This weekend, the Lafayette Hub City Farmers Market, located in the Oil Center, will feature an arts market as well. Come check out work by local craftsmen, as well as shopping for homegrown veggies, eggs, fish and other food items. Hours are a civilized 8 a.m. till noon on Saturday, in the parking lot across from Champagne’s on Heymann Blvd.
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.