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St. Charles Avenue May 2013

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On the Cover

If you’re looking for a gift for Junior Achievement of Greater New Orleans, Inc., pearls would be appropriate as they celebrate their 30th anniversary “Business Hall of Fame Gala.” Chair Phyllis Taylor will oversee the 6:30 p.m. reception and 7:15 p.m. dinner and awards presentation at the Roosevelt Hotel on Thursday, May 16. Honorees Tom […]

A Note from Bev

Junior Achievement of Greater New Orleans, Inc. is having their 30th anniversary “Business Hall of Fame Gala” on Thursday, May 16, and you don’t want to miss it! Thanks to honorees: Tom Benson (not pictured), Owner and Chair of the New Orleans Saints; Roy Glapion, Senior Vice President at Professional Service Industries, Inc.; Patrick J. […]

Cruisin’ the Crescent

[gtx_gallery] Since I got engaged recently I’ve been in full wedding planning mode, and during this planning I’ve learned a lot about not just planning a wedding but planning a “New Orleans Wedding.” You see, I’m not getting married in New Orleans, but I’ve come to learn that the city doesn’t make the wedding a […]

Recipe: A Veggie Chill Out

Eric Damidot, executive chef of Hyatt Regency New Orleans, shares 8 Block Kitchen & Bar’s Petit Ravoli de Royan Chilled Salad.

Boozing With Bites

These restaurants are making the most of their cocktails and cuisine.

Corporate Giving

The generosity of local businesses in partnership with needy nonprofits

Sugar and Spice: Aunt Sally’s Pralines

Pierre Bagur and Diane Jacquet, both second-generation New Orleanians of French Creole descent, married circa 1910, and in the early 1930s opened a shop in the French Market, selling items they felt represented the true charms and culture of New Orleans. Bagur decided to make and sell pralines as part of this mission, and he […]

Chad Berg

Lee Michaels

Understanding the Unforgettable

The Super Bowl party that no one will ever forget.

Riviere – Beier

Elizabeth Frances Riviere and Kory Porter Beier met through a mutual friend during the 2007 Jazz Fest. Two days after the fest Kory asked Elizabeth on their first date, and they went to Jacques-Imo’s. After dinner, the two went dancing on Bourbon Street – and that’s when Elizabeth knew she was on the best date of […]

Brianna Despenza

Edna Karr High School and New Orleans Center for Creative Arts

Sal Trentacoste

Owner & buyer, Elizabeth’s

10 Makeup Must-Haves

Cat's solid staples from her makeup kit

Leah Chase Celebrates her 90th Birthday

[gtx_gallery] One of New Orleans’ most beloved icons, chef Leah Chase, celebrated her 90th birthday this past January at the Hyatt Regency amongst her family, friends and community leaders.   Chase’s birthday celebration also marked the inauguration of The Edgar “Dooky” Jr. & Leah Chase Family Foundation, which will “cultivate and support historically disenfranchised organizations […]

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Whether you’re looking for the perfect gift for a soon-to-be mother, your new mother-in-law or the mom who’s been by your side since before you took your first steps, these presents will be worn and used again and again – and each time the memories you’ve shared will comfort her and make her smile.     […]

Summer Bridal Show – June 14, 5-8 PM