Making homework ‘fun and cool’

Offering a variety of teaching and tutoring services, Studyville is finding success with personalized service in a space where students enjoy learning.
Baton Rouge pay raise

Baton Rouge raising the salary stakes for city-parish employees

East Baton Rouge Parish Mayor Sharon Weston Broome has proposed the first across-the-board pay raise for city-parish employees since 2015, plus additional raises for police following two pay bumps last year. Can Baton Rouge afford it?
Bernhard Capital Partners

‘We are in the business of being essential’

Bernhard Capital Partners, ranking among the 300 largest private equity funds in the world, has its sights set on utility privatization but finding government partners is proving challenging—and controversial.
tort reform

Insurance Commissioner Donelon seeks state funding to lure property insurers

Lawmakers this year created, but did not fund, an incentive program meant to lure more property insurance companies to write policies in Louisiana. 

Fat Cow on Highland closes after 11 years

Fat Cow Burgers and Salads on Highland Road just south of LSU has permanently closed after about 11 years in business, according to an internet search and a post on one of the restaurant’s...

Local restaurants feeling squeezed by cost increases

Zippy’s Burritos, Tacos & More owner Neal Hendrick says the restaurant is “getting squeezed” by higher costs for food, fuel and other operating expenses. 

Smalls Sliders gets capital investment as it prepares to expand franchising 

Smalls Sliders today announced it has secured an equity investment from 10 Point Capital, a firm that specializes in franchising.   

Baton Rouge chiropractor helps track athletes shine at world championships

Jonathan Hymel has been the chiropractor for LSU athletics for about 12 years. He returned this week from the world track-and-field championships in Eugene, Oregon, where he witnessed elite athletic performances by current and former LSU athletes.

JR Ball: Life in Jeff Landry’s Louisiana

Jeff Landry, our wannabe governor, has a message for any resident—or any city official—who doesn't think the way he does: Get the hell out of Louisiana.

McCollister: Gov. Edwards is still wrong on school choice

Vetoes by Gov. John Bel Edwards makes clear he supports teacher unions and the status quo over improved education and what's in the best interest of children.

Viewpoint: Being a beautiful city is a decision you make

Opinion: By only blaming residents for littering we ignore how the waste hauling industry is contributing to our growing problem.

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Get tickets now for the Louisiana Business Symposium, honoring the Top 100 Private Companies

Join Business Report in honoring the 2022 Top 100 Private Companies in the Capital Region. The Louisiana Business Symposium is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 4, at...

Bestselling author Jon Gordon talks about ‘The Power of Positive Leadership’ on the 21st Century Business Forum July 13

Looking to up your positive leadership? Needing a way to improve communication among your team? Join us on July 13 as Jon Gordon dives...

Deadline for Forty Under 40 nominations is today

Beginning June 7, Business Report will begin accepting nominations for its annual Forty Under 40 awards program. Each year, the magazine spotlights and honors rising...

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