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The Blossoming Brew Scene in Lake Charles

7/21/2016 by William Precht
Posted In:  Culinary
There’s a trend taking over Southwest Louisiana, and its timing couldn’t be any better. As the summer heat returns in full force, Lake Charles’ craft brewery scene is the perfect remedy. What better way is there to end a sweltering summer day than to visit and share a few laughs with friends over an ice-cold brew? There are few places where you can
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New Restaurants in Lake Charles

7/19/2016 by Lisa Addison
Posted In:  Culinary
The local restaurant scene is hopping, and it's our good fortune that there seems to be a new eatery opening every other week. Here are a couple of the latest ones with delicious cuisine. RIKENJAKS BREWING COMPANY Photo by John Guidroz This hip, new pub on Ryan Street has everything going for it. It's kid-friendly, pet-friendly, in a terrific
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Frosty Factory, a Drive Thru Daiquiri Legend

7/19/2016 by Angie Kay Dilmore
Posted In:  Culinary
Mike Branch blazed a trail in 1983 when he opened the very first drive-thru daiquiri stand in Lake Charles on Prien Lake Rd. He named his business the Frosty Factory and has served flavorful frozen concoctions to thirsty customers for 33 years. Branch moved his Frosty Factory to Ryan St. in 1987 and to their current location on Common St. near
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Sulphur’s Trail of Treasures: 9 Stops to Shop

7/18/2016 by Kayla Semien
Posted In:  Arts
We all enjoy a little retail therapy every now and then right? I know I do — especially now that the summer sun is shining bright, it’s the perfect time to call up the girls for a little shopping trip in the city. And, if you haven’t heard, Sulphur, Louisiana has nine of the best little shops and boutiques to satisfy your summer shopping needs.
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15 Ways to Have the Best Louisiana Summer EVER!

7/18/2016 by Elizabeth Eustis
1. Enjoy a lazy, carefree afternoon along the water . Just Relax. 2. Make a splash at one of our water attractions . When the temperatures rise, the pool is the first place to stop. 3. Visit a summer festival . Download our Events App and save festival dates right to your smartphone calendar. 4. Have a Cajun potluck picnic. We’ve got all the
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16 Best Parks in Lake Charles

7/18/2016 by Kayla Semien
Posted In:  Outdoors
Summer is the perfect time to get out of the house and appreciate the outdoors. When I was younger, my sisters and I would beg my mama to take us to feed the ducks at the civic center, literally anytime the sun was shining. We’d pack up our loaves of bread, a blanket and just spend the day at the park. The park is one of the best places to relax
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Pokémon Go: Where to GEAUX in Lake Charles

7/12/2016 by Elizabeth Eustis
Released only A WEEK AGO, Pokémon Go is the hottest app on the Apple and Google Play stores. And guess what, Pokémon Trainers, there are plenty of opportunities to find creatures and gear right here in Southwest Louisiana! In fact, it’s a great way to explore the area. While searching for Pikachu, remember to look up from your phone screen and
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One Tank Trip to the Gulf Coast Beaches

7/11/2016 by Megan Hartman
Posted In:  Outdoors
Whether you’re looking for a “staycation” or quality family time, heading south to the beaches of Cameron Parish along the Creole Nature Trail is a great option here in Southwest Louisiana. Last summer, all my brother wanted for his birthday was for the family to grill out on Rutherford Beach . Truth be told, I’ve never spent too much time on
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Beach Cruising with Kids Survival Guide

7/7/2016 by Megan Hartman
Posted In:  Outdoors
It’s Saturday morning. I’m packing the ice chest and making sure we’ve packed a huge tower of towels before heading south to the beach for the day. You never know who’s gonna spill or make a mess, get wet or throw sand. I guess I’ll grab another towel and a large pack of Wet Ones. Lake Charles is less than an hour from the natural, Gulf Coast
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Best of Visit Lake Charles: 10 Posts You’ve Viewed the Most

6/29/2016 by Elizabeth Eustis
Writing blogs is one of my favorite parts of working on the website. The team and I have written almost 200 articles! I’ve looked through the numbers and put together a list of our top 10 most read blogs. Topics vary from delicious food to ghost stories. 1. Lake Charles Ghosts Tours 4293 views “Experts in the paranormal say that there is a huge
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