Kristy Christiansen


Kristy Christiansen has worked for more than 10 years as a freelance journalist and public relations specialist in New Orleans and Washington, DC. Along with her husband and two children, she spends her weekends exploring Louisiana. You can read about their travels at Kristy's writing can also be found in Country Roads Magazine,, Louisiana Conservationist, the Louisiana and New Orleans Official Tour Guides and her fictional novel based in New Orleans, The Bend in the Bayou.

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Paul Christiansen

The Poor Clare nuns’ handmade gifts put Santa’s elves to shame more

Nov 22, 2016 4:20 PM Visual & Performing Arts


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Hike It Baby helps families find their way into the outdoors more

Feb 23, 2016 12:00 AM Getaways


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From September's death to December's bloom more

Jul 24, 2015 12:00 AM House & Home


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An urban flower farm more

Feb 23, 2015 12:00 AM House & Home

The contemporary art frenzy reaches the hinterlands more

Oct 27, 2014 12:00 AM Visual & Performing Arts


Cathy Smart

Four suggestions for brightening the holiday season more

Nov 25, 2013 12:00 AM Outdoor Adventures


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Tab Benoit and his band of Allstar activists are creating a voice for Louisiana's threatened wetlands more

Sep 23, 2013 12:00 AM Visual & Performing Arts

An icon of Southern comfort and quintessential Southern style. more

May 28, 2013 12:00 AM Getaways

Saving Louisiana's wetlands one paddle trip at a time. There was a slight coolness in the air as we watched our guide, Lindsay Pick, methodically untie the knots securing our kayaks to the trailer. There were four of us in her hands today, ... more

Feb 28, 2013 12:00 AM Outdoor Adventures

Sleeping under the stars and other grand adventures on a barrier island beach. The wind was roaring through our open windows as we passed the guard’s gate at Grand Isle State Park and slowly made our way back to the sparsely populated campg... more

Feb 28, 2013 12:00 AM Outdoor Adventures

On the Hunt for Louisiana’s Ghosts: Brent Soileau and his team believe there are plenty to be found. more

Sep 29, 2012 12:00 AM People & Places