Food and Fun

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.

Shrimp shortage leads to record high prices; Gulf Coast shrimpers set to benefit

You may have to skimp on the shrimp this summer.

Local DJ to be inducted into the Cajun French Music Association’s Hall of Fame

Roland Doucet will be inducted into the Cajun French Music Association’s Hall of Fame. The ceremony took place in Rayne.

SU's Fall Fan Fest relocated to FG Clark Activity Center

Southern University Athletics announced the second annual SU Fall Fan Fest refreshed by Coca-Cola on Saturday, Aug. 17 originally scheduled in Seymour Gym will be relocated to the FG Clark Activity Center.

The Cure joins roster of headliners for 2013 Voodoo Experience

"The Cure has joined the ritual," was posted on Wednesday, Aug. 14 by The Voodoo Experience to announce the band's addition to the 2013 lineup.

Whole Foods to host 'Local Vendor Fair' on August 17

The Local Vendor Fair provides an opportunity for Louisiana producers and growers to pitch their products to Whole Foods Market.

The Perseid meteor shower... now appearing in the sky above you

A celestial fireworks show peaks Monday and Tuesday as our earth passes though the dust of a comet's tail.

Louisiana bull riding hero to host Professional Bull Riders event

The Gerry Lane Professional Bull Riders Chris Shivers Invitational returns to the Baton Rouge River Center on Friday, August 23 and Saturday, August 24, 2013.

Book debunks myths and confirms legends of LSU’s live tiger

Mike the Tiger has symbolized the spirit and resolve of LSU for more than 75 years.

BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo presents ZooZoom 5K and Fun Run 2013

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo will hold their annual ZooZoom 5K and ½ Mile Fun Run on Saturday, August 24 beginning at 8:00 a.m. Both the children’s fun run and the adult 5K race will take place inside the Zoo.

LSU Tiger Marching Band to host annual Tigerama event on October 29, tickets available

The LSU Tiger Marching Band, Golden Girls and Colorguard have entertained millions of LSU fans as they perform before, during and after football games at Tiger Stadium, as well as other special events locally, nationally and abroad.

Geismar man steps forward with $1 million Powerball ticket

For the city of LaPlace and the rest of Louisiana, the mystery is over. Jerry Cockerham visited Louisiana Lottery headquarters Friday morning to claim the $1 million Powerball prize from the Aug. 7 drawing.

Million-dollar Powerball ticket sold in LaPlace

Someone in Louisiana is holding on to a million-dollar lotto ticket this morning. According to Lottery officials, there was a match 5 winner in Louisiana for last night’s drawing.

BREC releases this year's Fall Program Guide

While the temperatures still feel very much like summer, BREC today released its Fall Program Guide listing classes, programs and special events scheduled through December.