Nouvelles de villes


For 4-legged and 2-legged Pals

Lafayette Bark in the Park 2020, hosted by Acadiana Animal Aid as a fundraiser for homeless pets, is featuring doggy spa services, a pet photo booth and doggy contests (plus a microchipping clinic). For your 2-legged fur babies, activities include the fun jump, games and rides, Nov. 8 in Girard Park. Check out the adoptable dogs, vendors and rescue booths


Starry Night Supper

Darrow View Kevin Kelly’s new 30,000-square-foot Great River Road Museum and Interpretive Center at Houmas House with tickets to “Beyond the Boat.” This outdoor supper club features socially distanced elegance amid a progressive seafood tasting on Oct. 11 (postponed from March).


Drive-By Pizza | Youngsville, Baton Rouge

The Baton Rouge-based LIT Pizza, owned by GO Eat Concepts, recently opened inside Metairie Center. Customers can build their own pizza with freshly made dough, select toppings and, once finished, pizzas are fast-fired in under five minutes (option to add more toppings afterwards). This location is unique for its drive-through perk, so you don’t have to leave your pandemic safety car bubble


Old Blue Dog, New Trick

Lafayette If you’re wondering whatever happened to Blue Dog Café, Bon Temps Grill has relocated in the storied George Rodrigued-inspired space after extensive renovations that include a remodeled craft cocktail bar. Look for the introduction of a New Orleans-style Sunday jazz brunch. Opening is set for October or November