Food and Fun

'Sharknado 2' set to take TV by storm

By Jane Caffrey- CNN (CNN) -- A twister filled with man-eating sharks is about to hit New York City -- at least on your television screen.

New LA residents wait 6 months for recreational hunting, fishing licenses effective Aug 1

New residents in Louisiana will qualify for purchasing resident recreational hunting and fishing licenses after six months in state, once Act 429 becomes effective on Aug. 1, 2014.

New Iberia record store reopens as vinyl makes a come back

Most of the big vinyl album stores like Tower and Virgin Records are long gone. In Acadiana, the much loved Raccoon Records shut it's doors back in 2004. But now, record sales are increasing again.

The importance of tourism in Acadiana

Food, music, culture. These are words so many of us associate with our region of Acadiana. We keep getting national recognitions for the place we call home, and it's making a positive difference.

Piccadilly brings back summer literacy program

Piccadilly Restaurants is once again encouraging children to read with the second year of their Back to Books summer reading program.

Famous Natchitoches restaurant featured on nationally syndicated show

The famous Lasyone's Meat Pie Kitchen in Natchitoches, Louisiana will be featured on a new syndicated show airing this Fall.

Kenilworth parade honors American Red Cross, all who serve

There was a lot of white and blue at the annual Kenilworth Civic Association 4th of July Parade, but red was the dominant color.

Locals celebrate 2014 Baton Rouge Pride Fest

Saturday, hundreds of people went downtown to show some "pride." The 2014 Pride Fest kicked off this afternoon inside the Atrium at the Belle of Baton Rouge.

New Orleans woman bakes free birthday cakes for strangers

By Kenny Lopez New Orleans, LA (WGNO) -- It's the one day a year you get to celebrate you!

Streets around BREC’s City-Brooks Park to close for Family Fit Day June 14

The streets that loop around City Park, Brooks Park and City Park Lake will close to motor vehicles on Saturday, June 14, from 7:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. in order to open them to recreation for BR Family Fit Day.

Miss USA announces judging panel for 2014

New York, NY–NBC, Donald J. Trump and Paula M.

Halal butcher promises 'honest to God' burgers

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Thick T-bone steaks and richly marbled oxtails decorate the display case at Honest Chops, the first whole animal halal butchery in the country.

The dos and don'ts of wedding toasts

(CNN) -- When Bill Murray delivered an impromptu toast to a rowdy bachelor party in Charleston, South Carolina, last weekend, he gave poignant and charming advice for everyone but the groom.

4 major artists set to perform at Miss USA in Baton Rouge

NEW YORK — May 28, 2014 — NBC, Donald J. Trump and Paula M.

Bayou Country Superfest lineup

Friday, May 23 Chris Young- 6:00 p.m. Reba- 7:00 p.m. George Strait- 8:45 p.m. Saturday, May 24 Gloriana- 5:00 p.m. Easton Corbin- 5:45 p.m.