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The Event that Helped Change Downtown

Downtown at Sundown One of my favorite memories as an event planner took place in 2010 when I was working for the Arts Council of SWLA under Matt Young. It was May, hot (well, hotter than normal), and our staff had just completed the first week of staging the four-week outdoor concert series…

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You Voted! 2017 Top 20 Local Favorites Restaurants

There is no question – we take food seriously in Southwest Louisiana. If you ask someone “Which is your favorite SWLA restaurant?” or “Where do you like to eat?” – they’ll let you know the answer QUICK! They might even have a few different favorites. Throughout past few months, we asked YOU to vote…

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New Brunch Options in Southwest Louisiana

***Updated 10/19/2018*** Southwest Louisiana loves brunch! This truth is evidenced by the success of several new brunch venues in Downtown Lake Charles. These late morning/early afternoon feasts arrive on the heels of several already well-established brunch locations , such as Luna’s Bar and Grill…

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The Listening Room in Lake Charles

An active music scene is nothing new for Lake Charles. Music is in our BLOOD! We have outdoor concerts, concert venues, bars, and restaurants all provided outstanding live entertainment . Now there’s a new music venue in town and it’s dedicated to more intimate listening. On scheduled nights the Cash…

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Pokémon Go: Where to GEAUX in Lake Charles

Released only A WEEK AGO, Pokémon Go is the hottest app on the Apple and Google Play stores. And guess what, Pokémon Trainers, there are plenty of opportunities to find creatures and gear right here in Southwest Louisiana! In fact, it’s a great way to explore the area. While searching for Pikachu…

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