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St. Charles Avenue March 2009

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St. Patrick’s Day

1. RSVP Stationers • 2701 Airline Dr., Ste. Q • 504-837-7787Invite your friends and family for a “wee bit o’fun” with custom St. Patrick’s Day party invitations from RSVP Stationers! Festive cups and napkins also available.  2. Canine Culture • 8110 Hampson St • 504-373-5141 • www.canineculturenola.comThe store sells all kinds of merchandise for you […]

Carnival Celebrations

Rio, Venice and New Orleans set the stage for Mary Wyatt Hines’ debut party.

Gift Giving, Simplified

No matter the occasion, Magazine Street has you covered.

Urban Oasis

A New Orleans home with Old-World charm

How Does your Garden Grow?

Genevieve Munson Trimble honored by New Orleans Town Gardeners.

A Royal Renaissance

National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s Louisiana Chapter’s annual Renaissance Festival.

This Side of Paradise

LA/SPCA’s annual Howling Success.

Sugar and Spice

New Orleans Hispanic Heritage Foundation’s annual Azúcar Ball.

Taking a Chance on Children

Carnaval Des Enfants! celebrates romance and magic for a good cause.

Keeping Us Safe…to Party

Crimestoppers Carnivale 2008, from A-Z.

A Champion With Heart

2008 Alexis de Tocqueville Award Celebration.

An Active Life

St. Charles Avenue’s annual Activist Awards.

Butcher – Pilcher Wedding

Following Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Marion Scott Butcher, who goes by Scott, decided to move from her family’s hometown of New Orleans to Atlanta. After being thrust into a new city for just a week, Scott met her future husband, Paul Judson Pilcher while out to dinner with friends. The two dated for just over […]

Bellisimo!

The New Orleans Italian community and the Piazza d’Italia.

Not Too Sweet

The negative effects of sugar.

Margaret Ann Bryan

Student Activist

Home Grown

Spring is the perfect time to sample locally sourced foods.

Catfish Court Bouillon

Chef Donald Link expands his restaurants with Calcasieu and tempts our taste buds in the process.

Along the Avenue

About this time of year, I feel like the police who, at the stroke of midnight, head up Bourbon Street announcing, “Mardi Gras is over. Lent has begun. Please clear the streets.” Much as we love our rhinestone royalty, fantastic floats, baubles, bangles and beads, many actually look forward to Ash Wednesday and a bit […]

On the Cover

To keep up with the lively Mexican conductor Carlos Miguel Prieto, some Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra fans felt they should up the tempo – only Con Brio, an Italian musical term for “with spirit” or “with brilliance,” would do. They found the term fitting for a new group of LPO supporters, undoubtedly inspired by the vigorous LPO […]

A Note from Bev

We are “in the clouds” and very excited that our cover features The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra and the new group they’re forming called Con Brio! Thanks to cover models: Famed conductor extraordinaire, Carlos Prieto, and co-chairs: Nancy Hales, Pam Ryan and Liz Caputto! We also know that one of our favorite friends, Ana Gershanik, is […]

Lighting the Way

Previewing Celebration in the Oaks.

Gourmet Gala

March of Dimes’ 24th annual Signature Chefs Gala.

A Tamed Mane

John Jay expertly crafts a whole new look.

What’s Hot

For the garden

Summer Bridal Show – June 14, 5-8 PM