Posted at March 24, 2015 by 0 Comment

Ben’s Town Antiques in Benton Features a Working 1930s Soda Fountain

Photography Note: Photos are by post author Chris Jay, who asks that you excuse the low quality of the images - he wasn't expecting to stumble upon  a 1930s soda fountain, and wasn't carrying a good camera at ...

Posted at March 17, 2015 by 1 Comment

Chimp Haven Announces Discovery Day Dates for 2015

Featured photo: One of the residents of Chimp Haven, the National Chimpanzee Sanctuary. Until recently, I'd never visited Chimp Haven, the National Chimpanzee Sanctuary. Keithville, where Chimp Haven is located on the grounds ...

Posted at March 10, 2015 by 0 Comment

Wine and Swine Details: Guest Chefs, A Special Beer, 60 Wines and Three Whole Hogs

Wine Country Bistro and Bottle Shop's annual whole hog barbecue and wine tasting party, Wine & Swine, will host what organizers are calling its "79th Edition," 3-6 p.m., Sunday, April 12. While we're pretty ...

Posted at March 3, 2015 by 0 Comment

Third Man Records’ Rolling Record Store to Stop at Shreveport’s Day Old Blues on Monday, March 16

Photo Note: Day Old Blues Records owner, James "Rex" Gilcrease, stands in his store. Shreveport-Bossier has proven itself to be a Jack White kind of town. White's sold-out June 2, 2014 performance at Shreveport Municipal Auditorium was ...

Posted at February 24, 2015 by 0 Comment

Team Registration Underway for Third Annual Ark-La-Tex Ambassadors BBQ Cook-Off

Featured photo: A "sample" of pulled pork from a team at the second annual Ark-La-Tex Ambassadors BBQ Cook-Off. Organizers of the Ark-La-Tex Ambassadors BBQ Cook-Off, an up-and-coming regional barbecue competition held annually in ...