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Saving 717 Crockett: An Update on Andress

Shreveporter Jim Malsch is an unintentional caretaker of history. After 25 years with Enterprise Computing Services- ECS-, a business he co-founded, he was ready for another phase of life. He had spent several years on the board of Cohab, a Shreveport coworking space...

Own a 1930’s Antique Jeweler’s Case

Own a 1930’s Antique Jeweler’s Case

Are you in the market for a 13" long antique jeweler's case? Retro Down Town Cafe owner Kristi Tift hopes so. The beautiful piece that takes up considerable real estate in the new Retro Downtown BBQ needs to go. It's not that there's no love, it's that there's no...

Standard Barber Academy Moves Downtown

Standard Barber Academy Moves Downtown

A location most recently in the business of hair and beauty...reopens as a business of hair and beauty. 711 Texas Street, once home to Joseph Guin Salon, will be opening soon as the Setting the Standard Barbering Academy and barber shop. Owner Terri Pugh recently gave...

Get Your Halloween Scare Downtown!

Get Your Halloween Scare Downtown!

Downtown has a Halloween haunting to suit all ages over the next few days. Join us for Downtown's Horror Week. Hocus-Pocus Drive-In at Red River Brewpub Red River Brewpub is first out of the ghostly gates with a drive in feature Saturday, Oct. 24 at 7 pm. The fan...

Create Your Own Space on Marshall Street

Create Your Own Space on Marshall Street

Builder John Cush is at it again. After renovating 721 Marshall Street, the former Ridgways' Custom Reprographics business into Ridgeway Square condos, Cush has turned his attention to the adjacent building. 719 Marshall will be the for lease retail/office component...

Downtown Detours No More!

Downtown Detours No More!

You may have noticed that two detours downtown are detours no more.  Work on a sewerage leak that turned into a water leak in the 500 block of Edwards Street is completed and the street is now open. Meanwhile, the sewer line work in the 100 block of Milam that had...

Five Things to Do Downtown

Five Things to Do Downtown

Hang out with the stars at Sci-Port, enjoy an artistic homecoming and outsmart a coven of witches at Red River Brewpub. Appreciate poetry and the ones who write it and clock in to a 12-Hour Shift gone horribly wrong.  Halloween is coming, so get ready now in our...

Setting the Standard Moves to Downtown

The Setting the Standard Barbering and Natural Hair Academy has opened in Shreveport at 711 Texas Street, the former home of Joseph Guin Salon. Owner Terri Pugh  says they are a barber stylist learning institution that also provides services for customers from hair...

Parish Taceaux to Close, Great Space Available

Parish Taceaux to Close, Great Space Available

You have probably read the bad news that Parish Taceaux is closing as of Saturday, Oct. 24. The restaurant at 708 Texas Street has been a mainstay downtown for five years with their trendy taceauxs and flavorful drinks. Their 'Taceaux Tuesday' was a draw for...

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