The Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau compiled a list of new restaurants, attractions, and experiences that visitors and residents can take advantage of. Whether you want to experiment with a different meal or tour a pop-up museum, here’s a few new things to do, eat, and explore in Shreveport-Bossier:
The Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau launched the second edition of their quarterly Shreveport-Bossier Travel Magazine on Thursday, April 1. This digital publication highlights the area’s entertainment industry by telling the compelling stories of locals and welcoming nightlife back into play after entering phase three of COVID-19 guidelines. The e-magazine is available now. Click here to view the Shreveport-Bossier Travel Magazine: 2021 Entertainment Issue.
3030 Creswell Avenue in Shreveport
On March 14, Fat Calf Brasserie announced that their Saturday lunch menu will transition into a brunch menu beginning Saturday, March 27. The menu consists of deviled eggs, beignets, omelets, eggs Benedict, desserts, cocktails and more. Guests can enjoy a French-inspired brunch by dining indoors, on the patio or in the garden area. Fat Calf Brasserie is now open Tuesday-Friday, 4 p.m.-9 p.m., and on Saturday, 11 a.m.-2p.m., and 4 p.m.-9 p.m. Live music will take place on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Visit www.FatCalfBrasserie.com for more information.
436 Ashley Ridge Boulevard in Shreveport
Located in the former Zocolo’s restaurant, Flames Mediterranean Restaurant has expanded and refurbished the building to welcome Mediterranean flavors to the area in a family-friendly, upscale atmosphere. The menu consists of everything from authentic Mediterranean dip samplers and gourmet rice to Persian specialties and hefty entrees, and more. This affordable restaurant offers versatile dining opportunities including a bar, patio, private party room, and intimate dining sections. Flames Mediterranean Restaurant is open Tuesday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m., and Friday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Call 318-606-5380 to make a reservation. Visit their Facebook page for more information.
Downtown Shreveport Welcomes the New Black Girl Magic Pop-Up Museum
509 Market Street in downtown Shreveport
The Black Girl Magic Museum is an interactive, educational pop-up exhibit located inside The Standard Loft Apartments in downtown Shreveport. It features colorful murals, Instagrammable backgrounds, abstract artwork, and more from local and regional artists. The Black Girl Magic Museum is open now through July 30 on Thursday, 3p.m.-8 p.m., Friday, 12 p.m.-8p.m., Saturday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Tickets are $15-$25. Visit www.BlackGirlMagicMuseum.com for more information.
725 Austin Place in downtown Shreveport
Gain exclusive access to one of the last remaining Queen Anne Victorian Mansions in Shreveport with a private club membership that includes lunch and libations at the historic Logan Mansion in downtown Shreveport. This all-inclusive membership grants members entry into the mansion for a private lunch or happy hour by using a password and secret entrance. The Logan Mansion will operate as a members-only speakeasy Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Membership fees are $200 per month. Email Lisa Brutto at email@example.com for more information.
Pierre Bossier Mall Parking Lot, 2950 East Texas Street in Bossier City
The Bossier City Farmers Market has the longest season in the Shreveport-Bossier area. This market runs every Saturday in April through November, 9 a.m.- 1 p.m., offering the area’s meats, vegetables, fruits, food trucks, art and crafts, children’s activities and more. For more information, visit www.bossiercityfarmersmarket.com.
For more information about things to do in Shreveport-Bossier, visit www.Shreveport-Bossier.org, and for a full list of events and experiences in the Shreveport-Bossier area, visit www.SBFunGuide.com.