Executive Director Curry Smith […]

UNCF, Liberty Bank, Trust Co. Have a “Ball in the City”

Since its inception 19 years ago, the United Negro College Fund and Liberty Bank and Trust Co.’s partner event “Ball in the City” has raised a total of $2.3 million dollars to benefit highly qualified students who are underrepresented in today’s higher education. This March, UNCF and Liberty Bank hosted the 2013 “Ball in the […]

Lighthouse Louisiana Holds Its Annual Fundraiser at Arnaud’s

Lighthouse Louisiana held a benefit at famed Arnaud’s restaurant in March to mark its accomplishments throughout the 97 years that the organization has served our community and to raise funds for a new era. Formerly known as the Lighthouse for the Blind, the nonprofit has long served citizens of New Orleans with visual impairments but […]

NCJW’s Annual Fundraiser Brings “Hawaiian Paradise” to New Orleans

The National Council of Jewish Women brought a little bit of Hawaii to the Warehouse District this past April with their “Hawaiian Paradise” fundraiser at the Sun Ray Grill. The NCJW is the oldest women’s grassroots organization in the United States, and strives for social justice, equal rights and an enhanced Jewish life. Co-chairs Marisa […]

Raintree Children and Family Services “Paint the Town Green”

Green is the color of peace, life and shelter, a fitting theme for Raintree Children and Family Services’ annual fundraising gala “Paint the Town Green,” which took place this past April at Harrah’s New Orleans Casino Theatre. The gala provided both an unforgettable night of entertainment as well as a chance to help Raintree’s mission […]

Fundraising for Our Future

City Year New Orleans Holds Its Annual “School House Rock”

Bridge House/Grace House’s “Cochon Cotillion XVII” Calls for Costumes

The first unofficial Mardi Gras ball of the 2014 season, Bridge House/Grace House’s annual “Cochon Cotillion” kicked off Carnival at Blaine Kern’s Mardi Gras World this past April. Bridge House and Grace House are dedicated to serving men and women who have become dependent on drugs and alcohol and to provide them with gender-specific treatment, […]

East Jefferson General Hospital Auxiliary Fêtes Eight Activists

Since its inception 19 years ago, the United Negro College Fund and Liberty Bank and Trust Co.’s partner event “Ball in the City” has raised a total of $2.3 million dollars to benefit highly qualified students who are underrepresented in today’s higher education. This March, UNCF and Liberty Bank hosted the 2013 “Ball in the […]

Young Audiences of Louisiana presents “Dancing for the Arts”

Young Audiences of Louisiana’s “Dancing for the Arts” took the city by storm in March with the annual benefit at Harrah’s Casino Theatre. Modeled after the hit reality television show, the event is “Dancing with the Stars” – New Orleans-style – and brings together local community leaders with Young Audiences performing artists and instructors for an unforgettable […]

Project Lazarus Honors Its “Guardian Angels”

Project Lazarus honored their 2013 “Guardian Angels” on Wednesday, April 17 at their 16th annual “Guardian Angel Award Gala.” The Pavilion of the Two Sisters in City Park created a beautiful setting for 250 guests who came out to honor those with distinguished service to the organization, which supports individuals with HIV/AIDS. This year’s gala […]

A Note from Bev

Every time I look at the Mississippi River Bridge with the incredible lights, I think of the Young Leadership Council and all that they’ve done to keep young people interested in staying in New Orleans and contributing to our overall well being! This month’s cover features the YLC’s “Role Model Awards Gala,” which will be […]

Occupying Summer

New Orleans kids kept cool and occupied during the 1930s.

Taking it Easy in the Big Easy

Pamper yourself this summer

Fresh Eats for the Seafood Lover

The perfect dining entrée for summer, fresh caught Gulf fish can be found on the menu at many New Orleans restaurants, but two new additions are giving the competition a run for their money. From the wood-fired grill at Peche or a sizzling Himalayan salt brick at Kingfish, here are two reasons to embrace your […]

Sweetly Strawberry Recipe

Chef Joey Wells of Roux on Orleans cools us down with his Atole de Fresa.

Beat the Heat

FeBe 835-5250 Keep cool in a Splendid stripe tank and Hudson jean shorts and top it off with some cute Tom Ford sunglasses!   The Spa at Stone Creek 985/801-7120 Relax in luxury at the resort-style Spa at Stone Creek with a massage, facial, nail & body services or spray tanning!   Crowne Plaza New […]

Summer Bridal Show – June 14, 5-8 PM