What’s New, Mr. Baton Rouge?

By: Hunter Odom

Need a reason for a study break? You’re in luck. November is jam-packed with events across the city that are sure to guide us away from our outlines and textbooks, starting with DIG’s annual Holiday Cocktail Competition on November 9th. Located at the Renaissance Hotel, from 6-9 pm, patrons will be given the opportunity to sample unique, seasonal cocktails prepared by BR’s top mixologists from 25 local bars and restaurants. The event also includes delicious food provided by the Renaissance Hotel, live music, a photo booth, and chances to win holiday prizes. (more…)

What’s New, Mr. Baton Rouge? – Getting “Live After 5”

By: Hunter Odom

Fall is one of my favorite seasons in Baton Rouge. With football in the air, leaves changing, and temperatures soon to be in decline, now is the time to be outside marinating in this fantastic weather. One way to do so is to head downtown on Friday evenings and enjoy the “Live After 5” concert series. From 5- 8pm at Repentance Park (on the riverside of City Hall next to the Old State Capitol), Live After 5 offers free live music and access to several food and beer vendors. (more…)

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