Food & Drink

What to expect at Baton Rouge Epicurean Society’s Crawfête this month

From crawfish étouffée to classic boiled crawfish, guests at Baton Rouge Epicurean Society’s sixth annual Crawfête event April 20 will get to try crawfish dishes by restaurants from all over the city. At the event, 6-9 p.m. at Mockler Beverage Company on Reiger Road, guests can sample crawfish dishes, check out the crawfish competitions, sip beer, wine or speciality drinks, participate in an auction and jam out to live music. With…

Style & Home

Dress code: Color story

The first rule of style: There are no rules. Or at least not when it comes to color blocking. It’s the trend that seems to return every season, combining vibrant hues in unexpected ways. To get the look, try pairing a tangerine-colored skirt with an emerald top. Or, mix a bubblegum-pink shoe with a mustard-colored dress. There are no wrong answers here, so turn the saturation up and create your…

Things to do

April 2017 Calendar of Events

Throughout Spring Live After 5 Get ready to dance and enjoy a free concert downtown every Friday—Live After 5 is back. The outdoor concert series, produced by Downtown Business Association, runs April 7-May 26, 5-8 p.m., at Repentance Park. downtownbr.org The lineup: April 7: Chris Leblanc’s Big Band April 14: Chase Tyler Band April 21: Kristin Diable + Burris April 28: Travis Thibodaux May 5: AM/FM May 12: Todd O’Neill…

Our City

Years after moving away, what brings natives back to the Capital City?

Editor’s note: This story has been updated from the original print edition to correct an inaccuracy in Eva Schwartz's name. 225 Magazine regrets the error. In 2015, Sally and Russell Davis and their four children were living in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts, a charming coastal town 40 minutes from Boston. Russell, a native New Englander, worked as a consulting chef for a development company opening restaurant concepts. Sally worked in marketing for a small coffee…