Acadiana Profile - February-March 2015

A New Look

Acadiana Profile magazine expands as the region thrives

Nouvelles Des Villes

JackPot, Once Again Lake Charles Players have been flocking to the new $700 million, 25-story Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino Lake Charles, built by billionaire Tillman Fertitta. It opened with great fanfare, complete with showgirls and state and local officials.…

For the Love of Antique Wood

A timber frame fashioned by Amish craftsmen showcases the enduring beauty of reclaimed lumber in a house designed by Acadia Parish farmers in Iota.

Houma - City of the Year

Strengthened by a robust local economy, high quality of living and blossoming downtown, Acadiana’s eastern jewel exemplifies the best of the true Cajun lifestyle

Garden Fresh

how to grow these springtime staples, plus three light & easy recipes the new year off right

The Benefit of Beads

While working full-time in Sulphur, 31-year-old Liz Bergeron operates Here and There Boutique, a jewelry business inspired by a mission trip to Kenya.

Jane's Son

Of all the obstacles Lockport’s Hank Holland’s overcame, the hardest has been the loss of his mother. And so, he paints.

A Tale of Two Mardi Gras

If it was luck that had Cavelier de la Salle find the mouth of the Mississippi and take possession of the land drained by the river by naming Louisiana after Louis XIV, the Sun King, and that on Mardi Gras…

Mamou Moments

                                  Mamou Mardi Gras captain Boyd Landreneau leads a charge of about 8-10 other captains, all clad in purple capes. They oversee the entire…