Kathryn Duncan
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Kathryn Shea Duncan

Kathryn Shea Duncan is a native of Crowley, LA, but in 2019 made Lake Charles her new home. She is the Senior Director of Social Media/Communications at Visit Lake Charles where she shares her love for food, craft beer, nature, and  #GetDOWNtownLC on social media. Most weekends, you’ll find Kathryn Shea exploring Louisiana’s festivals, restaurants, attractions, and hidden gems while documenting her adventures with her camera. Follow along on Instagram @kathrynsheaduncan and Twitter @kat_dunc

The Ultimate Mardi Gras Bucket List

Louisianans love to party year-round, but it’s safe to say that Mardi Gras is the most popular party throughout the entire state. In Southwest Louisiana, Mardi Gras is honored from Twelfth Night to Fat Tuesday with parades, events, food, costumes, and more. This Mardi Gras Bucket List guides you…

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The Ultimate Southwest Louisiana King Cake Guide

Traditional, cream cheese, pecan praline, boudin, Galettes Des Rois... I will not discriminate! Below is a list of all bakeries, coffee shops, donut shops, and markets selling King Cakes in Lake Charles and Southwest Louisiana this year. We've also included king cakes available for shipping. In Lake…

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Meet Eloise and Grant | Say Yes to the Venue

Meet Eloise and Grant, the Lake Charles couple featured in the premiere season of Say Yes to the Venue. Bride-to-be Eloise Boullion is a McNeese State University graduate with a degree in graphic design and marketing. She's pursuing an MBA at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette while she works…

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7 Romantic Date Ideas in Lake Charles

Embrace all the romance Lake Charles has to offer! From fun cooking classes and romantic boat tours to walks along Lakefront Promenade and an extravagant dinner– here are seven romantic date ideas you can experience in Lake Charles! 1. A Cooking Class at Pasta Lab If you're the type of person who…

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Must-See Murals and Street Art in Lake Charles

Southwest Louisiana Wall Crawl Lake Charles and Southwest Louisiana have a growing art scene, notably our murals and street art! One of the best ways to get to know the Lake Area is by walking around and viewing its unique street art. So, put on your sneakers, grab your camera, and get to exploring…

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