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Coca-Cola Week at Biedenharn Museum and Gardens

A whole week dedicated to America’s favorite beverage? We’re in. The Biedenharn Museum & Gardens will be celebrating its inaugural Coca-Cola Week Sept. 6-10. There will be a variety of events and fun activities including a look at the museum’s…

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6 Places to Find Gluten-Free Options in Monroe-West Monroe

by Jerrica B. We all know that Ouachita Parish is home to some of the most delicious food. Our local restaurants boast a wide variety of flavors and cuisines. However, there are some whose options are limited. For those of…

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10 Can’t Miss Summer Events in Monroe-West Monroe

By Janna J. Louisiana Music and Food Festival May 21-Start summer 2016 off the Cajun way at the Louisiana Music and Food Festival. Come with an empty stomach and a full wallet to enjoy a Louisiana Saturday full of great…

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5 Reasons you can’t miss the Louisiana Crawfish & Gator Festival

By Lindsey W. The 2nd Annual Louisiana Crawfish and Gator Festival returns to the Ike Hamilton Exposition Center in West Monroe this weekend from May 4 – 8, 2016. And here are 5 reasons why you can’t miss this festival: Kachunga and the Alligator…

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‘Rita’s on the River

by Janna J. The Downtown River Market hosted Monroe-West Monroe’s first margarita festival, ‘Rita’s on the River, on April 2. I may be partial due to my love for margaritas, but this event was a huge success. With 12 local…

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Music in the hills of Landry Vineyards

by Jerrica B. Our hometown vineyard sits on the edge of West Monroe. It’s a neat, log-cabin style building in the midst of rolling hills decked with rows upon rows of beautiful grape vines. It’s a local treasure. Guests can visit…

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5 Quick Bites in Monroe-West Monroe

by Jerrica B. “Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what’s for lunch.” – Orson Welles One hour. That’s what most working citizens get for their lunch breaks. Sometimes we use this time to relax before we…

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Crawfish in the Twin Cities

by Jerrica B. Money can’t buy happiness… but it can buy crawfish and that’s pretty much the same thing! Looking to get your mudbugs fix this season? You don’t have to go very far. Monroe and West Monroe have some…

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Food and Dining on the Mardi Gras Route

by Jerrica B. The Krewe of Janus Mardi Gras parade rolls this Saturday. You’ve got your spot picked out, your friends are invited, and your outfit is ready to go. But have you decided where you’re going to eat that…

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Moonlight in the Gardens featuring the Olsen Strings

The Biedenharn Museum and Gardens August Moonlight in the Gardens features Olsen Strings a string trio with a wide repertoire of Classical, Pop, and Sacred music. The concert begins at 7:30 on Friday, May 1. Gates are open at 7:00 and…

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