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Melissa Mcinnis

Shop Small, Shop Here, Shop Local more

People & Places


Paul Kieu

Living on the Prairie Des Femmes, Ashlee Michot embraces her cultural heritage as a French Creole and as a woman in Acadiana. more

People & Places


Christie Matherne Hall

Inside the high-stakes, irreverent culture of bourré more

People & Places

Recent local literature to share with your loved ones more



Courtesy of Elifin Realty

Two unusual bursts of mobility this month more

Outdoor Adventures


Cheryl Gerber

Mariz Longoria’s collections make her uptown New Orleans house an unexpected pleasure more

People & Places


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. more

People & Places


Nicole Franzen for Design Hotels

Historic places to rest your head in New Orleans more



Courtesy of Visit Lake Charles

A quirky old school turned art gallery and museum houses an incredible collection of costumes, artifacts and cultural heritage chronicling the history of Louisiana’s second largest Mardi Gras celebration more

People & Places

"I only Avoyelles for you!" more

People & Places

Bigfoot, a.k.a. Sasquatch, is not confined to the Pacific Northwest. He has been reported on every continent except Antarctica, and some believe he is right here in Louisiana. more



Brei Olivier

Chef Phillip Lopez interprets the works of artist Jacqueline Bishop more

Art of Food


Lucie Monk Carter

Lawson’s beaded piano Temptation is currently in residence at Cocha Restaurant in Baton Rouge. It’s been on the move for twenty years. more

People & Places

Baton Rouge Pride now available in sock form. more

People & Places


Photo by Taylor Matherne.

Mid City Baton Rouge's cultural transformation more

People & Places


Photo by Flickr user Stephen Woods

Publisher James Fox-Smith reflects on the importance of buying local, the deceivingly instant gratification of online shopping, and how one can ascertain a life-sized bigfoot statue. more

People & Places


Photo by James Ewing

Ebb & Flow reimagines the festival more

People & Places

Camping in the Atchafalaya Basin

Photo by C.C. Lockwood

If you plan to camp in the 
Basin, best pack your hammock more

Outdoor Adventures

The last resident to leave the river community known as Atchafalaya was a beekeeper more

People & Places

John Avery McIlhenny and Theodore Roosevelt

Courtesy: TABASCO Co. archives.

A new exhibit documents the long friendship between Theodore Roosevelt and John Avery McIlhenny more