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Posted at February 2, 2016 by 0 Comment

Eddie’s Seafood and Soul Food Restaurant Introduces Mobile Eatery

Featured photo: It's a family affair at Eddie's Seafood and Soul Food. Mavice Hughes Thigpen (center) runs the historic Shreveport eatery along with several family members.  Still riding a wave of good publicity after being ...

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The Chocolate Crocodile’s Strawberries: A Valentine’s Day Tradition in Shreveport-Bossier

Featured photo: Two chocolate-covered strawberries from The Chocolate Crocodile. Photo by Chris Jay/Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau Chances are good that, if you're familiar with the Bossier City chocolate shop The Chocolate Crocodile, ...

Posted at January 27, 2016 by 0 Comment
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Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage Coming to Shreveport on March 25

Featured photo: A promotional image from the Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage website.  Promotional artwork for

Posted at January 26, 2016 by 2 Comments

Feed Me Somethin’, Mister: New Mardi Gras Food Events in Shreveport-Bossier

Featured photo: The annual "Blessing of the Texas Street Bridge," photographed in 2012. Blurry photo by Chris Jay.  Everyone’s getting in the Carnival spirit in Shreveport-Bossier, including local eating and drinking establishments. In 2016, several new Mardi ...

Posted at January 22, 2016 by 0 Comment

Mardi Gras Giveaway: Win a Ride in the Krewe of Highland Parade!

Featured photo: The 2013 Krewe of Highland Parade photographed by Jim Noetzel.  If you're a regular 20x49.com reader, you may know that this blog is a project of the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau (SBCTB). Occasionally, SBCTB ...

Posted at January 12, 2016 by 5 Comments