Food & Drink

Try all the beers at Cap City Beer Fest downtown this Sunday

Do you love beer? And food? And dogs? If your answer is a resounding yes—as it should be—then Cap City Beer Fest is just the festival for you. The Companion Animal Alliance, Baton Rouge’s animal shelter, will sponsor the city’s third annual beer festival this Sunday, Nov. 12. Purchasing a ticket gets you a sampling glass for unlimited beer. And attendees will have their choice of beers from more than…

Style & Home

How Charli Giroir became a fashion and beauty devotee before finishing kindergarten

Between sips of hot chocolate at a local coffee shop, 5-year-old Charli Giroir is demonstrating how to apply makeup. Using her pink, plastic My Little Pony vanity set sent to her from makeup company PÜR, she brushes on a glittery eyeshadow and lip gloss. Without even reading the labels, she names the lip gloss colors as she shows off each one. “This is Fluttershy, and this is Pinky Pie,” she…

Things to do

A guide to 2017 holiday fun and festivities around Baton Rouge

The holiday season is a time for family, friends and tons of fun. There’s plenty to do in and around the Capital Region as we close out 2017 and ring in the new year, and 225 Magazine has compiled all the Holiday Happenings into one colossal calendar. Check it all out and have a happy holiday season from all of us at 225 Magazine! Nov. 11-12 Mistletoe Market: A fall shopping extravaganza Come find a…

Our City

The first-timers you don’t want to miss at this year’s White Light Night

Correction: An earlier version of this article credited the Elsie's photo as by Charlene Guilliams, but the photographer was Raegan Labat. 225 regrets this error. Unless you’re new to Baton Rouge, chances are you’ve traveled the twinkling paths of White Light Night more than once by now. But 2017 has seen a sonic boom of new boutiques, restaurants and venues along the Government Street corridor at the heart of the…