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Lucie Monk Carter

Power boats and pirogues may be more the norm on Louisiana waterways, but sailing vessels still ride high in the state’s maritime history more

Outdoor Adventures

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Kourtney Zimmerman

Paddling through the eerie beauty of the Amite River more

Outdoor Adventures

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Lucie Monk Carter

“In Heaven, every bite has mushroom in it.” more

Foodways

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Sarah Laval via Flickr

Camerata at Paulie's sommelier Chris Poldoian shares the perfect wines for crawfish season more

Foodways

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Lucie Monk Carter

Baton Rouge's new parade draws out Mid City's finest more

People & Places

"I only Avoyelles for you!" more

People & Places

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Lucie Monk Carter

What we're taking to the Carnival crush more

Cuisine

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Wikimedia user NBonawitz

The cicada killer wasp uses horror movie tactics on its prey more

Knowing Nature

During Lent, skip Filet-O-Fish for these five regional sandwiches more

Restaurants

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Photo by Lucie Monk Carter

Up the culinary power of your household more

What's good for the body, is good for the soul more

Sunset Over Lake Pontchartrain

Photo courtesy of LouisianaNorthshore.com

Romance on the water more

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Paul Kieu

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

People & Places 1 Comments

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Cheryl Gerber

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

History

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Lucie Monk Carter

Subscription box and gift basket companies do the shopping for you, and keep it local more

House & Home

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Charles Champagne

Choose and cut your own Christmas tree at Windy Hills Farm more

Outdoor Adventures

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Paul Christiansen

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

Visual & Performing Arts

Vegas Holiday

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A favorite stop for holiday decorations more

Further Afield

Magic on Main

Photo by Margaret Melancon

New Iberia has set out the eggnog and lit the fire; come enjoy its holiday charms. more

CR Overnight

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Courtesy of Visit Mobile

Old-world attractions and modern delights in Alabama's port city more

Getaways