Acadiana Profile - April-May 2019

Recettes de cocktails: Cantaloupe with a Kick

Milano’s sleek cocktail lounge, The Patio, draws the Houma night crowd for its martini menu and creative craft cocktails. Patrons can order food at the bar while enjoying such favorites as a Blueberry Lemondrop, McDale’s Ski Lift, Elderflower Spritzer and…

Voyages: Wild at Heart

Visitors come to Grosse Savanne Lodge for the excellent hunting and fishing but on this crisp spring morning we came to shoot birds. Our weapons of choice, however, were cameras. Louisiana is known as Sportman’s Paradise — and with good…

Note de l’editeur

Inspiration, I’ve learned, can come from just about any person, place or thing and at just about any time. As a writer and artist, I turn to the greats in my fields, such as writers Kate Chopin and Ernest Hemingway…

Les artistes: Full Circle

Not to sound cool or like some annoying hipster talking about an Indie band “you’ve probably never heard of,” but Kody Chamberlain festivaled at Festival International before it was the hugely attended event it is today. Back then (1991, to…

Lettres d'amour: Red Brick Road

In one of my earliest memories, I’m toddling around the concrete edges of the Girard Park duck pond, looking up at my father. He’s in his 20s, with a backpack slung over his shoulder. The specific details are as murky…

Les personnes: Sixty-third Verse, Same as the First

Nowadays when it comes to local music legend T.K. Hulin, it seems all anybody wants to ask about or write about is his age – a footnote as rude as it is irrelevant. “People wonder when I’m gonna stop but,…

Nouvelles de Villes: News

HOUMA For Cigar Aficionados Two Terrebonne Parish sheriff’s deputies, Joe Creppel and Stephen Landry, have partnered to open the new D.S. Fine Cigars on Enterprise Drive in Houma. The high-end cigar lounge, which features a humidor, is the only one…

En Français, s'il vous plaît: Heart of a Pirate

He was born sometime during the 1770s, maybe somewhere in France, maybe in Saint Domingue, maybe somewhere else. He died in 1823 or in 1827 or perhaps in 1857, in Honduras, Mexico or God knows where. He might have grown…

Nouvelles de Villes: Calendar

APRIL Check out these events around the town. ❶ Boggy Bayou Festival April 4-6. Ville Platte. facebook.com/boggybayoupineprairie The Boggy Bayou Festival has all of the crowd-pleasing elements the people want in a town festival. The festivities include live music, Cajun…

Trailblazers

Acadiana is a region steeped in history, culture and tradition and its people are known for their irrepressible and entrepreneurial spirit. It is with this idea in mind that we created the Acadiana Profile’s Trailblazers. Some of the honorees are…