Road Trip: The Blues Trail

The Blues Trail, US Route 61, meanders, more or less, along the Mississippi River. In the 1930’s and ‘40’s, this route often carried poor rural musicians out of the dusty Mississippi cotton fields as they worked their way north. Along … Continue reading

Local Christmas Events

Just because we don’t get snow down in Louisiana doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate Christmas in style. Here are some local events to get you in the Christmas spirit! 63rd Annual Downtown Christmas Parade (Baton Rouge) The Downtown Christmas Parade … Continue reading

Baton Rouge Lodging Association Names Housekeepers of the Year

The Stockade’s own Charmaine James was named Housekeeper of the Year by the Baton Rouge Lodging Association (BRLA) in a luncheon held on September 12. Master of Ceremonies Chris Savoca, executive officer at Travel Media Network, addressed the BRLA members in … Continue reading