Food & Drink

Celebrate your single status this Valentine’s Day with events around the city

For those celebrating alone, Valentine’s Day usually involves hiding out until all signs of love have cleared the city (or at least your Facebook timeline). But here at 225 Dine, we’re encouraging you to flaunt your single status at one of these singles events. Whether you’re still getting over a breakup, enjoying the single life or ready to meet your soulmate, there’s an event in town for you. Spark a…

Style & Home

Outfit ideas for Baton Rouge’s chillier days

We won’t lie; we were secretly hoping this year would bring a repeat of last winter’s snow days. Alas, it’s been a mild winter so far. And not just for Baton Rouge—much of the country saw warmer-than- average temps in December and January. There are still likely to be a few chilly days, though. And that, friends, is the best weather to dress for. When it’s blisteringly cold, you have…

Things to do

February 2019 calendar of events

Feb. 1 Go Red for Women kicks off the month with its annual luncheon at the Raising Cane’s River Center. The event celebrates the organization’s work helping women around Baton Rouge live healthier and happier lives—a cause we can all get behind. batonrougegored.heart.org Feb. 1-2 The Deaf Education Alliance hosts its Fifth Annual Deaf Education Alliance Summit. This two-day event will focus primarily on early childhood education, language learning and…

Our City

A local astrophotographer and planetary scientist discusses his images and where it all began

When Connor Matherne was in fifth grade, his older brother got a telescope. It would be around a decade later before it was ever used. On a whim in his sophomore year of college, Matherne found the old telescope coated in dust in his brother’s room and stole it. The Baton Rouge skies were clear that night, so Matherne haphazardly pointed the telescope at the brightest object in the sky.…