Baton Rouge is not typically quick to embrace change or newfangled trends. But earlier this summer, the Capital City collectively pounced on a stray suggestion in a media report that the transportation networking company Uber was considering coming...
DATE: August 04, 2014 | CATEGORY: Current Issue
If you want to get attention in south Louisiana, associating your business with LSU football is a pretty good way to do it.
DATE: July 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Current Issue
News roundup: 'Cutthroat Kitchen' episode featuring BR foodie to air on Aug. 10 … BR on list of top 5 US cities to produce MLB All Stars over past 7 years … La. sets tax holiday for early August
As seen on TV: Baton Rouge food blogger, radio host and occasional 225 contributor Jay Ducote, who recently launched his own barbeque sauce line called Jay D's Louisiana Barbecue Sauce, will appear on the episode of the Food...
DATE: July 14, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Ethnic prints have been back on trend for a while now, but, like all trends, it has taken them a while to trickle down to the masses.
DATE: July 01, 2014 | CATEGORY: Think Twice Style
As a rule, venture capitalists evaluate investment opportunities based on the scope and scale of a return on investment.
DATE: June 09, 2014 | CATEGORY: Current Issue
News roundup: Landrieu re-election hopes could hinge on turnout of black voters … LOGA president says 'jury still out' on Tuscaloosa Marine Shale … Vance McAllister among top 11 self-funded U.S. House candidates last year to pull out a win
Tightrope walk: Mary Landrieu is seen as one of the most vulnerable Democrats in the U.S. Senate, and the Los Angeles Times reports that her chances of re-election this fall could come down to her ability to turn out black...
DATE: May 06, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
The debate over Common Core is shaping up to be one of the biggest battles of the ongoing legislative session in Baton Rouge, but Louisiana is just one of many states grappling with the political ramifications of the new standards for American...
DATE: March 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
News roundup: La. home to 7th most State Farm wind and hail claims last year … Report: National Parks add millions to La. economy … Oil industry 'no longer the deep pocket' due to soaring costs, CEO says
On the list: State Farm Insurance says wind and hail storms remain some of the most frequent and severe causes of property damage every year. And while hail storms most frequently occur in the Great Plains and Midwestern states,...
DATE: March 04, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
News roundup: Local Beef Jerky Outlet franchisee adds two stores … Qualifying opens for La. municipal spring elections … Landrieu gets powerful energy committee chair
Branching out: Richard LeMoine has opened two more Beef Jerky Outlet stores in the state in addition to his first franchise store in Denham Springs. The new stores are located in Gonzales and Bossier City. The Gonzales store address...
DATE: February 12, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
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