Food and Fun

Ruffino's Restaurant hosts 'Sclafani Smackdown' cook-off and class

"I don't have to think about who the best chef is, I know I'm going to win," said Ruffino's Restaurant owner, Peter Sclafani III.

La. Lottery announce Mega Millions game enhancements begin Oct. 19

On Saturday, Oct. 19, the multistate game Mega Millions will undergo enhancements designed to create larger jackpots and more millionaires, according to the Louisiana Lottery.

Read this story or we give away the ending

Did you hear what happens in "Gravity," the Sandra Bullock-George Clooney film that opened over the weekend? Oh, sorry. SPOILER ALERT. How about the way that "Breaking Bad" ende --

Former LSU students debut 'King of Herrings' at New Orleans Film Festival

Some former LSU students are in the Big Easy this week for the debut of their feature film at the New Orleans film festival...

Baton Rouge Zoo to host Boo at the Zoo 2013

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo will host its 17th annual in-house Boo at the Zoo on October 19, 20, 26 and 27.

Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre presents Ailey II for one night only

 The Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre will host Ailey II of New York City on Sunday, October 20, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. at the River Center Theatre for the Performing Arts.

Warhol classics expected to fetch a lot of green at auctions

Two Andy Warhol masterpieces are expected to sell for more than $100 million combined when they go up for auction next month in New York.

East Baton Rouge Public Library hosts 13th Annual Attic Treasures Event

Local and regional collection specialists will identify and evaluate heirlooms, collectibles and treasures today from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Jones Creek Regional Branch locates at 6222 Jones Creek Road.

Lt. Gov. Dardenne sends 657 lbs of La. baseball gear to France

In an effort to share culture and strengthen tourism ties, including sports initiatives, Lt.

Andouille Festival set to return to LaPlace after 2012 cancelation due to Isaac

A decades old tradition is back in LaPlace this year after being interrupted by Hurricane Isaac.

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Recycling Road Show set for Saturday, October 5 in Ascension Parish

The Ascension Parish Recycling Road Show will be held Saturday, October 5, 2013 at the Wal-Mart store in Prairieville. A recycling vehicle will be stationed in the parking lot from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. 

Vitamin B? Why beer is good for your health

I do likes me a cold one on a hot summer day, and a fall ball game just isn't the same without an ale in my hand.

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."