Food and Fun

Courtney wins Baton Rouge hot dog eating contest

Chris Courtney downed 15 hotdogs in ten minutes to take home the 2013 Frankie’s Dawg House Hot Dog Eating Contest.

Champs win hot dog eating contest again

Two competitive eating champions defended their title Thursday at New York's annual Independence Day hot dog eating competition.

Show us how YOU'RE celebrating the 4th of July

Happy birthday, America! You turned 237 today! The Fourth of July is far more than just a time to eat hotdogs and pop fireworks; it’s a day when we celebrate independence.

Fourth of July grillmasters changing up the menu due to high prices

Lots of people are ready for barbecues tomorrow, but the items on the menu might be different this year. Prices for some of the most popular cookout foods, like beef and fresh produce, are higher than usual.

USS KIDD to host Fourth of July festivities

The USS KIDD will be celebrating our nation's independence for all to see tomorrow.

Fourth of July events for Lafayette area

All across the country, towns will be celebrating the Fourth of July in their own, unique ways.  Here is a list of events going on in the Lafayette area:

Firework related injuries increase during the Fourth of July holiday

The Fourth of July holiday accounts for 60 percent of annual firework injuries, according to a new study. At the end of June, the U.S.

Baton Rouge Gallery spotlights latest works from Gould, Hammock, Jahnke and Richard during July Exhibition

Baton Rouge Gallery has been filled with the latest works from four of its artist members -  Frankie Gould, April Hammock, Ross Jahnke and Tom Richard.

Bucktown Music Festival takes stage on July 4 in Metairie

Bucktown unveils a new festival on July 4th at the new Bucktown Marina giving those who celebrate our Independence Day a new way to enjoy the day.

'Star Spangled 4th of July Celebration' to be held in downtown BR

Journey downtown to the Baton Rouge Riverfront and celebrate our day of freedom.

New Orleans City Park celebrates independence with July 3 fireworks, performances

On Independence Day, families and friends across the country will celebrate “America the Beautiful” with fireworks shows, parades, barbecues, picnics and concerts to commemorate the adoption of the Declaration of Independence in 177

City of New Roads holds annual River Rhythms Fest today

The city of New Roads is hosting the 2013 Rhythms on False River live music concert and festival from 2:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. today at Morrison Parkway.

Movies & Music on the Lawn continues its 2013 Season today with 'The General' and Righteous Buddha

On June 29, Baton Rouge Gallery’s ("BRG") popular and inventive summer film series presents arguably the best silent comedic film of all time, Buster Keaton’s "The General," set to a live, never-before-heard scor

LSU accepting entries for ‘2014 20”x20”x20”: A National Compact Competition and Exhibit’

The LSU Student Union Art Advisory Committee at Louisiana State University is now accepting entries for their annual 20”x20”x20”: A National Compact Competition.

Are fireworks legal in your area? Check this list

Here are a list of where fireworks are legal to shoot within the NBC33 viewing area: FIREWORKS BANNED: