Food & Drink

Want to host a wine and cheese night? We’ve got tips on the perfect flavor pairings

Having a wine and cheese night can be a fun, tasty way to spend an evening exploring new wines and foods at home. But for those of us who aren’t wine experts or cheese connoisseurs, putting together that spread and getting the right wines can seem like a daunting task with too many flavor possibilities. So we spoke with bartender Sarah Watson at Bin 77 Bistro & Wine, where they…

Style & Home

Here’s what Southern Football T-shirts is up to now after raising $50,000 for the Food Bank with its Cajun Navy shirts

Meredith Waguespack’s hard work has paid off in soft T-shirts. And in her small showroom off Sherwood Boulevard, she has plenty of them. The incredibly soft shirts are folded neatly by size and stacked on baker’s racks. The 38-year-old mother of three started Southern Football T-shirts six years ago when she stayed home with her toddler son. She designed T-shirts injected with Louisiana cultural flair, such as a fleur-de-lis or…

Things to do

Why the Mid City Makers Market is your can’t-miss Saturday event

At the corner of Government and Eugene streets on a Saturday, creativity overflows onto the sidewalk and the road. You'll find booths and booths of handcrafted goods, from honey harvested at home to hand-carved wooden works to hot sauces and cocktail mixers. You can even catch some live music under the twinkling garden lights and grab a gourmet popsicle or a taco from a local eatery's pop-up on the premises.…

Our City

A local podcast gets leaders and creatives talking about positive things happening in BR

Amid racial tensions, violence and a major natural disaster in Baton Rouge in August 2016, Abe Felix and Jacob Jolibois decided to start their own podcast. They had two main goals: to tell a different story about the city to counter how it is sometimes negatively portrayed, and to shed light on locals making a difference. Thus, the altBR podcast was born. Felix and Jolibois seem like lifelong friends, making…