Leslie’s List

Key To NOLA

         Shannon Uschold’s house on Second Street was hit by a tornado during Hurricane Katrina.          Built in the 1860s by famed architect William Alfred Freret, the Greek Revival and Italianate style home is the first Uschold…

Cashing In On Custom Culture

         Imagine promenading through a colorful collection of jugglers, acrobats and mimes in Lafayette Square, strolling under the stars towards the majestic Gallier Hall and celebrating inside in theme rooms decorated like a Louisiana swamp, a Cajun outpost and a…

Glamour, Glass and Gratitude

         I always feel like an A-List celebrity when I receive an invitation to attend Stewart and Juli Juneau’s “Annual Holiday Party and Glass Art Extravaganza.” It’s held at their 15th floor penthouse apartment atop The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, at 921…

The Art Whisperer of Royal Street

         Malcolm Genet looks like he has secrets to sell.          Always nattily dressed, professional and proficient, he can size you up as fast as an artist strokes an oiled paintbrush on canvas.          He gives the impression he knows…