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Tootie Returns to Abby Singer’s Bistro

Tootie Returns to Abby Singer’s Bistro

Two big things have happened recently at Robinson Film Center/Abby Singer's Bistro downtown. The first is that there was a little fire Saturday night that created some excitement in the kitchen. The bigger excitement was that created in the restaurant and among her...

Music Prize LIVE Summer Series Kickoff

Music Prize LIVE Summer Series Kickoff

      Got plans Thursday night? Even if you do, kick them to the curb and come to the Louisiana Music Prize LIVE Summer Music Series kickoff concert- 4 bands in a brand new music venue for the low price of $5 (if you buy the tickets now)! The special...

Rental Bikes, Water Taxi Downtown?

Rental Bikes, Water Taxi Downtown?

It seems like ideas whose times have come, but more data is always better, and that's where you come in. The Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau is trying to gauge the desire for- and ultimately usefulness of- a Bike Sharing program and a Water Taxi...

Sun Furniture To Become SporTran Facility

Sun Furniture To Become SporTran Facility

Chances are that you might have seen some of the local media coverage of the upcoming change for the old Sun Furniture building at 1253 Texas Avenue. SporTran recently purchased the old furniture store and a building Sun had been using for storage in the next block....

Father’s Day Fun Downtown

Father’s Day Fun Downtown

Looking for fun on Father's Day? Abby Singer's Bistro at Robinson Film Center is doing a Dad's Day Brunch with all the stuff Dad likes (bologna? beer?) The brunch runs from 10:30 am until 2 p.m. on Sunday and costs $22 per adult and $12 for those 12 and under. Call...

Creating a New Standard Downtown

Creating a New Standard Downtown

The Standard at 509 Market is open for business and a few days ago, we took a look through the property, which started life as the Commercial National Bank. You can tell that it was really something to see, because it still is. The cool factor starts in the lobby...

A Night of Intrigue at Sci-Port

A Night of Intrigue at Sci-Port

What is more intriguing than science? Sci-Port is offering about 70 patrons the opportunity to experience A Night of Intrigue on Saturday, June 15 at 6 p.m. Come dressed for cocktails and enjoy an evening of drinks and appetizers, mingling and mystery! The event will...

Historic Tax Credits Q & A Live Stream

Historic Tax Credits Q & A Live Stream

  Historic Commercial Tax Credits are available to many owners of historic buildings in the Downtown Development District. These credits, both state and federal, can go a long way in helping offset the costs of rehab and improvements; in fact, up to 40% of all...

Not Your Mother’s Quilts at ARTSTATION

Not Your Mother’s Quilts at ARTSTATION

When a lot of people think of quilts, they thing of the tattered cover that Grandma made, traditional patterns like 'Log Cabin' or 'The Diamond in the Square.' The newest show by the Art Quilt Group of the Red River Quilters at Central ARTSTATION, 801 Crockett, shows...

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