• Jonah Giroir

Over the years, 531 Liberty has carved out a nice little niche for itself in downtown Houma. The quaint restaurant saw its beginnings as 531 Liberty in 2011 when owners Gina and Dennis Mahaffey pursued their dream of offering delicious, healthy choices at moderate prices in a relaxed setting…

  • by Melissa Duet

As a child, Rebecca Landry never dreamed of crafting sky-high cakes or sugared flowers dotting the outer rim of a wedding confection. In fact, the cake decorator didn’t even consider herself all that creative.

It’s hard to believe that 10 years have passed since the first issue of PoV landed on counters and coffee tables across Lafourche and Terrebone Parishes. We’ve come a long way since that first 32-page magazine – we’ve told thousands of stories, earned a spine, and established ourselves as yo…

  • Darian Graivshark

Being a fan of funny social media posts, Jason Derouen always felt compelled to do something that would entertain the people around him. To do this, he began posting his own funny videos in April 2016, featuring the likes of face swaps with a baby on Snapchat. By October, as a counter to Dis…

Cheers to a new year, PoV readers! One of the key traditions for New Year’s Day, aside from college football and the Rose Bowl Parade, is eating black-eyed peas and cabbage for good luck and prosperity. However, these are not the only foods that are supposed to bring types of good fortune wh…

If you’re looking for a way to host a festive party this holiday season, a holiday cookie exchange party is a sure bet for a good time. Everyone has a favorite family recipe that they love to make during Christmas. What better way to taste everyone’s best than by hosting a cookie swap? You c…

  • Jonah Giroir & Melissa Duet

It’s no secret folks from Bayou Country know a thing or two about cooking. We’re raised around the kitchen table and for most of us, the lessons we’re taught about life are learned over a steaming pot of gumbo or plate of homemade red beans.

  • By C.C.

The IPW (“International Pow-wow” to those in the know,)  is the travel industry’s premier yearly international showcase for vendors. Over three days, more than 1,000 travel organizations nationwide, along with 1,200 international and domestic buyers, make deals and negotiate relationships th…