recreation

Jazzland in New Orleans to be Resurrected?
It's a possibility. According to Canal Street Beat, a Baton Rouge Development group has put forth a proposal to bring back Jazzland, in eastern New Orleans.
Under their plan, the 150-acre site would include a theme park, a water park, and a movie studio that would “allow for car chase scen…
I’m Going To Toledo Bend; Any Suggestions?
Shannon's family has some property at Toledo Bend Lake, and we are headed there this weekend.  I have only been to Toledo Bend once before (no thanks to my cousin, Neil Carret!), so I don't know much about the area.
Petanque – Funny Name, Fun Game
Petanque (Pa-tonk) is a funny French name for a fun game. And you can play it here in Lafayette! I'd never heard of it until Mike Leblanc educated me about it. Petanque is a bowling game traditionally played in town parks and squares in France on hard packed surfaces. The games is played by rollin…
In Our Own Backyard: Veteran’s Park [Gallery]
The park, maintained through cooperation between the Lafayette Consolidated Government and the Vietnam Veterans of American (VVA), Acadiana Chapter (Hill 141), has served as the setting for many events, including Memorial Day ceremonies, Veterans' Day ceremonies, remembrance services, birthday …
Cyclists Arrive Wednesday
Cycle Zydeco, a bicycle riding tour of the Lafayette, Breaux Bridge, Opelousas, Mamou, Eunice area was supposed to be cancelled this year after a wonderful 10 year run. But cyclists from the Kansas City area would not stand to miss their annual trip to Acadiana and decided to organize their own trip…