Food & Drink

The anatomy of the TikTok-inspired mirror cakes at Eloise Market and Cakery

Eloise Market and Cakery is letting you have your cake and display it, too. And if you think these cakes look too good to eat, you’re totally right.  Although they may look identical to your average cake, Eloise’s owner M.J. Schmidt finds most of her ingredients for these mirrored cakes at a craft shop rather than a grocery store. Shoppers can find the faux treats nestled among the real cakes…

Style & Home

Seven local stores with unique Christmas ornaments that are sure to spruce up your tree

Thanksgiving is over, which means it’s time to trim the tree and get ready for the next major holiday. Boutiques and decor stores have been stocking up with less traditional, novelty ornaments that will spark a conversation at your next holiday shindig.  In a menagerie of materials, from blown glass to wood cutouts, these ornaments depict everything from hot glue guns to Britney Spears. We scoured Instagram pages and websites…

Things to do

December 2022 calendar of events in Baton Rouge

Where to play around the Capital City this month All month Come out to Baton Rouge General’s Bluebonnet Campus to see a dazzling holiday light display. The Holiday Lights display will have even more lights this year to make the season brighter. Baton Rouge General is also bringing back Snow & Glow—a ticketed, family-friendly event with fake snow, Santa photos and more on Thursday, Dec. 1 and Thursday, Dec. 15.…

Our City

Here’s how one group aims to lower accidental opioid overdoses in Baton Rouge

Correction: This article has been updated for accuracy, changing the name of H&E Equipment Services. It is not H&E Equipment Sales, as previously reported. 225 regrets the error. Tonja Myles is sipping coffee outside Starbucks when a young woman spots her and approaches. “Thank you for all you did,” she tells Myles. She pulls out her phone to show Myles a picture of her child. She says she and her…