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Save Our Cemeteries Hosts Its 26th Annual Gala

Supporters of New Orleans’ iconic cemeteries flocked to the 26th annual “All Saints Soiree,” a 1920s-themed cocktail gala hosted by Save Our Cemeteries on November 10. The FNBC building housed the event, which was the best-attended in recent memory. The initial patron party, chaired by Ann Heslin, included the Courtyard Kings, who brought the jazz […]

New Orleans Philanthropists Honored at “National Philanthropy Day Luncheon”

“Good things come to those who give,” and this rang true on National Philanthropy Day on November 15, 2012. Hosted by the local chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, the annual “National Philanthropy Day Luncheon” at the Hyatt Regency gives special recognition to outstanding volunteers, community activists and philanthropists whose works benefit New Orleans […]

Bridge House/Grace House Celebrates Six Years of “Celebrity Waiters”

The tables were turned at Bridge House/Grace House’s “Celebrity Waiters VI” fundraiser on November 13, where 26 local celebrities served lunch to patrons at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. The likes of attorney Morris Bart and musician Charmaine Neville could be seen taking orders and carrying plates, with attendees handing out “tips” to support the organization […]

Eden House’s Inaugural “A Night in the Garden of Eden” Fundraiser

The mission of Eden House is a simple one: to provide a home, a family and a chance to those who need it most. At what will now be their annual fundraiser, “A Night in the Garden of Eden,” hosted at Touro Synagogue, directly supported this mission and the “two-year residential program” for local women […]

Hermann-Grima + Gallier Historic Houses Society’s “Fall Gala”

New Orleans is filled with historic architecture and landmarks, but not much is said about the people who safeguard these landmarks. Cue the Historic Houses Society, dedicated to preserving New Orleans’ history for all to enjoy. On Wednesday, November 14, the donors who make this mission possible were honored at the society’s “Fall Gala” at […]

“Crimestoppers Carnivale” Gathers Supporters for Proactive Crime Programs

Angels, devils and Saints players convened at Mardi Gras World Eastbank to fight crime. Mardi Gras came early with the “Crimestoppers Carnivale,” themed “Saints and Sinners” on Saturday, November 10, 2012. A patron party was held at the Mardi Gras World mansion, where emcées newscaster Eric Paulsen and Kenner Police Chief Steve Caraway charmed the […]

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s Louisiana Branch Raises Funds for Research and

No city knows rebirth like New Orleans does, making it the perfect setting for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s Louisiana Branch to host its annual “Renaissance Party” on Friday, November 9. Adrianne Casbarian, Logan Howcott and Chad Graci chaired the event, hosted fittingly by the Renaissance Arts Hotel. Among many other benefactors, including St. Charles […]

Dress for Success Empowers Disadvantaged Women

Entering the professional world is challenging for everyone, but for disadvantaged women who lack support and funding the challenges may seem insurmountable. But Dress for Success, an international nonprofit that provides free professional attire, a support network and most importantly confidence to women in need, says it doesn’t have to be. In November, the New […]

“Just Say YAYA 2012” Raises Funds to Develop Young, Local Artists

“Art for youth’s Sake” was the name of the game in November at “Just Say YAYA 2012,” the annual art show and fundraiser benefiting Young Aspirations, Young Artists, an after-school program that fosters artistic and professional development in New Orleans youth. This year’s show also marked the first anniversary of YAYA’s new Creative Glass studio […]

New Orleans Museum of Art’s 47th “Odyssey Ball”

Giant milk cartons and weeds growing out of the floor are not the usual sights at the New Orleans Museum of Art, but at this year’s “Odyssey Ball,” NOMA’s annual black-tie fundraiser, they were showcased as part of the museum’s quirky exhibit “Lifelike,” a collection of hyperrealistic art from artists including Andy Warhol and Ai […]

A Note from Bev

Art in Bloom, March 21 through 24, is of course one of our favorite events in March with flowers galore and the New Orleans Museum of Art transformed! Thanks to our cover models: NOMA’s Director Susan Taylor; co-chairs Joey Brown and Jeanette Slakey; Carol Short, Chair of the NOMA Volunteer Committee; and Kate Werner, President […]

St . Patrick’s Day Style

          Baby Bump Maternity & Children’s 304-2737   Green and white seersucker John John, made in the USA   Chatta Box 454-1527   Trina Turk green silk racerback top and colorful floral shorts   Eve’s Apple 570-6997   Tory Burch wallet/wristlet   FeBe 835-5250   Joe’s Jeans “The Skinny” in parakeet, […]

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New Orleans Seafood Restaurants Keep it Fresh

New Orleans has so much great seafood that sometimes it’s overwhelming. In the land of chargrilled oysters and shrimp poor boys sometimes we gravitate to our usual suspects rather than finding new fish in the sea. Here are three chefs’ unique preparations of seafood that are worth a try this spring. Walk into Mariza, the […]

Coconut Ceviche with Avocado Salad and Plantain Chips

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Cruisin’ the Crescent – March 2013

By the time you read this all of the events I’m about to discuss will be over, but I have no doubt in my mind that this time in New Orleans won’t be forgotten. I am writing this right before the Super Bowl, which means our city is bracing for the giant party cyclone that’s […]

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