Dear Smiley: I have lived in the Baton Rouge/Zachary area my whole life, except for four college years in Hammond.
Water buffalo are not typical farm animals in West Feliciana Parish. But then Sarah Roland's farm isn't exactly typical.
At least two Louisiana notables made the guest list for entertainer Snoop Dogg's 50th birthday bash on Wednesday night.
It may be fall, but Mardi Gras got off to a royal start at the Oct. 16 announcement party for Victoria’s newly minted royal court.
Daniel Silvas is the dining room manager at Prejean's; he’s been there since a new owner revamped both the building and the menu. He’s in charge of everything that is front of house, and yes, he is most definitely a people-person.
Whether you like your Halloween fun and festive, terrifying and twisted, a party for the kids or one for your four-legged friends, there's an event in the Baton Rouge area for everyone over the next several days.
Louisiana's Laine Hardy returns home this weekend for a Saturday show at the Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite.
Smalls Sliders, the hyper-focused cheeseburger slider drive-thru concept backed by Walk-On’s founder Brandon Landry and former NFL Quarterback Drew Brees, broke ground on a second Baton Rouge location in the Bluebonnet Village Shopping Center at 7…
Baton Rouge Gallery – center for contemporary art is collaborating with Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport to bring the work of roughly two dozen Louisiana-based artists to the airport.
If you've ever watched a cooking competition on television, at some point a contestant is going to try to make risotto, even though he or she knows they don't have enough time.
Fruits and vegetables are the stars of Louisiana Public Broadcasting's new digital-first series, "Louisiana Harvest of the Month."
Youngsville native Olivia Savoie’s love of history, storytelling and the rich lives of the elderly has blossomed into Raconteur Story Writing Services, a life story writing business where clients become like family and everyone’s story is worth telling.
New Iberia’s 11th Annual Beneath the Balconies will return to East Main Street on Sunday after a two-year absence because of the pandemic.
After two years of virtual events, it looks like Festival International de Louisiane will return in person for 2022.
Halloween is coming, and along with it are celebrations for the 10th anniversary of the Acadiana Vinyl Haul in Lafayette. On Sunday, vinyl collectors will gather at Blue Moon Saloon in downtown Lafayette, from 2 to 6 p.m.
Tea drinkers seem to have better organized brain regions, which is associated with healthy cognitive function, according to a study led by Professor Feng Lei, of the National University of Singapore.
The USS Kidd Veterans Museum, 305 S. River Road, with Rhorer Mutual Industries, is hosting the traveling exhibit, “Wheels of War,” through Jan. 2. Developed by the Union Pacific Railroad Museum, the exhibit provides a brief history of wartime rail…
When my friend David D’Aquin texted me around 10 a.m. Sunday morning, he asked what I had going on. Having just finished one semester of grad school two days earlier and about to start a new semester the next day, I told him that it was my first d…
New Orleans bandleader, composer and Oscar and Emmy-winning musician Jon Batiste is making his "Austin City Limits" debut.
As education gets more and more high-tech, several local schools have gone back to basics. And it doesn’t get more basic than dirt.
Ravis K. Martinez is a girl dad, consultant, strategist and business owner. He served in the Marines, and was the student body president at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Currently working on a doctoral degree alongside his more than fu…
Due to Hurricane Ida, I've heard from a number of readers who missed papers at the end of August. Our Aug. 30 story by Ronnie Stutes was so enjoyable I'm repeating it for those folks.
L D Sledge, 86, is a veteran, retired attorney, cancer survivor, writer, poet, artist, chef and native Louisiana son. Now he adds cookbook author to his resume with the publication of "Cajun Delectables."
Robert Carriker, founder of Lafayette’s annual boudin cook-off, first explored his connection with food when he was in Italy, back in 1988.
Last year at this time, COVID-19 cases were on the rise and there were questions about how to safely celebrate Halloween. This year, cases and hospitalizations in Acadiana are on a steep decline and even the nation's top infectious disease expert,…
What is it about potatoes, pasta and rice that makes them so crave-worthy? But modern nutrition science tells us that too many refined carbohydrates are not great for our bodies, especially when combined with high-fat and high-sodium ingredients l…
Most homes have at least one of these, by default — not by choice. A boring, frameless, builder-grade bathroom mirror sadly comes standard in almost every apartment and house.
When I was a kid visiting my grandmother Mae Anders at her country home outside Gloster, Mississippi, she would sit on her front porch and wave at folks who drove down the gravel road.