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Ruffin Rodrigue helped form backbone of Baton Rouge’s restaurant industry

Those in Baton Rouge’s business community remember the late Ruffin Rodrigue as a larger-than-life figure who loved to celebrate and advocated tirelessly for Louisiana restaurants.

LABI President: Shopping small is critical this holiday season

In a new opinion piece, Louisiana Association of Business and Industry President Stephen Waguespack encourages area residents to support local businesses as the holiday...

Virus roundup …

• The Louisiana Department of Health today reported 1,234 new COVID-19 cases. There were 27 additional deaths reported and hospitalizations from the virus have...

Biden trying to nudge stalled stimulus talks

After six months of congressional deadlock over a stimulus aid bill, the mood in Washington has changed, likely due, in part, to the presidential...

BRAC economic indicators show strong consumer spending

The Baton Rouge Area Chamber has released the latest update to its COVID-19 economic indicator report, which examines and assesses the impact of the...

Bon Carré sold to South Carolina company

Beau Box of Beau Box Commercial Real Estate confirmed the deal to Daily Report but declined to provide additional details. Other sources close to the deal have identified South Carolina-based EdgePWR as the buyer, with Jim La Marche as the involved principal.

Roundup: Disaster declaration / Best place to work / Gasoline prices

Zeta: Gov. John Bel Edwards has requested a Major Disaster Declaration, formally requesting direct assistance to those people and communities impacted by Hurricane Zeta....

Dantin Bruce plans 52-lot infill subdivision by Parkview Baptist Church

Brian Dantin and Ross Bruce, of Dantin Bruce Development, are planning to develop a 52-lot infill subdivision off Sherwood Forest Boulevard and Old Jefferson...

With CEAs signed, $53.6M Bus Rapid Transit system expected to roll out in 2024

State and local officials today executed a series of cooperative endeavor agreements that will allow for the funding and implementation of the Plank-Nicholson Bus...

Jeff Kleinpeter partners on deal to purchase WaterScape Pools

Baton Rouge businessman Jeff Kleinpeter and construction entrepreneur Mike Collins have purchased WaterScape Pools, a local swimming pool construction company.

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