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Atchafalaya Water Heritage Trail
Lt.. Gov. Billy Nungesser recently unveiled the Atchafalaya Water Heritage Trail, which spans the 14 parishes in south-central Louisiana that are a part of the Atchafalaya National Heritage Area.
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Books Along the Teche Literary Festival Spotify Playlist
Enjoy the music of Teche Fest and Dave Robicheaux.
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shadows on the teche plein air
Shadows-on-the-Teche received a record number 61 applicants from 15 states and the Philippines for the Shadows-on-the-Teche Plein Air Painting Competition, now in its fourth year.
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Capturing Love in Iberia parish Photography
Love comes in many forms. The love of friends, family and a signifigant other and we're celebrating this Valentine's Day by capturing it in photographs.
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Facts About Mardi Gras
Do you what purple, gold and green stand for? What about the difference between Carnival and Mardi Gras? We've gathered a few of the most asked questions we receive from visitors to give more background and understanding of the age old tradition of Louisiana, the month long party...Mardi Gras.
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Downtown New Iberia Designated National Register Historic District
The commercial district of New Iberia's Historic Downtown is officially designated a "National Register of Historic Places" location. The many years of national recognitions in addition to the people behind the scenes are the responsible for this incredible honor. Read how they made it happen.
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Thanksgiving Recipes
For those who are tired of the same ol' turkey and stuffing year after year, why not spice things up with recipes from TABASCO® and KONRIKO® using their signature products. Here are some great ideas for the chef of the house looking to bring a little Southern cooking into their home this Thanksgiving.
You may also enjoy: Fall, Food, Holiday
Savor the Season Photo Contest
We’ve created the “Savor the Season” movement for locals and visitors to show us and the world their wintery fun in Iberia Parish. In Louisiana, winter isn’t just a season, it’s a way of life. Memories are made with friends and family as they gather to celebrate the holidays, and we want you to capture those moments with photographs and videos. Read more to find out how to participate.
You may also enjoy: Christmas, Holiday, Winter
8 Secrets to the World Championship Gumbo Cookoff's Success
Think you know everything about the World Championship Gumbo Cookoff? What about why it was formed, or what it takes to make it in the festival business? The Greater Iberia Chamber of Commerce's Public Relations & Marketing manager, Terry Dugas, gave us and our readers an insight into the yearly cookoff, what goes into planning such a large event and his favorite flavor of gumbo.
You may also enjoy: Events, Fall, Festivals, Food, New Iberia
Why Visit Shadows on the Teche New Iberia
As part of our "Why Visit" series, we spoke to Marketing and Programs Manager Jayd Buteaux to get an insider's look at Shadows-on-the-Teche, a 19th century sugar plantation owned by the National Trust for Historic Preservation in the heart of New Iberia's Historic District.  
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7 Questions to Ask Before Attending the La Sugar Cane Festival
The Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival returns for another year of fun, but before you pack the family into the truck and head over, there are a few questions you need to ask. We take a look at what visitors need to know to have a great time this September.
You may also enjoy: Events, Fall, Festivals
6 Facts about Sugar Cane
As one of Louisiana's main industries, sugar cane has a long history and its roots in Iberia Parish run deep. We take a look at the industry, production and the Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival and present you with 6 facts about sugar cane.
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Dear Delcambre
"Dear Delcambre" is Courtney LeBlanc's goodbye to her whirlwind year serving as the 66th Delcambre Shrimp Festival Queen. Find out what made her decide to run and why Delcambre will always hold a special place in her heart.
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Bayou Teche Museum Purchased Lives Exhibit
A panel version of the powerful and poignant traveling exhibition "Purchased Lives: The American Slave Trade from 1808 to 1865" is coming to Bayou Teche Museum in July and August 2017.
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Why Visit Konriko Rice Mill
The next location in our "Why Visit" series is America's oldest operating rice Mill, Konriko. I spoke to owners Mike and Sandy Davis to get the run down on the business as well as unknown facts about the attraction. I also give a walk through of what a visitor can expect when they visit the mill. So, come with us on a journey 105 years in the making.
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Alex Malay Ice Cream Dress
Rochell Perro Malay, creative director & founder of Alex Malay, tells us all about her fashion boutique on Main Street New Iberia and her first-year anniversary sale.
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Why Visit Isle of Iberia RV Resort
Wondering where to stay in Iberia Parish this summer? Well, the parish has always had numerous islands, and now there’s another. The Isle of Iberia RV Resort recently celebrated its grand re-opening under the Iberia Parish Parks & Recreation department as the newest Louisiana camping site in Iberia.
You may also enjoy: Lodging, New Iberia, Outdoor, Summer
Main Street New Iberia has won another prestigous honor and was designated an accredited Main Street once again! Read about the steps the city has taken to make keep Main Street New Iberia one of the best in America.
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Lao Ladies at Lao New Year Celebration in Coteau, Louisiana
The founder of the Diabetic Kitchen, Nathaniel Mitchell, Sr. guest blogs about the Lao community and the successful merging of diverse cultures.
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The Isle of Iberia RV Resort is celebrating its grand opening weekend! See the activities and events and learn about the recent changes.
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