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January 20, 2013


It’s been more than two years since Baton Rouge received $579,000 in federal funding to build bike lanes on both sides of Hyacinth Avenue, from Glasgow Avenue to Stanford Avenue. Turns out, the money was only half of what was needed for approximately 4,800 feet of four-foot-wide bike lanes, and the state Department of Transportation […]

LSU (video) Football Parking Changes

September 9, 2011


What a great time to live in Southdowns ( a neighborhood in Baton Rouge, LA). The weather has gotten a little cooler and LSU Football is BACK!!  With such beautiful weather, and Southdown’s convenient location to the LSU campus, many residents ride their bikes to campus on LSU gameday and some even walk to join the festivities.  […]

Chick-fil- A to locate on College Dr.

July 7, 2011


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 […]

Stanford Ave. sewer project

April 18, 2011


    As anyone is Southdowns is aware, the sewer project on Stanford Ave is making headway.  EJ Amato with Baton Rouge Public Works Sewer Dept. tells me this 400 day project named the Highland/Buccanan Project started on  9/1/2010.  Its anticipated completion date of 10/5/2011.  Gillmore and Sons was awarded the bid that encompasses Stanford Ave., Valley St. […]