Food & Drink

Baton Rouge gift guide: For the friend who loves to entertain

You can tell by the twinkling Christmas lights strung over warm homes, local shops blaring Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas is You” and countless party invites on Facebook—the holiday season is in full swing. This is the month for food, family and gathering around a table to share stories and memories over a candle-lit dinner. Make your holiday party one to remember by setting your table with these…

Style & Home

How two designers represented Baton Rouge this year on fashion’s biggest stage

As onlookers watch, models walk down the runway in ornate swirls of color and flair. It’s a flurry of pinks and greens, florals and metallics, ruffles and stripes. The outfits are so awe-inspiring, this New York Fashion Week runway show will receive a standing ovation. At another show, models take spectators back in time to the 1970s with beloved, infinitely wearable silhouettes: Long, geometric earrings and belts that feature wooden,…

Things to do

December 2019 Calendar of Events

All Month Deck The Halls Baton Rouge is never a dull place to celebrate the season of twinkling lights. Click here for our roundup of more than 20 local holiday events, shows, cocktail parties and endless shopping. Dec. 4 Jump to the beat with your friends on Sesame Street as Raising Cane’s River Center presents Sesame Street Live. The all-new, interactive show unfolds on one of the world’s most famous streets…

Our City

Kanye’s surprise visit to Louisiana had all eyes on Baton Rouge for one night

By golden hour, there’s a crowd of thousands surrounding Bethany Church. In the shadow of the church’s famous trinity of tall white crosses, the crowd eagerly awaits Kanye West’s arrival. It’s the first Friday of November, but West’s Sunday Service is mere hours from starting. Since January, the rapper has been staging Sunday Service events across the country, in cities like Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta, Dayton, Ohio, and even at…