Food and Fun

Brandon Bass hosts his annual basketball camps and back to school giveaway

Boston Celtics Forward and LSU standout Brandon Bass will host a series of basketball camps for boys and girls in the Baton Rouge and and Port Allen areas, as well as a back to school giveaway and fun day in the park in Baton Rouge.

LSU Museum of Art to present 'Walter Inglis Anderson: Everything I See is New and Strange' exhibit starting today

Beginning in August, the LSU Museum of Art will present Walter Inglis Anderson’s unique observations of the Mississippi Gulf Coast’s flora, fauna and landscape in the exhibition, “Walter Inglis Anderson: Everything I See is Ne

New hotel open in downtown Baton Rouge

The Hampton Inn and Suites is now open and accepting reservations. This is the third hotel in the downtown area, but it’s the first one built in 51 years.

Google to make Starbucks Wi-Fi 10 times faster

Google is teaming up with Starbucks to make Wi-Fi at its coffee shops 10 times faster.

Hitting it big at the pump: Iberia Bank gives free gas to random drivers

A few lucky people got a nice surprise Wednesday at the pump. They got some free gas and it's all thanks to Iberia Bank. Five lucky people, who just happened to be at the Exxon on Coursey Blvd, walked away $25 richer.

The end of an era…again: 80’s Night at The Spanish Moon says farewell

It’s the end of an era…again.

Study: Your happiness type matters

You feel happiness all the way down to your genes, scientists say. But the kind of happiness you're feeling matters, as different kinds can have wildly different effects on your physical well-being.

Is 'Fifty Shades' to blame for rise in handcuff emergencies?

The bestselling erotic novel "Fifty Shades of Grey" may have done more than spice up readers' love lives.

Google debuts new, free Zagat site, apps

Indecisive foodies have another tool to help them find top-notch eating and drinking destinations. Google on Monday overhauled the Zagat.com website and released new, free Zagat mobile apps for Android and iOS.

New Saints-branded scratch-offs offers new prizes to kick off football season

To kick off football season, the Louisiana Lottery is running a tried and true touchdown play for the fifth time by bringing back its New Orleans Saints-branded scratch-off game on August 5 - BLACK & GOLD SAINTS.

LSU Libraries: 'Centuries of Style: A Retrospective of Dress' exhibition starting July 29

LSU Libraries Special Collections will present the exhibition “Centuries of Style: A Retrospective of Dress,” on display in Hill Memorial Library July 29-October 19.

Waste Management offers tips for summer road trips

 As the summer winds down, and vacationers take those final road trips, Waste Management of Louisiana offers a few tips about safety and sustainability it has learned over the years to the public and its customers. 

Jonas Brothers to headline inaugural Concert for Kidd’s Kids sponsored by Raising Cane’s

Last November, Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers founder and CEO Todd Graves surprised the 52 children participating in the 21st annual Kidd’s Kids trip to Disney World with their own free iPad.

Happy 70th birthday, Mick Jagger!

What a drag it is getting old. How many times has someone mocked Mick Jagger by using that lyric from the Rolling Stones hit "Mother's Little Helper"?

Louisiana Lottery winners claim $9.8 million in prizes in June from scratch-off tickets

From purchasing a sail boat to getting a head start on buying their kids’ school supplies, Louisiana Lottery players had a wide range of plans for the more than $7.3 million in prizes won during drawings held in June.