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Country Roads Magazine

Jeffrey Dubinsky

Two Louisiana record shops, two pivotal eras more

Mar 23, 2017 4:47 PM People & Places

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An excerpt from John Waddill's diaries

Liz Brazelton's family heirlooms detail the freeing of Solomon Northup more

Mar 23, 2017 1:42 PM People & Places

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Robert Giglio

This infamous neighborhood has a rich history and culture, beyond our associations with Katrina more

Mar 23, 2017 10:46 AM History

What would happen if the Old River Control Structure at the head of the Atchafalaya River were to collapse? more

Feb 23, 2017 10:31 AM History 1 Comments

The last resident to leave the river community known as Atchafalaya was a beekeeper more

Feb 22, 2017 3:32 PM People & Places

Swallow Tailed Hawk

John James Audubon

St. Francisville's Audubon Pilgrimage places more emphasis on the pioneering artist/naturalist and the environment that inspired him more

Feb 22, 2017 3:32 PM Getaways

John Avery McIlhenny and Theodore Roosevelt

Courtesy: TABASCO Co. archives.

A new exhibit documents the long friendship between Theodore Roosevelt and John Avery McIlhenny more

Feb 22, 2017 3:31 PM History

Naomi Flowers and Dudley Gattis

Photo by Jeffrey Dubinsky

Buying an old house led Dudley Gattis to unearth its scandalous past and befriend a 102-year-old lady more

Feb 22, 2017 3:20 PM House & Home

Canvasback

By Dick Daniels (http://carolinabirds.org/) (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)], via Wikimedia Commons

Site of earthquakes, Jayhawkers, and plenty of ducks more

Feb 3, 2017 1:51 PM Knowing Nature

A selection of our favorite (and least conventional) gifts, services, and destinations, lovingly selected by our editors to put the passion back into gift giving. more

Jan 25, 2017 9:05 AM

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Paul Kieu

In the country Mardi Gras of Louisiana’s southwestern prairies, the capitaine keeps the melee in check more

Jan 23, 2017 3:23 PM People & Places 1 Comments

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Illustration by Burton Durand

A review of Keagan LeJeune’s “Legendary Louisiana Outlaws: The Villains and Heroes of Folk Justice” more

Jan 23, 2017 12:32 PM History 1 Comments

Decatur at Ursuline

Photo by Laura Denyes. Painting by Martha Wright Ambrose.

Scott Veazey bought an old house and discovered an art collection more

Jan 23, 2017 12:24 PM Visual & Performing Arts 1 Comments

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Jason Cohen

A look back at the year's most popular reads more

Dec 29, 2016 3:04 PM People & Places

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Cheryl Gerber

Saluting the unofficial patron saint of New Orleans—with a parade, of course more

Dec 23, 2016 9:54 AM History

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Kim Ashford

How handwritten letters (and the pack rats who save them) might just preserve us from “the Digital Dark Age” more

Dec 22, 2016 4:12 PM History

A peacock in the yard is worth two police on patrol more

Dec 22, 2016 4:12 PM Knowing Nature

Peggy Sweeney-McDonald leads Preserve Louisiana's new tour of Natchez more

Dec 22, 2016 4:10 PM Getaways

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