If you are an aspiring writer or an old coot still scratching at the craft and looking to connect with others of your ilk, go check out the Acadiana Writer Guild Meeting on Tuesday, March 30 at Barnes & Noble book store. The monthly meeting, which takes place on the last Tuesday of every month, starts at 7 p.m. For more information, call 989-4142.
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.