We are proud to announce that Live After Five has been voted 225 Magazine's Best Community Event for the third year in a row!

We'd also like to congratulate DBA members Louisiana Art and Science Museum for winning Best Museum, Raising Cane's for Best Catering Service for a Tailgate or Event and YMCA for Best Workout Program.

And congratulations to the following members for close runner-up mentions: Jolie Pearl, Capital City Grill, Stroubes, LSU Museum of Art, USS Kidd, Eagle 98.1, 100.7 The Tiger, The Old State Capitol, Hotel Indigo and Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center.

Click here to see all of the winners!


Standing Strong

Our hearts are heavy for the unimaginable tragedy in Orlando. We, as Baton Rougeans, as Louisianans, as Americans unite in memorializing the victims of the attack as we stand strong against hatred and violence.

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YMCA Baton Rouge

Located at 521 Third Street, the facility is part of the LaSalle Parking Garage operated by the state. The 13,293-square-foot facility includes state of the art equipment such as Cybex strength, free weights, elliptical and treadmill machines by Star Trac and Precor, recumbent bikes, stairsteppers, and an aerobic and stadium presentation spin studio.They also feature the Activtrax program to help meet your personal wellness goals. Personal Trainers are also available.