Ruston is first and foremost a college town, where students spend some of the best and most exciting years of their lives. College is a time to explore, try new things, and make memories. With this in mind, we're challenging students to get out of their dorms and experience these 34 things in Ruston & Lincoln Parish before they graduate! 1. Get peach ice cream from [...]Read Full PostTags: Things to Do
A tradition of small towns is that Sunday and Monday are reserved for a day (or two) of rest. While some of our locally owned restaurants are loyal to this tradition, there are still a number of restaurants where you will find the open sign on and a friendly staff ready to serve you. We’ve compiled a list of all of those local restaurants for you below. [...]Read Full PostTags: Eat Local
This downtown landmark is a go-to spot for those who want to enjoy outdoor dining. Sundown’s large and breezy patio is downright charming with its fun and assorted décor that creates an eclectic atmosphere. The menu boasts southern favorites and their bartenders are skilled at mixing up a refreshing cocktail. An added bonus: Sundown’s spacious patio is pet friendly.
With spring weather comes one of our favorite times of the year - patio season. The season where a light breeze and warming temps make for a perfect outdoor dining experience. Throw in some southern charm and a cold cocktail and you'll want to linger for hours on these Ruston patios. Sundown Tavern [...]Read Full PostTags: Eat Local
Here in Louisiana, we are happy for any excuse to celebrate our area's culture and vibrancy. In recent years, March 18 has lovingly been claimed as "318 Day." A day to explore and celebrate all the things that make the 318 area (code) special. In celebration of 318 Day, we are highlighting some of our favorite things to eat, see, and do in our favorite part of the 318: Lincoln Pa [...]Read Full PostTags: Things to Do
As the popularity of craft beer has increased, Ruston has been quick to adopt the culture that is craft beer. More places are beginning to incorporate different craft brews into their menu, while others built their entire establishment around serving beer they brewed themselves. Listed below are a few spots you can visit to join in on the craft beer craze. 1. Utility Brewin [...]Read Full PostTags: Eat Local