In the ongoing childhood obesity debate, the school lunch is the perpetual whipping boy. However, there's good reason to be concerned about children's weight gain over the summer when they're at home.
DATE: May 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Spatula Diaries
Just two months ago, the long-stalled Walmart Supercenter planned at Bluebonnet Boulevard and Burbank Drive finally seemed ready to get off the ground. Now it appears the 160,000-square-foot store, first announced in 2008, has hit another snag. In...
DATE: May 14, 2013 | CATEGORY: Real Estate Weekly
One of Louisiana's best known and classic food festivals takes place this weekend less than a hour away—the annual Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival, a event that pulses with Cajun and Zydeco music and features piles of steaming mudbugs and...
DATE: May 01, 2013 | CATEGORY: Spatula Diaries
With a menu offering fresh fried chicken, beignets, shrimp and grits and more, Leroy's is now open at 4001 Nicholson Dr. in the space formerly occupied by Cou-yon's (
DATE: April 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: (Dine) Restaurants
With a menu offering, among other things, fresh fried chicken, beignets, and shrimp and grits, Leroy's will open Thursday at 4001 Nicholson Drive in the space formerly occupied by Cou-yon's. The family-friendly kitchen had a soft opening earlier...
DATE: April 24, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Camp Bow Wow, a dog-boarding facility, is beginning to take shape at 7195 Pecue Lane off Airline Highway, next to Woman's Hospital. The 13,500-square-foot facility, which includes a covered outdoor play area for dogs, is valued at $1.3 million,...
DATE: April 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: Real Estate Weekly
Residential construction is set to begin in the next two weeks on The Preserve at Harveston, the 95-acre, first phase of Mike Wampold and John Fetzer's planned 1,200-acre TND straddling the Bluebonnet Boulevard extension. Some 350 homes are planned...
DATE: April 11, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
"I was a young writer trying to take off." With this subtle, ironic confession, Jack Kerouac's lyrical cipher Sal Paradise introduces himself in the long awaited screen adaptation of his iconic Beat Generation novel On the Road.
DATE: April 08, 2013 | CATEGORY: The Movie Filter
When this year's Baton Rouge Blues Festival headliner, Louisiana native Bobby Rush, and his top-notch band commandeer the stage Saturday evening, you can expect to witness a blues performance unlike anything you've ever seen. His is an act best...
DATE: March 31, 2013 | CATEGORY: News (225)
Developer Robert W. Day has defaulted on a $4.1 million loan from Capital One for his Pelican Lakes project on Burbank Avenue. U.S. District Judge Brian Jackson signed off on a consent judgment late last week, clearing the way for Capital One to...
DATE: March 26, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
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