Lifestyle

Save Our Cemeteries Hosts Its 26th Annual Gala

Supporters of New Orleans’ iconic cemeteries flocked to the 26th annual “All Saints Soiree,” a 1920s-themed cocktail gala hosted by Save Our Cemeteries on November 10. The FNBC building housed the event, which was the best-attended in recent memory. The…

Cruisin’ the Crescent - March 2013

By the time you read this all of the events I’m about to discuss will be over, but I have no doubt in my mind that this time in New Orleans won’t be forgotten. I am writing this right before…

New Orleans Museum of Art’s 47th “Odyssey Ball”

Giant milk cartons and weeds growing out of the floor are not the usual sights at the New Orleans Museum of Art, but at this year’s “Odyssey Ball,” NOMA’s annual black-tie fundraiser, they were showcased as part of the museum’s…

Dress for Success Empowers Disadvantaged Women

Entering the professional world is challenging for everyone, but for disadvantaged women who lack support and funding the challenges may seem insurmountable. But Dress for Success, an international nonprofit that provides free professional attire, a support network and most importantly…

Health

Bedroom televisions link to obesity in children Baton Rouge – Pennington Biomedical Research Center recently published a study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, revealing that children who watch television in their bedrooms are at a greater risk for…