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See what women's clothing retailer is moving into Perkins Rowe

The Advocate 23 Jul 2021
Free People, a retailer that specializes in women’s clothing inspired by vintage fashions of the 1960s and 1970s, is set to open its first Baton Rouge store ...

The Story Behind Gossip Girl’s Epic Christopher John Rogers Show

Vogue 12 Jul 2021
If this sounds like the typical scene at a hot-ticket show at New York Fashion Week, you’re not wrong ... “Being someone who watched the show originally in Baton Rouge, with hopes of moving to New York in order to start a career in fashion, to now having a show within that same show—it’s really special.

Bette Gene Simpson Wilson

Ogden Standard-Examiner 12 Jul 2021
Bette Gene Simpson Wilson ... She married George A ... Wilson of Hooper, Utah who came to see her every day ... She served in the LDS Baton Rouge, Louisiana Mission, and worked at W.S. Butler Tailoring Mills and modeled all the new fashions, she also worked at Mollerup Van and Storage Co., DDO, Hill A.F.B., and Matrix Marketing where she received many awards.

7 ways to celebrate the Fourth of July in Baton Rouge: parade, pirates, fireworks, music ...

The Advocate 29 Jun 2021
Fireworks over the Mississippi River will once again be part of Baton Rouge's Fourth of July celebration in 2021 ... Baton Rouge Concert Band concert ... Sponsored by The Baton Rouge Clinic and presented by Visit Baton Rouge, the display will be accompanied by a live telecast on WBRZ+,, and WBRZ News 2’s Facebook page.

Stories to tell: Exhibit showcases wedding gowns through the years and the history surrounding them

The Advocate 11 Jun 2021
One look at the gorgeous wedding gowns and the stories start to flow. And Debbie Littlefield loves to hear them. Those memories are part of the reason she started collecting old wedding dresses in the first place ... Irma Blvd., in Gonzales ... She earned a degree in fashion merchandising and worked as a buyer for Goudchaux's department store in Baton Rouge.

Brazos Valley Bombers win home opener over Baton Rouge

The Bryan Eagle 04 Jun 2021
The Bombers walked off a 3-2 victory over the Baton Rouge Rougarou on Thursday night at Edible Field without putting a ball in play during the ninth inning. Baton Rouge reliever Nate Kujawski hit the first batter with the first pitch of the bottom of the ninth ... Griggs relieved and walked Baton Rouge’s Reagan Paulina to load the bases.

The Story Next Door: Linda Van Powell

Lebanon Express 02 Jun 2021
Powell attended a private fashion school in Portland for a year after high school ... They moved to Baton Rouge so Lee could study landscape architecture at Louisiana State University ... While in Baton Rouge, Linda Van Powell worked in broadcast television, at a men’s fashion store and as an administrative assistant at a psychiatric hospital.

Foote: Way-too-early look at UL softball prospects for 2022 season

The Advocate 29 May 2021
It’s almost silly in college athletics these days to even try to look ahead at the prospects of next season shortly after a season ends ... One year after UL’s 2020 softball season came to an abrupt ending due to the coronavirus shutdown, the 2021 campaign ended in disappointing fashion in the finals of the Baton Rouge Regional ... .

Smiley: You never call them by their name

The Advocate 19 May 2021
"Reading about food fights in your column," says Everett Powers, of Baton Rouge, "reminds me of one I was in years ago at a summer camp in Wisconsin, where I was a canoe trip guide ... Michael DeFelice, of Baton Rouge, was kind enough to send me an Old Fashion recipe from Harold Bahlinger (of the Kornmeyer's furniture store family).

Smiley: The 'launch your lunch' movement

The Advocate 12 May 2021
Rick Marshall, of Baton Rouge, offers this for our Nostalgia Corner. ... Ruby's, under Baton Rouge's Perkins Road overpass, had the 'Big Bertha,' a half-pound of freshly ground beef, fully dressed." ... Madden, of Baton Rouge, says, "With the demolition of Cortana Mall, a lot of folks keep talking about Bon Marche being the first mall in Baton Rouge.

Forbes Under 30 Europe 2021: These Impact-Driven Startups Are Changing The World

Forbes 08 Apr 2021
By the time Christopher John Rogers won the prestigious CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund award in November, the 26-year-old Baton Rouge native had already dressed Michelle Obama, Lizzo, Rihanna and Cardi B ... .

On the area arts and cultural scene

The Advocate 27 Mar 2021
This exhibit features works with an Audubon theme by association members. It runs through June 1. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m ... All events are free.The West Baton Rouge Museum, 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen, will host "Eggstravaganza," an old-fashioned spring celebration in partnership with the West Baton Rouge Parish Library from 2 p.m ... St ... .

Boyfriend accused of killing woman in front of her sleeping 5-year-old daughter

The Grio 23 Mar 2021
Raemel Richardson was reportedly shot in her car in Baton Rouge, and her body was found by a group of children about 40 miles away ... Jonathan Bryant, 35, allegedly shot Richardson, 31, in a domestic violence incident in Baton Rouge. He was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on charges of second-degree murder and illegal use of a weapon.

ExxonMobil contractor fired after displaying noose to coworker

Fox31 Denver 24 Feb 2021
BATON ROUGE, La ... Hillar Moore, district attorney for East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, said no charges have been filed against the unidentified worker ... “We believe these incidents do not reflect the culture of our larger Baton Rouge workforce ... ExxonMobil Baton Rouge Public & Government Affairs Manager.

Father of BR native who designed Kamala Harris' Inauguration Day dress proud of son's 'historic' work

The Advocate 21 Jan 2021
The father of the Baton Rouge native who designed Kamala Harris’ dress for Wednesday’s inauguration said watching the vice president take the oath of office in a purple dress his son designed is one of the proudest moments of his life ... “This is something that was raised right here in this community in Baton Rouge.”.

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