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408 Cotton Sells, Cool Things Coming

408 Cotton Sells, Cool Things Coming

Adjacent to the Shreveport Downtown Development Authority (DDA) Building and just around the corner from the Lee Hardware Apartments sits this garage and storage building at 408 Cotton Street. It's 12,000 square feet with a mezzanine, garage doors that lead off the...

Downtowns: Moving from Mad to Action

Downtowns: Moving from Mad to Action

(Reprinted from the Shreveport Times, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019) How much has changed in your life or in the way you think about things over the past 17 years? I’ll answer for you- a lot. In community terms, we have begun to more fully realize the dangers of aggressive...

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage This Weekend!

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage This Weekend!

It's going to be a huge night for culture, music, dance, food and art Saturday night at the Hispanic Heritage Festival 2019 at the Shreveport Aquarium.What can you expect? A lot! The evening will include: Aquarium Tours 5:30- 7 pm Buffet by Ta Molly’s and Dilla’s...

Shreve Towne Studio Grand Opening

Shreve Towne Studio Grand Opening

Shreve Towne Studio, downtown's newest art hub, throws open its doors to the public on Saturday, Sept. 28 from 10 am- 4 pm for an Open House and Fall Art Market. Their space, at 512 Crockett Street, houses studio/work space and retail space for several permanent...

I Am Downtown Photo Winner!

I Am Downtown Photo Winner!

It is not unusual to see Brad Campbell and husband Steven Galbraith downtown. They are members at Robinson Film Center and regulars at Abby Singer's Bistro. Brad is a special fan of Chef Tootie Morrison's braised collard greens and Gouda mac and cheese, a dish he...

The Art of Adena Helm

The Art of Adena Helm

If you missed the opening reception for artist Adena Helm at Central ARTSTATION, 801 Crockett Street, you can still see (and buy) her works through the end of September! Drop by the lobby during business hours and enjoy her vibrant and colorful look at life, friends...

Louisiana Food Prize Makes History!

Louisiana Food Prize Makes History!

For the first time in the history of the Louisiana Food Prize, three female chefs will go mano a womano in the battle for the coveted Golden Fork!  Megan Chavez (Tempo Eatery), Jessica Comegys (Caspiana Catering and Meal Prep), and downtown's own Niema Longstratt (RNL...

Learn to Dance Downtown!

Learn to Dance Downtown!

A little worried about your moves? Want your youngsters to feel confident on their feet, and enjoy exercising in a way that will not only make them feel better but look better? Brittany Pier says she has just the thing for you- or your children. Brittany, the owner...

Welcome to The Smoke House @ Red River Brewing

Welcome to The Smoke House @ Red River Brewing

Red River Brewing Co., downtown's craft beer brewery and gastropub, welcomes a new food vendor to 1200 Marshall. The Smoke House @ Red River Brewing Co. opened Wednesday and debuted their new menu. It's a little bit of a number of favorites from fresh Caesar Salads...

The Zodiag Building- Past Into Present

The Zodiag Building- Past Into Present

Downtown is full of remarkable spaces, and 616 Texas definitely counts as one of them. By 1926 when the building at 616-618 Texas Street was constructed, Zodiag’s had already been a Shreveport institution for 52 years. On September 14th at 7:30 pm., the windows of the...

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