Conservation Anne Darrah had rarely volunteered in New Iberia until she got the idea of improving her neighborhood by planting trees. She is a retired designer and art director who won numerous awards for her work at The Times of…

The Back Door is Always Open

This July marks the fourth anniversary of the passing of musician D. L. Ménard, the author of "La Porte en Arrière (The Back Door)", the most recorded and performed Cajun song according to folklorist Barry Jean Ancelet. It competes with…

Naturally Surreal

Lafayette artist Amy Michelle Guidry has much in common with the 19th-century French Impressionist painter Edgar Degas. To Degas, “Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” Guidry paints “not just to bring attention to issues…

Best Hunting in the State

Hunting is inextricably woven into the wild fabric of Louisiana’s heritage and culture. A harsh land when first settled, hunting was a necessity of subsistence as well as commerce. The wide diversity of habitat and abundance of game and birds…

Woman's Work

Female chefs are running the kitchens and changing culinary culture in a host of Louisiana’s top restaurants

Around The State

NORTH   Shreveport Red River Wine Revel Cork, a Red River Revel Wine Event is a perfect way to spend a Saturday afternoon in early April. Restaurants from the Shreveport-Bossier area provide sumptuous food as you saunter through Festival Plaza…

Market Fresh

Dining with Swedish visitors along the River Road in Plantation Country

Sugar Buzz

A Shreveport liquor store serves drive-through daiquiris with character

Louisianians of the Year

Every year we come up with a list of Louisianians of the Year, and every year it's difficult. There are so many worthy candidates. Our state is full of people who serve the greater good whether it's through art, philanthrophy,…

Savoie Faire

Tulane Institute of Sports Medicine’s Chief of Sports Medicine is a world-famous medical savior.