Month: May 2017

June Downtown Artwalk

June Downtown Artwalk- Wednesday, June 7, 5 pm- 8 pm The June Artwalk returns to the 600 & 700 blocks of Texas and Travis, home of Artspace Shreveport, Lofts at 624, Marlene Yu Museum, Southern University Museum of Art-Shreveport (SUMAS), Robinson Film Center, Tipitina’s Co-op and a variety of businesses and restaurants! Our FREE artwalk will put you up close and personal with artists who paint, sculpt, create jewelry and wood-working, photography and more. See what they do and learn how they do it. In addition, Liz will do a History in 5 talk about the old Sears building...

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City Growth and Downtown Math

Joe Minicozzi, the urban planner rock star of Urban3 based in Asheville, N.C., will be in Shreveport to give two open-to-the public talks. YOU WILL NOT WANT TO MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY to hear Joe speak. Minicozzi has created award-winning tools that show where and why municipalities should be investing. His work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal and on stages across America. Joe can tell you the value, in dollars and cents, of a great downtown.  His talk is being presented by Re-Form Shreveport and sponsored by the Downtown Development Authority, Downtown Shreveport Development Corporation, Community Foundation of North...

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Truck Bidding OPEN!

The Downtown Development Authority will receive sealed bids until 4 pm, Tuesday, May 30, 2017 for the following surplus vehicles. You may bid on one or both. Both were running when we parked them three weeks ago. We make no claim other than that. 1995 Chevrolet C1500, VIN #1GTEC14Z9SZ552476 Mileage- 461,829 2000 Ford Ranger, VIN # 1FTYR10V8YPB20061 Mileage-99,682 These trucks were work trucks and look it. They are the ultimate in driving for someone who has never driven. Either one of these would be the perfect vehicle to pick up a first date you intend to also be the...

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