Elizabethan Gallery show looks to the sky

The Elizabethan Gallery is hosting an early summer show titled “Louisiana: Cloudy and Bright.” Gallery artists participating in the show include Carol Hallock, Heather Ricard, Betty Efferson, Don Ayres, Nancy Harris, Katie McGarry, Lynn Washauer, Sharon Richard, Nancy Ward, Kay Lusk, Janice Evans,… Continue reading →

Food & Restaurants

Review: Make room for full experience at Rodizio Grill

Photo by Patricia Gannon -- Clockwise from bottom right, roasted pineapple slaw, feijoada, legumes com Parmesão, puré de batata, pao-de-quejio

For those who’ve never experienced it, Rodizio is an all-you-can-eat style of restaurant service popular in Brazil. Outside of Brazil, it refers to a prix fixe meal (sorry, preço fixo) where waiters in boots bring you various grilled meats until you… Continue reading →


Summer Sounds kicks off with drummer Gerald French

Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- Gerald French will kick off the Summer Sounds at St. James concert series on July 6.

The Summer Sounds at St. James kicks off July 6 and continues throughout the month. Sponsored by the St. James Center for Spiritual Formation, the series of musical concerts are scheduled at 7 p.m. each Wednesday in July at St. James Episcopal… Continue reading →


Chilled Corn Chowder

Photo by TERESA B. DAY -- Chilled Corn Chowder

ADVOCATE-TESTED RECIPE Chilled Corn Chowder Makes 4 servings. Recipe is by Teresa B. Day. 5 ears sweet corn 2 tablespoons butter ½ onion, chopped 1 cup… Continue reading →


2016 Chevrolet Camaro

Less weight and more power combines for performance success. With weight savings of up to 390 pounds (177 kg), the all-new Camaro resets performance benchmarks for the segment. With the available, 335-hp (250 kW) 3.6L V-6 and eight-speed automatic, the Camaro zips to 60 mph in 5.1 seconds and down the quarter-mile in 13.5 seconds.

The 2016 Chevrolet Camaro can sprint to 60 miles per hour from a standstill in 5.4 seconds, yet will still squeeze 31 highway miles from a gallon of gasoline. Who’d a thunk it? A muscle car that gets 31 miles per gallon.… Continue reading →

Real Estate

The Settlement at Willow Grove

With operating shutters across the second-floor veranda, the tall West Indies style home at 11443 Carrie’s Orchard Drive in The Settlement at Willow Grove was designed after St. Francisville’s Oakley Plantation. The front elevation of the home is very similar to… Continue reading →