Food & Drink

First Look: Inside Red Stick Social, one of Mid City’s biggest openings of the year

Chef George Sittig has a tattoo of the Acadian flag on his right forearm. He’s a Lafayette native who speaks Cajun French, and his 8-year-old daughter was born on Mardi Gras day. So it should come as no surprise that his menu at Red Stick Social embodies south Louisiana. On his menu, you'll find modern takes on traditional south Louisiana dishes, like crawfish and tasso mac ’n’ cheese and a…

Style & Home

Shift into neutrals for springtime in Baton Rouge

There’s nothing like the feel of a warm spring day after a cold winter. The bright sun beams off your skin, the days get longer, and flower buds begin to bloom. At Clegg’s Plant Nursery, though, you can feel springtime year round. From the smell of the tall magnolia trees to the bright colors popping from the aisles of assorted flowers, it feels like a tropical oasis no matter the…

Things to do

March 2019 Calendar of Events

March 1-2 Mardi gras finale Catch the Krewe of Southdowns parade when it rolls at 7 p.m. March 1, the Spanish Town Mardi Gras parade when it rolls through downtown at noon March 2, and the Baton Rouge Mardi Gras festival downtown March 2. Find route maps and more here. March 10 Have a puuuuuurrfect Sunday with the annual Cat Video Fest at Manship Theatre hosted by Cat Haven Baton…

Our City

The Love Heals Free Clinic aims to serve more than 400 locals a day at a two-day free clinic

What if you had an unbearable toothache for years and couldn’t afford dental care? Imagine having blurry vision but not being able to buy prescription glasses. This is the reality for many Baton Rouge residents without health care. In January 2018, councilwoman Donna Collins-Lewis directed the first Love Heals Free Clinic in Baton Rouge. After witnessing a similar free clinic held by the nonprofit Community Development Inc. in Idaho, she…