Feb. 24, 2010 09:17 PM
Whether it's a business pow-wow or a spectacular blow-out event, this group of men really knows how to pull it together. Move over, Martha Stewart - the boys are taking charge. In Lafayette, the guys are the ones planning the big bashes, the kind that ...
Dec. 21, 2009 07:42 PM
Acadiana Business takes its annual look back at the top 10 stories of 2009. Some of the biggest stories in Acadiana got their due in 2009: the Stanford scandal, IberiaBank's rise to the No. 2 banking group in the state. Others, you barely heard about ...
Nov. 25, 2009 05:00 AM
From his first apartment-based business to running one of the largest emergency medicine management companies in the nation, Dr. Kip Schumacher embodies the entrepreneurial spirit of Acadiana. If you could step ...
Oct. 21, 2009 05:00 AM
For veteran independents like Frank Harrison, the ongoing cap-and-trade debate marks a change in political pressure, although the oil and gas industry has been here before. Dwight D. Eisenhower was in the White House when Frank Harrison, now 80 years ...
Sept. 30, 2009 05:00 AM
A 1996 master plan for redevelopment of the Oil Center is being overhauled to maximize the potential of this urban gem. It all started back in 1996. UL Lafayette School of Architecture’s Community Design Workshop had it first real client: Lafayette’s ...
Aug. 26, 2009 05:00 AM
Mothers, daughters, friends, wives, entrepreneurs, teachers, community activists, role models. This year's group of WWMB honorees and Trailblazers embody the best of Acadiana. Photos ...
July 29, 2009 05:00 AM
A company’s annual revenues don’t tell you a whole lot about its success, but this figure is a key indicator of which local businesses are driving an area’s economy. With privately held companies, it’s as ...
June 24, 2009 12:00 AM
Many, though certainly not all, Lafayette area businesses are starting to feel the pinch of the recession. Back in P.T. Barnum’s day, if someone said they were going to tighten their belt a notch, it was usually because they hadn’t eaten in a ...
May 27, 2009 12:00 AM
How long can Lafayette’s hotel industry keep expanding? The hotel boom in Lafayette may be at an end. With three more facilities recently opened in the Kaliste Saloom area — Staybridge Suites, Wingate by Wyndham and Holiday Inn Express & Suites ­— ...
April 29, 2009 12:00 AM
With no money from the feds and just a trickle of revenues coming from the state, the time has come to seriously consider tolls to fund I-49 South. And while the Lafayette chamber is prepared to make the push, someone in the Legislature or the administration ...

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While the members of this diverse group of Acadiana women can’t all say they were firsts, each of them has contributed to our community in ways too countless to capture in 500-word profiles ...