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Will There Be a New 3.8% Sales Tax on Baton Rouge Homes in 2013? Did that pass in the Health Care Bill? - 01/29/11 10:17 PM
I am asked frequently if I know the details of the new 3.8% tax on Baton Rouge homes passed in the recent health care bill that takes effect starting in 2013. This was one aspect of the Health Care bill that caused quite a flurry of discussion, misinformation, and outcry. I am summarizing a few points here and linking you to some information sources that will help you familiarize yourself for discussions with your tax accountant. Will Baton Rouge Homes have an additional tax in 2013? The answer is Yes, some will. But not all. And it did get passed as a Medicare tax in (2 comments)
No Kill Animal Shelter in Baton Rouge: YELP BR - 01/26/11 10:54 AM
Today, January 26, 2011, the historic Downtown Hilton is hosting a Benefit to raise awareness for the East Baton Rouge Parish initiative to have a No Kill Animan Shelter, called YELP BR. Eat at the Kingfish Restaurant all day today, and mention to the server that you are there supporting YELP, and The Hilton will donate 10% of the money collected to support the No Kill Animal Shelter in Baton Rouge. YELP House will have a Valentine's Open House on Saturday February 2th from 11am to 5pm.
If your family is thinking about adopting or fostering a dog, be sure and visit the YELP (5 comments)
Via Quinton Renfro (Baton Rouge Area Homes): I had the privilege of volunteering yesterday on a project to help clean up Mt. Olive Cemetery in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Mt. Olive is one of the oldest cemeteries in Baton Rouge - with a founding date of around 1850. Unfortunately it does not have a caretaker or funding to help keep the cemetery maintained. Hands on Baton Rouge organized a clean-up day for the (0 comments)
Luxury Baton Rouge Homes near Our Lady of Lake, Oschner, and Baton Rouge General Hospitals and Clinics - 01/14/11 02:28 PM
We frequently have doctors and medical personnel looking for lucxury Baton Rouge homes within a close commute of the hospitals. There are 3 majoy medical facilitoes along the corridor between Bluebonnet and Essen/Hennesy in South Baton Rouge: OLOL (Our Lady of the Lake), Baton Rouge General, and Oschner Medical Clinic. One subdivision just off Bluebonnet with luxury Baton Rouge Homes that is often overlooked since it is hidden behind the business row is Woodlake at Bluebonnet. View Larger Map Built around a lake there are a variety of lot sizes and shapes,
These luxury homes are custom beauties with a (0 comments)
Baton Rouge 5th Annual Jewish Film Festival, January 19-23, 2011 - 01/13/11 02:22 PM
This festival brings together a series of films that inspire, inform, and entertain. Each film in some way reflects the long history and culture of the Jewish. There are a variety of films such as the engaging "Max Minsky and Me" about a skinny Bat Mitzvah candidate and nerdy future astronomer, living in Berlin, wants to be on the girls' basketball team to meet her "prince charming. Brush up on you German while you enjoy:
Or the more sombre documentary on the life of Hank Greenspun from associate of mobster Bugsy siegel to maverick founder of the Las Vegas Sun (0 comments)
Most of the lots are an acre or more, giving the community a spacious feeling. Lots os trees and woods make this a wonderful escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. Modern, contrmporary and yet retaining much of the character of older plantation homes in the Louisiana area, this is one place you'll love to come home to. OTHER PRAIRIEVILLE HOMES Information about Prairieville, Louisiana, and Prairieville Homes and Neighborhoods
A chill has dipped across the U.S. There isn't a better time than now to THINK GREEN. Let's spruce up our Baton Rouge Homes with the right landscaping for spring. Join Kyle Huffstickler at the LaHouse on LSU campus and learn about Tree Selection, Planting and Maintenance. Thinking of planting a tree, or need tips on maintaining the ones you have? Is now the right time to plant trees? Get answers to all your questions about trees for Baton Rouge Homes and gear up for spring and it's blooms, and green leaves, and warm weather. Friday, Jan.14, 2011, noon-1pm LaHouse (0 comments)
Homes of the Future - 01/08/11 02:20 PM
Ever wanted a home that: Generates more energy than it consumes Withstands hurricane-force winds State-of-the-art kitchen for entertaining and cooking Attractive and affordable housing, ranging from $120,000 to $150,000 Self-sufficient housing that is especially ideal for coastal regions Well, folks, that home now exists! After 2 years of hard work the team from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, the BeauSoleil solar home captured first place for market viability and for People's Choice award in the competition at the National Mall. Another useful, creative, home product from the State of Louisiana! Making our future better NOW.
Mardi Gras and Carnival Begin! - 01/08/11 01:11 PM
It's starting early this year on january 6th in New Orleans as Carnival gets underway and the celebration picks up speed all the way thru Ash Wednesday, 46 days before Easter. The first parade rolled just as the Saints head off to the playoffs in Seattle! While New Orleans gets started a little before the rest of the state, this festive time brings parades and parties and King Cakes all over the state. It has become so popular that surrounding areas like Galveston, Texas hosted Mardi Gras parades last year. So check out the schedule, order some King Cakes and join (2 comments)
Baton Rouge Homes inThe Summa Corridor near Our Lady of Lake and Mall of Louisiana - 01/08/11 12:52 PM
Looking for a Baton Rouge home close to shopping, medical, and interstates for easy commuting? The Summa corridor in Baton Rouge is an eclectic grouping of businesses, medical facilities, and homes. Tucked away between Bluebonnet and Essen Lane in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, you can find some Baton Rouge home gems in housing. And the variety is great. You can find garden homes or 1 bedroom condos, depending on your budget and home needs.
The subdivision pictured above is Summa Court. This neighborhood of luxury homes is nestled close to shopping, medical, and major interstates. The central location (1 comments)
This weekend is the big Louisiana Fur and Wildlife festival in Camerson, and after blogging on it I got some questions about Gumbo. For all of you unfamiliar with this delicacy, it deserves a few comments. Gumbo is a stew or soup which originated in south Louisiana in the 18th century. Hunters and fishermen took meat of the day and mixed it with a strong stock, a thickener, and vegetables, often celery and bell peppers and onion which were plentiful. One of the more famous varieties uses a spice called "Fele". This powder is made from dried and ground sassafras (3 comments)
This weekend just South of Lafayette and Lake Charles Louisiana along the Louisiana coastal waters, you will find a bustle of activity in the town of Cameron. If you love nature and living off the land, you will enjoy this event. There are the usual carnival events for the family, and a parade. But the skills required to live in nature are the unique things about this festival.
Often called the "Oldest and Coldest" festival in Louisiana, the lOUISIANA fUR & wILDLIFE fESTIVAL comes in the heart of winter; so bring your outdoor jackets and thermals. Some of the (1 comments)
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