Jumbo Gumbo sampling at Mardi Gras

Jumbo Gumbo sampling at Mardi Gras

Who will be the big winner at the Mardi Gras Jumbo Gumbo cookoff? No matter what the judges say, samplers can taste for themselves. Judging and public sampling will be at 1 p.m. the Saturday of the festival. What else is going on? Plan to catch concerts and a...
Elite anglers prep for Mardi Gras

Elite anglers prep for Mardi Gras

The Elite Redfish Series will kick off with the Elite Redfish Series Classic as part of Mardi Gras of Southeast Texas. Professional anglers will hit the shores of Port Arthur, Texas from Feb. 24-26. The pros and their marshals will head out each morning from the...
Park Pick: Paddling Sea Rim

Park Pick: Paddling Sea Rim

Park Pick: Paddling Sea Rim Relax or catch your supper on one of the state park’s paddling trails. By Walt Bailey State Parks Division Regional Interpretive Specialist I plunge my feet into the water, grab hold of both sides of my kyak and lower myself in. Life...