July-August 2013

In This Issue

The Longest Siege

Port Hudson among most important Civil War Sites

A Man and His Melons

When it comes to growing the best, the verdict is in for this Bogalusa lawyer.

Regional Reports from across Louisiana

A Louisiana Life: Michael Teifer

At 24 years old, Michael Teifer ran away and joined the circus.

Living in Mediterranean Luxury

There’s a touch of Spain in this Shreveport home

Soul Survivor

Ferriday’s Delta Music Museum

In Search of a Seafood King: Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off

Spencer Gray Jr.

This Ferriday artist draws cartoons with pots and pans. By John R. Kemp

Stirring it Up in New Roads

A Guide To Events Around Louisiana

Boudin and Barbecue

Johnson’s Boucaniere is mixing up modern and traditional food in Lafayette.

A Guide to the Towns on LSU’s SEC Road Schedule


Louisiana's Top Hospitals

When Cold Is Cool

Sorbets and ice creams for the summer

Business News from Around the State

Of Cows and Men

Putting inheritance money to good use.

Recipe: Pork Belly and Spring Corn Maque Choux

Chef Troy Deano of 18 Steak at L’Auberge Casino Hotel in Baton Rouge shares a dish.


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