Author: Lisa LeBlanc-Berry

News from Around Acadiana

International Summit Hosted in Arnaudville A creative place making summit brings together expertise of internationally respected scholars, artists, scientists, cultural citizens and organizations at NUNU Arts and Culture Collective in Arnaudville April 18-23. Developed with the assistance of the French…

News from Around Acadiana

Postulez pour une bourse CODOFIL! For the first time, young professionals in non-educational fields can apply for The Council for the Development of French in Louisiana (CODOFIL)scholarships online, along with students majoring or minoring in French and K-12 teachers. CODOFIL,…

Sanctuary on the Water's Edge

As much as Nicholas and Maria Doucet love to travel abroad and escape to their vacation house on False River in Point Coupée Parish for occasional jetskiing, they equally enjoy coming home to their elegant, three-story mansion in River Ranch.…

The Latest News from Acadiana

Business is Booming in Lake Charles LSU economist Loren Scott has outlined a positive economic forecast with new data derived from his collaboration with the College of Business. According to the 2014-2015 Louisiana State Economic Outlook, Lake Charles should be…

Cozy Bars for the Acadiana Winter

Baby, it’s cold outside. It’s gumbo weather, hunting season, and Carnival time is just around the corner. The bars are hopping from Lake Charles to Houma, and we have a greater diversity of bar options, well-trained bartenders creating snazzy new…

A 'Stay-cation' Residence in Lake Charles

Inspired by the 1974 film, The Great Gatsby starring Robert Redford, this Lake Charles homeowner envisioned balmy evenings with soft breezes blowing in through open French doors, rippling across gauzy curtains in the house of her dreams. There would be…

A Magnificent Home in New Iberia

If only walls could talk. In 1886, a flamboyant New Iberia landowner built a unique, four-story columned mansion that was inspired by the fanciful steamboats of the era. With a grand entrance hall, thick curving walls, soaring French windows, two-story-high…