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C'mon, get Happy

C'mon, get Happy

225 has partnered with the popular downtown 5K group Happy's Running Club.
Carole Turner

Carole Turner

Movie extra
Pud'n Waller

Pud'n Waller

The Legend of Shelby the Swamp Man
Andi Dorfman

Andi Dorfman

The Bachelorette
David St. Romain

David St. Romain

Nashville Star
Megan Miller

Megan Miller

American Idol
Jay Ducote

Jay Ducote

Cutthroat Kitchen
Lauren & David Gray

Lauren & David Gray

The X Factor
Nichole Gaffney

Nichole Gaffney

Food Network star
Amber Perley

Amber Perley

Fashion Star
Caipirinha with Ginger Ale

Caipirinha with Ginger Ale

Our take on the Caipirinha features a kick from ginger ale.
Picadillo

Picadillo

The chili-like Picadillo features contrasting sweet and salty flavors and is versatile enough to be served over rice or stuffed into empanadas.
Pumpkin Flan with Pepita Praline

Pumpkin Flan with Pepita Praline

Perfect for a fall meal, this dessert is a cross between a pumpkin pie and a flan.
Quick Empanadas

Quick Empanadas

Make these simple and satisfying empanadas using the Picadillo and pre-made biscuit dough.
Cuban Salad with Avocado, Pineapple and Arugula

Cuban Salad with Avocado, Pineapple and Arugula

This salad, with marinated pineapple, avocado and toasted pepitas, is a fresh contrast to the hearty Picadillo.
St. Jude the Apostle Catholic Church

St. Jude the Apostle Catholic Church

GraceHebert's Rose Award-winning design
Into the Wild

Into the Wild

Three questions for Wild Club's Keegan DeWitt before Voodoo Fest
Catching up with <i>225</i> contributors this month

Catching up with 225 contributors this month

Virginia Archer, Lawles Bourque, Mary Ann Sternberg and Amanda Wicks.
Across the dial

Across the dial

Jim Engster moves from WRKF to Talk 107.3-FM
Tie-Dye Tigers

Tie-Dye Tigers

Tie-dyed clothing doesn't so much make a statement as it does draw out a specific mood when we see it.
It's got to be the shoes

It's got to be the shoes

Creative local teens have put their best foot forward.
Playing with the Shades

Playing with the Shades

Embrace the mystery and splendor of the color GREY this fall
Libby Johnson

Libby Johnson

Artist and painting instructor shares her most personal memorabilia
Staff Playlist

Staff Playlist

Songs to listen to right now
Hit the trails

Hit the trails

For David Hoddle, it's just a five-minute drive from his suburban Baton Rouge home to the rolling wilderness and solitude along the Amite and Comite rivers.
Not horsing around

Not horsing around

Local couture designer debuts ready-to-wear line
From the Kidd to the Dome

From the Kidd to the Dome

Louis Mykoff fully supports the ALS ice bucket challenges, but a year ago his ice buckets were used for two swollen knees, not a viral video.
Go some Mo

Go some Mo

After slogging her way through south Louisiana swamps, waking up zoo Tigers by dancing with a cheetah-print scarf wrapped around her body, and hijacking food trucks, among other shenanigans, Mo Isom found herself at home, finally, in one of GoBR's recent video clips set during an LSU game day.
George Hughes

George Hughes

English fashion photographer finds a new home in Baton Rouge
Erin Edmiston

Erin Edmiston

Former Miss Louisiana details her party favorites
The Rum House

The Rum House

Confined by space and location, the original Rum House on Magazine Street in New Orleans has officially been trumped by its roomy Baton Rouge outpost.
Early fall picks

Early fall picks

Food-friendly wines for October
Farm to office

Farm to office

Hospital teams with farmer to bring local produce to employees
Dining In: Brighter colors of fall

Dining In: Brighter colors of fall

For October, we've created a Cuban-inspired menu that is equally appropriate for a crowd or a casual family dinner.
Fried chicken perfection

Fried chicken perfection

Founded in 1935, Chicken Shack has spent almost 80 years serving its "knuckle-suckin' good" fried chicken to the Baton Rouge community.
Danny Robert Plaisance

Danny Robert Plaisance

Behind a striped wall of blue mosaic tiles near the Perkins Road overpass, Cottonwood Books is about to burst.
The cafeteria conflict

The cafeteria conflict

What students are eating in public schools is changing, but parents and children still are not happy
Down on the corner

Down on the corner

New initiative helps independent grocery stores provide fresh produce in food deserts'
Directing excellence

Directing excellence

Southern's Human Jukebox' has a fresh young leader
The big score

The big score

Dakota Roemer wants to make athletic events a stronger economic driver
The fame game

The fame game

Baton Rouge is not only becoming a hub for a variety of TV and movie projects through the efforts of the Baton Rouge Film Commission, Louisiana International Film Festival, Celtic Media Centre and others; locals are also making an impact on the airwaves with appearances on popular reality shows.
Changes

Changes

"Fame! Puts you there where things are hollow," wrote David Bowie and John Lennon, two of the world's most recognizable pop icons of their day, in their 1975 hit "Fame."
Visions of Joseph

Visions of Joseph

Renowned scrap-sculptor to open massive art studios space and event venue
Talking books

Talking books

with Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne
On the move

On the move

Young dancer finds his footing in local company
New prospects

New prospects

Art biennial in New Orleans expands to Baton Rouge this year
Music: Best Bets

Music: Best Bets

This month brings a THREE-day music, food and cultural festival an hour to our west and three days of some of the biggest names in popular music an hour to our east.
Literary milestones

Literary milestones

The Louisiana Book Festival returns with much to celebrate
Long Gone

Long Gone

Cutting a line between two Harrison Ford classics, The Fugitive and Presumed Innocent, Gillian Flynn's unflinching murder mystery novel Gone Girl shot to the top of the New York Times Best Sellers list in 2012.
Arts: Best Bets

Arts: Best Bets

The journey is often as interesting as the destination.
My 15 Minutes

My 15 Minutes

B.R. locals get real on their brushes with FAME



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Playing with Shades

Embrace the mystery and splendor of the color GREY this fall

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Don't fear the roux

Our guide to making the roux and bisque for this month’s Crawfish Bisque with Boulettes.

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Trying on vintage


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Mad Women

They’re young, bold and independent. They’re not the women of the ’60s, but they know style when they see it.

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