Mid City Merchants is all about community, and what better way to practice what we preach than by meeting monthly with our members. On the first Thursday of each month, we gather for a social event in order for members to better know each other, network, and learn more about the activities the board of directors are working on.
Justin Lemoine is a 2006 graduate of the Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture at LSU. After a brief residence in Austin, Tx, Justin and his wife Lauren returned to Baton Rouge where he ultimately founded ELS Landscape Architecture Studio. As a landscape architect and business owner, he works on a wide variety of projects from residential landscapes, to public parks and public spaces, to commercial facility landscapes. In his free time, though, he does much, much more to ensure the continued growth of Mid City.
The buzz has already started about the next venture from four members of the Hayride Scandal team, Remi DeMatteo, Robyn Andermann, and brothers Lance and Scott Paddock. They are already credited with successfully opening up the swanky cocktail bar, Hayride Scandal, in Baton Rouge, but they are not stopping there. They're looking forward to their next concept: a unique opportunity in Mid City.
The mission of Mid City Redevelopment Alliance is to develop and promote the growth and renewal of Mid City Baton Rouge by attracting new and retaining current residents and businesses.