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Provisions on Perkins closes

Provisions on Perkins announced in a Facebook post on Monday that it was closing its doors for good. The restaurant opened in September 2018 in the...

Pelican to Mars aims to open on Government St. soon

Pelican to Mars is a pet-friendly, space age themed, neighborhood bar opening soon on Government Street. photo source: Pelican to Mars Baton Rouge...

City Roots Coffee Bar opens in Electric Depot

On Tuesday, City Roots Coffee Bar became the second vendor to open in Electric Depot, the revitalization of an old Entergy site on Government at 15th...

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Shop Local: SFT pop up comes to Perkins Rowe

SFT, a t-shirt brand based in Baton Rouge that celebrates everyday southern style, will open its inaugural pop up shop this holiday season. The shop (called The Sweet Baton Rouge Local Pop Up) will be located in Perkins...

Opening: Voodoo Lounge

Sending you some good juju on a Monday morning. Three months after Lava Cantina downtown closed their doors, Voodoo Lounge is opening in the space. According to The Business Report, Voodoo Lounge is a bar and nightclub...

So long, Somos Bandidos

The taco shop has officially closed the doors of their downtown business after two years. According to The Business Report, Somos Bandidos owner Pat Fellows notified the Downtown Development District just a few weeks...

New app SellSwipe launched in Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge local David Facey launched his new app in the Capital City and it’s about to make your life MUCH easier. Facey began the creation of SellSwipe when he couldn’t find a flower store near him right...

Amazon filling over 200 virtual jobs

Yes, virtual as in work-from-home in your pj’s. Amazon has announced that they are hiring for over 200 positions, both location specific and totally virtual. Positions range from sales, management, customer...

Crawfish. Ettouffee. King. Cake.

The DIG Team had the pleasure to trying Stinky’s Fish Camp’s newest feature…and the results are AMAZING. Crawfish Ettoufee King Cake is now available at Stinky’s and if the name itself...

Chick-fil-a making the move to LSU

According to The Advocate, Chick-fil-a bought a 1.5 acre plot on the corner of Burbank and Ben Hur. The Atlanta-based fast food chain will open their new Baton Rouge restaurant near the upcoming Rouse’s across...

Brew Ha-Ha! opening second location

The popular Mid-City coffee shop is set to open its second location in Willow Grove this fall. According to The Business Report, Brew Ha-Ha! owner Gabby Loubiere says that local coffee shops haven’t really made it...

Closing: Sam’s Club at Cortana

Sam’s Club locations across the nation are suddenly closing, including BR’s Cortana location. According to The Advocate, the store closed suddenly earlier today (January 11th). This is one of many locations...

Coming Down: Slinky’s bar to close next month

Popular Chimes Street bar Slinky’s will shut its doors in the next couple of months, according to owner Pamela Sandoz. The Advocate reported earlier this week that the building Slinky’s occupies is up for...

Report: Bitcoin mining is cheap in Louisiana

The cryptocurrency Bitcoin is in the news because of its skyrocketing price among tech investors. Now a new report says those dedicated to “mining” the unregulated digital currency could help curb their...

Zachary to get ‘Lit’

The fired-up pizza franchise ‘Lit Pizza’ is adding a new location in Zachary next summer. The build-your-own pizza fast casual restaurant will be part of the Villages of Americana neighborhood development...

Report: Gap to close at Mall of Louisiana

Once the holiday shopping is done, so will be the Gap at Mall of Louisiana. The retail chain said the closing will take place Jan. 26, according to The Advocate. It’s part of a move to refocus on Gap Inc.’s...

BRAC touts Red Stick’s gaming cred

Football isn’t all that Baton Rouge wants to be known for these days, and business leaders in the city-parish are saying “game on” to more tech development. In a recent guest article for VentureBeat...

AirBnB now splitting rental costs

Organizing a big holiday trip with lots of people just got a bit easier. AirBnB will now let multiple people cover the cost of a single visit on their platform, instead of requiring one full payment up front. The system...

Report: SellSwipe wins pitch night at BREW 2017

An app which hopes to turn social networking recommendations into more opportunities for small, local businesses won the PitchBR competition at this year’s Baton Rouge Entrepreneurship Week. SellSwipe by David...

Uber, NASA working on flying taxis

Ever stuck on Highland, Government, College, I-10… well, anywhere in Baton Rouge, and wish you could just zoom over all the congestion? Uber has partnered with NASA to move work forward on their sci-fi solution to...

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