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Brian Maass

Your [Shreveport] Guide to Self-Improvement in 2019 Read more

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Lucie Monk Carter

Red Stick Social transforms a former power plant into an all-ages entertainment venue Read more

People & Places

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Nathanael Gassett

One night in a city both proper and improper Read more

Getaways

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Paul Kieu

Bringing together tips and experiences from my own fond memories and those of friends, family, and Mardi Gras long-timers, we hope to show people from all over the state—hell, all over the world—how to come be a part of our grande fête in Mamou. Read more

People & Places

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jessica wilson

The fourteenth annual Louisiana Book Festival has everything a book lover (or festival lover) could want: writing workshops, author talks and panels, book signings, books for sale, and—of course—live music and food. Read more

Literature

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Cajun bon temps at Lakeview Park and Beach Read more

Getaways

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Photo by Brad Bowie

Plan well ahead for a trip even nature's wrath can't spoil Read more

Outdoor Adventures

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Courtesy of Pass Christian Main Street Foundation

A Mississippi Gulf weekend with Hotel Whiskey, Sazerac Square, and other coastal charms Read more

Getaways

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Courtesy of Visit Mobile

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

Getaways

This weekend I had my first chance to fly JetBlue, and it's everything I'd heard it to be. Read more

Further Afield

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

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Bonfires on the Levee

Cathy Smart

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

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SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment

The theme parks are ablaze with holiday splendor. Read more

Further Afield

Slidell Railroad Station

Photo courtesy of Bonnie Vanney

The unique charms of the Tammany Trace towns. Read more

Getaways

An attack of unrestrained nostalgia Read more

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So Labor Day is about the time it usually hits me the hardest: Heat and humidity fatigue. And while points north are about to usher in fall, it’s still a couple months away in the South. So I was most pleased to discover this morning that U... Read more

Further Afield

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Looking for a real dose of Americana? The Mississippi River could be your best bet. Read more

Getaways

It seems of late that Houston is our gateway to exotic places around the world. Starting in December on select dates you can score a nine night tour to India that includes round-trip airfare from there, 5-star hotels, and escorted tours (in... Read more

Further Afield

Here’s another deal that’s so good it’s worth the drive to Houston to catch your flight. This fall you can score a two-week escorted tour of China that includes all the iconic sights like Tiananmen Square and the Great Wall of China, as wel... Read more

Further Afield

Lake Charles, Louisiana

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Golden days in Southwest Louisiana Read more

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