Lentil Vegetable Soup

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING  --  Lentil Vegetable Soup will provide a warm welcome on a cool day.

ADVOCATE-TESTED RECIPE Lentil Vegetable Soup Serves 6 to 8. Recipe is by Julie Kay. 2 cups dried brown lentils 1 large onion, chopped 2 stalks celery, chopped 1 carrot, peeled and… Continue reading →


Kia turns 20 in U.S.

Kia is celebrating its 20th year in the U.S. market, and in the words of a Kia executive recently, “My how far we have come!” With new 2015 vehicles entering the market this year, the Korean car company is poised to have its… Continue reading →

Real Estate

A Country Estate on Alligator Bayou Road

The country estate at 18530 Alligator Bayou Road consists of 3.27 pristine acres with a beautiful Greek Revival Raised American Cottage style home sitting squarely in the middle. A pond out back is shared with the neighbor – and with the Canadian geese… Continue reading →


Comedy deals with confronting prejudice

Advocate staff photo by ANGELA MAJOR -- Pharus Jonathan Young, played by Christian Jones, speaks to the members of the choir Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, during New Venture Theatre's rehearsal for its upcoming production,

The first time Greg Williams Jr. saw a production of Tarell Alvin McCraney’s “Choir Boy” he wanted to stage it. “When the show was over, I just sat there for five minutes. I knew I’d seen something incredibly special,” says Williams, artistic… Continue reading →