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Portrait of a Louisiana Fisherman

Portrait of a Louisiana Fisherman

At first glance Captain Randall Shaw of LA Fishing Charters looks exactly like what a fishing guide should look like. He stands tall with confidence, like a current that pushes the strongest waves to the shore, stalwart with purpose and...
Decadent Drinks for Dad

Decadent Drinks for Dad

Every Dad deserves to feel appreciated on his special day! From rum and vodka to gin and beer, these lively libations will put a smile on his face and make his Father’s Day fabulous.
Funtime, Summertime in The City of Hammond

Funtime, Summertime in The City of Hammond

I am proud to be the Mayor of Hammond for so many reasons. In May, we were awarded the “Cleanest City in the State” for the 13th year in a row, making Hammond the city that has won the contest...
The Heat Is On! Summer Vegetable Gardening

The Heat Is On! Summer Vegetable Gardening

The dog days of summer are approaching, and there is much to do in the garden. Gardening is a great activity to get in daily exercise, clear one’s mind after a long day of work, grow nutritious food and just...
Home Feature: La Grande Dame

Home Feature: La Grande Dame

The neighborhood of the Faubourg Marigny has been a well-kept secret for decades in New Orleans. Properties here rarely change hands, and when they do, they’re gobbled up by a real estate market that is hungry for easy parking and...
May 2019 Enterprising Woman Taylor Alfonso

May 2019 Enterprising Woman Taylor Alfonso

The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far From The Tree. Now, Taylor Alfonso sits in the chic surroundings of her Stella and Grace Boutique recounting her journey so far. She points through the Robert Street display window, “I grew up right there...
It’s All About Mom

It’s All About Mom

Mother–it’s a word that has many meanings. Caretaker, provider, nurse, personal chef, chauffeur, teacher, comforter…the list goes on. The role of being a mother is not always an easy one, but it’s always one to cherish.   In this month’s...
Rhizomes and Tubers and Bulbs – Oh My!

Rhizomes and Tubers and Bulbs – Oh My!

Many gardeners enjoy planting a variety of rhizomes, tubers and bulbs throughout the year. Collectively all of these plants are considered “bulbous.” Spring and summer bulbous ornamental plants are very popular in the South and are among the easiest flowers...
Hats Off 2019!

Hats Off 2019!

A parade of empowered women smartly outfitted from head to toe, inspiring speakers with moving stories, and a bounty of bid-worthy auction items benefitting a supportive sisterhood all united at Sophisticated Woman’s Hats Off Luncheon, held on April 5 at...
Fashion – Fly Me Away

Fashion – Fly Me Away

Mia: White Eyelet Dress – $135 – Cameo Boutique, Mirrored Sunglasses – $15 –Saving Grace Boutique, Heart Earrings – $25 – Au Darling, Straw Hat – $28 – Columbia Street Mercantile Katelyn: Floral Tie-Front Dress – $52, Wide-Brim Straw Hat – $28 – Saving Grace Boutique, Clear Sunglasses – $15 – Au...
Mandeville Sets Sail for the Future

Mandeville Sets Sail for the Future

The City of Mandeville is proud to announce that the Port Marigny Project has been settled and the City is looking forward to a beautiful development enhancing our lakefront landscape.   The Port Marigny permit was originally filed in our...
Peaceful Sanctuary. Personal Style.

Peaceful Sanctuary. Personal Style.

It is often said that our homes should be our sanctuaries, and for Covington designer Patti Brondum and her husband Doug, it could not be more true. On a tree-shaded area of land on the north side of town, they...