7 Businesses to Bring Back in Shreveport
thinkstock/zager[/caption]Businesses come and go, and we wish some of them would come back. Here's a list of the seven once-open-but-now-closed businesses we'd like to see re-open in Shreveport-Bossier!
Formerly on Barksdale Blvd. not only did they have some of the best burgers EVER, but they also had a restaurant full of teddy bears dressed as your favorite celebrities.
The log ride, the roller coaster, the go-carts and other rides highlighted this former amusement park off of Clyde Fant Parkway.
These guys, once the toast of the town, skated at the Hirsch as well as the Century Link Center. They were perennial championship contenders and I have no idea why the town couldn't support them enough to stay.
Here's how it worked. You went grocery shopping. You got green stamps for the items you purchased. You stuck the stamps in a book. You took the book to the Green Stamps store on E. Kings Hwy. and got free stuff with it. Cool stuff, like dishes or a microscope.
There were a couple of these around town, including in Haughton on Hwy 80. Hands down, the best fries and greasy fast burgers I've ever had... still to this day! Rally's and Checker's are doing what Short Stop started.
I don't know why the Orange Julius store in Mall St. Vincent closed so quickly... the drinks were killer! I think it has something to do with the name. Maybe if they'd named it Orange Cream Drinks from Heaven... they'd still be around.
I'm guilty of not going to Pancho's enough for it to stay open. But for quick cheap Mexican food, it doesn't get any better. Raise your table's flag, and hear come more tacos!