People like to use the phrase ‘It’s a sign of the times’ when talking about changes in our world. That has gone from figurative to literal during the COVID-19 pandemic. These are some of the signs of times we have seen downtown. If you have one, we would love to feature it! Email it here and be sure to let me know who to credit as the photographer!

Huddie ‘Leadbelly’ Ledbetter statue on Texas St. He might not be able to practice social distancing, but at least he has a mask.


After the Governor’s Order limiting restaurants to take out, ShrevePark Parking Patrollers hung Pickup Zone Signs around downtown.


After the Governor’s order, Robinson Film Center closed, but curbside takeouts continued at Abby Singer’s Bistro.


Lots of notices related to the Governor’s order on the door of Retro Down Town Cafe. They were especially happy with their Ken & Barbie social distancing.


Marshall Street was completely devoid of foot or vehicle traffic on a beautiful Wednesday afternoon as people sheltered in place after the Governor’s order.


The Shreveport Downtown Development Authority, like many businesses, sent those employees home that were non-essential and closed to the public.


Robinson Film Center employees last week making changes to the marquee to let people know the theater is closed.


The Agora Borealis explaining new policies to customers in the wake of the Governor’s order.


To make curbside pickup easier, The Missing Link initially put an employee outside.