Food and Fun

LSU's first Rainbeaux Run 5K set for Feb. 15

The Louisiana State University Office of Multicultural Affairs’ LGBTQ Project and Safe Space Campaign will be hosting its first annual Rainbeaux Run 5K on Saturday, Feb. 15.

Local florist prepares for Valentine’s Day, not just for couples

Love is a wonderful feeling, especially on Valentine's Day. Local florists are proof that the cozy feeling will be spread across the area this week.

BRCC, Apollo Theater present James Brown dance tribute

Harlem's world famous Apollo Theater, Baton Rouge Community College (BRCC), and the BRCC Student Governement Association have partnered to present, “James Brown: Get on the Good Foot, a Celebration in Dance.”

Tony’s Seafood not expanding to new location

A representative of Tony’s Seafood Market & Deli released a statement Monday morning saying: “Contrary to local reports, Tony’s Seafood Market and Deli has no current plans to open a new location in Baton Rouge.”

Restoration planned for Marie Laveau tomb in New Orleans

Two months ago, the community had mixed reviews when the famous Marie Laveau tomb in New Orleans was painted pink. That led to calls for the damage to be properly repaired for a landmark of such historic significance.

Amazon lists 100 books to read in a lifetime

Amazon released its newly curated list of 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime on Tuesday.

CC's Coffeehouse reveals new logo

If you go to CC's Coffeehouse, you may notice something a little different.

BR hosts first Ms. Wheelchair Louisiana Pageant

The first Ms. Wheelchair Louisiana Pageant will be hosted in Baton Rouge this Sunday, Feb. 9, at the Baton Rouge Rehabilitation Hospital, 8595 United Plaza Blvd. The ceremonies begin at 2:00 p.m., and public admission is $5.

BR Epicurean Society honors Jay Campbell with lifetime achievement award

Jay Campbell, President and CEO of Associated Grocers, will be the recipient of the Grace ‘Mama’ Marino Lifetime Achievement Award for 2014.

Local woman creates 'Hot Mom Bod' diet to help women lose weight

Leslie Lancaster is a woman with whom many of us moms can relate. She says she put on fifty pounds with both her pregnancies…and ate a ton of whatever she wanted both times.

Lion dances, Kung Fu exhibitions to kick off local Chinese new year celebrations

Chinese Lunar Year 4712, the Year of the Wood Horse, will drum its way into Baton Rouge on Saturday, Feb 1, 2014, and will continue with celebrations throughout the months of February and March.

BREC invites public to grand opening celebration at Highland Road Community Park

If you’ve been stuck inside over the past couple of days because of the Ice Storm, then you might enjoy BREC’s grand opening celebration of the new pavilion and park grounds at Highland Road Community Park on Saturday.

BR business owner donates store to food bank

The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank will be moving to a new location. Albert Fraenkel, a Baton Rouge business owner, has donated his 40 year old furniture store to the food bank.

Poehler, Fey talk Golden Globes

Comedians Amy Poehler and Tina Fey host this year's Golden Globe awards. This is the second year the two have presided over the free-wheeling dinner party and awards show.

Food Network's 'Restaurant: Impossible' takes over BR pizzeria

You might recall Food Network's Chef Robert Irvine and maybe a couple of his head on tactics on the TV reality show 'Restaurant: Impossible.'  He and his team are bringing the lights, cameras, and action down south this winter.