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New Life for A Sad Place

In the not-too-distant past, the first thing you would see after turning onto Cotton Street from Marshall was a sad sack-looking white building that had seen better days. Probably the most impressive thing about it was the really fabulous stencil work. I know you’re saying to yourself “That IS impressive work. Why in the world would anyone want to change anything about this building?” Call us crazy, I guess, but even though we could find no old photos, we knew this building once looked waaay better than this and it deserved more. Working together, the Downtown Shreveport Development Corporation...

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Downtown Is Cool Because…

#CoolDowntown #CoolDowntown #CoolDowntown #CoolDowntown #CoolDowntown You do. We’ll be asking you to shout out about our #CoolDowntown through May via Facebook posts and other social media, videos, photos, songs, selfies…be creative! The ones we like the best will win #CoolDowntown stuff like coffee drinks at Bon Temps Coffee Bar or movie passes and meal at Robinson Film Center. (Yes, those two places help make us cool.) No matter where you look downtown, you can see cool: art, buildings, businesses, history, spaces, skylines, events, places, people and things we aren’t even thinking about right now. We were Nashville before Nashville,...

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Alive After 5 Concert Series

Join us on Thursday, April 7 from 5-7 pm for Alive After 5 in the Red River District. The Wall Chargers, a Folk Rock Art Collective once known as Engine, will take the stage from 5 until 7 pm. Bands for April 7 and May 5 TBA. After a long week come recharge your batteries, hang out with friends and listen to music, purchase a beverage or food from the restaurants and coffee shop in the district or from the food trucks parked on Commerce Street. The event is free and open to the public! Presented by the Downtown...

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Downtown Shreveport ROCKS Small Business Saturday!

Downtown Shreveport Goes All Out for Small Businesses Saturday You’ll be able to show your love at any of a number of small businesses in downtown Shreveport on Small Business Saturday, November 28. From the return of the Pop UP Project in the 700 block of Texas Street to holiday vendors and food trucks in the Red River District to a giant trunk show at The Agora Borealis, downtown’s small and local businesses are preparing to shine (so that you can shop)! Carbo load to start your day at artspace, 710 Texas, at a special pancake breakfast from 9...

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