Dec. 19, 2013 06:00 PM
Chitimacha Tribe celebrates humble beginnings to becoming Louisiana's first land-based casino. From its humble beginnings as a small bingo parlor, the Chitimacha Tribe's Cypress Bayou Casino in Charenton has come a long way in its 20 years, becoming ...
Dec. 5, 2013 05:00 PM
New York Times best-selling author talks Hollywood, the death penalty and the pitfalls of runaway campaign spending. Best-selling author and attorney Scott Turow rounded out the IND Lecture Series Dec. 4 at the Hilton with insight on the journey from ...
Nov. 14, 2013 05:04 PM
Design firm holds early Thanksgiving as appreciation to local support BBR Creative hosted its annual vendor and media thank you breakfast Nov. 14 at Café Vermilionville. Guests started the morning with mimosas, coffee and tasty treats prepared by ...
Nov. 8, 2013 05:49 PM
Second annual event draws crowd and raises money for United Way of Acadiana On Nov. 7, competitors and chili lovers gathered in the parking lot of the Acadiana Mall to decide who would reign supreme at the second annual Frank's International chili ...
Oct. 23, 2013 02:56 PM
Lafayette was the stage for a new initiative that aims to draws attention to the economic impact of LNG exports on the state. The Picard Group hosted the launch of a campaign and coalition called "Our ...
Oct. 15, 2013 06:00 AM
Ducks Unlimited and Moss Motors throw nifty shindigs. The annual Ducks Unlimited Sponsor Banquet for Lafayette was held at River Oaks on the eve of opening day. Men in camo gathered and gabbed about preparations and anticipation of hunting the marshes ...
Sept. 17, 2013 06:00 AM
ABiz was on the scene last month for the Lafayette Young Lawyers Association's installation of officers, the Top 50 Privately Held Companies luncheon featuring The Advocate's John Georges and the second annual Ragin' Cajuns Athletic Celebration. IberiaBank ...
Aug. 29, 2013 04:49 PM
A white linen dinner inspired by tailgate classics to kickoff the Ragin' Cajuns football season. Ruffino's on the River hosted the first Ragin' Cajun Kickoff Wine Dinner on Aug. 26 to bring together UL fans over a six course meal with wine parings ...
Aug. 27, 2013 08:05 PM
Business leaders and fans gather to support UL athletics and coaches. The second annual Ragin' Cajuns Athletic Celebration, sponsored by the Ragin' Cajuns Athletic Foundation, was held Saturday, Aug. 24, at the Cajundome Convention Center where Cajun ...
Aug. 22, 2013 06:00 AM
In anticipation of the 2013 Louisiana Gulf Coast Oil Exposition, members of the local oil and gas community gathered at the Petroleum Club for the LAGCOE Media Luncheon to celebrate the announcement of LAGCOE Looey 2013, witness the unveiling of the official ...

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