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Balloons Overhead

August 5, 2011

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Well it’s that time of year again.  The Pennington Balloon Championship is in full swing in Baton Rouge and Southdowns residents (a neighborhood in Baton Rouge, LA) should grab their coffee, head outside with their cameras and look overhead.  This event comes to YOU!!!  These few summer mornings, you’ll want to endure the warm temperatures as uncountable balloons fly over Southdowns boasting every color […]

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..and Beyond

June 22, 2011

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On a recent day trip from Southdowns (a neighborhood in Baton Rouge, LA),  I drove up to St. Francisville with a friend to have lunch.  One of the reasons was to cross the new John James Audubon Bridge and marvel at our new local record setting attraction.  As many of you know the high water of the Mississippi […]

Summer Fun at BREC Parks

June 2, 2011

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For those of you looking for some summer fun, check out BREC. www.brec.org The Extreme Sports Park, at 7122 Perkins Rd 70808, is a great park convenient to Southdowns (a neighborhood in Baton Rouge, LA). This 52.2 acre community park has a 30,000 sq. ft. skate park built by California Skateparks,  a BMX bike park with […]

Mimosa District

May 30, 2011

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The new filing in the Rouzon development known as the Mimosa District is underway.  Located on the old Ford Property, this development is located on Perkins Road  just southeast of College Drive.  The architects designed these single family homes in the regional style and sizes of the homes found in Southdowns  (a neighborhood in Baton […]

Perkins Lane

May 23, 2011

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Another new development on the edge of Southdowns (a neighborhood in Baton Rouge, LA) is Perkins Lane. The development is located on Perkins Road between College Dr.  and Acadian Thruway and will offer 24 townhome units ranging from 1,750 – 3,000 sq ft. in size. If you would like to learn more about available units, […]

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, […]