April 25, 2012 06:00 AM
UW's new facility on Jefferson Street will give Lafayette's under-served children a strong foundation for their education. By Lisa Hanchey Lafayette's under-served kids are getting a head start where it's most needed - right in downtown Lafayette ...
March 28, 2012 06:00 AM
New GM brings historic country club into the 21st century.By Lisa Hanchey Nestled in an oak grove adjacent to the airport is the stately Oakbourne Country Club. In its 57-year history, the clubhouse has undergone only two major updates, the last occurring ...
Feb. 29, 2012 06:00 AM
With a prime location at the corner of Jefferson and Congress streets, FIL's new headquarters has plenty of room for staff, performers and visitors. By Lisa Hanchey This year, the staff of Festival International de Louisiane will celebrate the organization's ...
Jan. 25, 2012 06:00 AM
Van Eaton & Romero's commercial sales manager assesses the landscape.By Lisa HancheyWednesday, January 25, 2012Dewitt "Zeen" David, commercial sales manager of Van Eaton & Romero, makes a habit of driving off the beaten path to see for himself what ...
Dec. 28, 2011 11:07 PM
LGMC and physician investors put $4 million into MOB expansion.By Lisa HancheyRight around the corner from Lafayette General Medical Center's newly renovated hospital is a just completed nearly $4 million medical office space expansion. LGMC and ...
Sept. 27, 2011 06:27 PM
Bertrand Road pizza joint opens on Kaliste Saloom RoadBy Lisa HancheyWednesday, September 28, 2011 Bertrand Road pizza joint opens on Kaliste Saloom RoadBy Lisa HancheyWednesday, September 28, 2011 Back in 1971, Dean Metcalf opened a small pizza place ...
Aug. 29, 2011 06:36 PM
Downtown's best-kept secret revealed. By Lisa HancheyPhoto by Robin May Beginning in 1987, two brothers from Jerusalem, Mike and Nidal Qamhiyeh, quietly made their mark on Lafayette's downtown area. At the time, the Hub City was in the midst of the oil ...
July 26, 2011 06:50 PM
A lawyer's elaborate vision for unique office space is slated to become a reality at the corner of Ambassador Caffery and Verot School Road later this year.Wednesday, July 27, 2011By Lisa Hanchey A lawyer's elaborate vision for unique office space ...
June 28, 2011 07:03 PM
St. Landry Parish's new visitor center enter aims to pull motorists off the interstate and onto the area's scenic byways. Wednesday, June 29, 2011 By Lisa HancheyRising from the middle of nowhere off I-49 between Opelousas and Washington is a metal-roofed ...
March 30, 2011 02:57 PM
An enterprising couple brings Cancun to the bayou. By Lisa HancheyWednesday, March 30, 2011It's the best non-advertised secret in Cajun Country. Right off I-10 at the Henderson exit lies Cajun Palms RV Resort, a sprawling full-service campground with ...

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