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St. Charles Avenue May 2009

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Diet Decisions

A good fitness program requires a good diet.

Booked for the Weekend

Darcys and Janes gather for the second annual Jane Austen Festival.

Feeding Frenzy

The annual Mardi Gras auction at Galatoire’s provides much-needed funds for local charities.

Federation Fête

Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans’ “Campaign Celebration” 2009.

Pro-Life of the Party

New Orleans Right to Life Education Foundation celebrates the 10th annual “Proudly Pro-Life Dinner.”

Culinary Charity

The annual Chef’s Charity for Children.

Seeing Red

The 2009 Go Red for Women New Orleans Luncheon.

Just Say “NO”

The NO/AIDS Task Force celebrates 25 years of service to the city at their anniversary gala.

The Show Must Go On!

Southern Rep invites patrons backstage.

Big Easy in the Big Apple

Preservation Resource Center’s “Jazzed in January”.

Sweet On You

The Contemporary Arts Center pays tribute to community art supporters at “SweetArts” 2009.

Brennan’s Restaurant

A New Orleans perennial.

On the Cover

If you’re looking for “real soul,” look no further than the 2009 New Orleans Heart and Soul Gala. Carol Soloman, CEO of Peoples Health, the gala’s presenting sponsor, will get your heart pounding with this year’s new format. In a departure from previous years, the gala will feature an evening-long Tipitina’s Live Music Review. Mary […]

Student Activist: Libby LeCorgne

Some may cite lack of time or talent as reasons for avoiding volunteer work. But Libby LeCorgne, an 18-year-old who has more volunteer jobs under her belt than most people twice her age, believes that anyone can find a way to make a difference in his or her community.  “There are service opportunities for everyone […]

Greenberg-Wakeman Wedding

Lauren Nicole Greenberg and Devin John Wakeman first dated while they were students at Isidore Newman School. But when she graduated in 1999 and he in 2000, they went their separate ways. She went to the University of Texas in Austin, and he attended the University of Richmond. Coincidently, the two independently decided to return […]

Tee for Two (or Fore)!

Barbara Bush, Regan Forrester and I are all starting to play golf and needless to say, we all need a lot more work to be competent at this game! Our goal is to have fun! We even decorate our golf cart so the other golfers will be aware that we’re out. Hitting trees, landing in […]

Young Leadership Council: Streetcars

A guide to the New Orleans' painted streetcars

Registry of Charitable Events

May May 1Whitney Zoo-To-DoBenefits: Audubon Nature Institute Event Info: Guests will enjoy specialty cocktails, dinner from local restaurants and entertainment from Midnight Star, Joe Simon Trio, Topsy Chapman, Vieux Carré and the Wild Mohicans Mardi Gras Indians. There will also be a silent auction in the Tea Room Garden, plus a luxury vehicle raffle to […]

Get There Fast & Then Take It Slow

Locals share their latest and greatest vacations.

May Flowers

Local restaurants are blooming – and not just in name.

Strawberries Chaucer

Chef Robert Bruce serves up strawberries in season.

Having Good Scents

Choosing your perfect perfume.

What's Hot

For Mother's Day

Along the Avenue

Fests, festivals, fêtes and tomfoolery are part of spring’s fling. It is easy to forget how much gets crammed onto calendars between Mardi Gras and Memorial Day, before summer hits this city like a hot, wet blanket. With so many causes under pressure from the economy, needs have never been greater and groups have never […]

A Note from Bev

The Heart and Soul Gala is Thursday, May 28 – get ready for a fabulous night! Thanks to Roger Ogden, Mary and Roland Kurnatowski and Carol Solomon of Peoples Health for being “on the cover”! The gala’s goal is to raise $300,000 to fund life-saving research and education for cardiovascular disease in the New Orleans […]

Summer Bridal Show – June 14, 5-8 PM