French just sounds better after a couple of adult beverages, and it’s easier to speak, too: well-lubricated tongue, lips and palate work in harmony to produce the melodious lingo of romance, cheese and public-sector strikes.
No matter your level of proficiency, practice your French with other Francophone-minded folks while imbibing on 2-for-1 drinks during the Franco Happy Hour from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at Blue Moon Saloon. There’s no cover charge and a Cajun jam session follows.
David Calhoun and Elizabeth “EB” Brooks are the first two employees of Lafayette Central Park Inc., the nonprofit charged with turning Lafayette Consolidated Government’s 100-acre Johnston Street Horse Farm property into a passive public park. Calhoun was named executive director, and Brooks is director of planning and design.
There will soon be a whole lot of shakin’ going on at Benny’s Sportshack Supplement Depot, a new concept by Opelousas native Benny Nele. Located at 2002 Johnston St., the supplement shop, smoothie bar and café, featuring hot off the press paninis and wraps, plans to open in late May.