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Business
Monday, July 16, 2018
Prior to becoming the Uneeda Biscuit building, 711 Milam was known as the Vordenbauman-Eastham Company building, and later as the Marcus building for the furniture store that did business there.
Business
Monday, July 16, 2018
Sam Fashho has been in the clothing and fashion industry – the rag trade – for most of his life. Clothes have given him a life, helped him raise his family, enabled him to own multiple businesses. Prior to the oil collapse of the 1980s that turned everything around, he owned five clothing stores on Texas Street.
Community
Monday, March 26, 2018
For three-plus hours on Wednesday, April 4, a portion of downtown Shreveport will be filled with street performers and artists, food trucks and specials. Buildings will throw open their doors, businesses will be open late, rehabbed historic buildings will be open for tours, architecture will be discussed and sketched, history will take center stage.
Business
Monday, Dec. 4, 2017
The new Shreveport Aquarium, a place for marine life, education and inspiration has brought lift to the old Barnwell Center. It has become a popular event venue, and the aquarium restaurant, SALT, arguably has the best views in town.
Columns/Opinions
Monday, April 10, 2017
HGTV fanatics will remember a show called “If Walls Could Talk” that focused on fun facts buried beneath the sheetrock of homes across the country. It was always interesting to see what weird things homeowners had unearthed and even more entertaining to hear the homeowners’ reactions to these bits of history.
Community
Monday, Jan. 16, 2017
On Sept. 14, 2016, the boards of two downtown history museums – the Spring Street Historical Museum, whose exhibits tell the history of Shreveport, and the Shreveport Water Works Museum, the city’s first water plant, opened in 1887 – were invited to a meeting with Louisiana Secretary of State Tom Schedler.
Columns/Opinions
Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016
A big part of my job is working with businesses and business-hopefuls, many of them small, a significant number, start up. The people behind them run the gamut of professional mid-lifers sporting suit and tie to casual millennials in skinny jeans and tees.
Community
Monday, Sept. 12, 2016
“Once in a Millennium Moon,” a giant mural created by 2,000 people, stands out on two sides of the AT&T building. When lit, the Neon Bridge is colorful and eye-catching, dominating online search image results when the word “Shreveport” is entered..
Business
Monday, June 6, 2016

Historic tax credits key for downtown development

Nungesser is in the middle of the legislative maelstrom, heading departments that direct the state’s culture, art, recreation, state parks, several museums, archeology, French heritage, state tourism and historic preservation.
Columns/Opinions
Monday, March 14, 2016

Enriching downtown Shreveport

Well-versed in traditional media of the paper and ink variety, the company puts much stock into digital outreach, into connecting with people through bits of social media messaging bouncing around at light speed.

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