Alex Geriner first took an interest in designing and building his own furniture when he moved into an apartment in New Orleans after college. He wanted to design some of his own furniture, in hopes of bringing his 1880s apartment to life. The very first piece he made was an antique headboard for his room, which came from an old growth Cypress tree. […]
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Stroll down New Orelans’ Magazine Street and we bet you’ll find yourself shopping at Perch. (Or, at the every least, window shopping through its charming floor to ceiling turquoise-shuttered windows.) The elegant furniture and home accessories store features an impeccable mix of modern and antique pieces. Owner Caroline Roberts’ personal style is equally impeccable. As one of the South’s most stylish […]
On Sunday morning, Chuck Rogers climbed in an empty beer bin and slept for two-and-a-half hours. That was his most memorable moment from Hurricane Isaac. For almost a week, he and his family, who own the 73 year-old Buffa’s Bar and Restaurant, kept their neighborhood going with food, laughs drinks, and most importantly: electricity.
Name: Savannah Visant Hometown: Lafayette, Louisiana Event: Trampoline What should we know about your sport? Trampoline has only been an Olympic event since 2000. I joke it’s the red-headed stepchild of the games. A lot of people still aren’t very familiar with trampoline, but it’s actually a very cool sport filled with as much grace as there is tumbling and athleticism.
Beasts of the Southern Wild—this year’s Sundance Grand Jury Prize Winner—debuts in theatres (with limited release) tomorrow, June 27. Filmed in the Louisiana bayou by New Orleans-based filmmaker, Benh Zeitlin, the film stars Quvenzhané Wallis from Houma, Louisiana as Hushpuppy, and Dwight Henry (of the famed Buttermilk Drop Bakery and Café in New Orleans) as her father, Wink. In the film, […]