Lucie Monk Carter

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

Jan 25, 2018 1:50 AM People & Places

"I only Avoyelles for you!" more

Jan 24, 2018 11:36 AM People & Places


Lucie Monk Carter

What we're taking to the Carnival crush more

Jan 23, 2018 4:45 PM Cuisine


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

Jul 25, 2017 9:01 AM Knowing Nature

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

Mar 1, 2017 12:55 PM Restaurants


Photo by Lucie Monk Carter

Up the culinary power of your household more

Jan 25, 2017 11:40 AM

Sunset Over Lake Pontchartrain

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Romance on the water more

Jan 25, 2017 11:40 AM

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

Jan 25, 2017 11:40 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


Cheryl Gerber

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

Dec 23, 2016 9:54 AM History


Lucie Monk Carter

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

Nov 22, 2016 4:49 PM House & Home


Charles Champagne

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

Nov 22, 2016 4:31 PM Outdoor Adventures

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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

Vegas Holiday


A favorite stop for holiday decorations more

Nov 16, 2016 2:24 PM 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

Nov 14, 2016 9:45 AM CR Overnight


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

Oct 24, 2016 1:43 PM Getaways

Fall Beer Pairings Jambalaya

Lucie Monk Carter

Welcome fall with Louisiana beers and complementary dishes more

Oct 20, 2016 1:17 PM Foodways

At St. Joseph Plantation, October is the time to deal with death. more

Oct 17, 2016 1:00 PM CR Overnight

This preview of the Christmas Eve bonfires also serves up a round of the season’s favorite foods. more

Oct 17, 2016 12:56 PM CR Overnight

Bonfires on the Levee

Cathy Smart

On Christmas Eve, 120 large bonfires light up the levees along the lower Mississippi River. more

Oct 17, 2016 12:50 PM CR Overnight