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Baton Rouge art in the age of coronavirus

How local visual artists are keeping creative despite—and in response to—2020's challenges

The show must go on … and online, too

Capital City performing arts groups reevaluate their fall seasons

My skin, my story

Dressed in eclectic, neutral and earth-toned clothing for the fall, local women go beyond skin deep to share personal stories about their skin conditions

Food & Drink

8 fall-flavored coffees and teas to drink this season

It’s officially fall, y’all. And you know what that means: pumpkin spice latte season. This year, local cafes and tea shops are pulling out all the stops. Say goodbye to basic PSLs, and say hello to pumpkin milkshakes, maple lattes and brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg drinks. Whether you need a warm, cozy, pick-me-up or a cold, sweet, refreshing drink, there’s a seasonal beverage for you. Here are eight drinks…

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Style & Home

Joey Redditt makes custom clothing at his Baton Rouge studio

Have you ever wanted to have your dream dress designed to fit you perfectly? These days, you don’t have to travel to New Orleans or New York to meet with a designer. Local clothing and graphic designer Joey Redditt makes custom clothing for children, women and men at his Baton Rouge studio. His designs are a mix of casual ready-to-wear clothing and high-fashion runway attire. The Baton Rouge native makes…

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Things to do

Tiger Pride Podcast: Why LSU’s defense will lead to a season-opening win against Mississippi State

It's finally here, y'all. It feels like forever ago that we watched LSU take down Clemson in New Orleans to complete its magical, record-breaking 15-0 run to the national championship. Since then, it hasn't been easy. It hasn't been fun. And it certainly hasn't been a certainty. But football is finally back in Baton Rouge. Now, we won't have football to the full effect—there can't be any tailgating, the band…

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Our City

Project 70805 aims to socially and economically advance north Baton Rouge

When Jason Hughes opened his automotive business Capital City Collision in November 2015, he noticed a lack of development in the surrounding neighborhood. The shop sits on Scenic Highway near Choctaw Drive in north Baton Rouge’s 70805 ZIP code, an area with vacant and rundown buildings, food deserts and underdeveloped housing options. One month after opening the shop, Hughes hosted the business’ first Holiday Toy Giveaway and provided 500 toys…

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