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St. Charles Avenue June 2023

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Sun Protection 101

We hear a lot about keeping our skin safe from the sun. We know it’s important, though we don’t always do as well as we should. For inspiration, we sat down with Dr. Elizabeth Foley Bucher, who is board certified in Dermatology and Mohs Surgery and a New Orleans native. A partner at The Skin […]

Safe Fun In The Sun

Our June issue is an important one, dedicated to sun safety with tips for protecting yourself and your family while also enjoying your time outdoors. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, skin cancer is the most common cancer in the U.S. Current estimates are that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in […]

Pool’s Out for Summer

Take a dip in a one-piece pink Indian flower print swimsuit from Lison Paris. The darling ruffle details on the straps and above the leg add just the right amount of frill. Sayings Kids, sayingskids.com. Keep your kiddo protected with a Flap Hat from Flap Happy. Made of UPF 50+ fabric in a precious pink […]

City Park Conservancy Lark in the Park

There is nothing more irresistible than an outdoor garden party in March. And with that in mind, Lark in the Park presented by the Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust returned to City Park’s Pavilion of Two Sisters and New Orleans Botanical Garden on March 10. City Park Conservancy President and CEO Cara Lambright says it […]

Women’s Guild of the New Orleans Opera Association Mad Hatters Luncheon

Hats in all shapes, sizes, colors and adornments, and those who wore them, filled the ballroom at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel on March 7 when the Women’s Guild of the New Orleans Opera Association hosted its 38th annual Mad Hatters Luncheon and Fashion Show. Themed “All That Jazz with A Little Pizzaz,” the […]

What’s Hot: Flights of Fantasy

Bring the drama with gracefully winged creatures atop blooms and Audrey’s chignon in this piece by Ashley Longshore dubbed Floating In a Swan’s Dream.  72 x 96in | 182.88 x 243.84cm | Acrylic and Gold Leaf on Canvas | 2022. Ashley Longshore, ashleylongshore.com. When gallivanting, drape yourself in a custom caftan from Ellen Macomber. Handmade in […]

American Heart Association Go Red for Women Luncheon

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death of women in the U.S. There is still so much to do, and with that in mind, the American Heart Association New Orleans Go Red for Women Luncheon brought awareness to the issue as well as raised funds for research.  The luncheon at the New Orleans Marriott […]

‘Cue Up The Grill

“Lamb loin chops—which look like tiny T-bone steaks—are highly underrated,” says Chef Hayley Vanvleet. “As lamb goes, the loin chop is very affordable, about $10 a pound. They are also delicious, easy to cook, and a real hit with most men because you really must get in there with your hands to eat them. They […]

Jewish Children’s Regional Services: Jewish Roots of Summer Camp Gala

Are your ready for the summer? Jewish Children’s Regional Services got off to a head start at its Jewish Roots of Summer Camp Gala on March 11 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel.  The theme was a celebration and recognition of the importance and role that sleep-away Jewish summer camp has had on young lives, with the […]

Johnice Katz

Follow interior designer Johnice Katz’s Instagram account (@johnice.katz), and it’s easy to feel like you know her. As the ‘People’s Decorator,’ Katz has built a business model around her belief that good design should be accessible to anyone. That includes the 24,000-plus online followers seeking her candid perspectives on design (like Katz’s ongoing crusade against […]

Mosquito Coast

In New Orleans, spring is but a brief fling before summer comes in hot — and brings swarms of mosquitos with it. Not only are mosquitos pesky and the bites painfully itchy, but also, they can make us sick. There are a few measures we can take, however, to protect our skin and our health, […]

Arts Calendar – JUNE

1 Jenn Howard Band Chickie Wah Wah, 2828 Canal St., 504-541-2050, chickiewahwah.com 1 Kimpton Off the Record Presents: Tank and the Bangas King, 501 Tchoupitoulas St., offtherecord.kimptonhotels.com 1 Thursdays at Twilight: New Leviathan Oriental Fox-Trot Orchestra Pavilion of the Two Sisters, One Victory Ave., 504-482-4888, neworleanscitypark.org 2 Koe Wetzel Champions Square, 504-587-3822, champions-square.com 9 – […]

With This Ring: The Perfect Plate

When planning a wedding, couples envision an event that truly reflects their relationship, and often they want their menus to be a part of that overall concept. However, creating a custom menu brings a whole new batch of things to consider. If a couple wants to use fresh, seasonal ingredients, does that impact the wedding […]

Tony’s Café

Anthony J. Gambino dreamt of opening his own cafe and bar lounge for many years while working for businesses owned by other people. A lifelong New Orleanian, he had managed a number of successful establishments, like Mack’s Crystal Room and Bar at Canal St. and Exchange Place, and grown an appreciative local clientele.  When the […]

Hermann-Grima + Gallier Historic Houses Wine Fête

Bubbles, wine and bourbon, what more could a benefit ask for? When it’s the Hermann-Grima + Gallier Historic Houses Wine Fête, gourmet cuisine and a silent auction were also part of the night’s festivities on March 10 at Hermann-Grima House. The fête started with the patron party, themed Bourbon & Bubbles, which served up champagnes, […]

Summer Birthday Parties

Longer days, relaxed schedules and a quiet social calendar are amongst my favorite hallmarks of summer. Ironically, I complained about these exact things when I was younger, particularly when they impacted my August birthday parties. As my loving mother promised me, as an adult I am thrilled with the season of my birth. More importantly, […]

Shop Talk: The Big Cover Up

June is the unofficial kickoff of bathing suit season. And for many of us, the whimsical swimsuit purchases of our younger days have evolved into a more complex, layered shopping challenge. A retail word problem if you will: “If Mary has to chase her toddler around the pool, keep her baby out of the sun, […]


Lisa Romano, First Lady of Louisiana Donna Edwards, Kara Van de Carr and Vincent Giardina Lori Byargeon, Juli Miller Hart, Sarah Feirn, Greg Feirn Katherine Green and Courtney Freeman Eden Centers for Hope and Healing Breakfast When: April 4, 2023 What: Eden Centers for Hope and Healing hosted a breakfast on April 4 to honor the […]

Elise Gallinot Goldman

For over 22 years, the KID smART organization has been a driving force in providing high-quality arts education to over 32,000 students in the New Orleans area. Recently, the organization’s executive director, Elise Gallinot Goldman, spoke with Avenue to discuss how KID smART is making a difference in meeting the significant demand for arts education […]

Father’s Day Gift Guide

Take a look these gift ideas to get dad the perfect present this Father's Day.

Wedding Resources

New Orleans is always ready to celebrate a love story! These wedding experts are here to pamper, host and plan your dream wedding celebration. Glasskin GetGlasSkin.com   |  504-581-8356 Glasskin is the perfect addition to a pre-wedding routine. Brides-to-be can prepare their skin at home by shopping Glasskin’s vast range of quality, clean skincare products. […]

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