D.A. meets with OLOL over audit in Funes case

East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore met with officials at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center this morning to review the findings of an independent audit into the alleged embezzlement...

Hwy 55 Diner opening on Ben Hur Road

Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes & Fries, a retro-themed diner chain out of South Carolina, is opening its first Louisiana restaurant on Monday next to the Rotolo’s Craft and Crust at the corner of Ben...

Detente between state, LSU AgCenter over medical marijuana grower

Tensions appear to have eased between state Commissioner of Agriculture Mike Strain and the LSU AgCenter over its growing partner in the state’s upstart medical marijuana program, GB Sciences of Louisiana. Though Strain publicly accused...

City Pork owner opening Creole-inspired restaurant in Perkins Rowe

Rouj Creole, a Creole-inspired restaurant, is planning to open in Perkins Rowe in mid-May. The restaurant will operate in the 5,735-square-foot space that was formerly occupied by Applebee’s, next to Orvis. Behind the concept is...
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Environmental report on Baton Rouge I-10 widening delayed until summer

While originally set to be released in December, the final environmental assessment report for the proposed widening of Interstate 10 through Baton Rouge won’t be released until summer, Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development...

Anthem Bank relocating to Perkins Road

In an effort to expand its Baton Rouge footprint, Anthem Bank plans to relocate its local branch this summer from Jefferson Highway to Perkins Road, filling the 3,500-square-foot space vacated by IberiaBank. Anthem Bank paid...

Dyson House to bring listening room to Zeeland Street Market

The Dyson House Listening Room, which sold its Jefferson Highway property late last year, will officially live on in Baton Rouge at a new venue—Zeeland Street Market. Dyson House will host its first live...

Former Regents chair calls for Alexander to resign amid multiple LSU scandals

The former head of Louisiana’s higher education board is calling for the resignation of LSU President King Alexander. In an opinion blog piece posted online March 15, Richard Lipsey, who served as chairman of the...

Alford: What’s up with Louisiana’s medical marijuana?

If you follow health care news or if you’re interested in government’s intersection with commerce...
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JR Ball: Big cities, like Baton Rouge, are a financial mess, too

The prospect, bluntly stated in my last column, of allowing Louisiana’s insolvent small towns to...
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Riegel: A new way to redevelop north Baton Rouge?

Can you redevelop north Baton Rouge one house at a time? Armed with an ambitious business...

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