Local tourism officials are gearing up for a blockbuster summer, with three major events set to take place back to back between Memorial Day weekend and late June. The three-day Bayou Country Superfest will be May 23-25 in LSU's Tiger Stadium,...
DATE: April 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
For summer vacation two years ago, Jackie and I determined to travel to somewhere exotic and faraway, where none of our friends had gone before us.
DATE: April 14, 2014 | CATEGORY: John Maginnis
There's a clutch of businesses making the move to downtown Baton Rouge.
DATE: April 14, 2014 | CATEGORY: Current Issue
A group of local retirees who lost millions of dollars in life savings they had invested with Commonwealth Advisors has filed an amended lawsuit against the firm and its owner, Walter Morales, raising new allegations in
DATE: April 09, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
LSU Museum of Art hosts Saturday Arts for Families at 10:30 a.m. The free event allows families to view the museum's "Visual Blues" exhibit and create their own...
DATE: April 09, 2014 | CATEGORY: (Weekender) Family
A local architecture firm, Jeffrey Carbo Landscape Architects, is among the new downtown businesses that were introduced at the DDD meeting this morning. The firm, which also has an office in Alexandria, moved its Baton Rouge office from 3347...
DATE: April 08, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
For summer vacation two years ago, Jackie and I determined to travel to somewhere exotic and faraway, where none of our friends had gone before us. So we struck out for northeast Louisiana, deep into the wilds of West Carroll Parish, and arrived at...
DATE: April 08, 2014 | CATEGORY: Columnists
Scotlandville Magnet High School is preparing for an expanding student body by adding an almost 19,000-square-foot classroom building—projected to cost $3.5 million—to its existing campus at 9870 Scotland Drive this summer. The magnet...
DATE: April 07, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
New Orleans restaurant and bar The Rum House opened last week at 2112 Perkins...
DATE: April 03, 2014 | CATEGORY: (Dine) First Bite
A new oyster bar called Jolie Pearl is set to open by the summer in the buildings at 311 and 315 North Blvd. downtown. "One of those two buildings was originally named Jolie, so that is why we chose the name," says Rick Volland, who is part-owner in...
DATE: April 02, 2014 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
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