Food and Fun

Unlimited vacation? Some workplaces offer it

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

Local first responders gain a lunch of appreciation for working on Labor Day

Having to work on a day most people are relaxing can make for a long afternoon. One restaurant helped local first responders feel better about their long hours.

Fast facts about Labor Day

Here's a look at what you need to know about Labor Day, a legal holiday celebrated in the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada to honor working people.

National Beard and Moustache Championships to take place in N.O. on Sept 6-7

A man with a beard is a man to be feared – that is if you’re a competitor in the Just For Men® National Beard & Moustache Championship.

LSU Tigers set to take on TCU for season opener

The anticipation of the LSU football season is well underway.

UL Lafayette to show school spirit on annual Wear Red Day

At the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, seeing red is a good thing, especially for the eighth annual Wear Red Day today, August 30, which is National College Colors Day.

The Big River Regional Stand Up Paddle and Kayak Race

Ever wanted to paddle or race down the biggest river in North America? Well now, here is your chance.

Countdown to 2014: Sponsors announce New Year’s Eve event 'Red Stick Revelry'

Mayor-President Kip Holden joined a group of local companies today to announce that Baton Rouge will host its first annual New Year’s Eve celebration called “Red Stick Revelry.”

DOTD issues Labor Day travel advisory

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) today advised drivers of upcoming work schedules for interstate and major road projects throughout Louisiana on Labor Day holiday weekend (Saturday, August 31 through Monday, Sep

Summer foods: Pork butt

Editor's note: The Southern Foodways Alliance delves deep in the history, tradition, heroes and plain old deliciousness of Southern food.

'Every Day is a Food Holiday' app launched

Food.com today announced the launch of their first-ever mobile app, Every Day Is a Food Holiday for iPhone® and iPad®.

Baton Rouge Gallery’s Movies & Music on the Lawn continues on August 30 with ‘Nosferatu’ and England in 1819

 On Friday, August 30, Baton Rouge Gallery’s ("BRG") popular and inventive summer film series presents one of the most haunting and enduring films of the silent era, "Nosferatu," set to a live, never-before-heard

Walk-On’s gears up for 10th birthday bash

The last 12 months have been quite a ride for Brandon Landry and Jack Warner, founders of Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar.

LSU soccer team to hold Friday night youth clinics

All kids from preschool through the eighth grade are invited to spend their “Friday Nights Under the Lights” during the 2013 soccer season as the LSU Soccer team will host free youth clinics under the lights at the LSU Soccer Stadiu

Virginia College - Baton Rouge to hold Friends and Family Fall event

Virginia College in Baton Rouge will host a Friends and Family Fall Festival for the community and former, current and prospective students on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013 from 10 a.m.