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Tailgate tips from John Besh

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- Football fans across Louisiana are getting geared up for a weekend of tailgating. We caught up with Saints fan and celebrity chef John Besh to find out how he's spicing things up this season.

Fans react at Taste of Tiger Tailgating this weekend

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- The 2011 Taste of Tiger Tailgating kicked off another year of LSU football, and Tiger Nation was out in full force

Breaux Bridge bed and breakfast making it big

BREAUX BRIDGE, La (NBC33) — A Breaux Bridge bed and breakfast is about to get some national attention. Nestled near Lake Martin, the Maison Madeleine Bed and Breakfast is off the beaten path.

Day long festival to mark re-opening of North Gate Tavern

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - A festival like no other is planned for this weekend, and it’s all to mark the grand re-opening of North Gate Tavern.

Red Carpet Road Race takes BR running to new level

It's an idea that started with a New Year’s resolution and a year later has Louisiana runners on the same page.

Renaissance Hotel almost a reality

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Construction is humming along at the Renaissance Hotel on Bluebonnet Boulevard.

WEB EXTRA: Sitdown interview with 'Project Runway' contestant Anthony Ryan Auld

"Project Runway" Season 9 contestant and Louisiana's own Anthony Ryan Auld sat down with Fox44 to discuss his journey from painting as a child to LSU's fashion school.

WEB EXTRA: Belly dancer wows fashion show crowd

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- Last night Forum 35 hosted its second annual “MIXTURE” fashion show. The event is the brain-child of the groups Cultural Diversity Committee.

BR art scene gains a new 'Drip' of entertainment

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- Fine art isn't just for galleries any more, and artists don't just paint in studios.

Forum 35 hosts MIXTURE fashion, culture event

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) – How we display ourselves daily shows a great deal about our background, culture, and unique sense of self. The Baton Rouge-based organization Forum 35 is hosting an event on Thursday, Aug.