Louisiana Life - July/August 2009

Louisiana Life Photo Contest Winner - August 2009

Congratulations to Marigny deMauriac, winner of our Louisiana Life Photo Contest for August 2009. Home GameA member of the New Orleans Women's Rugby Team takes a power nap with the team mascot in between matches.This photo was taken in February 2009…

Louisiana Life Photo Contest Winner - July 2009

Congratulations to Laila Al-Agha, winner of our Louisiana Life Photo Contest for July 2009.Nature's WindowA big tree with a hollow bottom at Lake Claiborne.This photo was taken on December 13, 2008 at Lake Claiborne.  To enter YOUR photo in our Louisiana…

Arnaudville: Going acoustic at Tom’s

Bayou Fuselier meets Bayou Teche at Arnaudville. It has done so at that location for centuries.That’s not all the meeting that goes on in the town, which is split between St. Landry and St. Martin parishes. There is a burgeoning…


Antique SlotsThere was an article in your March/April Louisiana Life magazine that was brought to my attention. The particulars of the article were based on a Louisiana State Police seizure of illegal slot machines. In the article, it stated, “The…


A compendium of what’s hot & what’s not in Louisiana

Louisianian at Large

Lafayette’s new theaterFollowing four years of delays, the theater portion of the Acadiana Center for the Arts is at last under construction in downtown Lafayette.For the surrounding performing arts community, this means the availability of a smaller location where music,…

A river runs through it

Looking back, I must have believed life would always be like my first weekend at the river.It was July 1990, approximately six weeks after my future husband and I met on a Florida beach. In honor of my first visit…

Slice of life

Go beyond peanut butter with gourmet sandwiches that deliver on flavor without heating up the kitchen.

Home at last

After long admiring this Caddo Parish mansion, Susan Cashman made it her own.

Roosevelt Returns

This downtown New Orleans hotel has a long and colorful past – and future.

Food for the Soul

Louisiana’s rich culinary and musical heritages meld in the unlikeliest places.

Gulf Coast Travel

    Looking for a great way to cool off this summer?  Try a quick Gulf-side getaway. From Texas to Florida, the Gulf Coast offers beautiful destinations and a huge variety of options. Whether you’re looking for a hopping nightspot, a…


A guide to festivities around the state July-August

Mississippi and Alabama Travel

The beach is the quintessential summer vacation destination: the perfect place to relax with a best seller and a frosty beverage while your kids work on tans or sandcastles, depending on their ages. But even perfection can get boring after…