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Downtown Daily Good Deeds

Downtown Daily Good Deeds

On March 26, the Downtown Development Authority kicked off a Daily Good Deeds project to share some of the stories of the small acts of kindness, generosity and selflessness we are seeing downtown on a daily basis. Though things are very different downtown right now-...

Signs of the Times

Signs of the Times

People like to use the phrase 'It's a sign of the times' when talking about changes in our world. That has gone from figurative to literal during the COVID-19 pandemic. These are some of the signs of times we have seen downtown. If you have one, we would love to...

A Walk Through the Asian Gardens

A Walk Through the Asian Gardens

At home all day, bored and restless? How about a walk through the park? If that sounds like a plan, we have the perfect park for you- the Asian Gardens. The Asian Gardens is open every day, sunup until sundown. Here's the story of our beautiful multicultural garden....

Waddell A Truss- Our Bridge to History

Waddell A Truss- Our Bridge to History

HGTV fanatics will remember a show called ‘If Walls Could Talk’ that focused on fun facts buried beneath the sheetrock of homes across the country. It was always interesting to see what strange things homeowners had unearthed and even more entertaining to hear the...

Online Art & Performances

Online Art & Performances

Most weeks our 5 Things To Do Downtown list is filled with performances by a variety of talented local singers, comedians, artists, dancers and more. These folks now cannot ply their trade, but there is still a way to enjoy & support their work! Many are setting...

A Historical Mystery on Cotton Street

A Historical Mystery on Cotton Street

For years, a set of concrete columns sitting adjacent to the 400 block of Cotton Street in downtown Shreveport has been a source of idle musings. There was obviously something there once, and that something would have been heavy to require such a massive support...

Small Business Resources & Unemployment Info-COVID 19

Small Business Resources & Unemployment Info-COVID 19

Shreve.biz is here to help you! Click on the link, or call 318-230-7891 to go to the Shreveport/Caddo-area Help Desk. Shreve.biz provides free one-on-one counseling to business owners and managers; important help in walking through the grants, loans and other rapidly...

Delivery and Curbside Pickup at Downtown Shreveport Restaurants

Delivery and Curbside Pickup at Downtown Shreveport Restaurants

Following recent updates from the Louisiana Governor's office, restaurants in the state of Louisiana are only be open for delivery, drive-through and takeout. Here's a list of participating restaurants, which will be kept as up-to-date as we can. Note that menu...

Is Downtown Trending?

Is Downtown Trending?

In 2006, a Denver, Colo., company called Progressive Urban Management Associates, P.U.M.A., (yes, like the shoes, only with periods), started looking at data to determine trends that would affect downtowns. They have been remarkably accurate in their trendspotting,...

Shreve Towne Studio Book Nook Opens

Shreve Towne Studio Book Nook Opens

Blame Meg Ryan. In the 1998 romantic comedy blockbuster movie You've Got Mail, Ryan's character owned a beautiful little bookstore called The Shop Around the Corner. Artist and business owner Tracey Prator loved the movie, but more than that, she loved that little...

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