July-August 2009

In This Issue

Louisiana Life Photo Contest Winner - August 2009

Louisiana Life Photo Contest Winner - July 2009

Letters

Roosevelt Returns

This downtown New Orleans hotel has a long and colorful past – and future.

Mississippi and Alabama Travel

Northern Louisiana

Regional Reports From Across the State

Gulf Coast Travel

Home at last

After long admiring this Caddo Parish mansion, Susan Cashman made it her own.

Central Louisiana

Regional Reports From Across the State

Carville’s Legacy

Former site of the U.S. Leprosarium

Cajun Country

Regional Reports From Across the State

Food for the Soul

Louisiana’s rich culinary and musical heritages meld in the unlikeliest places.

A river runs through it

A tapestry of art

Shawne Major of Opelousas gives new life to found objects.

Lifetimes

A guide to festivities around the state July-August

Barometer

A compendium of what’s hot & what’s not in Louisiana

Last man standing

The fall of the Louisiana shrimp industry

Greater New Orleans

Regional Reports From Across the State

Slice of life

Go beyond peanut butter with gourmet sandwiches that deliver on flavor without heating up the kitchen.

Will Clark

Still “The Thrill”

Louisiana Harvest

Cooking with homegrown foods

Baton Rouge/Plantation Country

Regional Reports From Across the State

Arnaudville: Going acoustic at Tom’s

Louisianian at Large