Cruisin' for Sushi
Oblivion star Tom Cruise and wife Katie Holmes were spotted recently without daughter Suri at Whole Foods where they picked up a sushi lunch to go. Our source says both were dressed casually, with Holmes sporting workout clothes and a ponytail, and Cruise wearing jeans and a simple black short sleeve shirt. Holmes browsed through the home-style foods while they waited for their order. The couple is expected in Baton Rouge until mid-June.
Lil Boosie, big crime wave?
Multiple sources within local law enforcement are predicting this summer could be a particularly violent one for Baton Rouge, due, in part, to the response from the first-degree murder trial of Torrence Hatch—also known as rapper Lil Boosie. The jury found the rapper not guilty of first-degree murder in May. A Baton Rouge native, Hatch is serving a 8-year sentence on a prior drug conviction, and official are bracing for a spike in violence in reaction to the trial. On May 7, a man was arrested for tweeting, “I got a sniper rifle for Hillar Moore,” referencing the district attorney.?
Master hunter and Swamp People star R.J. Molinare Jr. showed his support for U.S. Representative Bill Cassidy by attending a fundraiser for the republican from Baton Rouge held in Thibodaux mere hours before having to fly to New York City to make an appearance for his top-rated cable series. Though Molinare's co-star Mitchell Guist died recently, the show's popularity doesn't appear to be fading. According to recent Nielsen ratings, more adults aged 18-49 watch Swamp People on the History Channel than watch NBA basketball on TNT.
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Bad Guys, Good Eats! Pop-Up Dinner at Restaurant IPO
Chef and 225 contributor Jay D. Ducote and Chef Chris Wadsworth hosted the Bad Guys, Good Eats! dinner at Restaurant IPO Wednesday night. The dinner was themed around famous movie villains, pairing cocktails and ales with plates of food resembling famous baddies like The Joker, Lord Voldemort, Hannibal Lector, and many others. The highlights of the night were the three middle courses—a black bean soup laced with blood sausage to signify Lord Voldemort, a brace of coneys on black eyed peas resembling Sauron, and lamb medallions atop a fava bean puree to pay homage to the famous favorite of Hannibal Lector.
Elizabeth Arkley Hammett, a local nursing student and Fur Ball co-coordinator, and her husband Grey Hammett III, who works in commercial real estate, will take you through our summer guide. And they'll look good while doing it, too. Where noted, their clothes and accessories are available from local retailers.
These swimsuits will keep you stylish all summer long
Better Block BR
On Saturday the two blocks between Bedford and Beverly drives on April 13, 2013, residents will get to see a model of what Government Street could look like if we push local and state officials to update the roadway to a safer, more "complete street" model.