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St. Charles Avenue November 2012

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Student Activist: Arieanna McKnight

Arieanna McKnight, a student at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA), is a Level 2 Culinary Arts Student, 10th grader in the Academic Studio and highly involved with the nonprofit Rethink. Rethink is an organization that helps New Orleans students have a voice in New Orleans Public Schools. As part of Rethink, McKnight […]

Vintage Wedding

Jo-Ellyn Levy to Abe Kupperman October 16, 1949

New Orleans Nostalgia: Waxing Historic

The Musée Conti Wax Museum

The Dish: Noteworthy Newcomers

So many great restaurants have opened in New Orleans during 2012, and as relatives and friends come to town for the beginning of the holidays, November and December are the perfect time to find your new favorites. Here are three new restaurants to try – until next month rolls around. In the touristy stretch of North […]

Replanting the Seeds

“La Fête du Jardin” honored the reopening of St. Anthony’s Garden.

Bug Off

Cancer Crusaders celebrated 12 years of not letting cancer “bug” them.

Dance the Night Away

Casa Argentina celebrated 30 years of preserving Argentinean culture.

Skin Deep: Fresh Faced

I love fashion and all the theatrics that come with it during Fashion Week, and I always get inspired after seeing the flawless, airbrushed skin on the runway. In reality, makeup is only a part of flawless skin. Below are my eight steps to get you looking fabulous in the morning. As always, it’s important […]

Cruisin’ the Crescent -November 2012

Last month alone I spent three of the four weekends traveling for work, so I decided to make the most of the only weekend I got to spend in New Orleans. On Sunday I headed out for brunch and whatever other adventures the French Quarter was sure to provide. Because it was raining I figured […]

Cooking and Grilling for Kids

Each One Save One found the “Best BBQ” at “Q’n for Kids.”

With This Ring: Wade – Green

Elizabeth Zatarain Wade and Louis Anderson Green IV met in New Orleans through mutual friends and were in a long distance relationship when Anderson decided that he was going to propose. Anderson and his family flew down to New Orleans on Saturday, April 9, 2011 without Liz knowing. Both the Wades and Greens were in […]

Go for the Glow

The metallic afterglow of the 2012 Olympic Games lingers, with fashion’s gold, silver and bronze winning best looks for holiday from our favorite hot shops.

Drink Like a Fisk with the Fish

Audubon Aquarium of the Americas hosted its third “Scales & Ales.”

Honoring the Arts

The 36th annual “Community Arts Awards Patron Party and Luncheon.”

Food for Fall

Area restaurants present an array of fall teasers for your taste buds.

What's Hot: November 2012

Home Furnishings

On the Cover: November 2012

The “Alexis de Tocqueville Award Celebration” honors a recipient (or recipients) every year since 1986, (except 2003 and 2005) who is committed to philanthropy, service and leadership in the New Orleans community. This year’s honoree, Carol Wise, was instrumental in founding the Women’s Leadership Counsel of United Way, Success By 6 and the Child Care […]

Martini With Friends

Friends of City Park sponsored its ninth annual “Martini Madness.”

Roll Out the Red Carpet

A gala and patron party offered a sneak peek at the 23rd annual New Orleans Film Festival.

To Your Health: Tabata

The New Fitness Craze

On the Menu: Finally Fall

Chef Matthew Farmer of Apolline warms us up with his Lamb Osso Bucco.

MAD for Hope

Boys Hope Girls Hope’s “MADGala,” the “Mad Men”-themed 32nd annual fall gala.

Shining Brightly

19th annual “Golden Tassel Gala” benefited Jefferson Dollars for Scholars.

A Note from Bev

Our cover this month features the Tocqueville Society of United Way of Southeast Louisiana, which is honoring Carol Wise! Wise is the 24th recipient of the Alexis de Tocqueville Award for her exemplary leadership in community volunteerism and philanthropy, and she’s an accomplished businesswoman, devoted mother and grandmother and a community activist. Flo Schornstein is […]

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