New Year's Eve brings the sounds and sights
BATON ROUG E- As the clock ticks on the final hours of 2014, people are doing all they can to get ready for the new year.
Some folks are spending hundreds of dollars on explosives for their firework celebration.
"I was thinking about $100, trying not to max out on that. I rarely stay within budget," said Matt Stone, who was buying fireworks for his family. "Thinking about it, yeah, my money is going to go up in smoke. That's what's about to happen."
For the people that would rather leave the entertainment to the professionals, restaurants like Juban's and Beausoleil are hosting midnight toasts with live entertainment.
"Good music, good vibe. It's not too rowdy. It's a good tradition for people in Baton Rouge to come and enjoy the music," said Mike Boudreaux, owner of Juban's.
Juban's expects at least 500 people for the celebration.