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February Artwalk- Hearts, History & Mardi Gras!

February Artwalk- Hearts, History & Mardi Gras!

We LOVE first Wednesdays! Our February Downtown Artwalk is coming together in a BIG way. It will roll on Wednesday, Feb. 6 from 5-8 p.m. Here's a taste of what you will see- ARTSPACE- 708 Texas- Two exhibits- On the Margins by Ben Moss & Jeormie Journell and...

MLK Day Parade Downtown

MLK Day Parade Downtown

The Krewe of Harambee will kick off Mardi Gras season in a big way with their annual MLK Day downtown parade. The parade kicks off Monday, January 21 at 1 p.m. and should finish up around 3 p.m. It will feature floats, marching bands, dance units, beauty queens,...

Downtown Car Care Made Easy

Downtown Car Care Made Easy

Downtown Shreveport drivers don't have to leave the city center to find car services- they're as close as 333 Texas Street (Regions Tower) or 301 Marshall Street (Beaird Tower). CurbTek is a new mobile car care service that plans to be stationed at Regions Tower each...

Radiant Birds Roost at Rainforest Art Foundation

Radiant Birds Roost at Rainforest Art Foundation

Marlene Yu Museum Hosts Reception for New Photography Exhibit at February Artwalk If colorful birds get your goose, the Rainforest Art Foundation (RAF) is the place you want to be on Wednesday, Feb. 6, from 5-8 p.m. The Marlene Yu Museum/Rainforest Art Foundation will...

Tips for Downtown Newbies

Tips for Downtown Newbies

Newbies to downtown can generally be seen driving the wrong way down our myriad of one-way streets ('Hey, but I was only driving one way!') or visiting the Subway restaurant on Texas Street day after day, unaware of other restaurants within easy walking distance....

Doggone Friendly Downtown

Doggone Friendly Downtown

The dog park is currently closed due to high river levels. The only dog park in the area is located in the Downtown Development District, and we're pretty psyched about that. DDA dog Bella LOVES the dog park and we bet your pooch will, too. The park is open every day...

Options Abound: Ring in the New Year Downtown!

Red River Brewing Co., 1200 Marshall Street, knows that your New Year's Eve is going to be jammed, so they're starting the festivities early on Eve of Eve. On Sunday, they'll be launching their new IPA brew, called, appropriately enough, Eve of Eve. $2 Champagne and...

Mayor & Council 2019 Inauguration

The inauguration of Shreveport Mayor-Elect Adrian Perkins and the 2019 Shreveport City Council is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 29 at 9:30 a.m. at the Shreveport Convention, Center, 400 Caddo Street. The inauguration is free and open to all. Business attire is...

Abby Singer’s Bistro Welcomes New Chef

Abby Singer’s Bistro Welcomes New Chef

Abby Singer’s Bistro, the full-service restaurant and bar at Robinson Film Center, welcomes Michael Brenner as the new chef. Brenner, who studied at the Culinary Institute of New Orleans, has more than 15 years of experience serving in restaurants from south Louisiana...

Mary Helen Marrs Joins DSU

Downtown Shreveport Unlimited, downtown's 'quality of life' organization responsible for Mudbug Madness and Brew, has announced a new executive director. Mary Helen Marrs will be replacing long-time DSU chief Melanie Bacon, who is retiring after 21 years. “Mary Helen...

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