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St. Charles Avenue May 2011

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Foundation for the Future

Guests gather to celebrate the United Negro College Fund.

Dog Days

The ubiquitous hot dog goes gourmet.

Fizzing in the City

It takes a strong arm to make a Ramos Gin Fizz.

Candle on the Water

Local charity raises money for the blind community in New Orleans.

Spending a Sunday at Emeril’s

Emeril Lagasse hosts a dinner to support mental health services.

Say Hello to Scallops

Chef Ryan Gall of Salú serves them up with black bean couscous and spicy guava coulis.

Raintree Goes Green for Teens

“Paint the Town Green” supports youths in need.

On the Cover

This year marks many anniversaries for Hermann-Grima/Gallier Historic Houses: Hermann-Grima House celebrates 180 years; Gallier House celebrates 15 years as part of The Woman’s Exchange (which took over the operation of the Gallier House from Tulane University in 1996); The Woman’s Exchange celebrates 130 years; and both houses will be celebrating 40 years of museum […]

A Cen-tenn-ial Celebration

The Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival turns 25 at the author’s 100th birthday.

Rosemary Gugert Weds Kenneth Chew Kennedy

Rosemary Gugert met Kenneth Chew Kennedy at Josephine and Hunter Collins’ New Year’s Eve party. He immediately asked her out and she took him to an after-Sugar Bowl party at Betty Kennard Neal’s. On their fifth date, the same night as Rosemary won her first and only election, Ken asked her to marry him. They […]

Oh, the Places Kids Will Geaux

A Dr. Seuss-themed celebration raises funds for the Children’s Museum of St. Tammany.

Fine Dining

The 10th annual sampling of some of the city’s best.

Party in the Park

Chefs Soirée benefits the Youth Service Bureau of St. Tammany.

A Hole in One

Friends of City Park raises funds for a miniature golf course.

Celebrating Crimefighters

Crimestoppers hosts its annual luncheon on St. Patrick’s Day.

Hardie– Montgomery

Three years ago, Elaine de la Houssaye Hardie met James Spencer Montgomery at a Fourth of July weekend in Point Clear, Ala., at the home of mutual friends Joanie and Patrick Browne. When the two returned to New Orleans, James asked Elaine to dinner and they soon started dating. Sometime later, James told Elaine that […]

A note from Bev

It is hard to believe, but Amazing Grapes Wine Auction is celebrating its 26th year on May 13 and you don’t want to miss it! Thanks to co-chairs Mary Funderburk and Courtney Murphy; Hermann-Grima/Gallier Houses Executive Director Mamie S. Gasperecz; Barry Wiss, CWE Vice President of Trade Relations, Trinchero Family Estates; and Keith de la […]

Regan Starnes Nelson

Regan Starnes Nelson is a junior at Metairie Park Country Day School who has invested a great deal of time with organizations in order to make an impact on her school and New Orleans. Nelson is a member of a school group called Global Citizens, which has raised money for many different local and global […]

Mother’s Day

Whether it’s to tend to a bruised knee or a broken heart, or provide a comforting voice after a bad day, our mothers are always there for us. They lend a helping hand, a listening ear and a warm hug to whatever life may bring. To repay these special ladies for all they’ve done, treat […]

Lift It Up

Going from flat to bootylicious

Plan Your Summer Getaway

Everything you need for your next vacation

Along the Avenue May 2011

French Quarter Festival and the Jazz & Heritage Festival aside, some of the most danceable music is at the Stage Door Canteen in the National World War II Museum. Presently, On the Air is taking its turn in the theater, and the cast often dances with the audience. The show is the perfect run up […]

Face Time

Having a relationship with an esthetician can benefit anyone.

Lunch Brunch & Happy Hour

These 9 locations make choosing easy.

Summer Bridal Show – June 14, 5-8 PM