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Business
Tuesday, June 14, 2022
There are places people who’ve been in Shreveport for a while remember fondly. Shreve Square. Nanking’s restaurant. The Florentine. These are the businesses in which wild plans were hatched, friendships began, drunken ideas were debated long into the night, and memories were made.
Community
Friday, Feb. 11, 2022
In the early 1920s, Cotton Street in downtown Shreveport was not as it looks today. The street wasn’t far removed from the former waterfront of Silver Lake (Lake Street) and was filled with a variety of homes, from stately mansions to smaller single families to those with rooms for rent.
Business
Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021
Shababy’s Cajun Cooking is celebrating a one-year anniversary downtown of serving up heaping platters of fried Cajun goodness to a legion of appreciative customers. Owners Mandy and Mike moved into their small space at 605 Texas St.
Community
Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020
On Friday through Sunday, Nov. 20-22, the historic Scottish Rite Cathedral at 725 Cotton St. hosts their second-ever Antique and Vintage Bazaar. In 2019, the first was a huge success, with hundreds coming through to shop a variety of vendors and tour one of downtown’s most striking buildings.
Community
Monday, Oct. 19, 2020
State Fair of Louisiana President and General Manager Chris Giordano remembers clearly when the dominos started to fall. It was March 11 of this year when the huge Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo abruptly closed just days after opening because of growing coronavirus concerns.
Community
Monday, May 18, 2020
n the mid-2000s, Cassie Stone was a high-flying sales rep for Eli Lilly and Company. Her background as a registered nurse working with cardiac care patients served her well as she zoomed to the top of pharmaceutical and medical device sales for the multinational company.
Community
Monday, May 4, 2020
In 1999, right on the cusp of Y2K, Logan Mansion co-owner Lisa Brutto was employed by the giant computer technology company Oracle. It was a hectic and crazy time for Oracle and all computer businesses.
Business
Monday, Feb. 24, 2020
andie Winchester spends the better part of many days covered in flour and loving it. Her work kneading dough and perfecting old cake recipes connects her to her mother and grandmother – both bakers of pies, fruit-filled turnovers, cinnamon rolls and...
Columns/Opinions
Monday, June 17, 2019
The first time Stokes saw the repurposed former Sears Department Store was at a meeting at Rhino Coffee downtown. It reminded him of the upscale properties in Dallas and elsewhere, and when Chris and Walker-Alley & Associates got the listing to sell the Lofts buildings, he immediately determined he would market them heavily outside of Shreveport.
Columns/Opinions
Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018
Edwin Edwards (of course) was governor of Louisiana, but in March 1988, he turned the office over to fresh-faced North Louisiana newcomer Buddy Roemer. 1988 was the year Microsoft released Windows 2.

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