Food & Drink

We talk to the charming young owner of Basel’s Market Food Truck

Before she could be found driving her vintage ‘77 Chevy step van through the streets of downtown Baton Rouge, Basel’s Market Food Truck owner Kalyn Lindsly worked in retail. Last spring, she went from selling clothes at a local boutique to restoring that vintage van and bringing Basel's to life.  Lindsly, whose family owns Calvin’s Bocage Market, grew up in the aisles of the grocery store and deli and has worked alongside…

Style & Home

Baton Rouge native Brooks Nader is making a name for herself in New York City’s fast-paced fashion world

Styling: Elle Marie | Hair: CeKeisha Williams | Makeup: Shelby Mumphrey Brooks Nader has been back in Baton Rouge for less than an hour, and all she wants is a bag of hot fries. “Please, mom. Please,” she begs her mother, Holland Nader. It’s the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, and Brooks has been awake and traveling since 4 a.m. The Manhattan-based model caught an early flight to Baton Rouge to spend the holiday…

Things to do

January 2018 Calendar of Events

Ending Jan. 7 Bask in the holiday cheer a little while longer with Ice Skating on the River at the Raising Canes River Center. $12. raisingcanesrivercenter.com Jan. 5 Black Jacket Symphony reinvents Petty The symphony presents Tom Petty’s Damn the Torpedoes in a symphonic show with light displays at the Raising Cane’s River Center Theater. 8 p.m. raisingcanesrivercenter.com -- Tin Roof Brewing Company hosts Family Friday the first Friday of…

Our City

The surprisingly approachable hobby of raising chickens and bees in the city

Eric Reimsnyder wants one of his chickens to carry the rings down the aisle at his wedding this year. Of course, city rules about taking backyard chickens off your own property make it impossible, but a man can dream. Salt, Pepper and Tony have become a spirited part of Reimsnyder’s family in just a year. Salt jumps on his shoes every time he steps into the yard; Tony follows in…