Author: lizdda

Cruise Downtown in Style!

Starting Sunday, Downtown Shreveport gets its’ own dedicated circulator, the 2017 version of the much-loved Downtown Trolley. Every 13 minutes, an orange bus will make the Downtown loop. Monday- Friday from 6 am until 6 pm, the Downtown Circulator will make 15 downtown stops, always beginning and ending at the Murphy Street SporTran Intermodal Terminal. You do NOT have to ride the full route. You can jump on and off at any of the stops along the way. Click here to download the Weekday Circulator Route Map One of the three orange Downtown Circulator buses will be along every 13...

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Help SAVE the Federal Historic Tax Credit!

Downtown Shreveport is coming back. Beautiful historic buildings are being rehabbed into apartments, condos, businesses and offices. The cost of rehabbing century-old structures, many with deferred maintenance, is high, and the numbers sometimes will only work with the assistance of the Federal Historic Tax Credit (HTC), begun by President Ronald Reagan. This credit is now being threatened and we need your help to save it and to help save more of our historic places.  The just-released House Tax Reform bill has eliminated the HTC. We know that the Historic Tax Credit has a proven track record of creating jobs,...

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Food Trucks at the Museum

Join us at the historic Shreveport Water Works Museum for Food Trucks at the Museum, a day filled with food, food, food, live music, food, tours of the water works, fun things to buy, events for the kids, events for the adults, and food. Did we mention food? The Saturday, Nov. 18 event runs from 11 am-3 pm, rain or shine. (We have indoor space if there is rain on our parade.) Parking is just across North Common Street, a short and easy walk. Handicapped spaces are available at the museum. Entry to the FTATM is FREE, but bring...

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Shop Local Artists Week

There’s only one thing better than shopping small and local. That’s shopping small, local and one-of-a-kind.  December 3-9, the State of Louisiana and Downtown Shreveport are asking people to say ‘thank you’ to our local community of visual and performing artists, filmmakers, writers and other creators and art-related businesses by supporting our thriving LOCAL cultural economy. Guess what? We’re going to make this fun!  On Wednesday, December 6 from 5 pm until 9 pm, we’re going to host our monthly Downtown Artwalk, but THIS will be an artwalk on steroids. Venues throughout downtown will be open with specials and...

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November 25- Small Business Saturday

Our small and local businesses are what make us what we are, give us our unique vibe and help create a place that we’re proud to call ‘home.’ The Saturday after Thanksgiving is the ONE day a year that our small businesses really do take center stage! We would encourage you to Shop Local and we’re going to give you plenty of reasons to do so. Shop Definition Industries Inc for doing custom “live” design for Christmas Jammie tees from 10 am-5 pm. After 5, join them for some live music in the shop. artspace shreveport is the location of HOLIDAZE from...

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