Food & Drink

The new Mac and Moon inside White Star Market brings bright treats and even brighter flavors

When Counterspace BR moved out of White Star Market in March, the Mid City food hall lost its sole dessert-focused stand, where visitors could cap off their filling White Star feasts. Luckily the market announced its replacement, Mac & Moon, a few weeks after Counterspace left. Mac & Moon is a vegan and gluten-free eatery, and it has established a reputation in New Orleans—where it has a stand at food hall Auction…

Style & Home

Men’s shorts styles trending this spring

Fellas, there’s more to spring style than khakis or loose-fitted basketball shorts. Now brands are making everything for men from printed drawstring shorts to retro short-shorts. Soak up the sun in these cool pairs from local shops.

Things to do

What to expect at this weekend’s Baton Rouge Oyster Festival

The Baton Rouge Oyster Festival is back for its second year in the Capital City, thanks to the crowd of seafood-loving guests who made it a success last year. Almost twice as many expected festival-goers came out to Galvez Plaza downtown for its debut. And this Saturday, May 18, the fest is gearing up for another big turnout. So get ready to spend your Saturday afternoon throwing back oysters, listening…

Our City

City councilwoman Denise Amoroso talks about her husband’s legacy and adjusting to a role in politics

“I always tell people, this was always Buddy’s arena,” Denise Amoroso says. When she talks about her unexpected transition into becoming a member of the Baton Rouge Metro Council, she speaks softly yet confidently. She carries a certain strength as she reflects on her late husband, Buddy Amoroso, the councilman who was killed in a biking accident last year. And now that she’s won the March special election for the…