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Where to buy Local Products in Southwest Louisiana

7/23/2017 by Amanda Reeves
Two facts that you will learn in this blog post; Southwest Louisiana is home to some uber creative and talented individuals, and that I have a passion for shopping more than most humans (if you’ve spent any amount of time with me you’re aware of the second fact). Over the years, my shopping style has progressed and I am more aware of the importance
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Must See Lake Charles Museums

4/17/2017 by Allison Schexnayder
Posted In:  History
My fiancée and I both love history and learning about the local culture, so we made it our mission to see some of the local museums . The first place we experienced was the Brimstone Museum Complex . Which held things like: timelines showing the progression of the town of Sulphur, a statue of “The Mottagator” which was created to honor the memory
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#EatSWLA: Calcasieu Crawfish and Grits

3/31/2017 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Culinary
Growing up in Central Louisiana, my dinner plate didn’t often showcase fresh seafood . Sure – there are great places to find seafood in that part of Louisiana, but it wasn’t as easy as it is here in Cajun Country! One dish I was always dying to try was Cajun Shrimp and Grits. I love grits. I love shrimp. It seemed like the perfect combination. That
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Sulphur’s Trail of Treasures: 9 Stops to Shop

7/18/2016 by Kayla Semien
Posted In:  Arts
We all enjoy a little retail therapy every now and then right? I know I do — especially now that the summer sun is shining bright, it’s the perfect time to call up the girls for a little shopping trip in the city. And, if you haven’t heard, Sulphur, Louisiana has nine of the best little shops and boutiques to satisfy your summer shopping needs.
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6 Local Blogs to Follow

4/27/2016 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Arts
Whether or not you’ve paid a visit to Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana, you probably know there is a lot going on and tons to see! The team and I love reporting on the sights, sounds and the MUCH LOVED tastes found around Lake Charles. We’ve rounded up a few local blogs that also do a great job showcasing the area. Perrin Studios: The Art of Every
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Sue Zimmermann -- Following her Passion for Painting

11/20/2015 by Angie Kay Dilmore
Posted In:  Arts
Creative talent abounds in Southwest Louisiana, and local artists are often inspired by the beauty of the area’s varied flora and fauna, the vibrant colors in landscapes, and fascinating remnants of history. Sue Zimmermann, a well-known and beloved Lake Charles watercolorist, often takes her creative cue from nature, curious old buildings, and the
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Top 20 Local Favorites: The Results are In!

7/13/2015 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Culinary
If there is one thing we know in Southwest Louisiana-its food! In the month of June, we asked you to vote for your Top 20 Local Favorite Restaurants . More than 3,800 votes were cast, and we are happy to announce Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana’s Top 3 restaurants! First place went to Steamboat Bill’s on the Lake . Luna Bar and Grill took second
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