**Please be aware that everything is wonky because of COVID-19 restrictions and mandates. Please call before you go to make sure the business will be open. **
The Agora Borealis– 421 Lake St. Downtown’s art marketplace representing more than 100 visual and sculptural artists. Furniture, clothing, jewelry, paintings, pottery and much more, all one of a kind and representing the best of Northwest Louisiana. Check their Facebook page for classes and special shows and exhibits. HOURS- Thurs.- Saturday, 10 am- 6 pm. 318-268-3011.
Appli-K’s- Red River District @ 450 Clyde Fant Parkway. We believe there is nothing that Katy and her Mom cannot do! Any type of applique or embroidery work you’ve ever considered can be done at Appli-K’s. In addition to custom work, the shop has a wide selection of premade scarves, shirts and more, plus a section of local antiques and collectibles. HOURS-Tuesday-Friday 10 am- 5 pm, Saturday 10 am- 3 pm. 318-455-2006.
C & C Mercantile and Lighting– 1110 Texas Avenue. A cool space with a little of everything and a lot of charm. They specialize in lamp and chandelier repair and restoration, as well as one-of-a-kind fabrications and even conversions of everyday objects into light fixtures, furniture, decor, fine art, jewelry, “guy stuff,” and oddities, as well as a creative co op for local artists and creatives called ArtiFact. Lyon’s Pride Coffee Bar, Pop Up events and special sale days. HOURS- Monday-Friday 10 am- 5 pm. Saturday, 10 am -2 pm. 318-424-4406.
Cotton St. Farms– 406 Cotton Street, enter through the green door in the alley. Downtown’s place for green(s)! Hydroponic farm with something always fresh & tasty. Microgreens, herbs, salad ingredients grown in the building and also soil-grown vegetables from the family’s ‘other’ farm! Depending on the day, you could also find local honey, homemade Ranch Dressing, meats, cheeses and fresh bread. HOURS- Tues. & Sat. 10 am- 3 pm, Wed., Thurs. & Fri. 11 am- 3 pm. & by appointment. 225-963-0956.
Epic Aquaria– The undersea world comes to life at Epic Aquaria! Salt water fish, coral and creatures of every description live here but can be purchased for your aquarium. The talented twosome at Epic can create an undersea habitat for you, keep it clean and healthy and fully stocked. It is worth a trip just to walk through and ogle at the amazing creatures that inhabit their space. HOURS- Wednesday-Saturday 10 am- 6 pm or by appointment. 318-946-8430.
Family Dollar Store- 810 Caddo Street. Clothing, outdoor goods, cleaning supplies, medicines, paper products, plus a wide assortment of packaged foods, dog and cat food and chilled cases with milk, pizza and other frozen products. HOURS-Monday-Sunday 8 am- 10 pm. 318- 402-4061.
Giftspace at Artspace– Downtown’s imagination emporium features a lovely goft gallery filled with original shirts, jewelry, pillows and more, plus books by Shreveport’s own William Joyce. HOURS- Tuesday- Saturday, noon- 4 pm. 318-318-673-6535.
Lena’s Shoes– 501 Milam St. Find your style from kitten heels to stilettos, from casual to ultra sophisticated. Many J. Renee, Trotter, Clark’s and Nomad styles from which to chose— sandals, pumps and more. Men’s ties, pocket scarves and Mezlan shoes are available, too. HOURS- Monday-Friday 10 am-5 pm, Saturday, 10 am- 3 pm. 318-424-0272.
The Norsworthy-Bailey Gallery– 214 Texas St. Shreveport-Bossier’s only fine art gallery, featuring the works of regional and nationally-known artists. Exhibits change often. Artworks and commissions are available. HOURS- Call for private showing. 318-424-6764
On Time Fashion- 621 Texas St. Purveyor of stylish suits, jackets, shirts and pants for the fashion-conscious man. Large selection of hats, ties, shoes and other accessories. Alterations available. HOURS- Monday-Saturday 10 am- 6 pm. 318-221-6674.
Retro Baking Company– 500 Texas St. If carbohydrates and deliciousness are your thing, this is your spot. The baking company has a variety of baked goods daily, from kolaches and pigs-in-a-blanket to cookies, whole- and -sliced cake, danishes, savory bread, cinnamon rolls, donuts and more. Special Retro coffee is always available, too. HOURS- Mon-Fri. 7 am- 3 pm, Saturday- 9 am – 2 pm. 318-347-0902.
Robinson Film Center– 617 Texas St. The region’s only independent art house theater and bistro. Purchase Robinson Film Center bucks as gifts or to use on movies, concessions, beverages and items in Abby Singer’s Bistro. HOURS- Tuesday through Sunday, 11 am- 9 pm. 318-459-4122.
Sanctuary Glass Studio– 1200 Marshall St. inside Red River BrewPub. See glass items and art glass being made, participate in making your own glass items and take glass blowing workshops all in this one great space. HOURS- Tuesday-Thursday 11 am- 5 pm, Fridays & Saturdays, noon- 7 pm. 419-461-0404.
Sci-Port Discoveries Unlimited Gift Shop– 820 Clyde Fant Parkway. Educational toys and items sure to spark curiosity and wonder. Sci-Port members and teachers receive discounts. HOURS-Monday- Saturday 9 am- 5 pm, Sunday noon- 5 pm. 318-424-3466.
Shreve Towne Studio 512– 512 Crockett St. A Bohemian village filled with one-of-a-kind treasures. Queen Bee Hippie skincare products and Hummer’s Honey, locally-produced art, jewelry and gift items. Special Reserve Coffee Roaster Fair Trade coffees, used books and vintage clothing. Events, exhibits and pop ups. Spaces for rent for book clubs and group meetings. HOURS- Thurs.- Sat. 10 am- 4 pm. 318-393-7645.
V&B ReSale– 1010 Marshall Street (behind Surfari Pals). A tiny shop with a LOT of fashionable fun. Purses, costume jewelry, shirts, wraps and towels. HOURS- Vary, call before you go. 318- 891-1090.
Season’s Salon and Events– Full service salon for men, women and children. Esthetician, makeup services for photography or weddings/special events. Space for make up and hair parties.
Bank Barber Shop- 400 Travis Street, 318-222-9474
Tight Edge Barber Shop-Family cuts
Shear Place Hair Styling-612 Marshall Street, (318) 424-4435
Remington Suite Salon and Spa– Full service salon and spa including facials, massage, body wraps, makeup, nails, waxing and much more. Fitness services also provided.
Spa Blu @ Sam’s Town-variety of spa treatments, including massages, facials, body treatments, manicure and pedicure treatments. Men’s and women’s dry saunas and steam rooms, private showers and lockers.
LaSpa @ Eldorado Casino-skin treaments, body wraps, manicures and pedicures, massage, triple peel facial, foot reflexology, hand and arm treatment, sinus treatments and ear candling.
Shreve Towne Barber Shop- full service barber shop.
Downtown YMCA- Fitness equipment and weights, gym and racquetball courts, salt water pool, Spin, Cardio and other types of classes. Membership required.
Jewelers Services- 610 Marshall St # 324, (318) 425-5556, Jewelry and watch repair.