Press Releases

Welcome LeVette Fuller, New District B Rep!

After eight years, downtown and District B will see a new city council representative. Two-term (8-year) councilman Jeff Everson was term-limited and unable to run again. He has been succeeded by LeVette Fuller, running in her first political campaign. See her...

Independence Bowl Fun Downtown

Downtown is going to be the place to be right up until kickoff of the 2018 Walk-On's Independence Bowl! Duke and Temple will tussle on the field at Independence Stadium, but before the game, you'll find the action is downtown. Here's the list of I-Bowl fun!  The Big...

Christmas Holiday Happenings

Downtown is the place to be for the holidays! The HOLIDAZE shops at artspace, 708 Texas Street, will be open through Dec. 22. The space is decked top to bottom with great one-of a-kind artisan-made items. Every Thursday throughout the holidays artspace will be open...

Join us for Fun and Deals Downtown!

In 2010, the American Express credit card company began calling the Saturday after Thanksgiving Small Business Saturday as a counter to Black Friday and Cyber Monday- days that tend to focus on big box stores and the Internet. In 2011, the U.S. Senate got involved,...

Dog Park Is Open Again

UPDATE: The Shreveport Dog Park has reopened as of 11/21/18. To stay updated on activities there, check out the Shreveport Dog Park Facebook page. Shreveport Public Assembly and Recreation (SPAR) has closed the Shreveport Dog Park at the Stoner Boat Launch until...

An Odd & Curious Shop Opens Downtown

An Odd & Curious Shop Opens Downtown

If you are drawn by antiques, collectibles and all things odd and curious, downtown's newest retailer will be a place you will visit often. Gina Marie's Antiques, Oddities and Curiosities is just as the name implies and features a Steampunk, '20,000 Leagues' vibe. The...

Curbs Go Green To Remind Motorists to Pay by App

A number of curbs throughout downtown Shreveport are being painted an eye-catching green and ‘Pay by  App’ stencils will soon follow to remind motorists that all on-street spaces downtown require payment. The Parkmobile Parking App has become very popular since it was...

Downtown History Tours

Downtown History Tours

Interested in downtown history, in all the things that made us what we are today? Want to know more about local music, African-American, even our city's water history? We've got you covered!   Twins Mike and Mark Mangham, also known as Twin Blends Photography,...

Iconic ML Bath Building For Sale

Iconic ML Bath Building For Sale

The ML Bath buildings in the 600 block of Texas Street have been a part of the downtown landscape for nearly 100 years; the business has been around even longer. M.L. -Michaelis Lewis or ‘Mike’- Bath started his office supplies and furnishings store in 1905 and...

Remington Suite Ups the Ante Downtown

The Remington Suite Hotel and Spa has seriously tilted the playing field with new penthouses in their historic 220 Travis Street building. The so-called H Club on the fourth floor features four amazingly luxurious spaces that include a full chef's kitchen, pool table,...

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