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LaHouse like no other

July 12, 2011

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Many of my friends are drawn to the Southdowns (a neighborhood in Baton Rouge, LA) and surrounding area because of the charm of the older cottages.   But as time goes on we are also seeing new constuction on lots that were once vacant and old homes being torn down to accommodate new construction.   And when my friends tell […]

Chick-fil- A to locate on College Dr.

July 7, 2011

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According to my phone conversation with the permit office today, Chick-fil-A has a permit to build a restaurant where the old Koto of Japan was located in the Hobby Lobby Shopping Center.  This will be convenient for chicken lovers in and around Southdowns (a subdivision in Baton Rouge, LA). For more information about Chick-fil-A visit […]

Baton Rouge Gallery

July 6, 2011

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If you are looking for something to do the first Wednesday’s of the month in and around the Southdowns area (a neighborhood in Baton Rouge, LA) look no further than the  Baton Rouge Gallery.  New monthly exhibitions open the first Wednesday of every month from 7pm-9pm. Free and open to the public. Baton Rouge Gallery Below is the […]

Loans for FIXER UPPERS!

June 29, 2011

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The thought of buying an older home with “character” and having to tackle renovations can be overwhelming to many.  Look closely and you will see a lot of these renovations around LSU in Southdowns, University Gardens, the Garden District and  Hundred Oaks area in Baton Rouge, La.  If you are one of those homebuyers who has wanted a project/ fixer […]

Southdowns Village Art, Wine, and Design

May 19, 2011

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Just a reminder to everyone that Southdowns Village will be hosting Art, Wine and Design this evening from 6pm-9pm.  Third in a series of events that features merchant open houses, artist exhibitions, wine tastings and live music.  Participating merchants include Ann Connelly Fine Art, Assured Flooring, Bella Bridesmaid, Blon Salon, The Bulldog, The Front Door, […]

Perkins/Acadian Shopping Center

April 18, 2011

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January 1, 2010 the popular Caterie bar and restaurant was ablaze.  Well over a year later there are signs of progress that the shopping center on the edge of Baton Rouge’s Southdowns neighborhood is moving forward. The AT&T building is complete and word is that Burgersmith will fill the shell next door.   Burgersmith is a […]