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Foundation for Historical Louisiana names 2013 Preservation Award honorees

The Foundation for Historical Louisiana (FHL) Board of Directors will honor outstanding preservationists at the 37th Annual Preservation Awards Program on Wednesday, July 31, at the historic Capitol Hilton in downtown Baton Rouge.

Art Melt part of increasing availability of artwork in Baton Rouge

The state's best artists have converged on Baton Rouge today. And you can go see their work for free.

Louisiana saltwater series to host inaugural tarpon fishing tournament

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is taking an active role in tarpon fishery research to gain insight into the biology of this fascinating species, including plans to host their first annual tarpon tournament late this summer.<

JUST FOR FUN: 99 year-old does Harlem shake video

The Dallas Mavericks and the Miami Heat have taken part, and so have college football programs like LSU and Nebraska.

The New York Times travels from the bottom of the boot to the top of the map

The New York Times is documenting a cross-country road trip. Rather than going the traditional coast to coast route, this trip is started at the bottom of the boot and will continue all the way to the top of the map.

10th annual Art Melt kicks off with preview party; full event to take place Saturday

Forum 35’s tenth annual Art Melt—the largest multi-media, juried art exhibit in the state of Louisiana—opens at 5:00 p.m. on July 20, 2013 at Capitol Park Museum in downtown Baton Rouge.

BREC to hold first 'Movie at the Lagoon' celebration night

BREC is hosting its first-ever "Movie at the Lagoon" to celebrate National Parks and Recreation month. It’s set to happen at a special after-hours event at Liberty Lagoon on Saturday, July 20 from 7– 10 p.m.

K, everybody, wave at Saturn!

As far as we know, there are no Saturnians on Saturn. There are no sirens on Titan nor large, monolithic stargates floating just outside Iapetus.

Netflix joins the Emmy club

Remember Netflix, that little video rental outfit that sent you DVDs via the U.S. mail?

Hometown Heroes Clinic to bring LSU greats together

BRBVA/Team Automotive Group Sportsplex will host a unique one day hoops experience called Hometown Heroes in Baton Rouge this summer for youth grades 5th and up on Saturday, July 20.

Fiction imitates reality in summer thrillers

Summer is the perfect time of year to dive into thrillers that will burn away the afternoon and make you forget about your job, the heat or your visiting in-laws.

Buy Buffalo Bill's pipe and help rescue Harrisburg

Harrisburg is looking back - way back - as a way to help it move forward from its financial mess.

McDonald's to open in Vietnam

McDonald's plans to open its first restaurant in Vietnam, the fast food company said Tuesday, making it the latest U.S. brand to move into the communist country that was once at war with the United States.

July Creative Louisiana speaker announced: Alex V Cook

Creative Louisiana, a monthly morning meetup for creative types, will hold its July event on Friday, July 26, 2013, at Magpie Cafe, located at 3205 Perkins Road in Baton Rouge. The featured guest speaker will be Alex V. Cook.

Downtown Baton Rouge will see new entertainment hotspot

Downtown Baton Rouge will hopefully be changing one old building into a new entertainment hotspot.