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11/23/18 by Yvona Ward

Revival of Rouzan

Right now, in Baton Rouge, you can hardly drive to the store and back without seeing at least one sign of the city's constant growth. Between the new shopping centers going up and the road development projects currently underway, it's hard to miss that Baton Rouge is a rapidly evolving place to live. With all of this expansion comes a need for more homes, so it's no wonder we are... More >


10/31/18 by Yvona Ward

Happy Halloween!

Here we are again at that spooky time of year where monsters, ghosts, witches and other ghoulish things come out to play. That's right, it's Halloween , a night where the things that would normally frighten us instead become fuel for costumes, fun, and festivities. For many, however, these frights are very real and they don't only appear on Halloween. So, in the spirit of the holiday, I... More >


10/08/18 by Yvona Ward

How Baton Rouge Does Halloween

Practically every city, big and small, across the U.S. possesses at least a couple haunted house attractions and, more often than not, the residents of those cities will claim that they have one of the scariest haunted houses in the country. Unfortunately for most of those people, they are wrong. The residents of Baton Rouge, however, can proudly say that they really do have one of the... More >


10/01/18 by Yvona Ward

His Royal Highness, Mike the Tiger

Although the humans playing on the LSU football team get a lot of well-deserved credit (especially in a season like this where they are easily holding their # 5 spot in the AP Top 25 rankings ) for the team's success, there is always one member of the school's athletic program who is truly unique. That member is Mike the Tiger. Since 1936, 7 different "Mikes" have... More >


09/07/18 by Yvona Ward

Geaux Tigers - Week One

1-0: Not a Bad Way to Start the Season! With far more questions than they had answers, the Tigers entered this season with a bit of a dark cloud hanging over their heads. The offense had a very new quarterback surrounded by a squad of mostly new starters all trying to adjust to a new strategy under the leadership of a new offensive coordinator, and the defense wasn't exactly... More >


08/14/18 by Yvona Ward

Baton Rouge is Ready For a Rita's

With the unrelenting heat of summer at its peak, I think we could all use a bit of cool news. Well, we got precisely that sort of news last week from Business Report , which announced that Baton Rouge will soon be the home of Louisiana's first and only Rita's Italian Ice shop! In the Northeast, Rita's has been a staple of hot summer nights for over a decade and my two... More >


08/02/18 by Yvona Ward

Top Golf for Baton Rouge

When you think of great golfing destinations, many locations in Florida, the Carolinas, or the West Coast probably come to mind. You may not realize, however, that our own city of Baton Rouge is a bit of a golf mecca itself. In the greater Baton Rouge area alone, there are over 20 different courses, each providing its own unique golfing experience. In addition, Golf Advisor , a site... More >


07/19/18 by Yvona Ward

The Return of Restaurant Week: July 23rd to 28th 2018

It's that time of year once again! A magical time, when you can enjoy a gourmet , three-course meal for less than $40.  I am, of course , referring to Baton Rouge's illustrious Restaurant Week! I'm sure we're all at least somewhat familiar with Restaurant Week but, for those who may not be, it's a week when the best restaurants in Baton Rouge showcase their... More >


07/11/18 by Yvona Ward

3D Printing - Home Construction of the Future?

It appears the future of home construction may have arrived as the new market of 3D-printed homes has come to life in France! A recent article from CNET announced that on June 29 th , a family in France moved into their very own 3D-printed home. The 1022 square foot four bedroom house took less than three days to print but, required another 4 months for builders to construct its doors,... More >


07/09/18 by Yvona Ward

Seaside Comes to Baton Rouge

We've all seen that picturesque, small-town community depicted in so many movies, where homes and local shops are nestled side-by-side, neighbors enjoy friendly chats with one another as they walk about town, and all who visit enjoy the town's warm, relaxed atmosphere. Some of us may even fondly recall a time when we could be part of such a place. Sadly, in the year 2018, these... More >

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