Food & Drink

2020 restaurant, bar and brewery openings in Baton Rouge we can’t wait for

2020 has some big shoes to fill. Last year alone, Baton Rouge got its first self-service tap room, multiple rooftop restaurant spaces and more bubble tea places than we could count on one hand一and it’s only up from here. This year, Baton Rougeans can expect hot new bars, locally owned breweries and restaurants serving everything from Tex-Mex to charbroiled oysters. Here are some of the openings we’re looking forward to…

Style & Home

Plan for the new year with tips from a Baton Rouge organizer

It’s not easy letting things go. Varsity letter jackets, your first-born’s baby clothes or jeans just one size too small—these are a few of the items Sara West helps her clients sort. “The biggest thing is creating a home for everything,” West says. “When you have a designated spot for everything, it’s easier to tidy up. But sometimes people don’t know what they want. So that’s where my kind of…

Things to do

January 2020 calendar of events in Baton Rouge

Jan. 3 Dress for mess at the Clay Play event at Knock Knock Children’s Museum, where campers will turn a lump of clay into a beautiful work of art in the palm of their hands. Attendees will make several sculptures and pottery to be fired in the museum’s kiln. knockknockmuseum.org Jan. 11 The 2020 Special Olympics State Bowling Tournament, to be held at All Star Lanes in Baton Rouge, is…

Our City

How the artists at Baton Rouge’s Studio 9170 share inspiration and constructive criticism

Studio 9170 is not a co-op. That’s one of the first things owner Jane Chapman says as she unlocks its glass doors. She steps into the painting-adorned space that serves as both lobby and gallery, the back wall lined with delicate pieces of ceramics and pottery. It’s also not part of the neighboring church on South Choctaw Drive, though they do share a kitchen. Chapman really wants Studio 9170 to…