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A Guide to Freshwater Fishing in Louisiana

In Louisiana, nobody needs to travel very far in any direction to hit water loaded with fish. In fact, water occasionally comes to the people – whether they want it to or not! In just about any fresh system in…

A Staycation guide for Louisianians

Louisiana residents just happen to live in a state targeted by folks in the other 49 as a top vacation destination. A desire to experience the great food, culture and outdoor activities Louisiana offers leads people from Maine to Minnesota…

Regional Reports from across the state

Northern Worth Recalling The Battles of Madison Parish Perched high in the northeast corner of the Bayou State, Madison Parish sports a fascinating past. Located there are the Fitzhugh Mounds and the Raffman Site, ancient networks of American Indian sites.…

Riviere – Beier

Elizabeth Frances Riviere and Kory Porter Beier met through a mutual friend during the 2007 Jazz Fest. Two days after the fest Kory asked Elizabeth on their first date, and they went to Jacques-Imo’s. After dinner, the two went dancing…

The 26th Annual “Art Against AIDS” Gala

When an opportunity comes along to support a worthwhile cause and have an unforgettable evening while doing so, many would agree that this is just too good to pass up. It seems the guests at “Art Against AIDS” at…

On the Cover

The New Orleans Zoo is at its best for the annual “Whitney Zoo-To-Do” fundraiser. The event sees the zoo transformed into a fairy-lit wonderland for one magical night on Friday, May 3. Proceeds will help underwrite the renewal and relocation…

Cruisin’ the Crescent

We identify many things that come with Carnival season. Parades, beads and King Cakes all come and go, but one thing stays with us: crawfish. In New Orleans, Mardi Gras is also the time crawfish season starts and we can…

Les Vues Film Series

Sports Complex Slated to Open This Year YOUNGSVILLE – Construction of a $16 million sports complex continues after current Mayor Brenda Burley and former Mayor Wilson Viator held a ceremonial groundbreaking in late January. The project, which is partially funded…

Local Wedding: Laborde – Dunn

Monique Anne Laborde and James Edwin Dunn III met in Washington, D.C. The two married on December 29, 2012 at Monique’s high school, Academy of the Sacred Heart, and guests spent the evening celebrating the love of Monique and James.…

Across the Ages: Having Kids Five Years Apart

Most of the time, I barely even think about the large age gap between my two daughters – it just is what it is. Earlier this week, though, I found myself in the office hooked up to a breast pump…

Come One, Come All: The CADA Carnivale Patron Party

An invitation-only patron party, which was graciously hosted by Honorary Chairs Paul and Donna Flower and sponsored by The New Orleans Saints, was for close CADA (Council on Alcohol & Drug Abuse for Greater New Orleans) supporters and “Carnivale” sponsors…