Southern Snapshot: The Grape Guy Mural

When going to eat some cheeseburgers at Cotten’s Downtown for a blog post, we stumbled up this amazing mural on the side of the restaurant. It’s a piece done by Jeremy Price of Bluejay Arts. Have  you seen this mural or others like it around town? Have any pics? Please comment below or e-mail us Read More

Huntin’ Gators on the Geaux: Gator Incognito

We first found this Gator on the Geaux when leaving from 35 Years of Victor Monsour. I spotted her in the window of a business and added it to our long list of Gators on the Geaux! Gator Incognito is inside Lake Charles Office Supply at 320 7th Street in Lake Charles, Louisiana. She’s decorated Read More

Huntin’ Gators on the Geaux: The Racquet Club Gator

This Gator on the Geaux can be found at the Lake Charles Racquet Club at 870 West Bayou Pines in Lake Charles, Louisiana. He’s hidden under some stairs by the pool, and rumor has it he used to hold a tennis racquet! We don’t know the name of the Gator or the artist. If you Read More

Southern Snapshot: Mary Ann’s Cafe Sign

Cotten’s Downtown had just so many interesting things! We also found the original Mary Ann’s Cafe sign hanging on the wall inside. I remember eating at Mary Ann’s Cafe in the mid-80’s when I was working in the downtown area. I loved their burgers and fries! Do you remember Mary Ann’s Cafe? Have any special Read More

Huntin’ Gators on the Geaux: Good Turn Gator

This Gator on the Geaux turned Boy Scout, with a bandana and all, guards the Boy Scouts of America of Lake Charles at 304 Dr. Michael Debakey Drive. Artist is unknown. Send us out to search for more Gators on the Geaux by commenting below or e-mailing us bonveillercher@gmail.com! Read More

Fearless Finds: Sweets & Treats

Looking to try a new dessert? Well have you ever had a tea cake? We hadn’t, so when a patient of mine suggested we try out Sweets & Treats of Lake Charles, we had to oblige! Located at 411 Ryan Street, Sweets & Treats has a variety of homemade desserts from chocolate covered anything to Read More

Huntin’ Gators on the Geaux: Local Lendagator Remastered

This Gator on the Geaux was one of the first we heard about as it was originally the Local Lendigator and stood outside First Federal Savings and Loan on 1135 Lake Shore Drive in Lake Charles, Louisiana. However, time and weather took its toll, so when we went to find him, we only saw the Read More

Fearless Finds: Cotten’s Downtown

If you read our post about The Rocket Drive Inn in Jennings, Louisiana, then you know that WE LOVE CHEESEBURGERS!! So, when my husband suggested we check out the newest location of Cotten’s for the blog, we hurried on over. Cotten’s Famous Hamburgers is known for its location on Oak Park Boulevard, but since November Read More

Supporting the Flood Relief

With our love for our community and surrounding areas, we cannot ignore the recent disaster that befell many of our neighbors. While we were spared from the rising waters, many were left without homes, food, clothes, and everything else you can imagine. So when we heard about a local artist gathering goods and delivering them Read More

Huntin’ Gators on the Geaux: News-Scoop Gator

In honor of the American Press running an article about us today, we are sharing their Gator on the Geaux with y’all! With a vest made of newspaper and a nifty messenger bag over his shoulder, this Gator on the Geaux is ready to spread some news! The artist is Mark Lefevre, and this Gator Read More

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