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Heliopolis Editorial Team

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New Apartments Announced for Downtown Shreveport in Historic Building

Interest in developing downtown continues to grow as the re-urbanization of Shreveport moves forward. Last year, the Lofts at 624 welcomed its first residents...

Shreveport Election 2018: Do You Know the Job of the Mayor?

A great mayor will cultivate our city as fertile ground for prosperity using the tools of departments, budgets, city council, boards and commissions, and their role as Shreveport’s ambassador to the world.

Monroe Starts Uber Service Tomorrow: Why Not Shreveport Again?

With the recent announcement that Monroe, LA will begin Uber services on Wednesday, Sept. 20th, many Shreveporters are asking themselves - why not us?...

Shreveport’s Prize Fest Announces Music Lineup including Royal Teeth and Locals...

Disclaimer: Chris Lyon, Editor in Chief of Heliopolis is also the artist liaison for Prize Fest. We've been covering the Music Prize since 2013 when...

Do it Outside: Eating and Drinking on Patios in Shreveport

Outside of the events and festivals SBC offers, there is a wide variety of local spots to eat, drink, and be merry. Our trusty contributors compiled a...

Raymond Crews Joins List of Prejudiced Candidates in Bossier Representative Race

With Mike Johnson winning his election to Congress, Bossier Parish must fill the now vacant seat in the Louisiana House of Representatives. Republicans Raymond...

Spin the Wheel Billing System Introduced for Shreveport Water [Satire]

If you are a Shreveport resident who experienced inaccurate water bills, there is a new system rolling out that might interest you. Any suspect...

Shreveport’s Attempt at Forcing Taco Identity a Failure [Satire]

After a year-long revision to the Shreveport Normalization plan, the City is finally ready to enact its new innovative approach to community building. The...

Shreveport Mayor to Become Fully Automated by 2020 [Satire]

Dax La Cray, The Crayfish - Guest Contributor For years, economists have predicted service jobs in the US would be slowly replaced by automated systems...

Water Woes to be Eased with Shreveport Aquarium Water Treatment Facility...

Amidst the clang of hammers on molybdenum tanks, Shreveport Aquarium director Jon Whitehead recently announced a new direction for the facility. "We are proud...

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