It’s Baton Rouge: Out to Lunch

Covid Economy: March 31st – April 6th

It’s the second week of Out to Lunch Baton Rouge’s host Stephanie Riegel’s link-up with Out to Lunch Acadiana host Christiaan Mader and New Orleans Out to Lunch host Peter Ricchiuti for a statewide look at our business and financial life in Louisiana in what has become this unprecedented Covid Economy. If you live outside…

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The Covid Economy: Louisiana March 24 – 30th

Out to Lunch Baton Rouge is linking up with Out to Lunch New Orleans and Out to Lunch Acadiana for a statewide examination of our businesses, and personal finances as we deal with the national public health crisis that is Coronavirus in Louisiana and life in the Covid Economy. Isolated in their respective homes, Stephanie…

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Baton Rouge Performing Arts

Imagine that you’re the most beautiful person in the world. And you happen to have a sister, who is even more beautiful than you! If you didn’t happen to be compared to your sister all the time, you’d be a really big deal. That’s kind of how it is with the Baton Rouge performing arts….

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Cats and Dogs

Seven out of 10 American households own pets, generally cats and dogs. This has created a huge pet care industry and unlimited opportunity for creative, animal-loving entrepreneurs. It has also led to an unfortunate side-effect: little-loved animals, particularly cats, wandering our streets. Angela Schifani is Development Director of Cat Haven, a non-profit cat rescue organization that…

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Hoarding Disorder – and other mental disorders you wouldn’t expect in a business podcast

We all have a pack rat in the family. Maybe, in fact, you’re the one with the house that’s always a little messy and disorganized. You might not diagnose yourself as having a hoarding disorder – or other mental disorders you wouldn’t expect in a business podcast – but that’s where we’re going on this…

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Baton Rouge – Music Mecca

As surprising as it may seem, in 2019 Newsweek magazine called Baton Rouge music Mecca. And named the local Listening Room as the best place in the US to hear live music! The music industry in Louisiana is one of the state’s most powerful economic and cultural engines, though most of the credit and attention…

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The Baton Rouge Advocate

In May 2013, New Orleans businessman John Georges bought Baton Rouge’s beloved family-owned newspaper The Advocate. At a time when media companies around the country have been down-sizing, shutting up shop, or going exclusively digital, the Baton Rouge Advocate has expanded into Acadiana and into New Orleans, ultimately vanquishing its rival there with the acquisition…

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The Next Generation of Tech

As technology continues to evolve and change the world around us, our local economy is changing too and adapting — taking advantage of the opportunities the tech sector creates and preparing the next generation of tech workers for the jobs that need filling today and in the years to come. Jacquelyn Craddock is Director of…

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Aging or Anti-Aging

Aging is a hot topic in America these days. So is anti-aging. On the one hand, the Baby Boomer generation are now in their late 50s which means big changes to our workforce, retirement system, and healthcare delivery system, all of which are creating business opportunities for companies that meet the needs of the aging…

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Aging Vs Anti-Aging

Aging is a hot topic in America these days. So is anti-aging. On the one hand, the Baby Boomer generation are now in their late 50s which means big changes to our workforce, retirement system, and healthcare delivery system, all of which are creating business opportunities for companies that meet the needs of the aging…

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