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Gayle Benson on Sports, Health and Community Involvement What’s a typical day like in the life of Gayle Benson, wife of Saints owner and businessman Tom Benson? Perched on a couch in her spacious foyer, Benson laughed.

The Natural Weigh

Guilty or Not Guilty? So, you cheated on your healthy meal plan, and now you’re wondering if you should call it quits. The answer is NO! In fact, let’s stop calling it cheating, as the word “cheating” makes you automatically feel guilty.

Downtown Living: September 2013

Places: Aunt Sally’s Pralines It was the French who originally combined almonds in a sugar syrup to craft the first pralines in the 1600s. Settlers brought the recipe to Louisiana, where both sugar cane and pecan trees were plentiful. When, in the 19th century, New Orleans chefs substituted pecans for almonds and added cream to […]

September 2013 Calendar

September 6 to September 21 – “Lombardi” at Le Petit Theatre Enjoy the start of a brand-new season at the newly renovated Le Petit Theatre! “Lombardi” was written by Eric Simonson and based on the book When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombardi by Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Maraniss.

What Does New Orleans Living Mean to You?

The food. The music. The architecture. The people. We all have our own reasons why we love living in New Orleans. But what does New Orleans living mean to you? New Orleans Living magazine is hosting a contest to find out just that. Submit a creative piece in the medium of your choice that captures […]

The Buzz – September 2007

Hello, my little Chickadees! I know lately it has been like an inferno out there, but I have some cool tidbits to share with you. To prove that cool weather is on the horizon, Saks recently showcased the Escada 2007 Fall Collection during a luncheon at Arnaud’s. The haute couture ladies were then ushered back […]

Happy Father’s Day

I’m not a gambling woman, but somehow I wound up winning the biggest lotteries of all: I hit the jackpot in the parent department, because when God delivered my brother, Treg, and me to my mom and dad, he certainly blessed us with an incredibly great fortune.

Calendar Top Ten

The month of July is full of celebrations, which include Essence Festival, Go Fourth, Bastille Day, Tales of the Cocktail and Christmas in July—all aimed at keeping us cool and very spirited. Enjoy July. July 3–6 ESSENCE FESTIVAL The super Essence Festival, celebrating African-American music and culture, will take place over July Fourth weekend. This […]

Mardi Gras Memories

As a native New Orleanian who’s spent many a Mardi Gras season celebrating here in New Orleans, it’s hard to devise a starting point for collecting and condensing the multitude of Mardi Gras memories I’ve made in this lifetime. My mind whirls with excitement right now, just trying to take them all in—from creative costumes […]