Meet & Greet: Daniel Davillier

“Local boy makes good” on an childhood dream Growing up in New Orleans’ 7th Ward, Daniel Davillier sought to be an attorney since he was in 3rd grade. “My mother had saved an essay I wrote that I nearly forgot about, “ Davillier says, “It said ‘I have a dream […]

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Meet + Greet: Dr. Eric R. George

“I liked medicine because it was hands on,” admits Dr. Eric R. George, “It’s such a rewarding profession.” Although the Yeager Scholar was swinging on a professional pendulum between law (both his brother and father were attorneys) and medicine, George chose to be a doctor and went on to study […]

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Meet + Greet: Scott & Cat McKearn

Scott and Cat McKearn of Discoveries Furniture & Finds re-decorate their lives and our living rooms with their new, Uptown location on Magazine Street. Stuck inside the Hammond store due to Mardi Gras, Scott and Cat discovered something between them that harmonized. “We talked all night long and we haven’t […]

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Meet + Greet: Reid Stone

Reid Stone puts the heart and soul back into advertising with HERO|Farm. Like attorneys, insurance agents and dentists, Reid Stone believes that advertisers have been among the most hated of professionals. After all, who wants the “Mad Men,” slick, holier-than-thou attitude in a three-piece suit telling you how to represent […]

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Meet + Greet: Jennifer Kelly

Local interior designer Jennifer Kelly shares insight into her latest labor of love, Dickie Brennan’s Tableau. “I can’t wait for you to see it!” she exclaimed. Anxious devotees have been patiently awaiting the opening of Le Petite Theatre and Dickie Brennan’s Tableau, but perhaps none so more than interior designer […]

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Up Close & Personal: Kelly Boffone

Kelly Boffone devotes her dreams to creating delicious, gluten-free and vegan pastries at Peacebaker A Chapelle High School graduate, Kelly Boffone is a local girl who gives back to the community she loves through pastry. Boffone has adored cooking since she was a young girl, watching Julia Child and Yan […]

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Meet + Greet: Chef Robert Bruce

Local Chef Robert Bruce helps realize a dream with the opening of The Little Gem Saloon. Locally born and raised, Robert Bruce started his career in the kitchen at the tender age of 15, washing dishes at Andrew Martin’s Cuisine. In his later years at high school, Bruce was fortunate […]

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Up Close & Personal: Kirk Coco

NOLA Brewing’s President Kirk Coco brought brewing back, hopping up the industry in New Orleans Kirk Coco never thought he would own a brewery. “My mom wanted me to be a lawyer, but I hated it.” After earning his BA and Juris Doctorate from Louisiana State University and his MBA […]

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