As the city-parish begins to look at rewriting its zoning laws, Planning Director Frank Duke wants to focus first on the section of the code...
DATE: August 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
News roundup: BR named top metro market for growth in home sales … Nuclear Regulatory Commission to host open house on Waterford 3 … Praxair to announce new workforce development initiative
Growing up: Baton Rouge is among the top 10 metro markets set for significant growth in home sales, according to the realtor.com June National Housing Trend Report released today. At 3,630 total listings, the city's June inventory...
DATE: August 06, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
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 05, 2014 | CATEGORY: Current Issue
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DATE: July 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: David Dodson
BREC's Highland Road and Expressway parks are now ripe with satsuma trees ready for picking. As 225 reports in a feature from the current issue, the trees are a part of a relatively new project called City Citrus, which aims to plant fruit...
DATE: June 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
I've been watching with great interest the plans being presented in FuturEBR, the master plan for East Baton Rouge Parish guiding development for the next two decades. Included in those plans are design standards for infill locations in areas such...
DATE: June 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
The American Gas Association, a national trade association representing local gas utilities that sell natural gas directly to consumers, is trying to stay one step ahead of regulators by exhorting its members to replace leaky pipes and take other...
DATE: June 13, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
Two of Baton Rouge's BREC parks just got some new amenities: fruit trees ready for picking.
DATE: May 30, 2014 | CATEGORY: News (225)
'Daily Report' Week in Review: St. George supporters see promise in failed EBR schools bill, hearing on parish attorney's potential dismissal delayed, and much more
With the Louisiana House of Representatives dealing a fatal blow this week to a bill that would have overhauled management of the East Baton Rouge Parish School System, organizers of the ongoing effort to incorporate a new...
DATE: May 30, 2014 | CATEGORY: News
John Fregonese, the Portland, Ore.-based planner whose firm was the architect of the FuturEBR master plan, will present proposed new design standards for the city-parish at three FuturEBR Implementation open house events set to take place on...
DATE: May 27, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
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