David Simon and Eric Overmyer, co-creators of HBO’s The Wire and now the widely anticipated new series, Treme, set in post-Katrina New Orleans, are the scheduled guests on NPR’s Fresh Air today. Fresh Air airs on KRVS, 88.7, in Lafayette, at 6 p.m.
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.