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Leading the Crusade

Cancer Crusaders holds its annual fundraiser to benefit cancer research.

Giving for Creativity

On May 19, 650 guests flocked to the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts’ largest annual fundraiser, “Art and Soul,” held at the organization’s beautiful Bywater facility. Chairs Hartley Casbon, marketing manager at the New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation, and Gregory Morey, CEO of ZeroTouchDigitial, put together the successful event. As it has for many […]

As Seen on TV: Are these products too good to be true?

From time to time I see beauty products on TV or on the shelves of a drugstore. They pique my interest, yet I hesitate, wondering “Are they too good to be true?” I went shopping for a few of them, and this is what I discovered:   Bumpits: Hair Volumizing Leave-In Inserts “From flat to […]

“The Last Ride”

The event that marked the end of Pontchartrain Beach.

Educate Yourself

What’s new and special in your area school

Lisa Swords

Owner, Town and Country Bridal Salon & Ladies Apparel

CeCe Colhoun

Owner, CeCe Shoe

Katie VanDeventer

Founder, YLC Recycles

Local Wedding: Sanders – Villere

Margaret Elizabeth Sanders and Pierre Blaise Villere II had always known of each other but finally met one evening through mutual friends in New Orleans. Pierre knew as soon as he met her that there was something special about Margaret, so he asked her to dinner so they could get to know each other better. […]

Placecard and Favor Ideas for Your Next Dinner Party

[gtx_gallery] Summer is over and the children are in school, so it’s time to plan dinner parties with a few friends. Here are a few favor and placecard ideas to make each soirée fun and different! We chose inexpensive items and added faux flowers, ribbon and a card to each: a fly swatter from The […]

Registry of Charitable Events

SEPTEMBER September 6 JULIETTE & CAMERON’S GOLF TOURNAMENT Benefits: Make-A-Wish of the Texas Gulf Coast and Louisiana Event Info.: Enjoy a day of golf for a wonderful cause. All of the event’s proceeds will go to making the dreams of children struggling with cancer come true! Location: Bayou Barriere Golf Club, Belle Chase Tickets: Individual: […]

Fashionable New Orleanians

5 locals who support in style

Crabbing on the Lake

Two new restaurants to try on Lakeshore Drive.

Recipe: Broiled Fish Bliss

Broiled Boneless Whole Fish with Heirloom Tomatoes, Sweet Onions, Shaved Parmesan and Citrus Thyme Vinaigrette • 2 2-pound speckled trout, flounder or redfish, scaled and completely boned with tail connected (Hint: If buying a whole fish at the grocery store, ask the fish monger to scale and hinge cut it) • 2 heirloom tomatoes (yellow, […]

Fall Fashion Accessories

Transitioning our wardrobes from summer to fall can confound even the most stylish among us. Digging up our long pants and sweaters from the deep recesses of our dressers is an exciting prospect for those who are ready for the extreme heat to subside and the cool breezes and colorful leaves autumn brings with it. […]

A Heartfelt Evening

The American Heart Association holds their annual extravaganza.

Cruisin’ the Crescent

This column marks my second year writing for St. Charles Avenue, and like my fist year, I’ve learned so much about our wonderful city. As I’ve said before, New Orleans has been a huge influence in my writing. I have written about all different aspects of the Big Easy, the architecture, the music, the parties, […]

A Note from Bev

“Magic in the Moonlight,” a benefit for the New Orleans Botanical Garden, has become one of the most exciting new fundraisers in New Orleans, so save the date: Friday, October 18. We are honored to have on our cover Anne Abbott, the President of the New Orleans Botanical Garden Foundation; Paul Soniat, Genevieve Munson Trimble […]

On The Cover

This year, The New Orleans Botanical Garden Foundation will honor the Garden Study Club of New Orleans for their sustained support of the garden throughout the years at their annual “Magic in the Moonlight” event. The intimate al fresco dinner fête held on the grounds of the New Orleans Botanical Garden, hosted by President   Anne […]

A Sunday by Emeril

Chef Emeril Lagasse sponsors the 18th annual “Sunday at Emeril’s.”

Housing House Party

The NDF brings benefactors together to support the city’s first-time homebuyers.

“Juleps in June,” an Ode to the Arts

The Faulkner Society’s annual garden party.

A World of Whimsy

The Louisiana Children’s Museum gives children a multicultural experience.

Take a Bow

Benefactors gather to support the 20th anniversary of the NOBA/NORDC Center for Dance.

Let’s Get to Business

Distinguished businessmen and women gather for a night of celebration.

Cooking Up Goodness

Star chefs unite for two of the city’s philanthropic organizations.

Summer Bridal Show – June 14, 5-8 PM