Posts tagged Baton Rouge
Status Report: Baton Rouge Flood

Hey y'all! This blog post is less of a blog post and more of a status. If y'all are in Baton Rouge you're probably sitting in about 5 feet of water. If you're not in Baton Rouge or the surrounding area, perhapse you've heard on the news. We've been hit with an enormous amount of flooding since Thursday night. Record crests have been recorded on all local rivers, houses in non-flood-zones are in 4 feet of water and thousands of people have been displaced from their homes.

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A Step-by-Step Look at How We Created the altBR Podcast

Since I've announced the podcast, I've had people ask me what goes into getting one off the ground. I wanted to write a post detailing the process that Abe and I took and explain how we approached The altBR Podcast.

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99u Local: Baton Rouge Creative Conference

For those who aren't familiar with 99u, it's a Behance project (Behance is owned by Adobe) that is focused on "making ideas happen." They have an incredibly insightful blog with fantastic resources for creatives and entrepreneurs. They also host a conference in New York City every year that's kind of a huge deal and brings in speakers like Neil Blumenthal of Warby Parker, John Maeda of eBay, Joe Gebbia of Airbnb, Jack Dorsey of Twitter.

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3 Reasons to Get Angry

On September 29, 2014 (National Coffee Day), Highland Coffees announced it would close its doors on Christmas Eve. Highland Coffees is located on Highland Road at the Northgate's of Louisiana State University. It's been an establishment in the community for 25 years. Obviously the shop is often occupied with your average LSU student trying to study, but other patrons of Highland range from businessmen and high schoolers to hipsters and sorority girls. It's truly a melting pot that showcases the diversity of Baton Rouge - and I promise I'm not getting paid by Highland to write this.

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