After years of neglect and delays, work begins today on two historic apartment buildings in the 600 block of Spanish Town Road. The Historic Preservation Commission
DATE: August 07, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
A decade ago, you might not have known anyone in Baton Rouge who kept backyard chickens or had local produce delivered straight to their door. You might not have attended fine whiskey tastings or farm-to-table dinners where chefs experimented with...
DATE: July 31, 2014 | CATEGORY: News (inR)
Though an exact opening date has not been set for Jolie Pearl Oyster Bar, managing partner Derek Fitch tells 225 Dine the new downtown restaurant should be open in early September. The 3,000-square-foot restaurant is at 315 North Blvd.,...
DATE: July 03, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Though a specific opening date has not been set for Jolie Pearl Oyster Bar, managing partner Derek Fitch says the new downtown restaurant should be open in early September. The 3,000-square-foot restaurant is at
DATE: July 03, 2014 | CATEGORY: (Dine) First Bite
The Capital Region has seen considerable commercial growth over the past year.
DATE: June 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: Current Issue
An application to restore and secure historic designation for the Dupree Apartments—located at 607 and 609 Spanish Town Road—was filed today with the city-parish Planning Commission, along with a number of rezoning cases for local...
DATE: June 05, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
City Pork, the charcuterie that opened near the Perkins Road overpass in December, is under new ownership. The restaurant was acquired in late January by Exclamation Point Hospitality Group, a newly formed restaurant company that also owns Leroy's...
DATE: April 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Researchers at the LSU AgCenter and Audubon Sugar Institute say they're working to make plastic from a byproduct of sugar production called aconitic acid. "This acid can be formulated into polyester—or plastic. It is very versatile in terms of...
DATE: March 31, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
The eat-local movement continues to gain traction in Baton Rouge, with the 17-year-old Red Stick Farmers Market drawing new patrons every weekend and a growing number of restaurant chefs buying ingredients directly from regional farmers and...
DATE: March 30, 2014 | CATEGORY: News (225)
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