Some downtown business owners and residents are concerned that the weekend party scene is approaching dangerous proportions.
Acadiana businessmen Harold Schoeffler and Herman Schellstede see a billion-dollar industry in wind turbines that could help offshore oil extraction and green energy production.
While politicians tangle with the Central American Free Trade Agreement and proposed new mills, growers and managers try to hang on.
Entrepreneur and preservationist Dickie Breaux hopes to scoop up Borden's Ice Cream store on Johnston Street.
The Independent's guide to this week's krewes, parades and throws of Lafayette Mardi Gras 2005
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