Food and Fun

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

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'Every Day is a Food Holiday' app launched 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.

Event, car show to be held in Livingston Parish; all proceeds to benefit animals

If you love animals and classic cars, head on over to Livingston Parish this weekend for the Rock, Roll and Rescue! The Livingston SPCA and Burning Lotus Tattoo are hosting the event on August 24.

Chappelle plays Prince on new single's cover

Forget Rick James. He’s Prince, bi – uh, baby. (Sorry, this is a family website.)

Local artist heads to New York to paint for the stars at VMA's

He’s an artist from Baton Rouge and he’s taking the nation by storm.

Ferrari sells for record $27.5 million

A 1967 Ferrari convertible sold for $27.5 million at an auction in Monterey, Calif., the highest price ever paid for a Ferrari at auction. In fact, it's the highest price ever paid for any road car at auction.

IFA Redfish Tours head to Grand Isle on August 24-25

Inshore anglers from across Louisiana and surrounding regions will meet at Grand Isle for the final 2013 Louisiana Division events of the IFA Redfish Tour.

Baton Rouge Blues Foundation hosts 2013 Blues Gala

The 2013 Baton Rouge Blues Foundation Blues Gala will honor the worldwide blues inspiration Muddy Waters, born “McKinley Morganfield” (April 4, 1913 – April 30, 1983). The 2013 Blues Gala is set for Aug. 22 at 7:00 p.m.

Study: Heavy coffee drinking in people under 55 linked to early death

When you make coffee with breakfast, or grab a to-go cup at a cafe before work, or raid your office's break room for a cup in the afternoon, you're probably not thinking about how scientists are studying it.

True love and homegrown tomatoes

The Southern Foodways Alliance delves deep in the history, tradition, heroes and plain old deliciousness of Southern food.