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Real Wedding: Matherne - Wolfe

  Bride: Mallary Matherne Groom: Dr. Ryan Wolfe Date: Postponed due to COVID (original date April 4, 2020) Actual wedding date: June 13, 2020 Ceremony Location:  Camp Lucy Sacred Oaks, Dripping Springs, Texas Reception Location: Camp Lucy Sacred Oaks, Dripping…

Getting Back to Normal?

  I think I’ve forgotten whatever social skills I once had – and I’ve always been an introvert, always the kind of person who heads straight to the bar immediately upon arriving at any large social gathering because I need…

Redirecting The Swoosh

  We need to talk. Seriously. New Orleans is heading toward big trouble and it is going to take we citizens to save it. Last week, LSU economist Loren Scott delivered his annual Louisiana Economic Outlook address. Usually the speech is…

This Season's Bridal Buzz

Heaven Scent The all-natural perfume company dubbed Smoke Perfume & Co., opened its first storefront location in The Good Shop in the Lower Garden District. Founder Kathleen Currie first developed her signature Smoke fragrance — featuring vetiver, citrus and jasmine…

Bet on Black & Gold

  The Pre-Snap Read is a weekly preview of the coming Saints game day focused on the most exciting headlines and star players, a breakdown of the head-to-head matchups, keys to victory, a look inside the division, and bonus commentary.…

A Lasting Romance

  Enduring a pandemic isn’t exactly the most romantic couple’s activity – especially a couple who was planning to wed after the coronavirus hit. Many a campaign by national brands and local wedding professionals alike champions the call that “love…

Restaurants and You.

  My wife had a birthday this week and we celebrated as well as we could under the circumstances. The potential hurricane meant even the limited, socially-distanced celebration we’d hoped to have was nixed. Instead my wife made a salad,…

When Sally Met Harry

  But not really. There is no Harry. But there's everybody else, apparently. So, Hurricane Sally is coming to town this week. In one form or another, east or west or dead on. Followed by Paulette, which is kind of…

Watching and Waiting

  It’s a strange feeling, waiting for a hurricane that may or may not come. Time is lived in between the track/intensity updates at 4 a.m., 10 a.m., 4 p.m., and 10 p.m., time in which your plans keep shifting…

Real Wedding: Payne-Gandy

    Bride: Bethany Payne | Groom: Sean Gandy Date: March 7, 2020 | Location: Maison Dupuy Gown: Jenny by Jenny Yoo Bridal | Men’s Attire: The Black Tux Photographer: Mike Lirette Photography Florist: Fat Cat Flowers | Cake: Haydel’s Bakery Hair + Makeup: Nola Bridal Artistry…

Why We Need Football

  I have come to realize, in this terrible year, what medical science has probably known all along but has been too shy to say: We all need football. Even those who do not like the game are benefitted by…

Social Distance Sipping

  There’s no denying we all love an open bar at a wedding. But for the time being, we’ll need to pump the booze breaks a bit and come up with inventive ways to imbibe in a socially responsible way.…

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