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Photos: Skate Park Ride-n-Roll

Advocate staff photo by John Oubre -- New shade structure at BREC's Perkins Road Community Park Saturday during an official ceremony marking the opening of the shade sails.

The East Baton Rouge Perkins Road Skate Park recently hosted its annual “ride-n-roll” event. New shade structure were formally unveiled, rock climbing contests were held, and family games and helmet giveaways were offered.… Continue reading →

March calls attention to crime problem in Glen Oaks West

Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Church members and Glen Oaks West Neighborhood Association members march down Sumrall Drive to bring crime prevention awareness to the community on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014.  They sang songs and passed out pamphlets with crime prevention strategies.

As the sun set on Friday night, church leaders and Glen Oaks West neighbors steadily marched down the middle of Sumrall Drive beneath the glow of new street lights that lined the roadway. But the march, co-organized by the Rev. Donald Hunter of New Beginning Baptist Church, was also a show of solidarity as crime continued to… Continue reading →

Photos: Mini Maker Faire

Advocate staff photo by John Oubre -- Doug Staas and Emily Ditts shoot flames into the air with a flame cannon on Saturday at the Mini Maker Fair.

The East Baton Rouge Parish Library hosted the Baton Rouge Mini Maker Faire on Saturday at the main branch The event promotes hobbies that involves creating, crafting.… Continue reading →