COVID 19 Guidelines

Governor John Bel Edwards has formally renewed the state's public health emergency. A statewide mask mandate has now been extended through October 27 for all people, regardless of vaccination status, if 6 feet of physical distance cannot be maintained indoors. Please be sure to have a mask with you when traveling. More Info

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'Tis the Season for GUMBO!

Many of my favorite memories of my dad involve his gumbo. If you knew the Iowa-born (the state, not the city), New Orleans-raised, Scottish heritage, adopted Cajun, then you knew that his gumbo was his shining achievement. It fed countless people in town and warmed many bellies. Food was his love…

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South Beach Volleyball & More!🏐

South Beach Sports Bar & Grill Palm trees, white sugar sand, and a cool breeze. One thing that holds true on a universal level - is that everyone can use a little more fun in their life! With the abundance of screen time for the modern family, getting away from it all can be just want your heart…

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Farmers' Markets in Lake Charles

Feeling the Love at Farmer’s Markets Farmer’s markets are designed with a lot of love; they bring out a community’s best offerings and place them on a gingham tablecloth for your enjoyment. Lake Charles touts its two popular farmer’s markets – the Charlestown Farmer’s Market on Saturdays and the…

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Coffee:30 Gourmet Coffee & Beignets

Coffee:30 Gourmet Coffee & Beignets! So, coffee is my jam. I love it, probably a bit too much. Imagine my surprise when someone else understands that anytime is coffee time – Coffee:30 – right? My coworker, Kathryn, and I saw some movement on social media about a new coffee place located where a…

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Get Some Game in Your Life!

Game2Life - Laser Tag & Axe Throwing! The Game2Life facility, located at 3311 Broad St. in Lake Charles, sits in a nondescript part of town across from the Calcasieu Parish School Board office and a tractor supply, but when you drive up, you realize this is something special. Game2Life brings an…

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Top Things to do with Kids this Summer!

Top Things to Do with Kids! It’s summer, and the kids need an outlet to play! So, where to begin? Here’s a list of some fun ideas to do with your kids in Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana from swimming to biking, paddle boarding to jet skiing – there is something in store for your family. There are…

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Brunch Adventures in Lake Charles!

The Brunch Tour Brunch! It’s that magical time of day when day drinking is socially acceptable, and you can carb-load in the name of classy living. Over the past several years, the brunch scene has ramped up in the Lake Area, and the city is teeming with brunch options - with each one tastier and…

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