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A Gathering of the Green

Girl Scouts Council of Louisiana East honors 100 years of serving 23 Louisiana parishes.

Junior Achievement Celebrates its 2012 Rising Stars

On Friday, November 9, Junior Achievement of Greater New Orleans (JAGNO) will honor its ninth class of Rising Stars at the 2012 City Stars Soirée. The celebration, sponsored by Entergy, Peoples Health and St. Charles Avenue magazine, will take place at JA BizTown located on the City Park campus of Delgado Community College. We are […]

New Orleans Nostalgia: A Penny for Your Memory

There was more to the Pennyland Arcade than games of chance and luck.

To Your Health: Two Moves for Your Month

Learn a squat and walk to prevent breast cancer.

Student Activist: Shelby Heath Meckstroth

Shelby Heath Meckstroth, a New Orleans native and senior at The Taft School (a boarding school in Connecticut), received the prestigious 2012 South African Summer Citrus Soccer Star award. At Taft, Meckstroth is involved with a volunteer council that organizes activities for blood drives for local organizations, goes to homeless shelters and participates in other […]

With This Ring: Yancey – Adams

Cameron Cavanaugh Yancey and Mark Philip Pierce Adams met at a mutual friend’s party while the two were in high school at Isidore Newman; it was the beginning of Cameron’s sophomore year, and Pierce was a senior. The following fall, Pierce left for Washington and Lee University in Virginia, and Cameron started her junior year […]

Bev Entertaining: Weddings Southern Style

The National Association of Caterers and Events held its meeting in New Orleans in July with 600 delegates attending. Tony Leggio of Mardi Gras Productions is president of the local chapter and co-chair of the convention, and he asked me to be one of the presenters at the wedding brunch, representing the way we create […]

Small Hearts – Big Challenges

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer in Louisiana and in America. Heart disease does not discriminate against age, race or gender. Heart disease kills more women each year than all forms of cancer combined. Unfortunately, the killer isn’t easy to see. Heart disease is often silent, hidden and misunderstood. The truth is that heart […]

Add an Antique

With numerous ways to shop, antique shopping is far from antiquated.

Holiday Entertaining

The onset of fall marks the beginning of one of the busiest, yet most welcome, times of year. With several major holidays in four months – not to mention a variety of festivals, Saints and LSU football and an upcoming New Orleans Super Bowl – there is no lack of reasons to gather friends and […]

Party Procedures

’Tis the season to play by the rules

Inspirational Achievers

New Orleans Magazine celebrates its Top Female Achievers of 2012

On the Cover: October 2012

The Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s “O What a Night Gala” is in its eighth year, and this year promises to be “the event of the season with art, music and culinary talents that reflect the importance and influence of Southern culture across the globe.” Featuring the creative culinary concoctions of James Beard Award-winning chefs Donald […]

Frolicking at the Forum

The Historic New Orleans Collection hosts its “2012 Antique Forum Dinner.”

Mix It Up

Tales of the Cocktail celebrates a decade of toasts.

Modeling Excellence

The Youth Leadership Council honors 25 Role Models

A Night of Hope

The American Cancer Society offers hope through celebration

Take a Seat

The Louisiana Children’s Museum celebrates 14 years of “CHAIRish the Children.”

The Dish: Eat Dessert First

In the world of New Orleans food trends, we’re always hearing about burgers, hot dogs and housemade charcuterie, which is fine – fabulous even. But lately there’s also an artisanal pastry renaissance happening around town, featuring locally sourced seasonal ingredients, and it’s possible you haven’t heard. Here are four bakeries that are turning out must-eat […]

On the Menu: Fall Flavors with a Kick

Chef Joseph Maynard shares his Cane Marinated Pork Tenderloin with Sweet Potato and Chorizo Hash, Swiss Chard and Chipotle Tamarind Peach Sauce

Skin Deep: The Hair Affair

11 Key Looks for Fall

Cruisin’ the Crescent – October 2012

Well, we were all reminded that it’s hurricane season thanks to Isaac. Many of us stayed and rode out the storm and the aftermath, some without power for more than a week. It has been a while since New Orleanians have been advised to “hunker down” and not to evacuate. It made me think of […]

A Note from Bev

The Ogden Museum of Southern Art is home to the largest collection of Southern art in the world, and we’re so proud to feature their biggest fundraiser, “O What a Night,” on our cover. Thanks so much to new director of the museum, William Andrews, famed chef Donald Link and Opus Award-winner and international artist […]

Summer Bridal Show – June 14, 5-8 PM