Press Releases

PACE Weekend at Rainbow City

PACE Weekend at Rainbow City

There will be lots of rainbows in Rainbow City as PACE (People Acting for Change and Equality) host an entire fun weekend of events! Friday night kicks off with That Girl DJ spinning tunes from 7-10 pm. The event is ticketed and costs $10 to attend. Head down Saturday...

Uneeda Lofts Moves Forward

Uneeda Lofts Moves Forward

We've always loved the irony that one of downtown’s most loved buildings is known for a painted ad for an item that was never sold there. The building at 711 Milam that is most commonly known as the ‘Uneeda Biscuit’ building started life as the Vordenbauman-Eastham...

Retro Baking Company to Open Soon

Retro Baking Company to Open Soon

If you're a fan of the cakes, pies and breads at the new Retro Downtown Cafe, your life is about to take a turn for the more caloric and oh-so-delicious. The new Retro Baking Company is just days away from opening its doors at 500 Texas, just across from 318...

I Am Downtown Pins Are Gone!

I Am Downtown Pins Are Gone!

Our limited edition 'I Am Downtown' pins are officially gone! Over the past few weeks, people from all over Shreveport-Bossier have filled out applications and sent photos of themselves having fun downtown in order to score one of these limited-edition pins. Many of...

Important Building Updates!

Cool comes in all shapes and sizes, and we're thrilled that there are a number of people downtown who see the value in saving, rehabbing and giving our amazing historic buildings new life. 408 Cotton is about 12,000SF worth of cool, an old garage and car park recently...

Anthony’s Sports Bar Open for Business

Anthony’s Sports Bar Open for Business

200 Travis Street, that bright blue nook at the corner of Travis and Spring Street, opens for business Monday, Nov. 11 as Anthony's Sports Bar. The brainchild of owner Anthony Burns, the sports bar features much more than sports alone. The menu contains a wide array...

RiverView Theater Returns (and looks great)!

RiverView Theater Returns (and looks great)!

RiverView Hall and Theater is a popular city facility used by traveling events, the Shreveport Opera, Symphony, Ballet and others. The city knew this popular venue was becoming tired and outdated and 14 months ago launched a project for needed upgrades. Visitors to...

318 Nutrition- New Name, New Deals

318 Nutrition- New Name, New Deals

A couple of months ago, the long-time home of the downtown Hallmark card and gift shop at 431 Texas Street reopened to a radical change. Gone were Christmas ornaments, sympathy cards, and aisles tight with small dustables. In was an open and airy updated space flooded...

Cool Stuff We’ve Seen This Week

Cool Stuff We’ve Seen This Week

We spend a lot of time downtown and often come across things that we think, 'well isn't THAT cool?' We're going to start gathering some of these things - big and small- that we think are fun, interesting, topical, pretty or just deserve (in our opinion) to get a...

Caddo Common + Friends = Fun!

The artists behind Rainbow City at Caddo Common are kicking off several weeks of high-flying fun on Friday, Oct., 25 at artspace, 708 Texas St., and all are invited to attend. The FriendsWithYou Artist Collective of Arturo Sandoval III and Samuel Borkson are working...

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