Legal Savvy with a Personal Touch THE MINUTE YOU WALK into the 100-year old Covington cottage, you know it is not your ordinary law office. Founders Buddy and Annie Spell of the Spell & Spell Law Firm recognized the tumult that people go through when they are in need of legal services so they created […]
St.Tammany West Chamber of Commerce hosted more than 200 guests at its second annual fundraising event, Southern Nights. Chaired by Phoebe Whealdon of Coldwell Bankers TEC, the event celebrated the works of the local business community over the last year.
The Hospice Foundation of the South, with the help of Park Provence Assisted Living & Memory Care, marked the one-year anniversary of its Hospice House. This fully-equipped home provides a comforting environment for patients in need of 24-hour care. With the goal of building a second hospice house, the foundation is introducing a new fundraiser,
BARBARA KINGSOLVER, in her book Animal, Vegetable, Miracle tells the story of a year in which her family made every attempt to feed themselves animals and vegetables “whose provenance they really knew”…and of how her family “was changed by a year of deliberately eating food produced from the same place where we worked, went to
THE DAYS ARE growing shorter and every now and then, a cool breeze gives us a tingle. Preparations begin for all the excitement fall has to offer, but the most important preparations should be in your own backyard. Visitors are coming! They will come from all over the country and their visit will be short.
ALTHOUGH I WAS pretty lousy at chemistry, I always wanted a chemistry set. You remember what I am talking about. Those really cool kits that came neatly packaged with the beakers and test tubes and little glass pipettes and a microscope. Even the words associated with chemistry had sex appeal: osmosis and diffusion, solvents and
From Commander’s Restaurant, New Orleans You will need a chilled champagne glass and a cocktail shaker. Ingredients: 1 ounce Tanqueray or Sapphire gin 1 ounce St. Germain 1 ounce basil infused simple syrup 1 ounce fresh lemon juice Directions: Pour all of these ingredients into cocktail shaker, add a scoop of ice and shake gently.
This recipe comes from Downton Abbey–not originally from the south, but sure is refreshing on a warm summer evening! (makes one drink Ingredients: 1 ounce Amaro Nonino 2 ounce Pedro Ximenez Sherry. If you can’t find this make sure you use a good dry sherry. Amaro is sweet so this helps cut the sweetness. Orange
Nola Southern Grill hosted the Emerging Young Professionals’ (EYP) After Hour Social last month. The event was sponsored by First Castle Federal Credit Union. Please add your event photos on our social media pages and hashtag #sophisticatedsocial
A beautiful summer moon helped light the night at this year’s Sweet Soirée at Stone Creek Club & Spa. The fundraiser, which is held annually by ACCESS, helps provide financial grants and other services to LOCAL children with disabilities and their families. Please add your event photos on our social media pages and hashtag #sophisticatedsocial
Flip, Flip Hooray! Teaching Life Lessons through Gymnastics WHEN CHELSEA SEGURA walked into The Little Gym in Baton Rouge during her sophomore year of college, she was looking for a part-time job. Never in her wildest dreams did she think she would find her career. Yet, the concept and teaching philosophy was such a natural
In honor of our 30th Anniversary, we decided to take a different spin on our community spotlight feature to tell you the 30 things we love about the Northshore. In no particular order: 1. Biking on the Tangi Trail and the Tammany Trace 2. Sunsets on the Mandeville Lakefront 3. Bird watching at the Northlake