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Trip Advisor Says: Best Comfort Food Spots

4/18/2018 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Culinary
It’s been one of those days, and the only thing that is going to keep you from losing what’s left of your mind is to sit down next to a big ol’ plate of your FAVORITE comfort food. Here in Louisiana, we know comfort foods well. In fact, most of the region’s most popular meals are consider comfort foods to many. Gumbo, jambalaya, fried shrimp…the
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5 Spots to Check Out Sulphur's Art Scene

4/11/2018 by Angie Kay Dilmore
Posted In:  Arts
Sulphur is well-known as a hub of industry and a top destination for sports tournaments, and rodeos. The town also boasts some interesting history. But there is also an artsy side to Sulphur that may surprise you. Check out these locations. The Henning Cultural Center is located in a restored historic home by The Grove at Heritage Square, offering
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Lake Charles Local: New Video Series

4/9/2018 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Festivals & Events
It's been the trend for the last couple of years - when you visit a destination you want to dive right in and experience the area on a more LOCAL level. Seeing an area from a local's perspective can reveal those hidden gems and one of a kind experiences that can be overlooked if you are only following a brochure or travel map. That's why we decided
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Easter Egg Hunts in Lake Charles

3/26/2018 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Festivals & Events
What is more fun than an Easter Egg Hunt at Easter? I’ve rounded up the area’s hunts for you and the kiddos to enjoy. There is even an ADULT egg hunt this year! Wool Days & Easter Egg Hunt at CM Farms It's an old-fashioned Easter celebration at CM Farms! The Easter Egg Hunt (11 AM & 1 PM) will be divided into two groups, ages 1-4 and 5+. The older
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#VisitLakeCharles Photo of the Month: Views from Above

3/26/2018 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Arts
I love seeing our city from the sky. Aerial photography is so cool! So many of photographers and “instagrammers” (both locals and visitors) are using drones to capture breathtaking new perspectives of our city. Like this one from Photo of the Month winner, Michael. “I wanted to capture a relatable image; an image that featured institutions and
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The Ultimate Lake Charles Breakfast Guide

3/23/2018 by Amanda Reeves
Posted In:  Culinary
We’ve all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and with all the options we have at our local eateries it can be the tastiest too! Whether you’re looking for healthy fare or a Cajun/ Creole spin on the traditional breakfast, Southwest Louisiana has got you covered. If you haven’t tried The Bekery yet, you need to get there
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