Food & Drink

‘225’ talks our fave fries in Baton Rouge in celebration of National Fry Day

While the Statue of Liberty might be France's largest gift to America, it's certainly not the most treasured. That title belongs to the french fry. We love them so much that we eat them in every shape, size and flavor—waffle fries smothered in cheese, shoestrings dipped in gourmet aioli, even smiley faces dipped in ketchup. There's even a national holiday dedicated to that greasy potato goodness, which lucky for us,…

Style & Home

Breezy fabrics and colorful prints are the perfect summer uniform

What is it about summertime that makes us want to spend more time outdoors? Despite the stifling heat, the sunshine still seems to lure us outside. Maybe it’s the promise of the season’s sweetest rewards—a bright red snoball melting down your fingers; an enticing, sparkling blue pool; and evenings spent grilling with family and friends. Or maybe it’s been about the summer wardrobe all along. ’Tis the season of less-is-more,…

Things to do

July 2019 calendar of events

July 3 Grab some star-spangled apparel, because the Kenilworth Independence Day Parade is rolling down Kenilworth Parkway and the surrounding neighborhood. kenilworthneighborhood.com July 4 Star spangled Red, white and best holiday ever! Celebrate Independence Day in Baton Rouge with some fun events downtown fit for the entire family. • U.S.S. Kidd’s Fourth of July Spectacular, 4-10 p.m., with fireworks show on the river starting at 9 p.m. usskidd.com • Red,…

Our City

Tabitha Miller creates imaginative displays with her balloon decor and entertainment company

There’s more to balloon art than giant foil numbers or kid-sized balloon animals. Tabitha Miller has transformed balloons into an 8-foot long dinosaur, a 6-foot wide basketball hoop, a crawfish on a boiling pot and a life-size Toy Story-themed Slinky dog. Miller is the founder of Animated Art, a Baton Rouge business that specializes in eye-catching balloons, balloon twisting, face painting, and waterproof airbrush face and body art. She and…