Every day, hotels across the United States discard partially used bars of soap while people in poverty-stricken countries across the globe suffer from a lack of basic hygienic materials. Through the Global Soap Project, roughly 1,000 American hotels recycle their used soap into 30,000 brand-new bars per week. The organization's efficient soap conversion process delivers fresh bars to 28 different countries based on the greatest need.
Rather than sticking to one type of cuisine, the chefs of Restaurant IPO delight palates with surprising pairings of southern Louisiana and international flavors. Inventive renditions of familiar regional favorites include southern-style egg rolls, with fillings of pulled pork and smoked gouda cheese grits, and blackened tuna, which arrives alongside a serving of housemade kimchi and mashed sweet potatoes tinged with ginger.
Guests enjoy the cuisine and muddled cocktails amid the eatery's rustic, yet somewhat industrial, decor, which features dangling Edison bulbs, and shabby-chic brick walls suspended between exposed wood beams. The dining room also features, "handmade cypress furniture designed and built by a local artisan," according to 225 magazine.
When you stay at L'Auberge Casino Resort Lake Charles in Lake Charles, you'll be on the waterfront and convenient to Prien Lake Park and Lafleur Beach Interstate 210. This 4-star resort is within close proximity of Prien Lake Mall and Imperial Calcasieu Museum.
Make yourself at home in one of the 995 air-conditioned rooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Your pillowtop bed comes with cotton sheets. Relax and take in golf course and lake views from the privacy of your room. Cable programming provides entertainment, and wired and wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature makeup/shaving mirrors and complimentary toiletries.
Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities
Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. After practicing your swing on the golf course, you can dip into one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools. Additional features include wireless Internet access (surcharge), a concierge desk, and an arcade/game room.
Enjoy a meal at one of the resort's dining establishments, which include 6 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access 24-hour room service. Thirsty? Quench your thirst at a bar/lounge, a beach bar, or a poolside bar.
Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include high-speed (wired) Internet access (surcharge), a 24-hour business center, and business services. Event facilities at this resort consist of a conference center, conference/meeting rooms, and a ballroom. Free self parking is available onsite.
In their 85th season, the Harlem Globetrotters have entertained millions of parents, children, and general basketball admirers with a unique brand of athletic precision and showmanship. For their latest 4 Times the Fun North American tour, the Globetrotters will add new 4-point shot spots located 35 feet from the basket, which is 12 feet farther than the official 3-point line but several thousand miles closer than the prime meridian.
To keep the spirit of its musical roots ever near, House of Blues Houston keeps a metal box of mud from the Delta Mississippi beneath its stage and proudly displays the traditional crazy quilt. As the only venue in the revered chain to be built vertically rather than free floating, House of Blues Houston stands as a pillar of entertainment in the Houston Pavilions complex. The hot spot’s Bronze Peacock Room commemorates Houston's rich history and the blues clubs where Lightnin' Hopkins and Big Mama Thornton held sway, and features an enormous hand-painted mural depicting other local legends such as Albert Collins and Johnny "Guitar" Watson.
Quarters Restaurant is a Southern-style restaurant and gaming mecca where kids and adults alike can enjoy bowling, billiards, arcade favorites, and even laser tag. Quarters Restaurant?s diverse selection of Southern-inspired food includes burgers, paninis, and appetizers, plus a new chef market special dish created fresh every Friday. After intense bouts of button mashing, let fingers massage a soft, warm blackened-shrimp panini, or take a break from screaming at gutter-loving bowling balls by occupying mouths with one or three styles of boneless wings.