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Posts from October 2015

Delta Downs Racetrack Casino Hotel Expansion

10/28/2015 by Angie Kay Dilmore
In September, Boyd Gaming and Delta Downs Racetrack Casino Hotel executives broke ground on their $45 million expansion and enhancement of the facility in Vinton , Louisiana just a few miles from the Texas border along Interstate 10. This is great news for both tourists and regular Delta Downs guests! Highlights of the expansion project include an
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Lake Charles Landscapes: #VisitLakeCharles Photo of the Month

10/23/2015 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Outdoors, Arts
It’s no secret, we are living in a digital world. In fact, the majority of you are probably reading this blog from your mobile device. And that is okay! I am 100% for technology; it’s kind of my JOB. But there are days that I long to be outside, walking the trails of Sam Houston Jones State Park , paddleboarding Prien Lake or searching for wildlife
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Scared of the Dark? Why You Shouldn’t Let the Feu Follet Light the Way.

10/21/2015 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  History
One of great things about living in Louisiana is the folklore! There are several strange and mysterious tales. My favorite story is that of the Cajun Fairies. The legend of the Cajun Fairy --the Fee Folay-- (feu follet in French-translates to “marsh fire”) began here along the bayou many years ago. They are generally thought to be an incarnation of
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Meeting Chef Jeff with Flip My Food

10/19/2015 by Megan Hartman
Posted In:  Culinary
Having the opportunity to meet Chef Jeff Henderson with Flip My Food was a blast! Their food truck pulled into the parking lot of Creole Nature Trail Adventure Point and out came the entourage – hair stylist, makeup artist, sous chefs, producers, directors, gaffers and videographers…these folks had it all together!
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5 Ways to Enjoy Lake Charles this Fall

10/6/2015 by Elizabeth Eustis
Summer is not the only season for vacations! In fact, the kids back in school usually means more work for us adults too! Don't you think it's about time for a weekend getaway? Time to explore a new city, experience an outdoor adventure, and taste new flavors?! In our latest video, we give you 5 getaway activities perfect for the crisp air of Fall.
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Sweet Sippin’ at Jack Daniel’s Sunday Brunch

10/2/2015 by Angie Kay Dilmore
Posted In:  Culinary
Imagine you’re relaxing on a shady terrace. Musicians play cool live jazz. Steady breezes sway banana palms in lush gardens. Boats cruise by on the Calcasieu River. The smell of bacon and fresh coffee fills the air. Welcome to Sunday Brunch at Jack Daniel’s Bar and Grill , L’Auberge Casino Resort ! “We put our own spin on brunch,” says head chef Lyle
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