Renee Kientz, a former journalist, is now having more fun as St. Tammany Parish Tourist Commission’s head of communication. Kientz wrote for Texas newspapers and magazines before returning to Louisiana to rediscover her glorious home state, especially the area above Lake Pontchartrain known as Louisiana’s Northshore. She enthusiastically shares her discoveries of food, people, music and natural beauty with potential visitors every chance she gets. Renee can be reached at [email protected]

  • Tue, 06/24/2014

    After a full day exploring St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana’s Northshore visitors have a fabulous new place to rest their heads—the Southern Hotel. The beautifully restored boutique hotel in downtown Covington is again welcoming...