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West Baton Rouge Museum exhibit spotlights women’s tennis fashions through the years

Plaquemine Post South 18 May 2022
Early tennis fashion developed out of the styles and fabrics that were already in use for other popular outdoor activities, such as cricket and croquet. Like the game itself, tennis fashion has seen changes through the years ... Courting Style opens June 18 at West Baton Rouge Museum and runs through August 14.

Taste the world -- no passport necessary

The Advocate 17 May 2022
There's no need to leave Baton Rouge to get a taste of exotic foods from faraway places ... Here are a few local international markets you can visit in Baton Rouge ... to bring Middle Eastern products to Baton Rouge ... Fresh food options are available for purchase, Thursday, May 5, 2022, at Fashion India and Groceries on Coursey Boulevard in Baton Rouge, La.

Our Views: The levees and coastal protection Louisiana needs are finally on the way

The Advocate 08 Apr 2022
Bill Cassidy, R-Baton Rouge, also contains the potential for funding future work to protect Louisiana’s coastline ... Other projects include levees to protect parishes along the river and a floodwater diversion on the Comite-Amite river basin in Baton Rouge.

Hand-held phone ban’ bill ignites debate in the House

Beauregard Daily News 05 Apr 2022
By Allison Kadlubar. LSU Manship School News Service. BATON ROUGE — Lawmakers tangled Monday over whether to create a new set of fines for holding a phone while driving even if the driver is not texting ... Rep ... “I’m not big on voice commands…I prefer the old fashion way of searching it or hitting it,” Rep. Barry Ivey, R-Baton Rouge, said ... .

Flower Festival & Gala for St. Jude blooming on Saturday

The Advocate 01 Apr 2022
Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The family-friendly event takes place Saturday and Sunday at Pointe-Marie Village and Town Square, 14200 River Road, near L’Auberge Hotel & Casino, Baton Rouge. Guests are encouraged to wear their most lavish floral fashion ... Jude ... Saturday. 9 a.m. to noon ... Noon to 4 p.m. ... Dress in galactic and floral-themed fashion ... .

'Hand-held phone ban' bill ignites debate in the House

Houma Today 31 Mar 2022
BATON ROUGE—Lawmakers tangled Monday over whether to create a new set of fines for holding a phone while driving even if the driver is not texting ... Mike Huval, R-Breaux Bridge, said ... Rep ... “I’m not big on voice commands…I prefer the old fashion way of searching it or hitting it,” Rep. Barry Ivey, R-Baton Rouge, said ... .

'Is It Cake?' show now on Netflix; Look for Louisiana's Nina Charles (and her shoes!)

The Advocate 18 Mar 2022
... in the first episode, audiences won't see Charles at work in the kitchen until the second episode, "Phony Fashion." ... Each week we'll highlights the best eats and events in metro Baton Rouge.

Around Zachary for Feb. 23, 2022

The Advocate 22 Feb 2022
The East Baton Rouge Master Gardener Association will present talks on raised bed gardening with Louisiana Master Gardener Lyn Hakeem and native flowering shrubs by Louisiana Master Gardener Bob Dillemuth at 5.30 p.m., March 24 at the Zachary Branch of the East Baton Rouge Parish Library, 1900 Church St., Zachary.

Tailored suits fit for a spy: Baton Rouge native's menswear collection debuts at New York ...

The Advocate 07 Feb 2022
The Baton Rouge native is already making a name for herself as the first Black female tailored menswear designer at New York Fashion Week, which opens Feb ... The Baton Rouge native will be the only Black female designer from the United States showing a menswear line at New York Fashion Week, which begins Feb.

Plenty of distractions during redistricting

Daily Comet 02 Feb 2022
But make no mistake — mapmaking isn’t the only task at hand for lawmakers ... Members of the Black Caucus want answers, too ... This week alone there are 18 different lawmakers holding fundraisers in Baton Rouge ... Let’s hope all of the various distractions in Baton Rouge won’t keep lawmakers from accomplishing these tasks in a timely fashion. .

Lanny Keller: If you want a bridge, you have to pay to play, with the ...

The Advocate 27 Jan 2022
John Bel Edwards’ plan for a new bridge over the Mississippi River at Baton Rouge ... And that’s why, if you’re a no-more-than-ordinarily jealous legislator from outside the Baton Rouge area, it is a must-do project that must be done in more or less the fashion that Edwards has proposed.

Our Views: Good news on roads, but federal funding only covers so many bridges

The Advocate 23 Jan 2022
We're not called the Bayou State for nothing. But lots of bayous means lots of bridges. And a lot of them are pretty old ... The new program is one that comes from the giant infrastructure repair bill passed by Congress last year ... Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-Baton Rouge, a key vote in the Senate who helped to fashion a bill favorable to Louisiana’s needs ... .

Our Views: Don't make schools' situations worse with "sick out" protests

The Advocate 14 Jan 2022
But we believe the dishonest "sick out" by some members of the Baton Rouge Association of Educators was not the way to challenge the schools' administrators during a serious situation ... of the East Baton Rouge Parish system reported.

Pastor Tony Spell's lawsuit over Gov. John Bel Edwards COVID restrictions dismissed again

The Advocate 13 Jan 2022
U.S. District Judge Brian Jackson in Baton Rouge said the lawsuit by Tony Spell seeking an order blocking the restrictions is moot because the restrictions expired long ago ... Rev ... A federal judge in Baton Rouge has reaffirmed that Gov. John Bel Edwards has the authority to fashion "reasonable restrictions" on religious a… ... .

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 ...

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