Living in Baton Rouge

For those born on the bayou, Baton Rouge encapsulates it all. For those visiting, it is still an amazing collection of sights, sounds, smells and tastes. The glitz and glamour of casinos and shows take their place alongside rustic, historic sites as the metro area was built upon the same soil where the Civil War was once fought. The Old Governor's Mansion is a telling and somewhat dramatic symbol of the war's ravaging effects on life in Baton Rouge both during wartime and recovery. Area mansions and plantations also underpin the drama of that period of American history.

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Looking to add some spice to your romance? Take a look at these Romantic Date Ideas in Baton Rouge.
Got the whole family together. Now, the next question is, "Where to go now?" These are some great Baton Rouge destinations for some good, clean family fun.
Don't miss a minute of the action of all the sports and recreation choices in Baton Rouge.
There's no excuse to not be entertained when in Baton Rouge. Just look at all there is to see,hear and do!
Baton Rouge's history is dramatically linked to the Civil War. Learn more about that some of the area's other stories by visiting these museums to find out more.
The perfect evening of dancing, dining and drinking await in Baton Rouge at these fine establishments.
Enjoy the many flavors and spices that are on the menu in these fine Baton Rouge eateries.
The perfect gift for that special someone (or you) is waiting at these fine Baton Rouge retailers.
Get the full story as you tour some of Baton Rouge's most historically rich attractions and sites.
Take a deep breath of southern air as you enjoy these the beauty of Baton Rouge's natural attractions.
Save the date (or several of them) for these special events coming up in Baton Rouge.
Find a little something special for yourself in these out-of-the-way places in Baton Rouge.

But the people of Baton Rouge are resilient and embrace change and forward-thinking thanks to the city's economic development and growing cultural acceptance that leads it into the present day. The smell of freshly boiled crawfish or gumbo is another reason to savor the lifestyle that Baton Rouge offers. With dozens of nationally noted restaurants and eateries, the city is a virtual treat for the palate at every turn. And don't forget the Delta Blues. This music is uniquely American, but its roots in African rhythms and storytelling owe more to that culture than originally thought. At the time, leaders of the genre like Robert Johnson met with a world of prejudices, and that, in all probability, inspired the pain and frustration in the blues. All of these ingredients simmer perfectly, proving that there's absolutely no doubt that Baton Rouge is not without its spice. This city is as inviting as a freshly cooked pot of gumbo at supper time.

 

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Baton Rouge Government

City of Baton Rouge

City of Baton Rouge

Phone: (225) 389-3000
Web: www.brgov.com

Baton Rouge Fire Department

Baton Rouge Fire Department

Phone: (225) 354-1400
Web: www.brgov.com/fire

Baton Rouge Police Department

Baton Rouge Police Department

Phone: (225) 389-2000
Web: www.brgov.com/brpd

Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce

Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce

Phone: (225) 381-7125
Web: www.brac.org

Baton Rouge Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

Baton Rouge Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

Phone: (225) 383-1825
Web: www.visitbatonrouge.com

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Baton Rouge Transportation

Capital Area Transit System

Capital Area Transit System

Phone: (225) 389-8282
Web: www.brcats.com

Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport

Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport

Phone: (225) 355-0333
Web: www.flybtr.com