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Strip retail centers are booming in Baton Rouge

Don’t tell these strip center owners—with properties filled with restaurants, grocery stores, local shops and fitness centers—that brick-and-mortar retail is dying.

Alford: No deadlines from the Legislature sidelines

As many of us already know from Schoolhouse Rock! and hopefully civics courses, bills are important to the legislative process because they have the...

It’s home sweet office for a growing number of remote workers

Remote working has its ups and downs, but it’s gaining in popularity and is a trend that’s here to stay in Baton Rouge—for now.

Why aren’t more concerts callin’ Baton Rouge?

It’s not just big-name music acts as the Raising Cane’s River Center—with a theater, an arena and an exhibition hall—continues to underwhelm.
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Publisher: New school superintendent must be ‘the best’

The search for a new superintendent of East Baton Rouge Parish public schools must focus on but one criteria: Who is the best leader for the job?

Business acclaim: The 2020 Baton Rouge Business Awards and Hall of Fame honorees

The 2020 Baton Rouge Business Awards and Hall of Fame honors four area business leaders and two homegrown companies that embraced risk-taking on the journey to success.

Charlie D’Agostino: 2020 Baton Rouge Business Hall of Fame inductee

The Baton Rouge native and LSU graduate has had a diverse business career but the constant of Charlie D’Agostino has been his leadership and likability.

Peggy Scott: 2020 Baton Rouge Business Hall of Fame inductee

Peggy Scott’s record of success proves nothing is impossible, including the shattering of the corporate glass ceiling.

John D’Angelo: 2020 Baton Rouge Businessperson of the Year

Patience pays off: Slowing down and taking an analytical approach has helped John D'Angelo grow Investar Bank into a regional power.

Craig Gehring: 2020 Baton Rouge Young Businessperson of the Year

Mastering success: Helping all students make attending college a reality is Craig Gehring's philosophy behind MasteryPrep.