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Cooking For A Good Cause

Cooking For A Good Cause

Mario Pacetti August 17, 2017 Comments Off on Cooking For A Good Cause

By Mario Pacetti I recently had the opportunity to judge a jambalaya cook-off at the Burton Coliseum for the B.A.A.K. Poker Run. I solicited the help of my good friend Garret Broussard. The event,

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Fall Festival Guide: Headliners

Fall Festival Guide: Headliners

Justin Morris August 17, 2017 Comments Off on Fall Festival Guide: Headliners

By Justin Morris Our beloved Bayou State has some pretty bountiful resources, and if you want to look at the things that Louisiana has a lot of — and you’re not talking about mosquitoes

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Tab Benoit: Voice Of The Wetlands Festival

Tab Benoit: Voice Of The Wetlands Festival

Brett Milano August 17, 2017 Comments Off on Tab Benoit: Voice Of The Wetlands Festival

Where Guitar Firepower Meets Wetlands Activism Story By Brett Milano Photo By Jerry Moran How did one of Louisiana’s meanest guitar-slingers become a tireless wetlands activist? For Tab Benoit, it was simply a matter of

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The Louisiana Opal

The Louisiana Opal

Brad Goins August 17, 2017 Comments Off on The Louisiana Opal

Leesville Is The Home Of The State’s Rarest Gem By Brad Goins The Louisiana Opal, also known as the Louisiana Sand Opal, was briefly mined in the Catahoula Formation, which is located near Leesville.

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Creole Proud

Creole Proud

Brad Goins August 3, 2017 Comments Off on Creole Proud

A Rough Guide To Distinguishing Between Louisiana’s Cajuns And Creoles By Brad Goins One way to distinguish between Cajuns and Creoles is to look at where they came from. Cajuns came from the Acadians, who

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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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Downtown Update

Downtown Update

Brad Goins August 3, 2017 Comments Off on Downtown Update

PEPPER POPSICLES, OSTRICH FEATHERS AND GOAT’S MILK SOAP Diversity Is The Big Thing In This Year’s Downtown Development By Brad Goins It’s time for Lagniappe’s annual update on new businesses and business developments in downtown Lake

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The 10 Commandments For Driving In Louisiana

The 10 Commandments For Driving In Louisiana

Kristian Bland July 20, 2017 Comments Off on The 10 Commandments For Driving In Louisiana

X. Thou shalt not go when the light turns green.  This commandment is for everyone’s safety. Drivers in Louisiana think green means go, yellow means go fast, and red means go really fast. Therefore,

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Pizza, Curry, Hummus And More

Pizza, Curry, Hummus And More

Mario Pacetti July 20, 2017 Comments Off on Pizza, Curry, Hummus And More

By Mario Pacetti I’ve had so much good food lately that I’ve decided to highlight some of it. I’m still amazed by all the different types of food we have in this small piece

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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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