Port Arthur offers aquatic adventures

Port Arthur offers aquatic adventures

Mona L. Hayden  of “Louisiana Road Trips” visited Port Arthur for some aquatic fun. Here’s some of what she shared with readers: About 50 miles southwest of Lake Charles are sandy Gulf Coast beaches and marshlands that, along with the 90,000 acre...
Exploring the Universe

Exploring the Universe

Are we alone? Recent blockbuster movies including “Interstellar,” “Star Trek,” “Star Wars” and “Guardians of the Galaxy” show off a vast array of imaginary planets. Audiences are fascinated by the unusual landscapes, strange weather and fantastic alien life. What...
Old Fashioned 4th of July

Old Fashioned 4th of July

Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration Get a selfie with Uncle Sam and Lady Liberty! They’ll be part of everything you’d expect to celebrate the red, white and blue from 5 to 8 p.m. behind Gates Memorial Library on the campus of Lamar State College-Port Arthur....
Juneteenth organizer on Off Ramp

Juneteenth organizer on Off Ramp

Port Arthur’s Gail Pellum, known for heading up Juneteenth and Kwanzaa community activities, is in the driver’s seat on the cover of “Off Ramp.” Here’s what she has planned for this year’s Juneteenth: Juneteenth Celebration – June 19, 2016. Activities around...
A feather-ful migration at Sabine Woods

A feather-ful migration at Sabine Woods

  Birders ‘score’ at Sabine Woods “April, for birders in southeast Texas, is like the Super Bowl, March Madness, and Christmas all rolled into one,” opens a report on the spring migration field trip to Sabine Woods. This Texas Ornithological birding site is on...
Buu Mon Garden Festival

Buu Mon Garden Festival

Gulf breezes rustle bamboo into a natural music. It’s not wind chimes. These bamboo stalks are growing toward the sun, and surround a towering figure in the Buu Mon Buddhist Temple gardens. Bring your cameras and your family to experience the tranquility of Garden...