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St. Charles Avenue March 2021

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Real Estate Experts 2021

Select Real Estate Experts of New Orleans The right real estate agent makes all the difference.   The Shedlock Group Lisa and Ed Shedlock make up The Shedlock Group at French Quarter Realty. This husband and wife team is known for results—their hard work has launched the couple into the top 1% in the field. […]

Ogden’s “O What a Night!”

Executive Director William Pittman Andrews, Event Chair and Board of Trustees Member Catherine Makk and Auctioneer CK Swett     With the health and safety of its supporters in mind, Ogden Museum of Southern Art transitioned its annual “O What a Night!” gala to an online format, featuring live and silent art auctions that supported […]

LCM’s “CHAIRish the Children”

Will and CEO Julia Bland with Dr. Kim and Will Bland     Partygoers dined safely and socially distanced for the 22nd “CHAIRish the Children: A Fall Feast Celebrating New Orleans.” The annual event benefits the Louisiana Children’s Museum, for which COVID-19 has had far-reaching effects, and helps to ensure the long-term health and sustainability of […]

The Dish | Taco Nation

The Mexican and Central American immigrants who came to our aid in rebuilding our shattered region after the Big Bath in 2005 brought their culinary traditions and, in some cases, their taco trucks with them. In doing so they radically elevated the standards by which we regard tacos. Our demand for the fresh little hand-held […]

SNAPSHOTS

First Tee Greater New Orleans hosted its inaugural “100 Hole Golf Marathon” at the Metairie Country Club in August 2020 to raise funds for First Tee’s after school programs. Fourteen golfers played the 100-hole event, raising more than $25,000 and each receiving this gift for their participation.   The New Orleans Film Society reunites cast […]

What’s Hot | Home Decor

You get a little thrill every time you discover a decorative accent that will fill a particular nook in your house in just the right way. Perk up your abode with unique, personal accents and décor that aim to delight and intrigue. Pep up your kitchen counters and arrange a beautiful selection of fruit in […]

Entertaining With Bev | Seeing Beyond Spectacle

Though we weren’t able to enjoy the entertainment that the Rex Organization usually provides the city of New Orleans on Mardi Gras Day, there’s much more to this group than spectacle. The Rex Organization, through their Pro Bono Publico Foundation, has donated $9.3 million for public and parochial schools and support organizations over the past […]

Kid’s Play | The Woodlands Conservancy

The flat terrain and often intense climate in these parts don’t make for the best hiking. While there’s ample green space for walks and runs, there aren’t a ton of hiking trails that offer a diversity of terrain or wildlife. A notable exception, however, is just a short jaunt over the Crescent City Connection near […]

Shop Talk | Amanda Fritscher

What do you do for Chateau Golf & Country Club?  I’m the Event Sales Manager for Chateau Golf & Country Club. A typical day for me would be reviewing events scheduled for the week with the Food and Beverage Manager and the Chef to check that all of our needs are met. I check into […]

Changemakers | Catherine Todd

Drawing on a lifetime of art appreciation, Catherine Todd realized that New Orleans needed a single place where locals and visitors alike could fall in love with the city’s art scene. After a fortuitous meeting with fellow artist and businessperson Collin Ferguson, the duo founded Where Y’Art, an online gallery showcasing the works of over […]

With This Ring | Bright – Baldwin

  [gtx_gallery] Though Ella Monsted Bright and Christopher Lee Baldwin grew up in New Orleans, they went to different high schools and never knew each other. That changed when Chris’ cousin got engaged to one of Ella’s best friends in December 2018. Chris’ aunt introduced them that night.  Chris and Ella had their first date […]

Longue Vue’s “Games in the Gardens”

Elizabeth Leblanc, Executive Director Baty Landis and Sponsor Sweet Dupuy True to its name, “Games in the Gardens” welcomed guests to Longue Vue House and Gardens with a festive, engaging and safe atmosphere throughout the lush grounds. Flower arrangements created from Longue Vue’s gardens decorated the venue. Patrons enjoyed music by the Harry Hardin Trio […]

Spring Home Renewal

Over the last year the No. 1 place to dine with loved ones, celebrate birthdays, indulge in happy hour or see the latest film has been, well, home. And the No. 1 place for hitting the books, putting in office hours or maintaining your workout routine? You guessed it, home. For a lot of people, […]

Editor’s Note

Bev’s Note City Park must raise 89 percent of its revenue on its own, and they should be congratulated for a successful “Celebration in the Oaks” and “Floats in the Oaks” and of course the “Lark Picnic in the Park”! The “Heart of the Park Hat Luncheon” is coming up as well, and the Botanical […]

Shop Talk | Skye & Susan Price

What makes your unique real estate partnership effective?  We are a mother-daughter team, and we complement each other in all aspects, including business, where we both bring different perspectives. With a combined experience of 40 years on the job we can offer a wealth of knowledge as well as a fresh perspective. As a family […]

Student Activist | Tess Fouchi

“I think it’s important to be involved in one’s community in whatever capacity you’re able. I strive to be a role model for others and encourage them to use whatever resources and passions they have to help give back, too,” says Tess Fouchi, a senior at Louise S. McGehee School. Michelle Macicek inspired Fouchi to […]

“Cocktails for KID smART”

“Cocktails for KID smART” was held virtually over Zoom, with in-person “Parties in Place” hosted across the city. These small gatherings offered opportunities for people to watch the virtual program, celebrate their support of the arts in schools, eat, drink and be merry, all in a safe and intimate environment. “Parties in Place” were hosted […]

Nostalgia | Brother Isaiah

Brother Isaiah, pictured in his white robe among a crowd of spectators in 1920, lived with his mother and sister aboard a small, ramshackle houseboat on the batture at Calhoun Street while he worked as a ships’ watchman. He became known among the nearby residents and squatters for his immense faith as well as his […]

The Shedlock Group

Lisa and Ed Shedlock make up The Shedlock Group at French Quarter Realty. This husband and wife team is known for results—their hard work has launched the couple into the top 1% in the field. “Working as a team allows us to communicate constantly about our clients’ needs and cover more territory,” says Lisa. As […]

Ansley Marshall Group

Ansley Marshall Group (AMG) is a top-producing team of Realtors with McEnery Residential, specializing in luxury real estate sales, investment property, and staging. AMG was recognized by CityBusiness’s Book of Lists in the Top 20 realtors in the New Orleans Metro area, and Gambit Weekly readers honored them as #2 Realtors in the city. They […]

O’Dwyer Realty

Buyers and Sellers can count on O’Dwyer Realty’s professional real estate services and experience. From Commercial Development to Single Family Homes, Property Management, Land Acquisition and Development to Luxury Waterfront Condos, whatever you need we have an Agent for you. We have full-service Realtors throughout the Mississippi Gulf Coast and Louisiana. O: 228.452.4242 232 E. […]

Sydney Anderson Realty

Realtors often tout “experience” as their key advantage, but in real estate, it’s the depth and breadth of that experience that matters more, and for Sydney Anderson, a strong work ethic matters most. Not only has Sydney been in the industry 28 years, she offers unparalleled expertise in commercial real estate and luxury residential homes […]

Spring Home Spruce-Up

As seen in St. Charles Avenue, March 2021 J & J Exterminating 504.833.6305  |  JJExt.com Spring is just around the corner and so are termites … looking for a place to occupy!  Louisiana owned J&J Exterminating is now offering Thermal Acoustical Pest (T.A.P.) Control Insulation. A proven EPA-registered permanent pesticide solution to pests, to lower […]

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