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Canoe Paddle

On Saturday, May 11th from 8:30-11:30AM the community is invited to take a canoe trip on the Bayou Vermilion in Lafayette. For a $5 insurance fee to the American Canoe Association you can rent a canoe or bring your own canoe or kayak and paddle for free. Canoe trips are held every second and last [...]

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Downtown Alive!

Downtown Alive continues its Spring Concert Series on Friday, May 10th in Downtown Lafayette. Performing at Parc Sans Souci is Louisiana Red. Downtown Alive begins at 5:30PM with food and beverage concessions. Musical performances are from 6-8:30PM. Concession sales help keep Downtown Alive free, so please leave your ice chest at home with your pets. For more information, visit www.downtownlafayette.org

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Music & Market

The sounds of Southwest Louisiana music continues in Downtown Opelousas Friday, May 10th for Music & Market which will feature Grammy Award Winner Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band. The outdoor event takes place from 5:30-8PM, with music starting at 6PM at Le Vieux Village in Opelousas. Concert-goers are welcome to bring lawn chairs for seating. No ice chests [...]

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Camera Shop Fined $60K for Selling Gun-Shaped Lighters

US Camera & Computers is fighting a $60,000 fine for selling gun-shaped lighters in its New York City store. According to a lawsuit filed against the city, US Camera & Computers claims that New York City’s Department of Consumer Affairs was “arbitrary and capricious” when it issued the fine in 2011. Per the New York [...]

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Benefit for Rosa Mae Richard

A Benefit for Rosa Mae Richard to pay funeral costs is Saturday, May 4th from Noon until 4PM at the Woodman of the World Hall on Eastern Avenue in Crowley. They will have a cake bingo, auction, door prizes and a 50/50 drawing. They’ll also have pork & sausage jambalaya dinners, brownies and cold drinks. For [...]

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