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Bluebonnet Parc listing reveals investor insight into market

The recent listing of the Bluebonnet Parc retail center, which is adjacent to the Mall of Louisiana and visible from Interstate 10, offers insight into what investors and real estate brokers think about the viability of the local market.

800 more department stores in US expected to close in next five years

Department stores, once a middle-class mainstay of convenience and indulgence, had been spiraling downward long before the pandemic turbocharged online shopping and helped tip...

Pandemic shipping delays, product scarcity could last through summer

When the COVID-19 crisis first hit, demand plummeted for Romy Taormina's flagship product, a band that travelers wear on their wrists to ease nausea....

Suiting 101 aims to help students dress for success

It’s probably safe to say that many of us watched our usual grooming habits fly out the window this past year. Why wear a...

Fed estimates fewer businesses failed during pandemic than feared

The economic toll from the COVID-19 pandemic has been tough to measure, but new estimates from the Federal Reserve suggest it wasn’t as bad...

Roundup: Capsized vessel / Construction starts / ExxonMobil

Rescue effort: Divers searching for oil industry workers on a capsized liftboat prepared to enter the overturned vessel today, a rescue effort complicated by...

Pennington rolls out new logo and look as part of rebranding, marketing effort

The Pennington Biomedical Research Center is launching a major rebranding and marketing campaign aimed at raising awareness of obesity and the work the center is doing to address it.

BREC steps up opposition to legislation that would split up parks

BREC is stepping up its opposition to a bill by Sen. Bodi White, R-Central, that would break up the parish parks system and create three new smaller agencies to run parks and recreation in the cities of Central and Zachary and in the prospective city of St. George once it is incorporated.

Charter operator to begin air service between Baton Rouge and Gulf Shores this summer

Baton Rouge Metro Airport is getting a new direct air service to the beach this summer through charter operator Ultimate Jetcharters, according to a...

Dream Tart Desserts bakery offers flavorful, custom-designed creations

For Misbah Ullah, 2021 has already been a busy year. In February, she turned her baking hobby into a career. Ullah noticed cream tarts rising...