People in this city want what is right; however, their silence is complicity. We must move to mobilize their voices for the sake of this city. We must hear the silent voices of hurt, shame and embarrassment of what our city has become.
A string of next generation immigrant restaurateurs are defying the pandemic and taking a leap of faith to more established addresses in the Lafayette dining scene.
Each February, we hear stories of Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr., and other civil rights icons. We must also talk about trailblazers in our own families.
Either divine guidance or cosmic providence sent Luna Bar & Grill and Mama Reta’s to set up shop in Lafayette after one natural disaster and in the middle of another.
Custom build outs for visionary concepts like Grocery Tavern & Delicatessen, Tchoup’s MidCity Smokehouse and Vestal take time. In a pandemic, they take even longer.
Acadiana’s French immersion students are about to make a new animated friend. But he’s an old pal for many of their parents.
After a historically chaotic year, two trailblazing women are stepping in to help make headway with Vermilionville and its parent organization, Bayou Vermilion District.
Parades may not be rolling in 2021, but arguing about king cake is a tradition that can survive any calamity.
Call it a Christmas miracle. Just when it appeared that opposing factions of the eight-member Bayou Vermilion District Board of Commissioners had dug into an icy stalemate over its finances and electing officers, this week’s meeting had board members warming up to a new spirit of cooperation. The board unanimously approved CEO David Cheramie’s final 2020 budget amendments, as well […]
A new member will be appointed to fill the final vacancy on the board. Judging by recent four-to-four splits, the ideological tilt of the commission hangs in the balance of that appointment.
In a year of disruption, a new Christmas record in Louisiana French provided creative sanctuary for some local music all-stars.
Despite recent devastation to the regional dining scene, two emerging new bakeries are bringing fresh alternatives to where Lake Charles gets its bread.