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Southdowns Parade to close parts of Stanford Avenue, Perkins Road

In addition to the Southdowns Neighborhood residential streets that will be closed for the Southdowns Mardi Gras Parade, portions of Stanford Avenue and Perkins Road will also be closed to traffic Friday evening, Feb. 8.

Big Baton Rouge weekend set for Super Bowl, Mardi Gras celebrations

Baton Rouge kicks off a weekend of Super Bowl fan events and Mardi Gras parades for visitors and locals alike on Feb. 1 in Town Square.

Super Bowl coin toss could allow you to win a free pizza

Last year, millions of Papa John’s Papa Rewards loyalty program members flipped over winning a free large Papa John’s pizza when by popular vote they correctly called the coin toss for Super Bowl XLVI.

Let the good times roll! First parades set for this weekend in BR

Baton Rouge Krewes are gearing up for the first weekend of parades in the Capital City. Starting Saturday, the Krewe of Jupiter and the Mystic Krewe of Mutts will transform downtown Baton Rouge into a Mardi Gras hotspot!

Cakes become King of the city during Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras season is known for the parties, costumes and of course the King Cakes!

New Hard Rock Cafe features New Orleans' legendary musicians

The Hard Rock Cafe has been a fixture on Decatur Street in New Orleans for 25 years, but is now calling Bourbon Street home.

2013 regulations set for New Orleans Mardi Gras parades

If your weekend plans include heading to New Orleans for Mardi Gras, you might want to take a look at the following regulations. The following list was issued by the New Orleans Police Department and will begin on Friday, Jan. 25.

Baton Rouge designer Anthony Ryan Auld wins ‘Project Runway All Stars’

Baton Rouge designer Anthony Ryan Auld is the winner of the Lifetime series “Project Runway All Stars.”

Anthony Ryan Auld to reveal new collection at ‘All Stars’ finale event

Tonight is a big night for Baton Rouge designer Anthony Ryan Auld as he will learn if his second chance is going to pay off.

2013 Jazz Fest headliners announced: Billy Joel, Maroon 5, Willie Nelson

Billy Joel, Maroon 5, Willie Nelson, Fleetwood Mac and Daryl Hall and John Oates are among the acts headlining this year's New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.