May-June 2012

In This Issue


Biz Bits

Business news from around the state

Around Louisiana: Cajun

Around Louisiana: Northern

Home: West Feliciana Whimsy

Sam and Noelle LeBlanc’s touch of the French countryside

Great Louisiana Quiz: Louisiana Seafood

Lifetimes: May/June

A guide to events around the state

Costal Travel: Exploring Mississippi

From the coast to the Delta

From the Editor: Secrets From the Green Parrot

Around Louisiana: Central

Louisiana Life Photo Contest

Your chance to have your photos featured in our magazine!

Grand Isle


How to Grow Crawfish

Heat, Rain, Thunder and “Aquaculture” are Part of the Process.

Louisiana Life Travel: A Guide to Antiquing

There’s a lot to discover in big towns and small.

A Louisiana Life: Linda Johnson

Trucking in overdrive

Art: Dale Pierrottie

The art of bousillage

The Rural Life: Talkin’ the Talk

Coming to terms with sounding “country”

Diamonds in the Rough

Before Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier, “the Negro Leagues” were the only games in town for black ballplayers.

Around Louisiana: Greater New Orleans


A compendium of what’s hot and what’s not in Louisiana

Great Louisiana Chef: Diana Chauvin

Owner and Executive Chef of La Thai

Traveling Gourmet: Best of the Bounty

Recipes for the season of plenty

Around Louisiana: Baton Rouge/Plantation Country

Traveler: Capitol Time for a Tour

Grab the kids, and head to Baton Rouge to celebrate the bicentennial.