Crustacean Celebration: St. Tammany Crab Festival

St. Tammany Parish’s annual two-day festival, held at Heritage Park in Slidell on September 9 and 10, is always a big hit with locals and visitors alike! Though there are lots of attractions, the star of the show is, of course, the delectable crab. Festival goers can sample a variety of crab dishes, along with […]

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St. Tammany Who Dat Headquarters

Although the Saints’ season doesn’t kick off until September 11 in the Dome against the Minnesota Vikings, pre-season is underway as of August 10 at Cleveland. So, suit up, people — and let the party begin!   If you’re not a season ticket holder, and if you don’t want to deal with the mess and […]

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Hot & Healthy for the Holidays

Did you completely abandon that New Year’s resolution to get in shape? Was the threat of bathing suit season not enough to motivate you? Well, it’s not too late! Not only do you have time to meet your 2017 goals, but we’re staring down the barrel of that most festive of seasons. Why not get […]

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When the Rubber Meets the Road

‘Tis the season to think about… tires. For real, and here’s why: Hurricane season kicks off this month. About 91% of summer travel happens in personal vehicles. Underinflated or worn tires greatly increase your risk of an accident. When it comes to hurricanes, we usually think about the supplies we’ll need to stock up on […]

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Fitness & Fun for All

No matter your age or marital/family status, there’s no excuse for sitting around like a couch potato all summer when there’s a world class recreational complex in Hammond to suit your sporting needs. Chappapeela Sports Park, located within the city limits at 19325 Hipark Boulevard, contains an indoor gymnasium for basketball and volleyball, plus outdoor […]

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Chilly Treats to Beat the Heat

(Image courtesy of Seredipitous Designs) Summer’s here and temperatures are on the rise. That calls for shorts, flip-flops, trips to the pool, and of course, frozen treats! Lucky for us, whether you’re over or under 21, our region is renowned for two fabulously icy delicacies… snowballs and daiquiris. We’ve pulled together a list of some […]

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TLC for your P-E-T

“Fur babies.” It’s a relatively newly coined term, which reflects the deepening affection we humans have for our pets. Not content to just “own” animals, we’ve now elevated them to actual family member status, and we’re dedicated to keeping them both healthy and happy. Check out these two — soon to be three — Tangi […]

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