This Week's Edition / August 28, 2014

Fashion & Boutiques

Shop Lollipop Lane market

Thrifty shoppers will revel in the chance to shop children’s clothing, toys, furniture, ladies’ apparel, and more at the Lollipop Lane fall market, Sept. 3-6. More than 200 consignors will be selling their gently used items, judged to be in good condition. The consignment shop will also offer merchandise from local boutiques. Stop by 8883 Highland Road next week to check it out.

Savings at RussoRoss

RussoRoss in Towne Center is offering savings of up to 70% off all its spring and summer merchandise, as well as 50% off all jewelry. The store, located across from Mignon Faget, recently received new shipments from Comfy USA and Miraclebody, and has purple and gold game-day attire in stock as well.

Health & Beauty

Healthy fare to go

Fresh Kitchen, a restaurant offering healthy, fresh, chef-prepared meals to go, has officially opened its doors. The ready-to-eat breakfast, lunch and dinner entrées are the concept of co-owner Ryan McNeil and chef/co-owner Daniel Dreher. Fresh Kitchen offers limited seating and is open until 7 p.m. tonight and 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Customers can view the full menu online and stay up-to-date by following the store’s Facebook page.

Luxe lashes

Searching for a new mascara that makes clumps a thing of the past? Extend your lashes with L’Oréal’s Voluminous Butterfly mascara. Whether you’re prepping for a day at the office or a night on the town, this winged-brush mascara adds glamour, lengthening and separating each individual lash. Find the product at your favorite drugstore.

Home & Garden

Denicola’s warehouse sale

Denicola’s Furniture is hosting a warehouse wipeout sale Aug. 30 at the store’s workshop on North Foster Drive. Beginning at 8:30 a.m., all furniture and fabric remnants will be priced $5-$50. The store is leaving its Government Street location soon to join Monochrome Contemporary Furniture and The Front Door Architecture on Nicholson Drive. The trio will occupy an 18,500-square-foot warehouse, which will be open to the public. Join the Facebook conversation about Denicola’s sale here.

Garden groundbreaking

The Baton Rouge unit of the Herb Society of America will break ground on an ethnic herb garden at the Burden Center tonight at 7 p.m. The garden, which will showcase the medicinal and culinary herbs of ethnic groups in south Louisiana, will also serve as a teaching setting. The public is invited to celebrate the groundbreaking on-site. Call 907-8344 with questions.


Capital Chefs’ Showcase

Cancer Services of Baton Rouge is again gathering local chefs to serve their tastiest dishes at its 32nd annual Capital Chefs’ Showcase, Sept. 4 at the River Center. The evening of gourmet food and drinks, live music, and silent and live auctions will begin at 6:30 p.m. Click here for details.

Kids' night at Caliente

Caliente Mexican Craving is hosting its inaugural kids' night Sept. 2 at its Lee Drive location and is encouraging families that attend to bring canned goods to donate to the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank. The event—part fun, part food drive—is posthumously honoring Trevor Sims, the boy who last year inspired the region with his express wish to end hunger. In exchange for a donation, children will receive a scoop of ice cream. Click here for updates and information on future kids nights.

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