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St. Charles Avenue June 2011

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Fund-Racing and Fun

Children’s Hospital hosts its annual Sugarplum Ball with a horseracing theme.

Blooms by Design

Art was in bloom at the New Orleans Museum of Art.

Roasting with a Smile

Delgado Community College honors Plaquemines Parish President.

History in the Making

PRC raises money to preserve New Orleans’ historical architecture.

Acclaimed Angels

Project Lazarus honors major advocates at its 25th annual dinner.

Mardi Gras Mambo

Bridge House kicks off 2012 Mardi Gras season with annual fundraiser.

A Sauté Toward Ballet Education

The Prix d’Elegance Luncheon benefits NOBA’s educational programs.

Andrew Woodward Downing

Andrew Woodward Downing is a seventh grader at Stuart Hall School for Boys, and he’s very active in his community. Volunteering with the Miracle League has been one of his most rewarding experiences. Last spring, Downing was paired up with a buddy – a boy who’s autistic and has ADHD – to help him play […]

Laborde – Bonham

Blayne Yves Laborde and James Davis Bonham were introduced through a mutual friend at a party in 2008. Instantly they were inseparable and, as they say, the rest is history. Two years later, while home for the weekend for the Osiris ball, Davis purchased a ring from Friend & Company and later that week, Davis […]

Diet Dreams

Work out your way to better health

For the Little Children and Us All

Chapman and Sara Hyams’ New Orleans legacy

Kinder Cool

New Orleans’ locally owned children’s stores cater to fashion-forward moms, covering all the bases from infancy through pre-K and beyond with carefully edited collections for stylish occasions. Kalencom of New Orleans thoroughly modern diaper bags in eye-popping patterns at Little Miss Muffin (766 Harrison Ave.,  482-8200; 244 Metairie Road, Metairie, 833-6321; shoplittlemissmuffin.com) Tom Joule long […]

Paws in Awe

Ways to wow your pets

Party Hardy

Chef Alex Harrell of Sylvain fills us up with his Sautéed Shrimp and Durum Pasta with Roasted Tomatoes, Corn and Bacon.

Along the Avenue June 2011

What a spring! Funds were raised for good causes, glasses raised in praise of birthdays and celebrations and there was general merrymaking all around. There was a royal wedding in England (come now, admit you watched it on the telly). That very evening a reception was hosted by the Royal Society of St. George in […]

Turn Down the Heat

Sunburn treatments you already own.

A note from Bev

We are so thrilled to feature honoree Harry Connick Sr. surrounded by three gorgeous Victory Belles for the 2011 Iberia Bank Victory Ball for the National World War II Museum. The party is Friday, June 3, and begins with the black-tie optional Superior Energy Patron Party at 5:30 p.m. – where you’ll get a sneak […]

On the Cover

Special thanks to Kacey Hill and Jessica Skelly of the National World War II Museum for their invaluable assistance, and to Victory Belles Tara Brewer, Courtney Boe and Mandi Ridgdell. Celebrate the opening of the John E. Kushner Restoration Pavilion, the National World War II Museum’s latest attraction on Friday, June 3 at the 2011 […]

A Dancing Diva Summer Party

We still have time to enjoy a June night without too much heat; capitalize on this by planning an outdoor soirée. My husband, Johnny Church, has an incredible collection of 1950s and ’60s 45 records that we have on our jukebox, and dancing is almost always a part of our dinner parties. The key to […]

Chocolate and Cheese

June is National Candy Month, but who designated it so? Perhaps the same masterminds behind National Dairy Month, also in June. While I’ve staved off osteoporosis with a daily habit of peanut butter cup ice cream for the past decade, this mix of candy and dairy surely isn’t for everyone. Pairing confections with cheese is […]

The Heart and Soul of Giving

[gtx_gallery] Blue and white gingham-draped tables and buffets on old cedar doors greeted guests with” a backyard, juke joint feel at Legacy Donor Foundation’s “Soul Revival 2011” on April 8. The Tree of Life Bar, a circle bar with a lighted tree and hearts hanging from the branches, added to the backyard decoration. For cuisine, […]

A Tremendous Tour

The Junior League of New Orleans’ annual Kitchen Tour began with a Kick-Off Party.

Summer Bridal Show – June 14, 5-8 PM