What's what BR

Have a question? Want updates on your favorite businesses around town? Need information on COVID-19? Or, maybe you just want to keep up with what’s happening around the community? Whichever your reasoning, What’s What, BR? is the place for you to find all of those things and more. Providing real, local information that affects our community, What’s What’s, BR? is your go-to location to stay in the know about what’s going on in Baton Rouge. What’s What, BR? is full of community members who are coming together to talk about what makes our community so special, while also providing resources, updates, and even fun.

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Latest Episodes

What’s What BR with Edgar H. Silvey of the Baton Rouge Clinic

In this episode of What’s What BR, CEO of 33 years, Edgar H. Silvey, of The Baton Rouge Clinic, shares how things have gone back to normal and that they are more than welcoming of patients and happy to be treating them.

The Baton Rouge Clinic is celebrating 75 years and are happy to still be in service for and with the community.

What’s What BR with Chimene Grant Saloy of Audubon Nature Institute

What’s What BR with Chimene Grant Salot of Audubon Nature Institute

Description : In this episode of Whats What BR, Chimene Grant Saloy of the Audubon Nature Institute comes on the show to talk about all the wonderful things that Audubon has to offer!

Audubon Nature Institute operates a family of ten museums and parks dedicated to nature.

Theres something for every member of the family here!

Head on over to their website at audubonnatureinstitute.org to purchase your tickets!

What’s What BR with Mike Steele of GOHSEP

In this episode of What’s What BR, Mike Steele of GOHSEP gives us his recommendations on safety habits to teach families so that we know what to do in case of calamities.

He also highlights the need for every household to be prepared for when the unthinkable happens. https://getagameplan.org/ is a website dedicated to help everyone better prepare and plan for these moments.

What’s What BR with Congressman Garret Graves

In this episode of What’s What BR, Garret Graves shares his experience having been invited to talk about infrastructure.

Being a Ranking Member for the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation and is the Ranking Member for the new Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, Infrastructure is one of the top 2 things he passionately talks about.

What’s What BR with Randel Truax of Alpha One Imaging

In this episode of What’s What BR, Randel Truax of Alpha One Imaging gives us the “what’s what” on the nature of their business; what they are, how they operate, when they operate.

The goal of Alpha One Imaging is to provide timely onsite diagnostic services performed by licensed technologists; interpreted and transcribed by subspecialty trained, expert radiologists.

Their reliable 24/7 service means you receive prompt results from JCAHO certified radiologists anytime, any day.

What’s What BR with Robyn Lott of BREC’s Baton Rouge ZOO | Wild Wine Walk

In this episode of What’s What BR, Robyn Lott of BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo shares their upcoming event, Wild Wine Walk.

The Wild Wine Walk is a first of its kind at the Baton Rouge Zoo offering guests an opportunity to stroll the Zoo as they taste a variety of wines & sample small bites from local eateries. The event will take place on May 21st from 4pm – 7:30pm.

What’s What BR with Todd Graves, founder of Raising Cane’s, talks about his show, Restaurant Recovery

In this episode of What’s What BR, Todd Graves, founder of Raising Cane’s, Shares his latest project series called Restaurant Recovery, which was conceptualised by the thought of “paying it forward” by helping out independent restaurants.

The pandemic that came really hit hard on a lot businesses, especially on independent restaurants. Todd Grave’s was able to pivot to sustain Raising Cane’s but he thought about the restaurants that could not sustain themselves during these trying times.

With that in mind, he brainstormed with experts from the company, as well as celebrity friend like Shaquille O’Neal and Snoop Dogg, to help independent restaurants that struggled to make ends meet during the pandemic and formed the show Restaurant Recovery.

The show is now streaming on Discovery+.

 Listen to the podcast to know more about it!

What’s What BR with Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome

In this episode of What’s What BR, we’re happy to have Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome back to talk about what’s going in in Baton Rouge.

More initiatives have been made to ensure that Baton Rouge is being optimised the safest, and best way possible for all it’s residents and citizens.

Mayor Broome shares about the Mayors New Work Force Program, which is a holistic program intended to giving the youth opportunities to gain experience and earn from it.

With regards to the pandemic, Mayor Broome aims for “community vaccination” but encourages people who feel are “in the dark” with information with regards to the vaccine, to do some real research and check from credible resources to enlighten them to make informed decisions when deciding whether or not they choose to be vaccinated.

Listen to the full podcast to know more about what’s going on in Baton Rouge!

What’s What BR with Molly Phillips and Paul McJulien of the National Youth Advocate Program

In this episode of What’s What BR Molly Phillips comes back on the show, with Paul McJulien, from the National Youth Advocate Program to share the word that May is National Foster Care Month.

The National Youth Advocate Program would love to hear from families in Louisiana who are interested in partnering with them to become Foster parents/families.

If you’re interested in becoming one, check them out on their website at https://www.nyap.org/nyap-locations/louisiana.html

What’s What BR with Tim Murphy and Brandon Moore of BOOMERS

In this episode of What’s What BR, we talk about how COVID-19 has affected the travel & tourism industry – specifically, to parks.

Tim Murphy and Brandon Moore of BOOMERS talk about how they had to pivot during the beginning and how creative they got to keep things going.

Check out their website to know which parks are open and their operating times!

https://boomersparks.com/

What’s What BR with Shelton Jones of The Emerge Center

In this episode of What’s What BR, we brought on Shelton Jones of The Emerge Center to talk about their foundation and what they’re all about.

Emerge empowers children with autism and individuals with communication challenges to achieve independence through an interdisciplinary therapy program within an innovative educational model.

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