Food and Fun

George Strait set to headline 2014 Bayou Country Superfest; additional day added

Bayou Country Superfest announced today that George Strait, the King of Country Music, will headline the 2014 Bayou Country Superfest as part of the final leg of The Cowboy Rides Away Tour.

Local woman wins trip down under, all thanks to Ellen

She watches "Ellen" every day and it's paid off for her! One capital-area woman is getting ready for the trip of a lifetime thanks to her loyalty.

Iberia Parish to host Lydia Cajun Food Fest

Taste delicious Cajun dishes and experience carnival rides, cool cars, live bands, and arts and crafts at the Lydia Cajun Food Fest.

Saenger Theatre to host free community concert event with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra

The historic Saenger Theatre, slated to reopen this fall, will celebrate its community by hosting a special, free concert event with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra on Wednesday, October 2 at 10 a.m.

National Beard & Moustache championship is a Big Easy hit

The hairless and clean-shaven stood in bewhiskered awe as the fourth annual Just For Men® National Beard and Moustache Championship took center stage this Saturday at the New Orleans House of Blues.

Author of 'Mike’s Game Day Rules' to appear at LSU Museum of Art Store book signing with Mike the Tiger

Sherri Graves Smith, the author of “Mike’s Game Day Rules,” will appear at the LSU Museum of Art Store on Sunday, Sept. 8, from 2-4 sign copies of her book.

Louisiana’s ‘Dynamic Duo’ returns home with two division wins from the Festival de Magie de Quebec

Louisiana-natives Michael Dardant (from New Iberia, LA), also known as “Magic Mike,” and Shanna Lynn Forrestall (from Gonzales, LA), a film and television actress, performing as “Velvet Marie” joined forces to compete in

Well-known LSU tailgate bar celebrates ten year anniversary

It's nothing new that Baton Rouge is a football community with some of the most dedicated fans. Now, the college sports bar that overlooks Tiger Stadium is celebrating 10 years of food, fun and of course, tailgates

LSU issues parking updates and reminders to Tiger fans for home opener

Beginning with the 2013 football season, LSU game day parking lots have been renamed to accommodate the large number of reserved lots currently in use as well as to provide a more efficient way to direct fans to their lots on campus. 

Voodoo Experience announces day-by-day-line-up for 2013 festival

The Voodoo Experience has released its day-by-day-line-up for its 15th annual festival.

After one year open, L'Auberge has shown Baton Rouge is a 'destination' city

It’s been one year since L'Auberge opened its doors on the south side of town. The casino and hotel has shown they not only are making a name for themselves but helping the local economy as well.

Book teaches students at St. Joseph's Academy a life lesson

A New York Times best-selling author made her way to Baton Rouge Thursday to share her inspirational story about the true meaning of friendship with the students of St. Joseph's Academy.

Cancer Services to hold fundraiser event to highlight local cuisine

Cancer Services of Greater Baton Rouge presents the 31st Annual Capital Chefs’ Showcase today, September 5, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. at the Baton Rouge River Center.

Double reunion set for LSU football home opening weekend

A double reunion is set for the LSU football home opening weekend Sept. 6-7, 2013 as former members of the LSU Gospel Choir and members of the LSU A. P. Tureaud, Sr., Black Alumni Chapter of the LSU Alumni Association gather jointly.

Unlimited vacation? Some workplaces offer it

It almost sounds too good to be true: unlimited time off.