A tried and true event, now in its 23rd year, is the Boys & Girls Clubs annual Steak & Burger Dinner at the Cajundome Convention Center. Party Girl looks forward to this one each year, as it's really a showcase for the club's talented kids. In addition to steaks and burgers, the event includes a silent auction. Seen strolling the auction items were Mary Galyean, Benny and Sudie Mann, Dr. Barry Bohn, Valerie Keller and Christine Lemoine. I also ran into lots of folks from Stone Energy, the major sponsor of the event. But the high point of the evening is always the ever-popular performances by the boys and girls, who practice their singing and dancing moves all summer long.
After the performances, Party Girl dropped by Charley G's for an end-of-the-evening cocktail. And boy was I glad I did, because I caught Elizabeth Abdalla celebrating her big 5-0 with an appletini. Her husband, Harold, daughter, Jasmine, and friends Preston and Angie Miller with their daughter, Madison, were all there to help her mark the big event. Happy Birthday, Elizabeth! You don't look a day over 30.
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Fort Worth company's new facility at Lafayette Regional Airport will build helicopters primarily for the export market.
Could River Ranch restaurant be the next star?
Move over Hooters — there’s a new breastaurant coming to town.
Hashtag, retweet, like, share and do whatever else it takes to get in good today with the jolly man in red.
That would be Congressman John Fleming talking about Sen. David Vitter.
The alleged mastermind behind the bribery scheme that went on for four years under DA Mike Harson’s nose isn’t just schizophrenic, bipolar and recovering from mini strokes; he now says he has cancer.
Louisiana's higher education leaders are trying to work out a financing deal to keep the state's public colleges from running low on state cash to operate their campuses.
With their latest triumph, the Saints left little doubt about how tough they are to beat in the Superdome. Unfortunately, two of their remaining three games are on the road.
The festival is scheduled for March 21-22 in New Orleans.
NOLA Bowl ready prints
Here's your daily look at late-breaking national and international news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday, December 10, 2013:
For the first time in at least five years, retired teachers, state workers and school system employees could see an increase in their pension checks.
Lawmakers and Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration shared a collective sigh of relief with the news that Louisiana's tax amnesty program brought in the $200 million that they used to help balance this year's budget.
Drew Brees often makes the extraordinary look routine, particularly during night games in the Superdome.
The Cane Fire Film Series will be screening The Savoy King, a feature documentary on Swing-era drummer-bandleader Chick Webb, Ella Fitzgerald, and Harlems Savoy Ballroom.
The teams were extended invitations Sunday for the New Year's Day matchup played at Raymond James Stadium, home of the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Outfit Of The Game looks at jewelry.
Holiday party with style
Funds will expand Early College Academy from 250 to 1,000 students
Let ’em know and you could win a $250 night out.