Plaquemine and Addis Real Estate News

Oct. 25, 2017

Discover Decadent Dining Southern Style on Brusly Property

Brusly property owners indulge their cravings at the Louisiana Bayou Bistro. Critically acclaimed, the bistro menu boasts classic bayou dishes with a lavish southern flair. Appetizers set the mood. Down home goodness is well represented with crab cakes, cajun fried pickles, pepper jelly shrimp and fried eggplant ponchartrain. Bayou specials include seafood stuffed tilapia, creole honey glazed chicken breast and shrimp alfredo. Juicy steaks such as Black Angus choice ribeye make mouths water. Be assured that the red beans and rice, mustard greens, sweet corn and coleslaw have not been forgotten. These favored sides are cooked up just how folks enjoy them. Po boys, sandwiches and chicken baskets are scrumptious choices for grabbing on the go, so get them while the gettin's good. Temptation effortlessly wins the battle so don’t even try to resist dessert. Decisions are hard when trying to select either turtle cheesecake or bread pudding with bayou rum sauce.

Residents Living in Brusly Celebrate With Style

Entertaining is no easy feat. Successful hosts know impressive social gatherings focus on the details. Louisiana Bayou Bistro helps out in a hurry with eye pleasing spreads. Leave the cooking to the experts. From large to small gatherings, simple fare to lavish fixes, they have got it down. Catering is extensive and professional. Onsite and offsite options meet the needs of all occasions. Menu choices range from barbeque and picnic layouts to wedding feasts and seafood boils. Forgetting to worry is effortless with these experts on your side. Call 225.749.6354 to talk to a party planner and mark a date down on the calendar.

Those who love the taste of Louisiana Bayou Bistro can bring some of the deliciousness back to their Brusly property. In the deli and gift shop frozen soups and meats, seasonings, jellies and rubs are prepackaged and ready to add to the kitchen pantry or freezer. These culinary shortcuts are solution solvers for when impromptu guests invite themselves over for dinner.


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Oct. 15, 2017

Journey by Boat Near Plaquemine Homes

Journey by Boat Near Plaquemine Homes Explore the waters near Plaquemine homes by going on a Last Wilderness Tour. Join Captain Dean A. Wilson or his son Captain Albert (Al) Wilson for an unforgettable journey into the Atchafalaya Basin. By traveling in smaller boats, participants can go deep into the swamp where other larger boats cannot go. Just be aware that seasonal water levels can affect the accessibility of some areas of the swamp. The best part of this tour is that this family owned company is not in it for the money. They truly care for the swamp and want to educate anyone who will listen about its beauty and the need to take care of it.

Travel on quiet boats with environmentally friendly motors while viewing some amazing sites. Gaze up at enormous cypress trees, view wildlife, learn about local culture, and more about the history and the need to protect this beautiful place. Captain Dean spent 16 years fishing and hunting in the basin and is now the Atchafalaya Basinkeeper. He works to protect the Louisiana swamps through education, research, and by enforcing environmental laws. A major threat to this area is the cypress mulch industry and Dean has worked hard to stop cypress logging in central Louisiana. Ask questions on your tour, especially if your Plaquemine real estate is a totally new place for you to live.

The tours last about two hours and the cost is $40 for adults and $35 for children under 10. Night tours, which are available in the summer only, cost $50 per person. Tours are scheduled by appointment only and this can be done by contacting Silvia at 225-385-9562 or Dean at 225-692-4114. You may also email them at: to set something up. Anyone who is needing to get into the Atchafalaya Basin to enforce environmental laws, do research, or write news pieces about it can inquire about a free trip in. Educate yourself about local issues pertaining to Plaquemine homes and also get out onto the water to enjoy the beautiful scenery. 

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Oct. 15, 2017

History Surrounds Port Allen homes

Mystery and History Surround Port Allen homesLearn more about the history surrounding Port Allen homes at the West Baton Rouge Museum. Stop in to see photos, documents, objects, art, historical structures, and many interesting and engaging exhibits. The museum is located at 845 N. Jefferson Ave. in Port Allen and is open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays. Closed Mondays and holidays, residents of West Baton Rouge Parish can get in for free and the cost for other visitors ranges from a mere $2 to $4 plus tax.

The primary themes of the West Baton Rouge Museum are rural life, urban development, local folklife, and sugar plantation history. It is truly fascinating to learn more about how people lived in their Port Allen homes before all of the modern day conveniences. Find a permanent collection including such items as medical equipment, tools, textiles, decorative art, furniture, weapons, documents, and photographs. Keep an eye out for rotating exhibits that speak to your interests as well. Explore the historic structures on the property including the Aillet House dated around 1830, three Allendale Plantation Cabins dated around 1850, 1870, and 1950, and the Reed Shotgun House dated around 1938.

The West Baton Rouge Museum is a wonderful resource for educators. Several field trip options are available. Kids really enjoy coming here to learn more about the past and get up close and personal with hands-on exhibits. This can also be a great place to come learn more about family history or maybe even see if you can find who else has lived in your Port Allen real estate. There is an extensive research collection here including books, maps, documents, photographs, and files on many families and structures that have been important to the development of West Baton Rouge Parish. Also be sure to regularly check the events calendar for special readings, lectures, discussions, and activities. Consider volunteering here if you enjoy being immersed in local history. Read more about the West Baton Rouge Museum and plan a visit.

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