Abita Wheat Pub Crawl ... Beer tasting and crawfish boil fundraiser
Meet and wheat: Celebrate the release of Abita’s new seasonal ale by trawling the Perkins overpass neighborhood with your fellow Baton Rougeans. Start the party at Chelsea’s or Duvic’s, continue to Zee Zee’s and Ivar’s, then finish up at Zippy’s and Schlittz n’ Giggles. Click here for your reservations and to check out the full schedule.
Beer for Bogan: The Robert A. Bogan Fire Museum Board of Directors will host a beer tasting/crawfish boil fundraising event at the Fire Museum in the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge building, 427 Laurel Street, on Saturday, May 19, from 7-10 p.m. The event is the first planned by the newly formed Board of Directors to raise funds to restore and refurbish the museum. Guests will have the opportunity to taste a variety of beers during the party as well as enjoy a delicious crawfish supper, along with music by Styx and a silent auction. Tickets are $35 per person. Call Mike Paternostro at 892-6891 or e-mail him at email@example.com to purchase tickets.
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Bad Guys, Good Eats! Pop-Up Dinner at Restaurant IPO
Chef and 225 contributor Jay D. Ducote and Chef Chris Wadsworth hosted the Bad Guys, Good Eats! dinner at Restaurant IPO Wednesday night. The dinner was themed around famous movie villains, pairing cocktails and ales with plates of food resembling famous baddies like The Joker, Lord Voldemort, Hannibal Lector, and many others. The highlights of the night were the three middle courses—a black bean soup laced with blood sausage to signify Lord Voldemort, a brace of coneys on black eyed peas resembling Sauron, and lamb medallions atop a fava bean puree to pay homage to the famous favorite of Hannibal Lector.
Elizabeth Arkley Hammett, a local nursing student and Fur Ball co-coordinator, and her husband Grey Hammett III, who works in commercial real estate, will take you through our summer guide. And they'll look good while doing it, too. Where noted, their clothes and accessories are available from local retailers.
These swimsuits will keep you stylish all summer long
Better Block BR
On Saturday the two blocks between Bedford and Beverly drives on April 13, 2013, residents will get to see a model of what Government Street could look like if we push local and state officials to update the roadway to a safer, more "complete street" model.