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5 Drive-Thru Frozen Daiquiri Shops in Lake Charles: No Blender Required!

6/12/2015 by Angie Kay Dilmore
Posted In:  Culinary
I know Louisiana is not the only state with drive-through frozen daiquiri establishments, although they may be more popular here than elsewhere. I’m originally from Pennsylvania. In the Keystone State, they have super strict blue laws, so until I moved to Lake Charles, I did not know it was possible to order an adult beverage at a drive-up window from the convenience of your car. Curious, I decided to do some research. I visited several area frozen daiquiri shops. 
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Sweet as Sugar: Starks Mayhaw Festival, May 14-16

5/1/2015 by Angie Kay Dilmore
Posted In:  Festivals & Events
I’ve learned so many new words since moving to Louisiana eight years ago. For example, mayhaw . I recall my first trip to a farmers’ market in Lake Charles. A friendly lady stood behind a table with an impressive display of jams and jellies. I saw some jars labeled “Mayhaw Jelly.” I’d never hear of that. So I asked her, “What’s a mayhaw?” I learned
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Making Memories on Big Lake

4/8/2015 by Russell Graves
Posted In:  Outdoors
By my best guess in talking to the locals, the 45-degree weather is a bit chilly for late March. A cold front blew through and shifted the wind from the familiar southerly direction to the north. It isn’t a hard wind (at least by Texas Panhandle standards) but is steady nonetheless. From my hotel, the drive is short and twenty minutes is all it
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