Around Town

‘Honey-badger’ is now the fastest selling drink in town

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — A shot of Jack Daniels honey whiskey, and a pint of locally brewed Tin Roof beer, mixed together is making for the hottest new drink in town.

Two nights, two great pre-game parties

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- The BCS Championship game may not happen until Monday, but the parties will start this weekend. All the way from the Red Stick to the Big Easy, Tiger fans will have their fill of pre-game events.

New Year's Eve event guide

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — The end is only the beginning. As another year passes by, it’s time to celebrate. Below are some of the many events happening in the Baton Rouge and surrounding area for New Year’s Eve.

Bonfires on the levee get permits to continue tradition

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — It’s Christmas Eve, but one Louisiana Eve tradition was close to being canceled. Fortunately, the permits were granted today, so the event will go on.

Pull out your tacky Christmas sweater for a downtown ‘Boogie’ night

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — Twice a week the Hollywood Casino in downtown Baton Rouge goes retro. That’s because the place opened up a new club called Boogie Nights.

Christmas display in Central is set to holiday music

Christmas lights are up and glowing on homes all across the Capitol area, but one display really caught our attention.

NOPD horse dancing on Bourbon St; video goes viral

NEW ORLEANS, LA (FOX8) - It is not surprising to see someone dancing to a brass band on Bourbon Street.

BRPD brings 200 gifts to local elementary school

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — The Baton Rouge Police Department adopted an entire school for the first time this year. They brought gifts for all of the 200 students at Polk Elementary school, and ten of them even got bikes.

New film festival hopes to spotlight local talent

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — The finishing touches are being put together for a new local film festival. It's called third street film fest, and it will happen on Friday, Dec. 30.

Will Ferrell to reign as Bacchus XXIV for 2012

NEW ORLEANS, LA (FOX44) — Mardi Gras season is right around the corner and the announcements are beginning to roll in regarding who will serve as the Kings and Queens for various Krewes.