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February 21, 202016 One Couple's Journey to Make the Perfect Old Fashioned In October of 2017, Lafayette residents Alex and Deanna Saizon thought they’d pop into a New Orleans bar and order an Old Fashioned on a whim. Little did they know, that whim would turn into a small business within the next two years....

February 7, 2020105 Fun and interesting is exactly what the only walking parade in Lafayette was going for. They put together a krewe dedicated to Lafayette’s immense local artistic community and combined that with their shared love of Lafayette and its culture. They also saw an opportunity to bring people to...

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Sports & Adventure

February 6, 2020
Sports & Adventure

Play FNA Acadiana with Bentley Turner and Drew Brees Football “N” America (FNA), a national, co-ed youth flag football league, is the new neighborhood sport across Acadiana. Two years ago, UL Graduate and former Athletic Director, Head Coach and Defensive Coordinator of local high schools, Bentley Turner, flew to San Diego, California. His...
October 18, 2019
Sports & Adventure

It's So Much More Than A Game By Jared Conques Friday night, under the local stadium’s lights. You can hear the band’s drumline start their cadence as the crisp fall air tickles your nostrils with each breath. Fall has arrived and with it, high school football season. The boys of fall take the field, but for those of us who have...
July 22, 2019
Sports & Adventure

Ending the Drought By Brandon Comeaux For the McNeese Cowboys baseball team, it’s been a while since they’ve gotten a taste of the NCAA Tournament. 16 years, to be exact. The drought ended this season when the Cowboys made it to the Nashville Regional after winning the Southland Conference Tournament for the first time since...
March 1, 2019
Sports & Adventure

By Curt Guillory Up, Up, and Awayyy! LSU freshman and Pole Vaulting phenom Mondo Duplantis has been named to the Bowerman 2019 Preseason Watch List. It should come as no surprise to anyone as Mondo is easily one of the most recognizable college athletes today, and already in the world elite for pole vaulters. A native of Lafayette,...

Kids & Pets

November 25, 2019
Kids & Pets

Small Traditions to Implement for a Mindful Family During the Holidays By Abby Meaux Conques The holiday season can be a downright stressful time, particularly for Moms. Moms tend to end up being the ones to choose all the gifts for the family and children, to get outfits ready for all the different holiday gatherings, and to make sure the...
July 22, 2019
Kids & Pets

Simple Steps to Contain Clutter By Renee Ory, Owner of Amazing Spaces Organizing for kids is one of the most rewarding projects to me because I get to see the joy in a child’s face when all of their favorite toys are ready for playtime —not to mention their parent’s face when the mess is gone! Most parents cringe at the thought of...
July 22, 2019
Kids & Pets

Scouted-Out Spots for Fun and Frugal Summer Activities Pick Figs at Daniel + Anna's Orchard Daniel + Anna's Orchard offers a pick-your-own lay of land where you can take kids to pick fruits like blueberries, peaches, kumquats, satsumas, persimmons, berries and figs. During the summertime, figs are the only fruit available, but oh what a...
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