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Audubon Aquarium of the Americas’ Fourth Annual ’Scales & Ales’

On Friday, September 20, the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas held its fourth annual “Scales & Ales.” This fundraising event, which happens in the aquarium itself and spills into Woldenberg Park, brings support for Audubon’s educational programs and conservational efforts. Chairs Mr. and Mrs. William Hines organized the party, providing food from over 30 restaurants, […]

Marigny Matinee

The season’s theatrical best in haute holiday glamour demands not just a standing ovation, but its very own curtain call.

NOLA City Bark’s Celebrates '101 Donations'

NOLA City Bark threw its third annual “101 Donations” fundraising event on Saturday, August 24. The Arbor Room and Popp Fountain of City Park were festively decorated to fit this year’s theme of “101 Donations Goes South of the Border.” Rachel and Herb Dyer of the Velvet Cactus were there to serve their delicious margaritas […]

The 37th 'Community Arts Awards' Honors Five Artists

The Arts Council of New Orleans held its 37th annual “Community Arts Awards” ceremony at the Contemporary Arts Center. The center served as the place where local creations were displayed and the artists honored on September 24. The nonprofit Arts Council works with other nonprofit arts societies in the greater New Orleans area to see […]

A More Pleasant Pheasant

Broussard’s Executive Chef Guy Rienbolt shares a recipe for Slow Roasted Pheasant with Braised Chestnut and Red Cabbage and Foie Gras Cream Sauce.

The Young Leadership Council Honors 25 Role Models

Each year, a committee of members of the Young Leadership Council Board of Directors and “Role Models” from previous years selects 25 individuals to honor at their annual “Role Model Awards Gala.”   This year, approximately 600 attendees gathered at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans in the Empire Ballroom to celebrate the event’s 27th year. […]

“Crimestoppers Carnivale” Patron Party Featured Big-Name Rockers

The “Crimestoppers Carnivale” patron party was held at Generations Hall on Wednesday, September 11. This social was a precursor to the main event at Mardi Gras World on September 28. Patrons could attend this pre-party and be some of the first people to hear Dr. John and Bobby Rush’s newest collaboration, a song titled “Another […]

A Fall Restaurant Guide for New Orleans

Between new restaurant openings and new offerings at old local favorites, 2013 has seen many changes in the New Orleans culinary scene. As the season changes, so do the ingredients, and so does the focus of many regional chefs. Here is a look at what’s new around town this fall. As to casual dining, the […]

Shelby Scott Westfeldt’s Fairy Tale Wedding

St. Charles Avenue’s Social Columnist, Shelby Westfeldt, married John David Mills at the Westfeldts’ compound in Fletcher, N.C. on Saturday, August 10. It was a magical wedding reception despite the rain that came down right after they said their vows in Christ School’s St. Joseph Chapel. Shelby, a coffee trader with Westfeldt Brothers, and John, […]

What’s Shakin’ and Bakin’

Fall weather breakfasts and lunches to try

'Q'n for Kids’ Uses Barbecue to Benefit Local Youth

On Saturday, September 14, Palmer Park was filled with the sweetly scented smoke of Each One Save One’s third annual barbecuing contest, “Q’n for Kids.” Each One Save One has been one of the city’s largest nonprofit mentoring programs for the youth since 1994. Through the help of 160 volunteer counselors working with children from […]

Boys Hope Girls Hope Celebrates Its ‘A Night at the Oscars’ Gala

Boys Hope Girls Hope of Greater New Orleans held its 33rd fall gala on Friday, September 13. The Pavilion of the Two Sisters in City Park became a venue fit for Hollywood with glamorous cuisine, cocktails and entertainment matching the theme “A Night at the Oscars.” This gala, chaired by Lori Rodrigue and Monique Ricci, […]

Young Activist: Danielle E. Boveland

Project Leader, Volunteer in the Arts (a project of the Young Leadership Council)

Friends of City Park’s 10th Annual ’Martini Madness’

The Arbor Room at Popp Fountain was filled to the brim on September 20 with excited drink enthusiasts ready to celebrate the 10th annual “Martini Madness” with the Friends of City Park. This fundraising event was so successful in past years that, in order to shorten the lines at the 21 different food vendors, this […]

The Pro Bono Project’s 25th annual ‘Justice For All Ball’

The Pro Bono Project held its 25th annual “Justice For All Ball” at the Audubon Tea Room on Friday, September 20. Funds raised at this ball gave the Pro Bono Project the support it needs to continue providing volunteer attorneys and law-related services to improve the lives of clients and the greater New Orleans metropolitan […]

Local Wedding: Brower – Beard

Lindsey Trist Brower and Richard Bradley Beard Jr. met through mutual friends at a dinner party in Oxford, Miss., while both were attending Ole Miss. After meeting Lindsey, Bradley asked her to dine at L&M’s Kitchen. Their first date was all it took, and they stayed together throughout college. When Bradley decided he wanted to […]

Sitting for a Cause

“CHAIRish the Children’s” Oz-themed auction

12 tips to make your soirée bright – without overdoing it.

Before you start adding on false eyelashes, loads of shimmer and berry-red lipsticks, remember that less is more – especially when it comes to your holiday beauty routine. It is always fun to add flair and drama to your look, but that doesn’t mean you should swipe on as much makeup as possible to get […]

A Note from Bev

Dressing for You and Your Success

Off the 'Beat'-en Path

The house where Burroughs lived.

Performing Arts Calendar

NOVEMBER • Through Nov. 3 Tony N’ Tina’s Wedding Audience members are the guests in this interactive, improvisational comedy set at an Italian-American wedding. The Joy Theater, 1200 Canal St., 528-9569, TheJoyTheater.com • Through Nov. 17 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde The Robert Louis Stevenson classic about a man whose experiments birth a villainous alter […]

On The Cover

Dress for Success is “Going Places. Going Strong.” They have settled in to their new home at 6117 Magazine St., filling their boutique with fantastic clothing options for their clients – including a recent donation of more than 100 new items from the Worth Collection. This month they will have several events around town, including a […]

SHOP TALK : Tommy Aucoin Jr.

President and co-owner, Aucoin Hart

Cruisin’ the Crescent

I am very excited that I will soon be a first-time aunt. Upon receiving this joyous news, and because my new niece will reside in New Orleans, I began to reflect on my own childhood and how much the city has grown. I remember my first Saints game – the Superdome was half-empty and our […]

Summer Bridal Show – June 14, 5-8 PM