Washington Mardi Gras 2010, "Energy - Louisiana Style," is in full swing in our nation's
capital. The Friday gala honored King Bill
Fenstermaker, Queen Dayna Elizabeth Haynie, Louisiana festival
queens, and princesses of the Royal Court. Tonight is the grand ball.
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.