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St. Charles Avenue November 2009

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Create Your Own Carnival

What’s better than a party – a parade!

Activists of the Year 2009

St. Charles Avenue Magazine is proud to present its “Activists of the Year” for 2009 – Darryl Berger, Louellen Berger, Ana Gershanik, Dr. Juan Gershanik and Roger Ogden. Each year when we recognize the “Activists of the Year,” we are acknowledging the many years of time, talent and effort that New Orleanians have volunteered to […]

To Catch a Crook

Crimestoppers Carnivale fashionably facilitates.

Party Palpitations

St. Tammany Art Association offers art for your heart.

More Art for More People

Art for Art’s Sake continues to grow.

Volunteer Victories

St. Elizabeth Guild celebrates 38 years of honoring volunteer activists.

Pro Bono Parties

Twenty-first annual Justice for All Ball.

blitz glitz

Remember when dressing up meant shimmering fabrics, big bows, bare shoulders and shiny baubles? It still does. If you’re the kind of girl that yearns for an occasion that demands sky-high heels, dark nail polish and your grandmother’s vintage fur then take note: The elegant look of wartime glamour and pin-up girl perfection continues to […]

Storming the Sazerac

Women’s lib and The Roosevelt New Orleans.

Avoiding Overindulgence

Tips for the holidays.

Michael Friedlander

At the end of this month Michael Friedlander will be turning 18, and in past years he has proved that he’s very committed to the science community. Friedlander began his journey as a student activist when he joined the National Honor Society his junior year at Benjamin Franklin High School. His volunteer services grew to […]


Daphne Hackley Johnson and Brandon Brooks Berger met at Vanderbilt University while Daphne was still a student and Brandon had recently graduated. Both were in relationships at the time but bumped into each other occasionally at Vanderbilt and during Mardi Gras in New Orleans. After college, Daphne moved to Boston to pursue her career and […]

On the cover

Everyone loveS a Hollywood moment: the elegance, the sumptuous clothing and costumes and, of course, a plot with drama and romance. While that era of film may be long-gone, fear not: The Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is bringing it back with their annual fundraiser, A Howling Success 2009! This year’s […]

More Reasons to Celebrate!

Seasonal menus, promotions and winter specials make fall feasting a must.

Silver Screen Magic

The New Orleans Film Society honors 20 years of the Film Festival.

A Tribute to Childhood

CHAIRishing our future with the Louisiana Children’s Museum.

Heralding Hope

American Cancer Society celebrates the spirited among us.

For the First Time and For Life

Touro Infirmary Foundation’s new Here for Life gala.

All You Need is Love

Love in the Garden celebrates five years.

Game Time

Fall dishes bring warmth and comfort as the seasonal coin flips.

Mussel Memory

Le Crêpe Nanou shares their renowned mussels just in time for fall.

Hues for You

Choosing your perfect fall polish.

What’s Hot

Home Furnishings

Along the Avenue

Autumn in New Orleans means pumpkins, gourds and faux turning leaves … What can you say about a town where I recently spotted a magnolia about to bloom in October? The flowers are out in the Botanical Gardens and elsewhere, so go have a look. If you haven’t stocked your Christmas list with books by […]

A note from Bev

We are all thrilled about our cover for the LA/SPCA’s Howling Success 2009, “Hooray for Howlywood.” Thanks so much to D. Paul Spencer and J. Coller Ochsner M.D. two major sponsors, CEO Ana Zorilla, Celebrity Restaurateur of Howling Success Joel Dondis and, of course, dogies Pudin and Buddy Young. They all want us to show […]

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