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‘We Like To Make A Splash’

‘We Like To Make A Splash’

Brad Goins October 5, 2018 Comments Off on ‘We Like To Make A Splash’

The New Rouses Market Draws From A Century Of Coastal Louisiana Food Traditions By Brad Goins I interviewed Rouses Market CEO Donny Rouse at the company’s new store in Carlyss the day before it opened.

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What Kind Of Story Time?

What Kind Of Story Time?

Brad Goins October 5, 2018 Comments Off on What Kind Of Story Time?

“Drag Queen Story Time.” Depending on your moral valence, that phrase may seem innocuous, interesting or disgusting. Innocuous or not, the phrase “Drag Queen Story Time” has poured kerosene on the smoldering fires of

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Hot ‘N’ Nasty

Hot ‘N’ Nasty

Brad Goins September 21, 2018 Comments Off on Hot ‘N’ Nasty

When the big blast of August heat hit us, the Louisiana police blotter just plain went off the hook. It was so far-out, I can only give you the greatest hits.  Beat ‘Em Where

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Why Do People Keep Trying To Do This?

Why Do People Keep Trying To Do This?

Brad Goins September 10, 2018 Comments Off on Why Do People Keep Trying To Do This?

Louisiana Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser has become the latest politician to promote his plans to make New Orleans’ French Quarter “family friendly.” He wants to do this by turning the French Quarter into a

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Louisiana Trail Riders

Louisiana Trail Riders

Brad Goins September 10, 2018 Comments Off on Louisiana Trail Riders

University of Lafayette Press, 2018, 152 pages, hardcover, $49.95 A Review By Brad Goins   Those who like big books that are filled with black and white photographs and have very little text will

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We Deliver

We Deliver

Brad Goins August 16, 2018 Comments Off on We Deliver

Four Women Business Owners Dedicated To Excellence in Service By Madison DeJean and Brad Goins Looking for a company dedicated to excellence in service? You can count on these local women business owners to

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Organic And Fresh

Organic And Fresh

Brad Goins July 19, 2018 Comments Off on Organic And Fresh

Local Coffee Crafters Explain What Makes Their Grinds Distinctive By Brad Goins A journalist can easily delude himself into thinking that because he works at a magazine he’s somehow at the center of things and

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Lucky Tiles

Lucky Tiles

Brad Goins July 19, 2018 Comments Off on Lucky Tiles

The very first Lake Charles Lucky Tiles Mah Jongg Tournament will take place on Sunday, Sept. 16, at the Lake Charles Bridge Club, 1600 W. McNeese St. Now, this may seem a little early

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A New Homage To Creoles

A New Homage To Creoles

Brad Goins July 5, 2018 Comments Off on A New Homage To Creoles

Down through the years, Lagniappe has run several stories about what exactly a Creole is. I think I might even have written a couple of them. If you think you’d like 335 pages of

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Punch Drunk

Punch Drunk

Brad Goins June 21, 2018 Comments Off on Punch Drunk

You probably get even more tired than I do of reading about do-nothing Louisiana legislators in this column. Well, I’m here to tell you that now — finally — two Louisiana legislators have accomplished

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