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The Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival celebrates the Williams Songbook

[gtx_gallery] The Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival kicked off this year with “A Tennessee Williams Songbook: Only a Paper Moon,” a performance of the pop songs Williams chose for his plays compiled by David Kaplan, curator of the Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival. Tony-nominated Broadway performer Alison Fraser sang the hits, including “If I Didn’t […]

Father’s Day Gift Ideas

It is finally time to treat the men in our life to something they deserve. Shopping for dad is a snap with these Father’s Day gifts. For fashion-forward fathers, Dads who love to dine and everyone in between, there’s something here to make his Father’s Day one to remember.            Rubenstein’s […]

Anne Lynne Charbonnet

Owner and Buyer, C. Collection

Interview with David W. Perlis

Meet the president and co-owner of Perlis

Liam Fitzgerald

Jesuit High School

Betsy Charron and the New Orleans Street Exchange

Would you like to read about New Orleans from a totally new perspective, help give homeless persons a “hand-up” as micropreneurs and promote literacy and social awareness in the city? All of this can be accomplished for the small price of a newspaper. New Orleans’ newest publication, The Exchange, is a street paper designed to […]

Local Wedding: Kirkwood – Reiss

Sarah Ann Kirkwood and Crutcher Eaves Reiss met at the University of Virginia while earning their undergraduate degrees. Sarah was on the varsity volleyball team while Crutcher was on the football team. The two were friends and began dating while attending a graduate business program at the McIntire School of Commerce at UVA. In August […]

A Second Look

“The Greater Gatsby Affair” for the New Orleans Town Gardeners, Inc.

Playing it Cool

Children’s chic just in time for back to school

Past Becomes Future

The International Trade Mart

The Dog Days of Summer

Six local dog-friendly businesses divulge the latest pet trends.

“Hogs for the Cause” helps children diagnosed with pediatric brain cancer

[gtx_gallery] Childhood friends Becker Hall and René Louapre organized their first pork cook-off simply as a way to entertain family and friends – and then they met Ben Sarrat Jr., a little boy whose courage in the face of brain cancer inspired the duo to convert their cook-off into a message of hope. Today, “Hogs […]

A Week to Celebrate New Ideas

The entrepreneurial spirit thrives in New Orleans.

On the Cover

The National World War II Museum’s “2013 Whitney Bank Victory Ball” is themed On the Front Lines of Freedom. This gala evening will honor war correspondents and WWII veterans and their “personal reflections during the war that changed the world.” On Friday, June 14, chairs Ann and John Hairston and Suzanne and Michael Mestayer will […]

Daughters of Charity Services of New Orleans honors health care providers

[gtx_gallery] Health care champions of New Orleans were honored at Daughters of Charity Services of New Orleans’ (DCSNO) second annual “Keeping Our Promises Gala.” First NBC Bank hosted the March 9 event, co-chaired by Holley Haag and Julio Rodriguez. Sally-Ann Roberts of WWL-TV/Channel 4 emceed the Inspired Cross Awards Presentation, which praises the work of […]

“Cajun Night” raises funds for educational services

[gtx_gallery] Southern seafood was the belle of the ball at Chartwell Center’s “Cajun Night” on March 1. Sidney and Norwood Thornton hosted the dinner at their home in anticipation of the Sporting Clays Classic Fun Shoot the following day. “Cajun Night” is the main fundraiser for the Chartwell Center, which provides educational services to people, […]

Preservation Resource Center celebrates 36 years of “Julia Jump"

[gtx_gallery] The fabled architecture of New Orleans would be lost to time if not for the efforts of local organizations, including the Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans. Their annual “Julia Jump” is a key player in the fundraising game, helping the PRC restore nearly 1,400 properties citywide since its inception in 1974. The organization […]

Beating the Heat

“Lark in the Park” brings “Cabana Nights” to City Park.

“Sugarplum Ball” celebrates a King and benefits Children’s Hospital’s Autism Center

[gtx_gallery] A bygone New Orleans era was recreated on March 8 at Children’s Hospital’s “Sugarplum Ball.” The Old Ursuline Convent was the setting for more than 1,000 patrons to experience “Midnight in Paris,” chaired by Betsey and Andrew Todd, and Christy and Sean Kane, as well as decorations chair Lisa Happoldt. The convent, filled with […]

NOMA's “Art in Bloom” blossoms in its 25th year

[gtx_gallery] This year’s “Art in Bloom” event, “Celebrating Steel Magnolias,” kicked off on March 20 with a patron party at the New Orleans Museum of Art. The 25th annual fundraiser acknowledged and showcased the “elegance, grace, beauty and strength” of Southern women. Joey Brown and Jeanette Slakey chaired the event, the proceeds of which will […]

“Amazing Grapes” auctions fine wine to preserve history

[gtx_gallery] New Orleans would be lost without its history. Holt Kolb and Cara Ogg organized a spectacular night on March 1 to raise money for Hermann-Grima+Gallier Historic Houses. Hermann-Grima and Gallier are two geographically separate house museums, accredited by the American Association of Museums as one institution. They are dedicated to illustrating life in the […]

Play On

New Orleans restaurants that aren’t afraid to play with their food.

A Mean Mein

Chef Chip Flanagan of Ralph’s on the Park shares the recipe for the Yaka Mein appetizer.

Fancy a Facelift?

Greek mythology tells the story of Emperor Tiberius who swam the Isle of Capri in search of the fountain of youth. Whether in tales or today, that’s a pretty drastic measure just to look good. But I have to wonder are we truly that different than Tiberius in our quest? Alas, if only the emperor […]

Cruisin’ the Crescent

[gtx_gallery] We all learned the meaning of a “Bucket List” from Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson in 2007. Now almost everyone has a Bucket List, and it has adapted into so many different things. You can have a Travel Bucket List, a Before I Have Kids Bucket List, a Food Bucket List even a City-Wide […]

A Note from Bev

If you’ve passed by where Camp Street meets Magazine Street lately, you’ve seen the tremendous building that’s going on at The National World War II Museum – what a shining jewel in our city! We are so proud to present our cover this month featuring the “2013 Whitney Bank Victory Ball” for the museum, featuring […]

Summer Bridal Show – June 14, 5-8 PM