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Scottish Rite’s First Ever Antique & Vintage Bazaar!

Scottish Rite’s First Ever Antique & Vintage Bazaar!

The majestic Scottish Rite Cathedral has been at the intersection of Common and Cotton Streets in downtown Shreveport for 102 years, but this is the FIRST year for the Scottish Rite Antique and Vintage Bazaar. More than 20 vendors of fine antiques and vintage items...

Logan Mansion Estate Sale

Logan Mansion Estate Sale

The beautiful 1897- built Logan Mansion has sold, and now, you have the opportunity to purchase some of the lovely Victorian furnishings, clothing and home decor lovingly collected by former owners Vicki and Billy LeBrun. The LeBruns purchased the mansion at 725...

Cotton St Farms Opens for Business

Cotton St Farms Opens for Business

Amazon, move over. Grocery store, you're yesterday's news. Downtown's Cotton St Farms offers fresh-from-the- local- farm goodness, delivered to your doorstep. Since June 8, shoppers have been able to go online and purchase sweet corn, yellow and red watermelon,...

New Restaurant, Distillery and More- Updates!

New Restaurant, Distillery and More- Updates!

There are quite a few new businesses either under construction or in the final throes of preparations downtown. Here is the roundup of a few and their status. -The new Greenhouse Nutrition meal replacement business at 431 Texas Street (in the Slattery Building), is...

Artwalk & Standard OPEN HOUSE

Artwalk & Standard OPEN HOUSE

The July artwalk is here, and it's something special. We're partnering with downtown's newest historic conversion, the cool former Commercial National Bank building at 509 Market-turned- The Standard apartments! You'll be able to jump on the free artwalk trolley for a...

Municipal Plaza Park To Get A New Life

Municipal Plaza Park To Get A New Life

It's called Municipal Plaza Park, and few people know it exists. Based on information in our files, it appears it was constructed in 1980 from funds given to the city of Shreveport through the federal government in the form of a UDAG- Urban Development Action Grant....

New Hours, New Items at SALT Restaurant

New Hours, New Items at SALT Restaurant

If you've not been to the SALT Restaurant at the Shreveport Aquarium, it's time to plan a meal there.  The restaurant is now open seven days a week from 11:00 am until 5 pm with the exception of Thursdays, when the hours are 11 am until 9 pm for JAM ON THE RED ,their...

SWEPCO Wants to Charge You Up!

SWEPCO Wants to Charge You Up!

If your phone is dragging, your iPad sagging, SWEPCO is offering a way to pump them up while downtown! Stop by 416 Travis Street, where in the lobby of the Mid South Tower you will find the new SWEPCO Charging Station. The station was originally built for festivals...

Groundbreaking at the Every Man A King Distillery

Groundbreaking at the Every Man A King Distillery

It's been months in the making, cleanup and clean-out has already started, but the much-anticipated Every Man A King distillery project became official on June 26 with a groundbreaking. It was easy to see the excitement the project is generating simply by counting the...

BIG Increase in Handicapped Parking Fines

BIG Increase in Handicapped Parking Fines

On June 11, 2019, the Shreveport City Council voted to significantly increase the fines for citywide handicapped parking violations. As of Monday, June 24, a first offense ticket jumps to $500 and a second offense ticket to $750. Be aware that these fines are not only...

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