May-June 2012

In This Issue

Around Louisiana: Greater New Orleans

Diamonds in the Rough

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

Costal Travel: Exploring Mississippi

From the coast to the Delta

Great Louisiana Quiz: Louisiana Seafood

Biz Bits

Business news from around the state

A Louisiana Life: Linda Johnson

Trucking in overdrive

Art: Dale Pierrottie

The art of bousillage

Around Louisiana: Northern

The Rural Life: Talkin’ the Talk

Coming to terms with sounding “country”

Barometer

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

Great Louisiana Chef: Diana Chauvin

Owner and Executive Chef of La Thai

Lifetimes: May/June

A guide to events around the state

Home: West Feliciana Whimsy

Sam and Noelle LeBlanc’s touch of the French countryside

Around Louisiana: Cajun

Traveling Gourmet: Best of the Bounty

Recipes for the season of plenty

From the Editor: Secrets From the Green Parrot

Around Louisiana: Baton Rouge/Plantation Country

Around Louisiana: Central

Louisiana Life Photo Contest

Your chance to have your photos featured in our magazine!

Louisiana Life Travel: A Guide to Antiquing

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

Grand Isle

LIFE ON A BARRIER ISLAND

Health

How to Grow Crawfish

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

Traveler: Capitol Time for a Tour

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