Bossier City Farmers Market 2023: Open Until November!
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by Emma Boone
1y ago
If you live in or near Shreveport-Bossier and look forward to fresh fruits and veggies every spring, wait no more! The Bossier City Farmers Market is finally here! Every Saturday from now until November, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., the farmers market will be in the parking lot of the Pierre Bossier Mall in Bossier City. Fresh pepper, peaches, and tomato bundles at the Bossier City Famers Market. The Bossier City Farmers Market has space for over 200 vendors this year and is already expected to host more than 100. With a wealth of local fresh veggies and fruits, this farmers market has more than just goo ..read more
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11 New Things to Experience in Shreveport-Bossier This Year
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by Jerrica Bennett
1y ago
1. Shreveport-Bossier’s New Brand & Destination Master Plan The Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau will reveal a new brand for the region that’s designed to appeal to visitors as well as locals. In first quarter, we will wave goodbye to “Louisiana’s Other Side!” Stay tuned for what’s next! We can tell you; it’s going to be awesome!  Also, the Bureau is moving forward with a new 10-year Destination Master Plan for our region. More to come on that, as well! 2. Sci-Port’s Goodman IMAX Dome The only IMAX® Dome theater in Louisiana just got even better! Shreveport’s Sci-Port ..read more
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Let’s Chat BREW
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by Kim Foster, APR
1y ago
The month of October calls for falling leaves and spooky nights, but in Shreveport-Bossier, beer enthusiasts can delight in award-winning and brand new breweries as well as the Brew Festival!  BREW – Shreveport Brew’s annual tasting festival is back and better than ever. On October 29, 2022 from 2 – 5 p.m., come taste over 100 international and local brews in the heart of downtown. Everyone will be able to find a flavor they love with the selections ranging from IPAs and ales to pilsners and stouts. Same for the food, all the dishes found at Shreveport Brew will be prepared by ..read more
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Autumn is Calling on the Boom or Bust Byway
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by Kim Foster, APR
1y ago
Escape the City. Embrace the Byway. Explore the rich history and culture of Shreveport-Bossier along with neighboring communities.  The annual Heritage and Harvest tour is back, starting Oct. 8, 2022. This free self-driving tour showcases the historic homes, farms, businesses and churches that have built our beloved region. Sample a tea room delicacy, view a private collection of antique cars, browse through various arts and crafts vendors and so much more. Visit www.redrivercrossroadshistorical.org for the latest updates and starting locations. The annual Heritage and Harvest tour ..read more
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Prize Fest Is Coming Soon, and We Can’t Wait to See This Year’s Lineup
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by SBCTB
2y ago
With Prize Fest 2022 just around the corner on Oct. 14-23, we can’t help but celebrate the role the festival has had in shaping careers and opportunities for artists from around the nation. Just this month, Shreveport natives and a 2013 Louisiana Music Prize award winner, the Seratones, performed in Berlin, Germany at House of World Cultures.  House of World Cultures is Germany’s national centre for international contemporary arts, with a special focus on non-European cultures and societies. The 2013 award may have been the funk-soul-rock group’s first accolade, but it certainly was not ..read more
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Warm Up with These 5 Unique Gumbos
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by Shalisa Roland
2y ago
Although gumbo is served year-round in Louisiana, there’s nothing like warming up from the inside out with this roux-based soup. The ingredients vary from chef to chef, but Shreveport-Bossier has been able to stir the pot on this Cajun delicacy with a few unique add-ins. These five distinctive gumbos are sure to test your theories on what should be included in one of Louisiana’s most iconic dishes. 1. Restaurant: Abby Singer’s Bistro Menu Item: Seafood Gumbo Uniqueness: Crab Claws This bowl of gumbo is served with lump crab meat, crab claws, and shrimp in a light broth seasoned with house spi ..read more
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Don’t Be Shellfish, Tell Us Which Restaurant has the best Shreveport-Style Stuffed Shrimp?
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by Shalisa Roland
2y ago
Shreveport-style stuffed shrimp is a local delicacy that originated in the kitchen of the Freeman & Harris Café, a historic Black-owned restaurant that, at the time of its closing, was one of the oldest Black-owned restaurants in the U.S. These large, succulent shrimps are stuffed with fiery Creole dressing, deep-fried, and served with a spicy tartar sauce. I know your mouth is salivating, but more important than the taste, I want to know your opinion. Who has the best Shreveport-style stuffed shrimp in the area? The Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau will be honoring the w ..read more
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Whatcha Bringin’ to Thanksgiving Based on Your Enneagram Personality Type?
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by Shalisa Roland
2y ago
Whether you’re hosting a potluck, you’re joining a casual Friends-giving, or you’re contributing to a traditional family meal, the question remains, “Whatcha’ Bringing to Thanksgiving?” Well, based on your enneagram personality type, I’ve predicted a few Shreveport-Bossier meals that you’re likely to offer your loved ones during the biggest feast of the year. Don’t know your enneagram type? Take the enneagram quiz! Enneagram 1 -You’re bringin’ fresh flowers from C&C Mercantile and Lighting. Personality Type: The Reformer – Purposeful & Perfectionistic Because you’re purposeful and pe ..read more
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SNEAK PEEK: The Holiday Edition of the Shreveport-Bossier Travel Magazine Launches Oct. 1
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by Shalisa Roland
3y ago
The Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau is scheduled to release the holiday edition of its Shreveport-Bossier Travel Magazine on Friday, Oct. 1. This interactive digital magazine dwells on traditional conventional and nontraditional eclectic holiday celebrations, from fall festivities and Halloween fun to a Christmas event playlist and New Year’s Eve bucket list. This piece features photo-forward commentary on both local favorites and on new ways to celebrate a cozy holiday season in Shreveport-Bossier. Until Oct. 1, feel free to peruse through our other publications ..read more
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What’s the All the Rave About Shreveport’s Prize Fest? Oh, We’ll Tell You…
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by Shalisa Roland
3y ago
Prize Fest describes itself as “the most amazing culmination of festivals on planet earth,” and I don’t disagree. This multi-day festival encompasses competitions in music, fashion, film, food, and comedy. Attendees will enjoy fun, quirky, and classic styles of art and are encouraged to vote for their favorites, and winners will receive a cash prize. This hybrid, multi-day festival is scheduled to take place Sept. 24-Oct. 2, with passes ranging from $10-$350. Click here to purchase Prize Fest passes. But if you’re still wondering why people are raving about Prize Fest, I’ve broken down the fe ..read more
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