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Can Music Help Define Downtown?

Can Music Help Define Downtown?

Can Music Be What Defines Shreveport? *This column appeared in the Shreveport Times Sun. Jan 12, 2020 By Liz Swaine Each year, visitors by the thousands trek to the Chaffee Crossing neighborhood in Fort Smith, Ark., to see the small building where Elvis Presley got...

Cross Bayou Development Update

Cross Bayou Development Update

Caddo District Judge Craig Marcotte has set a March 2 hearing to determine the merits of a lawsuit filed by John Settle that alleges harm to Shreveport citizens if city bond funds are used to buy property along Cross Bayou for a proposed public/private development....

Every Man A King Photos

Every Man A King Photos

It never happens fast enough, but work is progressing at downtown's Every Man a King Distillery at the old Arlington Hotel, 700 Cotton St. They posted new photos this week showing the current look of some of the proposed spaces including the: #1 The Bottoms Speakeasy...

Harambee Parade Rolls Monday

Harambee Parade Rolls Monday

The Mardi Gras parade season begins locally on Saturday with the Krewe of Sobek, but comes downtown on Monday with the Krewe of Harambee/MLK Day Parade. The popular Harambee Parade always draws a crowd so come early to stake out a great viewing spot. The forecast...

Changes Coming to Shreveport Gaming Market

Changes Coming to Shreveport Gaming Market

Pending approval by state regulators, ownership of downtown Shreveport's Eldorado Casino and Resort will be changing. The sale of Eldorado to Maverick Gaming LLC is part of a huge $17.3B merger between Eldorado Resorts Inc. (ERI) and Caesar's. Caesar's owns Horseshoe...

For Sale…With History!

For Sale…With History!

The one thing that is certain when purchasing a building downtown is that there will be at least one back story. In the case of most of our historic inventory, you can multiply that by infinity and beyond. Take the case of the properties at the corner of Crockett...

Support for the Agora Borealis!

Support for the Agora Borealis!

Agora Borealis owner Katy Larsen was the recipient of some tough news recently. Just days before construction on two KCS railroad overpasses was supposed to start, she was alerted that a primary road to her store was going to be closed for most of the month of...

New Year, New Fun at Sci-Port Discovery Center

New Year, New Fun at Sci-Port Discovery Center

2020 is bringing some fun changes to our favorite science center! Winter hours (it really is still winter no matter what the thermometer says) have kicked in and are 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and Noon- 5 pm on Sundays. Sno-Port: The Science...

Mardi Gras Goodies at LSG

Mardi Gras Goodies at LSG

Mardi Gras is right around the corner, and Louisiana Specialty Gifts in the Red River District is ready to light up your laissez les bon temps rouler! Whether you're looking for a great piece of jewelry to jazz up an outfit, a mask for a bal or gifts for visiting...

Noble Savage Tavern Opens for Lunch

Noble Savage Tavern Opens for Lunch

First, to the really important stuff. After years of being able to get Noble Savage Tavern's remarkably creative and delicious cuisine only at night and only while sitting in a space heavy with tobacco smoke, starting Monday, Jan. 13, you will be able to go for lunch...

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