A Brief Early History of Baton Rouge

As the name of the city suggests, Baton Rouge was named by the French, who, in 1699 came upon red sticks marking the boundaries of rival tribal hunting grounds. The full settlement of the city came in 1721, which was when French colonists arrived, although they were soon to be joined by Acadian settlers forced … [Read more…]

The LSU Tigers Tailgating Survival Guide

There are countless reasons why visiting Baton Rouge is a great idea, but for college football fans, or sports fans in general, a trip to Death Valley is very high on the list. Being a fan of the Tigers is more than just about the football, though, so be prepared to get the full experience … [Read more…]