This month’s Italian Vogue magazine features an unusual choice of fashion.The August issue, titled "The Latest Wave," features supermodel Kristen McMenamy as an oil-slicked victim of the BP Gulf spill. Fragile as a pelican weighted down with black crude, McMenamy is photographed pasted down to a rocky beach, or grounded in the sand, choking on contaminated water. The shoot, captioned "Oil and Water," is designed to make an environmental statement. Take a look at it here.
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.