This summer Pennington Biomedical Research Center hired David Winwood to be its first chief business development officer. A scientist, entrepreneur, and expert in technology transfer, Winwood is establishing the center's Department of Business...
DATE: September 29, 2014 | CATEGORY: Executive Spotlight
By now, you've certainly heard of the "tsunami of investment" that's beginning to storm Louisiana's shores due to the "fracking miracle," as Dan Borné, president of both the Louisiana Chemical Association and the Louisiana Chemical Industry...
DATE: September 29, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Under the direction of Lin Holdridge, Theatre Baton Rouge's production of Mary Poppins skews closer to the Broadway version and the children's books than the film adaptation. But as 225 reports, fans shouldn't worry, because the local...
DATE: September 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Take a drive to Gonzales for the 2014 Ascension Hot Air Balloon Festival this weekend. The Lamar-Dixon Expo Center (9039 S. St. Landry Ave., Gonzales, LA, 70737) once again plays host to all the fun Friday and Saturday. Admission is $2 for adults...
DATE: September 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: (Weekender) Family
If you like your Cajun music with a heady mix of rock 'n' roll, you won't want to miss this weekend's big show. Lost Bayou Ramblers will play at Spanish Moon Friday. Doors open at 9 p.m. Sweet Crude opens. Cover is $10 at the door. Next Tuesday, the...
DATE: September 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: (Weekender) Music
Last fall, Shell announced that it was thinking about building a $12.5 billion gas-to-liquids plant in Ascension Parish. The potential "win" was celebrated by state and local officials and trumpeted on the cover of the Baton Rouge Business...
DATE: September 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: 10/12 Industry Report
“Baton Rouge has spoken very clearly that it wants to become a No Kill community,” begins Companion Animal Alliance (CAA) Executive Director Beth Brewster. “That will never happen if this [ordinance] does not pass.”
DATE: September 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: Unleashed
The Afghan Whigs perform at The Civic Theatre (510 O'Keefe St.,...
DATE: September 19, 2014 | CATEGORY: Red Stick Sounds
As of this afternoon, the Marriott at Interstate 10 and College Drive is not under new ownership. That's because no decision has been made yet by the hotel's owners on whether or not to accept
DATE: September 18, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
North Carolina natives Mandolin Orange return to town this week after their last scheduled show at Mud & Water back in January had to be canceled due to inclement weather. The emerging Americana duo has seen their star continue to rise and has added...
DATE: September 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: Red Stick Sounds
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