Get Immersed In Nature At Black Bayou Lake NWR

The Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge is an expansive 5,300-acre property that consists of a 1,700-acre lake, swampland, plants, trees, and plenty of wildlife. It is supported in part by the Friends of Black Bayou, Inc. The group is committed to the conservation, restoration, and public appreciation of the... [read more]

Dive Into Delicious Food At Waterfront Grill

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It takes a lot to keep a restaurant running for even a few years, and when you sit down to dine at Waterfront Grill, you’ll see just what has kept guests coming back for decades. Visit this local restaurant soon for an excellent dining experience in Monroe! From the Water If you’re... [read more]

Keep Your Car Cool With These Simple Tips

Foil sun shades under the windshield of a gray car parked outdoors on a sunny summer day. Reflective sun shield made of metallic silver foil protects vehicles from direct sunlight. Front view.
When the summer heat becomes unbearable, stepping into a scorching hot car can feel like stepping into an oven. The intense heat can make your driving experience uncomfortable and even dangerous. However, with a few simple tips and tricks, you can keep your car cool. Use these tips from CBS... [read more]

Splash Around When You Visit The Zoo Oasis

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Just in case you needed another reason to visit the Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo, there’s now a fun way to let the kids chill out while exploring the sights and sounds of the park. The Zoo Oasis splash pad has opened for the season, and now your kids can... [read more]

Spruce Up Your Backyard For Summer With These Ideas

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It's that time of year when you spend more time outside than inside, so check out these ideas from Family Handyman to spruce up your backyard. Don't leave your backyard looking dreary and cold like winter; bring it into the summer months and instantly improve your backyard with these ideas.... [read more]

Enjoy Dinner At Warehouse No. 1 Restaurant

Shrimp and Grits with Pork and Cheddar
If you're planning a date or a special occasion and you're searching for a unique fine dining experience, book a table at Warehouse No.1. Warehouse No. 1 serves some of the most delicious seafood and steak in the area and it is open for both lunch and dinner. Warehouse No. 1... [read more]

Elements Of Getting Your Vehicle Detailed

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Vehicle detailing is a scientific process that aims to restore the shine and perfect condition of a car. It involves a thorough cleaning of the exterior and interior of the vehicle. While many people use the terms car washing and detailing interchangeably, these are quite different as Detail Central explains.... [read more]

Celebrate Mother’s Day At Cotton

Shrimp and Grits with Pork and Cheddar
Whether you’d like to share brunch or dinner with Mom this Mother’s Day, you can leave the cooking to the pros at Cotton here in Monroe. Check out this treasured local restaurant and make your plans. Weekend Brunch Brunch is a go-to Mother’s Day activity for a good reason, and Cotton is... [read more]

Explore The Masur Museum Of Art

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If you are an art lover, then you may want to visit the Masur Museum of Art in Monroe, Louisiana. Located in the former home of the Masur family, it is the largest collection and exhibiting visual arts museum in Northeast Louisiana. The Masur Museum boasts 500 pieces in its... [read more]

Venture To Spartan Adventure Park

Virtual Reality
If you are looking for some indoor entertainment in Monroe, Louisiana, venture to Spartan Adventure Park and see what they have to offer. In addition to their indoor trampoline park, they have virtual reality golf and virtual reality simulators. Spartan Adventure Park is dedicated to creating a clean, safe environment... [read more]