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Dose Of The Coast

Dose Of The Coast

Danny Garrett April 5, 2018 Comments Off on Dose Of The Coast

By Danny Garrett Hearing the news of a life-altering diagnosis is a challenging event. The largely unexpected news initiates a sharp and sudden fear of the unknown, along with the question, “How will I

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La Pho Bar & Grill

La Pho Bar & Grill

Danny Garrett March 1, 2018 Comments Off on La Pho Bar & Grill

Vietnamese Comfort Food By Danny Garrett Comfort food is difficult to come by when eating out. In Louisiana, as in many other locales, the culinary classification is most associated with home-cooked meals made and

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Anne Monlezun

Anne Monlezun

Danny Garrett January 18, 2018 Comments Off on Anne Monlezun

By Danny Garrett Welsh native Anne Monlezun moved to Lake Charles with her husband, Dr. Lee J. Monlezun, in the ‘70s. She first taught dance at the Anne Gillett School, which she did for

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Southwest Louisiana O Gauge Model Railroad Club

Southwest Louisiana O Gauge Model Railroad Club

Danny Garrett January 4, 2018 Comments Off on Southwest Louisiana O Gauge Model Railroad Club

The Model Railroad Club Is As Timely As It Is Relevant For The Christmas Season By Danny Garrett Model trains and Christmas are complements. They’re aesthetically pleasing in sound and in sight. A model

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Doing The Most Good

Doing The Most Good

Danny Garrett December 21, 2017 Comments Off on Doing The Most Good

The Salvation Army In Southwest Louisiana By Danny Garrett The Salvation Army assumes a tangible presence in Southwest Louisiana during the Christmas season. The organization has had a strong foothold in the area for

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Biking In The Lake Area

Biking In The Lake Area

Danny Garrett November 16, 2017 Comments Off on Biking In The Lake Area

By Danny Garrett I had drop handlebars rigged onto my royal blue bike. Before, they were standard flat handlebars: trite and unimaginative; symbols of mediocrity. Everything else about my Retrospec bike was perfect. A capable

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Love At First Drive

Love At First Drive

Danny Garrett November 2, 2017 Comments Off on Love At First Drive

Local Business Owners Embrace Tesla By Danny Garrett Tesla’s the car of the future. Look no further than its Model 3. First off, it’s electric, as all Teslas are. Due to climate change and the

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Kayaking In SWLA

Kayaking In SWLA

Danny Garrett August 3, 2017 Comments Off on Kayaking In SWLA

By Danny Garrett It’s July, and we’re deep in summer in Southwest Louisiana. The weather’s warm, and everyone’s outdoors making a time of it. In town, many of us have different interests when it

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Matt Bell’s Meteoric Rise To CrossFit Greatness

Matt Bell’s Meteoric Rise To CrossFit Greatness

Danny Garrett July 20, 2017 Comments Off on Matt Bell’s Meteoric Rise To CrossFit Greatness

By Danny Garrett Born to Run, written by Christopher McDougall, is one of my favorite books. McDougall tells the story of the Tarahumara, a reclusive group of indigenous peoples from the Mexican Copper Canyons.

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Stay Healthy, My Friends

Stay Healthy, My Friends

Danny Garrett June 22, 2017 Comments Off on Stay Healthy, My Friends

By Danny Garrett This column began in January of this year, and it’s now coming to an end. Throughout its run, I had the pleasure of covering more than seven restaurants within the Lake

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