Sept. 24, 2008 12:00 AM
Lafayette’s Tipping Point We hear a lot about Lafayette’s potential for economic development in a high-tech world. We are fortunate. The stars aligned long ago for us — some happenstance, others the result of leadership and vision. Here’s a quick ...
Aug. 27, 2008 12:00 AM
Making the Move from Good to Great Lafayette Parish is often the envy of the rest of Louisiana and, given the company we currently keep, it’s no wonder. This year we made the cut for The Milken Institute’s Top 25 Best Cities in America. In a recent ...
July 30, 2008 12:00 AM
Forgive and Forget? If, like me, you weren’t at the state Capitol during the many consecutive legislative sessions of 2008, then last week’s wrap-up from Acadiana’s delegation provided a useful snapshot of our squad at work. The venue was Lafayette’s ...
May 28, 2008 12:00 AM
New Vision, New Partners There has never been a more exciting time in Lafayette’s history than the one this community is writing right now, and it’s pervasive throughout the parish (except for the public school system, but that’s another column ...
April 30, 2008 11:22 AM
What’s All the Fuss About? It was over in a flash. Literally. We were headed for my daughter’s pre-dawn figure skating lesson and, even though we were late, I thought I was obeying the many changes in speed zone on North University that morning ...
March 26, 2008 11:30 AM
Got Your Sneakers Ready? Time to Tie ’em On! I bought my walking shoes in January, when we announced the launch of The Independent Weekly’s Corporate Challenge 5K Run/Walk. I had great intentions of jumping right into my training program so I could ...
Feb. 27, 2008 12:00 AM
Acadiana Business makes the list David Letterman has built a franchise with his list. Keith Olbermann uses his nightly Top 10 countdown to present a quick roundup of the news of the day, and Stephen R. Covey built a fortune by listing seven traits ...
Sept. 6, 2006 12:00 AM
Lafayette Plans a Year-Long Celebration of La FayetteIt is June in Paris, 1917. World War I is raging across Europe. As the Americans are drawn into the fight, the U.S. Army's First Battalion earns a place in history as the first Yankee troops to battle ...
May 17, 2006 12:00 AM
The New Thing-A-Mento on Jefferson StreetWhen you run a small café in the midst of some of the best plate lunch restaurants in the world, it makes sense to take your menu in a different direction. Rob and Catherine Robison, owners of Jefferson Street ...
April 26, 2006 12:00 AM
Comeaux Endowed Fund for Traditional Music at UL Lafayette Nears GoalOccasionally life presents us with a challenge that takes a lot of hard work and dedication, but it's worth it because it's the right thing to do. The realization of the Dr. Tommy Comeaux ...

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