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Design: David E. Roberts Center for Economic Development

Owner: Baton Rouge Area Chamber Architect: WHLC Architecture Contractor: Milton J. Womack Cost: $3.5 million Completed: August 2018 Use: Headquarters of the Baton Rouge Area Chamber and a resource for the...
disabilities

Hiring those with disabilities isn’t charity, it’s good business

Any time Bet-R Neighborhood Market owner Cliff Boulden has a job opening, he tries to hire a person with an intellectual or developmental disability—not...
River District Nicholson Corridor

The unfulfilled infill promise of The River District

The long expanse of land straddling oak-lined Nicholson Drive is by now supposed to be a vibrant, mixed-use development, not only linking LSU to...
Baton Rouge Youth Coalition

Spielfogel: Aunt Becky isn’t the real college scandal

I didn’t need a “Full House” character to show me the college admissions deck is stacked. For seven years I have been the executive...

Stop wasting time, and money, on unproductive meetings

Too many meetings. And unproductive meetings at that. What's a company to do? A recent survey of more than 3,000 U.S. employees by Salary.com found...
Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur: Andrea Leyerle

JUST A SPOONFUL Nine years ago, Andrea Leyerle was a stay-at-home mother of three young children who was interested in living a more self-sufficient lifestyle....
Executive Spotlight David Facey

Executive Spotlight: David Facey

Position: CEO and president Company: SellSwipe Inc. Age: 28 Family: Father of two, Naomi, 9, and Ahren, 5 Hometown: Chicago Education: Baton Rouge Magnet High School; B.S. in Finance from...
JR Ball taxes

JR Ball: Louisiana voters deserve taxing truth this election

U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham and Baton Rouge businessman Eddie Rispone—the two Republican’s vying to become governor—are wrong: Taxes in Louisiana are not too high. Say...
Stephanie Riegel Crawford House

Riegel: Crawford House faces uncertain future

Earlier this year, I wrote about the demolition of the mid-century modern house on South Acadian Thruway that had been the home of C.B....
Aesthetic medicine baton rouge

Perfection quest: Aesthetic medicine is big in Baton Rouge

Gordy Rush has an image to keep up. As a businessman and media personality reporting from the LSU football sidelines, he’s accustomed to having his...

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