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Chere Dastugue Coen

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Cheré Dastugue Coen is an award-winning journalist, instructor of writing, playwright, novelist and ghost hunter. In addition to Haunted Lafayette, Louisiana, her latest books are Magic’s in the Bag: Creating Spellbinding Gris Gris Bags and Sachets with Jude Bradley and Exploring Cajun Country: A Historic Tour of Acadiana. A native of New Orleans, Cheré now makes her home in Lafayette. Visit her blogs LouisianaBookNews.blogspot.com and WeirdSouth.blogspot.com.

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Desserts and down-home dining in Carencro Read more

Restaurants

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Uncommon attractions in northwest Louisiana Read more

Getaways

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Photo by Lucie Monk

Traditional music shared from the moment of birth in Lafayette and Baton Rouge Read more

Visual & Performing Arts

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From a reimagined bank to fig brownies, enjoy a weekend walkabout in Lake Arthur and environs Read more

Getaways

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Courtesy of Alexandria/Pineville Area CVB

How a few nurseries bloomed into a few hundred in Forest Hill Read more

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Jackie Miller makes Tee Mamou-regulation courir costumes Read more

People & Places

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“Arnaudville pulls creative, metaphysical, and spiritual energy to this area." Read more

People & Places

Artist Brian Carlisle of Shreveport prefers the word “repurposing,” utilizing objects that have seen better days and turning them into useful, artistic creations.  Read more

People & Places

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Melanie Harrington loved her job teaching social studies, but the bureaucracy of teaching was getting the best of her. Only a few blocks from her home, ideas began percolating. Read more

Restaurants

Sun’s not going down on this quaint little town. Read more

Getaways

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Photo by Chere Coen

The intersection of art and the spirit world. Read more

People & Places