Food & Drink

First Look: The Cove bar returns as the Lost Cove, serving serious cocktails and elevated pub fare

Editor's note: This story has been altered since it was first published. The owners of the bar have gone through a few name changes and have landed on The Lost Cove. The Cove bar served Baton Rouge with its book-sized cocktail list and extensive beer menu for more than a decade. The CitiPlace spot was somewhat under-the-radar but accumulated a solid crowd of regulars over the years. So, when the…

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…