Before his company created Better Homes & Gardens and other memorable magazines, Edwin T. Meredith covered America’s farms. Almost exactly 100 years ago he was reporting on transportation trends, noting the rise of the automobile and the completion of the…
Standing on the stage at Shreveport’s legendary Municipal Auditorium, Winston Hall, a musician and tour guide with a passion for the city’s music legacy, points to a spot on the floor, right up from in the center. The auditorium is…
On Mardi Gras morning in those villages of the Cajun prairie that are blessed with a Carnival celebration, a pack of mounted revelers heads towards various homes. As they approach they sing a special song in Cajun French: Les Mardi…
With 300 years of history, the Big Easy offers something for everyone during her birthday year
Tours, tastings and taking in the sites round out a long, fun weekend in Natchez
The secret sewing traditions of the Black Masking Indians of New Orleans
Recapturing a time and place with an 18th-century tour of New Orleans
Warrior from the sky
Creative punishments and an outdoorsy childhood shape a young conservationist
A Creole dynasty where slaves have names
Leonard Sullivan preserves Wyoming Plantation for future generations
The city’s architecture and museums provide a host of cultural options
Latest book on the notorious cold case reads like fiction and provides new theories on the gruesome murders
Pomp, circumstance, history and tragedy punctuate ths iconic building
Cajun Mardi Gras merges traditions old and new
A Taste of India in Monroe
New Orleans’ Mardi Gras Indian queen’s legacy continues with her children and grandchildren
Discovering Shreveport’s State Exhibit Museum
With a combination of Old World and Caribbean influences, French Quarter courtyards embellish New Orleans. Hidden behind brick walls and iron gates, shaded by trees and greenery, complemented by the relaxing sights and sounds of water features, they are ideal…
In Monroe, visitors can check out the former home of the man who invented the Coke bottle.
Author Alex Haley’s epic tale is retold with an all-star cast, fresh scholarship and a contemporary take for a new generation.
At 83, celebrated author Ernest J. Gaines reflects on his hopes and passions from his home in Oscar.
How The Lake Charles Style of Architecture Evolved
Visiting a historic property in West Feliciana Parish
6 recipes for our native Blue Crab, plus a side order of local crustacean history
Great Louisiana Quiz in Louisianaology.
A trip to the heart of Cajun Country