On a recent bright sunny day, something that has become a regular occurrence this winter, Developing Baton Rouge was given a behind-the-scenes tour of Cane Land Distilling Co. Our tour guide was Cane Land’s founder, Walter Tharp. Walter’s family owns Alma Plantation & Sugar Mill in Lakeland, Louisiana, and Cane Land uses Alama’s sugar cane for their […]
** Edit: This article was edited on 1/17/17 to clarify that the Downtown stretch of the Greenway project is only a portion of the overall master plan for the 2.75 mile greenway. Last Saturday, on the coldest day of 2017 (so far at least), Developing Baton Rouge layered up and headed out to explore the newly […]
Patient Plus Urgent Care Clinic, a Baton Rouge-based urgent care services provider, just began welcoming patients to its second location. Located at 7353 Jefferson Highway, across from Towne Center, their ‘Bocage’ development is a welcome sight to anyone in need of quick, reliable treatment for common illnesses and injuries. Developing Baton Rouge was invited to […]
On what’s recently been rare in Baton Rouge, a gray and rainy afternoon, Developing Baton Rouge arrived at the corner of Third and Convention streets for a tour of the newly opened, highly impressive Watermark Hotel. Our tour guide was Kaitlin Posey, a native Mississippian and the hotel’s executive meeting manager. The Watermark, part of the […]
Developing Baton Rouge was lucky enough to get an in-progress tour of Knock Knock Children’s museum. Our tour guide was none other than Peter Olson, Knock Knock’s new executive director. Peter, a native Minnesotan, recently relocated to Baton Rouge to take the position. The museum, scheduled to open next summer, will undoubtedly become an instant […]
We have updated renderings of the River House mixed-use development fronting Nicholson Dr. (via River House’s Instagram: @riverhousebr) . The development will include “apartments and retail/commercial spaces that will include full floor and build to suit options.” A shoutout to Geaux Downtown for the heads up.
Who is putting it on: The Center for Planning Excellence (they go by CPEX) Who should attend: Louisiana’s elected and appointed officials; planning practitioners, such as developers, architects, engineers and planners; and citizen and activist groups. What it is: A statewide conference that helps to advance communities across Louisiana in their quest to become sustainable […]
Below are the first renderings of General Informatics’ @Highland tech office park. The complex includes multiple buildings anchored by a three story, 45,000 square foot office space. If the renderings are any indication, this complex could become one of the most prominent modern architectural developments in Baton Rouge.
The guys at City Pork who brought Charcuterie to Baton Rouge are now bringing you Southfin Southern Poké: Hawaiian inspired street food with a dash of Louisiana lifestyle. When the new concept opens, at 4321 Perkins Rd, you’ll be able to choose from several chef-created poké bowls or customize your own bowl using an array […]