Crawfish Season: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Crawfish Season: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Peak crawfish season in Breaux Bridge, LA is between the months of March and April.  However, because crawfish are so dependent on weather, rainfall, and the water levels in both commercial ponds and the wild swamps and bayous crawfish inhabit, the season varies from...
Scholastique Picou Breaux Statue to be Updated

Scholastique Picou Breaux Statue to be Updated

In 1996 funds were raised to build the life size bronze sculpture in memory of Scholastique Picou Breaux, who founded Breaux Bridge on August 5, 1829. The sculpture stands today in Veteran’s Park. Breaux Bridge is one of only two communities in the United States to be...
Supporting Breaux Bridge: Shopping Locally for the Holidays

Supporting Breaux Bridge: Shopping Locally for the Holidays

Over the past year and a half, beloved small towns across the country have become ghost towns.  Empty of idle chatter between family and friends, the clang of cash register drawers, and the crinkle of a full shopping bag from your favorite local trinket shop.  With...
The Making of a Crawfish Pond in Breaux Bridge

The Making of a Crawfish Pond in Breaux Bridge

When you drive the country roads of Breaux Bridge, LA and its surrounding areas, crawfish ponds are a dime a dozen.  However, these ponds require a specific set of parameters to function and produce.  Crawfish in Breaux Bridge, LA live in water, so a crawfish pond can...
Songs of a Summer: Live Cajun Music is Back

Songs of a Summer: Live Cajun Music is Back

For the past year and some months, things have been grey.  Lackluster.  Monotonous.  As color returns to our lives in the way of family and friends, so too does the sound of live music, and nothing plays better live than Cajun and zydeco.  Nothing gets you moving and...
How Resurrection Fern got its Name in Breaux Bridge

How Resurrection Fern got its Name in Breaux Bridge

April showers bring May flowers, that has always been the phrase.  But one thing showers also bring is the resurrection ferns back to life that decorate the many live oak trees in Breaux Bridge, LA.  A resurrection fern is hardly noticeable during dry weather, but...