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  • Four Date Ideas to Get You Out of the Heat
    New Orleans is typically hot in the summer months – even when, like recently, we have a lot of temporarily cooling rains. Summer feels like it […]
  • Leveling Up At-Home Water Conservation
    Occasionally, I like to take stock of our at-home conservation efforts and look for ways we can do better. Summer naturally makes me consider our water […]
  • Peacock Room at Hotel Fontenot Releases July and August Events Calendar
    NEW ORLEANS (press release) – This summer, Peacock Room, the elegant and vibrant cocktail bar at the heart of Kimpton Hotel Fontenot, will continue to welcome New Orleans in to […]
  • Editor’s Note
    For many of us, July is the time when everything slows down, way down. The summer heat dictates the pace of the day and schedule. For […]
  • Editor’s Note
    No matter how busy I am, there’s something about July that actually forces me to pause, reflect on the first half of the year and find […]
  • Lemonade
    TRUTH BE TOLD, I don’t particularly care for summer in New Orleans. If you are thinking it’s because of the oppressive heat, you are correct. But, […]
  • The Skinny on Skincare
    Our skincare journeys aren’t always paths paved with 24- karat gold primer. On occasion they may even resemble a second line that steps into a few […]
  • A Wish Come True
    Walking slowly through the crowded French Quarter, a figure steps lightly on the pavement, tracing the tips of her fingers along the walls of the buildings […]
  • Retro Redux
    When Mark and Rachel Jaffe first saw the work of New Orleans architect Nathan Fell, founder and principal of Nathan Fell Architecture, in a 2020 article in this […]
  • Modern-Day Monochrome
    Native New Orleanian and founder of Space Interior Design, Leslie Newman Rhodes, always dresses in black. While that may be true for many designers and artistic […]
  • Insta-Licious
    New Orleans is, of course, known for its incredible food scene. Thanks to our melting pot of cultures, we have a rich array of cuisine with […]
  • Outdoor Oasis
    In a 1950 midcentury home across from City Park, the Halpern Family created their perfect outdoor oasis. With their large family of four children, Mary and […]
  • Scouting for Fun
    Maybe you’ve already been to the beach or gone on that much needed (and much missed due to COVID) family vacation. You’ve had multiple play dates […]
  • Gym Dandy
    When COVID-19 made gym visits problematic, many people turned to home fitness areas for virtual yoga sessions, Peleton rides and more. As summer sets in, those […]
  • Commodore’s Ball benefiting Southern Yacht Club
    Since the 1849, Southern Yacht Club has hosted the biennial tradition of the Commodore’s Ball as a formal passing of the flag from one commodore to […]
  • Home Grown | Passiflora incarnata
    Stoke your gardening passions with this home grown, showstopping blooming vine native to Louisiana and the Southeastern U.S.
  • Black & White Gala benefiting The Hispanic Apostolate of New Orleans
    Each year, the Hispanic Apostolate of New Orleans celebrates with a gala dedicated to the Hispanic children attending Catholic schools through the Hispanic Apostolate program, “St. […]
  • Galatoire Foundation Mardi Gras Table Auction benefiting Covenant House New Orleans, Patio Planters of the Vieux Carre and Galatoire Foundation
    Galatoire Foundation raised $287,200 at its annual Mardi Gras Table Auction, held Monday, Feb. 7, 2022, in the famed Galatoire’s first floor dining room. This year’s […]
  • For the Garden | Native Know-how
    Tools, tips and tricks for the garden to ensure it lasts beyond your lifetime.
  • Go Red for Women Luncheon benefiting American Heart Association
    The Go Red for Women Luncheon, chaired by Terrie Sterling, Interim Chief Executive Officer at University Medical Center, is designed to raise awareness about cardiovascular disease, […]
  • Trendwatch | Pool Party!
    Make a splash with these colorful accessories perfect for your next pool party and al fresco entertaining.
  • Culture Club
    For their eponymous firm, Bill Brockschmidt and Courtney Coleman traverse the city and the globe collecting design inspiration and worldly goods that inform their interiors with […]
  • Bright Ideas | Summer Dress Your Home
    Q&A with hotelier Sean Cummings on how to “summer dress” your home this season.
  • Mad Hatters Luncheon 2022 benefiting New Orleans Opera Guild
    “Mad Hatter takes a Walk on the Wild Side” treated patrons of the New Orleans Opera Guild to a jungle-themed, festive luncheon to support youth education […]
  • Home Bar Basics
    All the rage in the 50s and 60s, like everything associated with the mid-century lifestyle that revolved around stylish home entertaining, the home bar, be it […]
  • Gatherings | Seeing Spots
    With rum or without it, Maggie Moser’s ‘Sunspots’ recipe will have you tipsy from the fruity, tangy flavors.
  • SNAPSHOTS
    Tanya Busenlener, M.D., Joseph Kanter, M.D., Jennifer Avegno, M.D. and Juan Gershanik, M.D. gathered in early December for the Medical Association of Southeast Louisiana’s first-ever public […]
  • Simmons-Roser
    When Katherine Kergosien Simmons’ mother met Austin Todd Roser at a local sushi place, she had that mother’s gut feeling. She told Austin that he must ask […]
  • Steak Night
    13 oz. Mishima Wagyu with side of sweet and spicy brussels sprouts and shallot butter Piece of Meat opened with a bang back in 2018 as […]
  • Summer Style
    Your summer social calendar is stacked with splashy rooftop pool dips, swoony courtyard jazz concerts and spoonfuls of sticky sweet snowballs. Whether getting around by foot, […]
  • News+Notes
    Tales of the Cocktail 2022 Celebrating its 20th anniversary, Tales of the Cocktail returns to New Orleans July 25-29. It’s the beverage industry’s leading conference for […]
  • A Drink and a View
    When you sit down at Rosie’s on the Rooftop at the Higgins Hotel, the menu may make you start to hum. As bartender April Robinson points […]
  • Dining Guide
    The Dining Guide is comprised of restaurants recently reviewed and visited by New Orleans Magazine.The list will change regularly to provide information on others that are […]
  • Mid City Bowling Center
    Jimmy Wittenberg fell in love with bowling during business trips to Chicago. An almost lifelong resident of New Orleans, he decided to bring his passion closer […]
  • Melissa Rufty
    Interior designer Melissa Rufty relies on a tried-and-true approach to her design projects, but her approach doesn’t come from the design world at all. Rufty has […]
  • Pepper Tregre
    Twentieth century scientist Loren Eiseley said, “If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water.” At the height of summer, countless New Orleanians […]
  • Rashain Carriere Williams
    Following a lifelong passion to work with children in the New Orleans area, Rashain Carriere Williams has led Boys Town Louisiana for many years. A tremendous […]
  • Ooey Gooey
    Spicy chicken sandwich with a twist Led by Chef Nathaniel Zimet, the team at Boucherie took home the prize for Best Poboy in the Poultry Category […]
  • Travel Time
    Did someone press the “All Clear” button on travel? Did the 1st of May signal the call to your travel agent, blow the dust off the […]
  • Price Mix | I Scream, You Scream
    $499.95 Smart ScoopThe Breville brand has become synonymous with top-quality kitchen appliances and the Smart Scoop Ice Cream Compressor is no exception. The Smart Scoop is […]