Kasie Coleman was a pharmaceutical sales representative before being diagnosed with Mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer. After fighting the disease for two years, she decided to change her life. Instead of going back to her former profession, the avid baker opened Sugar Belle. Specializing in cupcakes, pralines and bundt cakes, the bakery was an instant hit. In less than a year, Coleman opened two additional stores.
“True BR” is a weekly video series that will examine the sights, sounds and tastes of Baton Rouge and its surrounding areas. By looking at the music, events and food that are loved by those in the city, one can get a true understanding of the culture of Baton Rouge and the diversity of its people.