Food & Drink

All the new Baton Rouge restaurants expected to open fall 2018

The smell of wood chips and sound of construction machinery can only mean one thing: new restaurants—and renovations of old favorites—are coming to the Capital City. Here’s your guide to which Baton Rouge restaurants to bid adieu to and which to keep an eye out for so you can be the first one in the doors when those signs flip to Open. Giving a warm welcome to these just-opened spots…

Style & Home

Paige Browning has fans all over the globe. But for this online celebrity, Baton Rouge is home

Story by: Jennifer Tormo Photos by: Raegan Labat Styled by: Elle Marie Location: Greenwood Community Park Everyone at Walmart was staring at her. When she was a little girl, Paige Browning was sure of it. “Oh my gosh, mom,” she’d whisper. “They are looking at me. I think they think I’m famous.” Looking back as an adult today, Browning always had a feeling she was destined for the spotlight. “I felt…

Things to do

October 2018 calendar of events

All month GHOULISHLY GOOD FUN Find your way through the LSU AgCenter’s annual Corn Maze at Burden every Saturday Oct. 6-27. Get in the spooky spirit as the AgCenter closes the event with a night maze and bonfire Oct. 27. lsu.edu/botanic-gardens Oct. 5 PARTY ANIMALS WELCOME Lions, tigers and beers (oh my!). Friends of the Baton Rouge Zoo’s fifth annual Brew at the Zoo includes more than 80 beers to…

Our City

How a local charity is turning Baton Rouge into a Halloween destination

What started as a Halloween parade has evolved into a city-wide, week-long celebration. The organization behind the festivities, 10/31 Consortium, expanded its scope in recent years, utilizing America’s spookiest holiday to strengthen Baton Rouge one candy bar at a time. While 10/31 Consortium officially launched in 2010, its charitable mission did not truly begin until it got its nonprofit status in 2016. One of the organization’s primary objectives is to…