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40 Things People in Shreveport Should Do By The Time You’re 40

40 Things People in Shreveport Should Do By The Time You’re 40

Someone polled 2,000 people and asked them to name things you should accomplish . . . or at least strive for . . . by the time you hit 40.  We broke the best ones down into five categories . . . 1.  Relationship stuff:  Fall in love was the #1 answer overall.  But also, have…MORE

National Night Out Shreveport Is Less That A Month Away

National Night Out is less than a month away in the Shreveport-Bossier area! Neighborhoods throughout the Shreveport area will join local police departments to join forces for a celebration of “National Night Out” against crime and drugs.   “National Night Out” is designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness, generate support for our local anti-crime…MORE

Magnet Applications Are Now Open in Caddo Parish

Magnet Applications Are Now Open in Caddo Parish

If you want your little one to get into a magnet program here in Caddo Parish, now is your chance! Years ago, we decided it might be best to get our oldest daughter, River, magnet tested. Honestly, I wasn’t sold about it at first. After all, I never made the grades necessary to even consider…MORE

Shreveport-Bossier Walmarts to sell “Just add water” Cereal bowls! Yum or Gross??

This news hit over the weekend, but it’s blowing up online, mostly because people think it sounds gross . . . Kellogg’s unveiled new single-serve containers of cereal called “Insta-Bowls” that require you to JUST ADD WATER. There’s powdered milk at the bottom.  So you fill each one halfway with cold water to make it…MORE

Benton high school going to New Orleans to take on Peyton Manning‘s nephew!

The Benton high school fighting tigers will be heading to New Orleans this week to take on Newman high school! It’s gonna be a exciting game! The starting quarterback for Newman is the nephew of Hall of Fame quarterback Peyton Manning, nephew of NFL superstar Eli Manning, and grandson of NFL legend Archie Manning! And,…MORE

Rumbling Noise Angering Broadmoor Residents in Shreveport

This morning, I was convinced that the world was coming to an end. I went out into the backyard of my Broadmoor home at about 6AM, and after clearing the cobwebs out and getting ready to start the day, I noticed the strangest sound. It was loud enough to certainly be noticeable and borderline annoying,…MORE

Demolition of Shreveport’s Fair Grounds Field Underway

Demolition of Shreveport’s Fair Grounds Field Underway

Since the mid-80’s Shreveport was home to the historic Fair Grounds Field. Soon, the field will be demolished to the ground, and only our fond memories will remain. As a kid growing up in Shreveport, there was absolutely nothing more exciting than getting to watch our MLB-affiliated Shreveport Captains play baseball at Fair Grounds Field.…MORE

Shreveport Pumpkin Spice Watch!  Pumpkin Spice Cup of Noodles Is Coming Back!

Shreveport Pumpkin Spice Watch! Pumpkin Spice Cup of Noodles Is Coming Back!

Cup Noodles debuted it last fall, and we sort of figured it would be a one-time thing . . . because who actually WANTS that?  The answer is enough of us, apparently. It’s a Walmart exclusive again.  It’ll hit shelves sometime in October. By the way, if you need to blame someone for this nonsense,…MORE

Bossier City Burger Restaurant Closes For Good

Bossier City Burger Restaurant Closes For Good

When it comes to burgers in Shreveport-Bossier, you’d be hard-pressed to find a better burger than those found at Five Guys. For my money, I’ll go there all day, every day. I love those burgers. Sadly, Five Guys-lovers in Shreveport-Bossier we’ll have to stay in Shreveport to get the Five Guys fix. The Five Guys…MORE

Is All Day Breakfast Coming Back To McDonald’s in Shreveport?

Is All Day Breakfast Coming Back To McDonald’s in Shreveport?

I mean who doesn’t love a McGriddle for dinner? One of the bad things from the pandemic was McDonald’s dropping the all day breakfast.. and now the rumor is ALL DAY BREAKFAST could be coming back to the Shreveport-Bossier area. Please oh please make this real!MORE

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Fire Damages “Gucci Brookshires” in Shreveport

Fire Damages “Gucci Brookshires” in Shreveport

It’s known as the Gucci Brookshires.. the one on Line Avenue in Shreveport – and a fire broke out inside it Friday night! According to KTBS-TV, arson is suspected. They’re reporting that the fire started in the paper towel isle and quickly spread. The store and other stores in the shopping center on Line Avenue…

Adult Happy Meals Are Coming To Shreveport McDonalds??

Adult Happy Meals Are Coming To Shreveport McDonalds??

Remember when full-grown adults were acting all proud about their #adulting?  Looks like that trend has done a full one-eighty . . . because soon adults in Shreveport-Bossier can get a HAPPY MEAL.. and ADULT HAPPY MEAL! LOL McDonald’s is about to start selling ADULT HAPPY MEALS.  They’ll hit the menu next Monday . .…

Another Odd Boom Heard in Shreveport’s Broadmoor Neighborhood

Another Odd Boom Heard in Shreveport’s Broadmoor Neighborhood

You may remember reading about an odd rumbling sound booming through Shreveport a couple of weeks ago. This morning, another loud and extremely unsettling sound has residents talking. Now before we dive in, let me say that I live in Broadmoor, and am active within the Broadmoor neighborhood Facebook group. If this loud boom was…

It’s National Coffee Day! Here’s How To Get Free Coffee in Shreveport-Bossier Today!

It’s National Coffee Day! Here’s How To Get Free Coffee in Shreveport-Bossier Today!

COFFEE – it’s one of our favorite things, right? And to celebrate National Coffee Day, here’s how you can get FREE coffee in the Shreveport-Bossier City area today!  Dunkin’ is giving Perks members a free medium coffee with any purchase. Peet’s Coffee is giving out a free small coffee if you buy something. Burger King rewards members can…

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