Losing streak continues for Baton Rouge riverboat casinos

Like most of the casinos in the state, Baton Rouge’s trio of riverboat casinos mostly saw revenues decline last month, both compared to September and the year prior. 

Dagostino Pasta expands distribution across Greater New Orleans

Dagostino Pasta Company, the nearly 100-year-old Baton Rouge-based pasta producer, has expanded its distribution across the Greater New Orleans area. 

Plans for Bluebonnet apartment complex deferred amid neighborhood opposition

The Planning Commission deferred until December considering the site plans for a proposed apartment complex on Bluebonnet Boulevard, at the intersection of Burbank Drive. 

Baton Rouge Gallery collaborates with artists on mask program

Since launching its mask program over the summer, the Baton Rouge Gallery Center for Contemporary Art has sent artist-designed facemasks to 33 different states and as far away as Norway and Iceland. 

Baton Rouge Police budget with pay raises goes before Metro Council today

The Metro Council will be briefed later today on a proposed 2021 budget for the Baton Rouge Police Department that would reorganize certain BRPD divisions, eliminate a handful of positions through attrition and change the way some overtime pay is allocated—moves that would ultimately save $1.8 million to fund a 3% across-the-board pay raise for officers

Dsquared boutique expanding into Louisiana with Perkins Rowe shop

A contemporary women's boutique is moving into a 1,320-square-foot space in Perkins Rowe, next to Altar’d State. 

Amid business growth, Geaux Flow IV Spa relocates to Jefferson Highway

After experiencing a surge in business over the past year, Geaux Flow IV Spa has relocated from Coursey Boulevard to the more centrally located Jefferson Highway, with other locations planned for Louisiana in 2021.

EBR commercial property sales jump 57% in October

After the global pandemic brought the market to a screeching halt earlier this year, commercial sales are picking up with the number of sales in East Baton Rouge Parish rising 57% in October from the month prior. 

DR Horton pays $3.3M for 75 lots in southeast Zachary

Texas-based 合约数字货币交易平台_合约交homebuilder DR Horton bought 75 lots in southeast Zachary for a new planned development near Old Weiss and Lower Zachary roads. 

Bardwell 合约数字货币交易平台_合约交homes buys 25 lots in Clark’s Ferry development

Baton Rouge-based 合约数字货币交易平台_合约交homebuilder Scott Bardwell closed on the final 25 lots in the Clark’s Ferry subdivision, at Hoo Shoo Too and Vignes roads. 

Atlanta-based Parker Executive Search tapped to find LSU’s next president

Parker Executive Search will lead the search for LSU’s next president, a committee tasked with filling the position decided at its meeting Friday.

Baton Rouge photographer opens studio, salon suites on Goodwood

Local photographer Aaron Hogan has moved his business Eye Wander Photo into a new building on Goodwood Boulevard, across the street from the Main Library. 



Publisher Endorsements: Choosing leaders for EBR’s future

Publisher Rolfe McCollister gives his endorsements for mayor, the Metro Council and other items on the Dec. 5 runoff election ballot.

JR Ball: Shame on GOP state legislators for that clown show

During the clown show that was the recent special session, state GOP legislators went on a self-aggrandizing spending spree with our taxpayer dollars.

Riegel: More questions than answers on LSU energy deal

Questions abound over whether the LSU Board of Supervisors is looking out for the university or the interests of Jim Bernhard on a proposed energy deal.

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