FOOD & DRINK
Louisiana’s Myrtles Plantation Shares Chilling Photo
The Myrtles Plantation in St. Francisville is known for being one of the most haunted places in the world. A new photo has emerged that makes sure that reputation is still firmly intact. Throughout the years, we've shared quite a few terrifying paranormal photos with you that were taken at...
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Pets Up for Adoption in Baton Rouge, LA
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Baton Rouge.
See when Zara is scheduled to open at the Mall of Louisiana
BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — A long-awaited clothing store is close to opening in the Mall of Louisiana. The Spanish brand, Zara, is headed to Baton Rouge, and a grand opening is almost here. A mall spokesperson, Ali Phillips, said the two-story fashion store is scheduled to open in...
Food trucks, film and Live After Five: 3 things to do in Baton Rouge this weekend
BREC’s Food Truck Frenzy will bring a variety of food trucks to one space, while there will also be vendors, live music and activities for the whole family. The event runs from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at City-Brooks Community Park, 1515 Dalrymple Drive. To register your food truck, visit brec.org.
Looking for a quick bite? Check out Food Truck Frenzy on Saturday
BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Looking to grab a quick bite to eat this weekend? Well, look no further as BREC will be hosting a Food Truck Frenzy from 12-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23. This year’s event will occur at City-Brooks Community Park in Baton Rouge. According to BREC, Food Truck Frenzy will feature food trucks, […]
Corn Maze is back at Burden in October
(09/20/23) BATON ROUGE, La. — Fall is in the air, and the Corn Maze is back at the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden each Saturday in October, and on Sunday, Oct. 8, with all the excitement that you could hope for. The dates for the event are Oct....
Apartment policies send pets to shelter
Companion Animal Alliance, Baton Rouge’s largest nonprofit animal shelter, has been consistently over capacity this year. Some feel a contributor to this issue is the strict restrictions local apartments place on pet ownership. CAA is the only open intake shelter in all of East Baton Rouge Parish, according to...
Invasion of the Apple Snails: Acadiana Faces Rising Threat
The boom in the population of apple snails in Acadiana has drawn attention due to their potential threat to wetlands, crops, and even crayfish feed. Residents are actively looking for efficient methods to rid their properties of these pests. Known for their dramatic damage to aquatic plants, the snails are being seen more due to increased breeding in the warm seasons.
Movies & Music on the Lawn: An Enchanting Fusion of Film, Music, and Community Delights Baton Rouge this Season!
Hey there, party people! Grab your lawn chairs and get ready for a night of cinematic magic and toe-tapping tunes because Movies & Music on the Lawn is back and better than ever! I'm thrilled to invite you to this year's unforgettable events happening right here in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Restaurant already selling beer and wine gets approval for alcohol permit
When Zachary City Council member Brandy Westmoreland recently popped into the new Hot Tails restaurant on La. 19, she was pleased with her experience. The food was great, she said, and she plans to go back soon. But when a staff member offered to take a drink order, Westmoreland was...
Fierce Felines of Rhythm and Roar: Unleashing Dance, Empowering Minds at Fall Fest!
Event Name: Fierce Felines of Rhythm and Roar Performance at Fall Fest. 🎉📣 Attention all dance enthusiasts and supporters of mental health! 🎉📣. Mark your calendars for an electrifying event coming your way! 🗓️ On September 22, the LSU campus will be buzzing with the 🔥 energy of the Fierce Felines of Rhythm and Roar Performance at Fall Fest! 🐾💃
Jude’s Hot Chicken and Shrimp opening near LSU with a simple, spicy menu
Something hot is coming to Burbank Drive courtesy of the Moreaux Restaurant Group, which also owns the local chain Off The Hook. The new concept, Jude’s Hot Chicken and Shrimp, focuses on spicy, fried chicken and shrimp just like the name implies. It will take over the former Off...
Denham Springs barbecue joint puts restaurant and recipes up for sale
Buddy’s BBQ in Denham Springs is up for sale as its owners have decided to pursue a catering venture. Owners Mickey and Lanette Watson announced in a Facebook post on Sunday that they are selling that location. “We have decided to transition our business into a full-service catering company—LoLA...
Down the rabbit hole: With a moody interior and plant-based dishes, this cafe will open soon.
This cafe is not here to serve rabbit food. Though, the mascot is a hare. The Plantry Cafe, set to open in Baton Rouge at the beginning of October, plans to serve modernized plant-based dishes without sacrificing flavor. Think beet ceviche, cashew-based cheese boards and Sunday high tea with biscuits,...
Experience a Symphony of Sound at Baton Rouge Concert Band's Fall Concert!
Get ready Baton Rouge, a symphony of sound is about to sweep through the city! This Sunday, brace yourself for a captivating evening of music and art, as the Baton Rouge Concert Band presents its Fall Concert, "Art through Music".
Outdoors: National Hunting and Fishing Day set for Saturday
Louisiana’s National Hunting and Fishing Day will be held Saturday at four locations across the state, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced. Waddill Wildlife Refuge in Baton Rouge, Woodworth Shooting Range in Woodworth, the Tom Merrill Recreation Area at Bodcau Wildlife Management Area in Haughton and Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Monroe will host this year’s event, sponsored by the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Foundation.
Baton Rouge boutiques to shop for LSU football gameday clothing like shirts, dresses
BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Boutiques are all around Baton Rouge, selling purple and gold clothing and shoes to piece together the perfect LSU football gameday outfit. It’s a southern tradition for women to dress from head to toe in their nicest gameday outfits. From LSU-themed graphic t-shirts, cowboy boots to purple and gold sequined jackets, there are all types of articles of clothing to mix and match to fit your personal style. Don’t forget the accessories! Add a bit a sparkle or choose a statement piece to complete an outfit for tailgating.
A Taste of the Mediterranean: Baton Rouge's 3 Must-Visit Restaurants
This article presents a tour of three enticing Mediterranean restaurants in Baton Rouge. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Experience the Melodic Magic of Music in the Gardens: Baton Rouge's Newest Musical Extravaganza
Prepare to bid farewell to summer in the most melodious way possible with the inaugural "Music in the Gardens" event. This musical extravaganza is set to take place on Thu, Sep 21 from 5pm to 7pm at the beautiful LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden, located at 4560 Essen Ln, Baton Rouge, LA 70809.
Discover Aliveness, Energy, and Joy Through Breathwork Workshop
In the hustle and bustle of our daily lives, we often forget to connect deeply with our own selves. This lack of connection can affect our relationships with our loved ones, our sense of well-being, and our overall happiness. The upcoming workshop, "Aliveness, Energy, and Joy Through Conscious Breathwork," aims to address this very issue.