Food and Fun

Restaurants and fans prepare for the Saints' big match-up

The Saints are gearing up for their big match-up against the Miami Dolphins Monday night. In the meantime, restaurants and fans throughout Baton Rouge are getting amped up for the game.

You could soon see a lot more 'Free Little Libraries' pop up around town

A new reading trend is spreading across the country and now it's turning up here at home. They're called "Little Free Libraries."

Competitive flight winners announced during 2013 Louisiana Hot Air Balloon Championship event

– The 2013 Louisiana Hot Air Balloon Championship events in Ascension Parish have come to a close and winners have been announced resulting from the competitive hot air balloon races.

Kids marvel at LSU AgCenter's mystery route through corn maze

Kids of all ages came out to the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens Burden Center to race through a massive corn maze. The maze featured a giant hay hill in the center for kids to climb.

Baton Rouge to participate in free Museum Day

Three Baton Rouge museums will participate in a national event and that means free admission for you.

Historic Saenger Theatre holds grand re-opening following $52 million redevelopment

The historic Saenger Theatre reopened today following a $52 million redevelopment.

Scientists create light-matter like Darth Vader's lightsaber

A beam of light is supposed to shine off into infinity, but when Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker whip out their lightsabers for some spark-flying action, the light blades extrude like stick deodorant and then just stop.

Father, son bond over writing a book together

The dream of writing a book has come true for one father-son duo. They wrote a book together, but to them, it's much more than just words on a page.

Hot Air Balloon Championship gets pilots excited to hit the sky

The sky over Ascension Parish will be filled with colorful hot air balloons this weekend. It's part of the Louisiana Hot Air Balloon Festival and Championship.

Michael J. Fox's triumphant return to TV

For sheer inspirational value, it will be hard to top one of this fall's new TV series, "The Michael J. Fox Show."

Lottery drawings produce $6.9M in winnings in August, scratch-off winners claim $9.6M

From remodeling a kitchen to “putting the money in the bank and waiting for the grandkids to call,” Louisiana Lottery players had big plans for the more than $6.9 million in prizes won during drawings held in August.

Excitement building over two shopping developments in Riverside Landing

Denham Springs is getting ready to annex 18 acres of swampland. The newest addition to the city could become the big shopping mall people there have been waiting for.

Miss Piggy joins Kermit at Smithsonian

Roll out the red carpet: America's favorite prima donna pig is on the way to the Smithsonian.

Oregon man: I found 2 $100 bills in Walmart cookies

An ordinary trip to the grocery store turned out to be anything but for a Salem man who said he bought a box of snickerdoodle cookies from a Walmart store on Saturday.

Burger King snipes at McDonald's with lower-fat fries

Burger King has launched the latest salvo in its French fries war with McDonald's: a new fry that it's billing as a lower-calorie alternative to its fattier rival.