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The Legend of the Honey Island Swamp Monster

It’s dusk on the bayou. The sun sets in the Western sky and illuminates the Louisiana horizon a wondrous glow. Moss-filled cypress trees cast their gloomy shadows, the water is ominously still, and crickets chirp in the distance. Suddenly, leaves on the ground start to crackle to the rhythm of stomping footsteps, bushes rustle, and an awful smell permeates the …

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Spotlight On: Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana

Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana, Inc., is a non-profit organization that caters to bettering the Caddo Parish community and its people. They primarily focus on helping people overcome challenges to build or sharpen life skills, find jobs, and grow their careers. I remember my first time meeting Human Resources Director A.J. Brundrett and how warm and open she was to …

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Where to Get the Best Chicken Wings in Baton Rouge

Chicken wings. One of America’s favorite foods. No, really! The National Chicken Council projected Americans to eat 1.4 billion chicken wings during Super Bowl LIV weekend. That’s a lot of chicken. Super Bowl weekend or not, wings are great any time of the year and one of our favorite things to eat here at Pelican. If you’re ever in the …

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The Mystery of Marie Laveau: Louisiana’s Voodoo Queen

Just a few blocks from the banks of the mighty Mississippi River and on the outskirts of the historic French Quarter, there lies one of the oldest and most well-known landmarks in New Orleans. St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 opened in 1789 and, through guided tours, presents an opportunity for sightseers to marvel at the graveyard’s captivating architecture. Because much …

Spotlight On Randazzo's Italian Market

Spotlight On: Randazzo’s Italian Market

“From the hills of Italy, to the bayou country.” At Pelican, we appreciate local businesses that value excellence in what they offer as well as serving their community. We also appreciate good food. Whether it’s someone’s birthday, any holiday, and any occasion in between, food is involved. Every. Single. Time. In February 2020, some members of the Marketing team at …