The wait is finally over. 2017’s Best of SB Award winners are a here and we’re proud to announce a diverse mix of local entities in the Shreveport and Bossier City area. And the awards go to…


Best Animal Hospital

Benton Animal Hospital

When it comes to your furry (or scaly) friends, their health is just as important as yours. This animal hospital is a full service clinic including grooming.

Best Apartment Complex

The Boulders on Fern

Welcome home to Shreveport’s premier luxury apartments. Each residence offers granite countertops, integrated/attached garages and stainless steel appliances, plus shared pool with a cabana and more.

Best Architecture Firm

Prevot Design Services

A downtown Shreveport entity dedicated to providing exceptional design services to clients over a large geographic area, the firm’s focus is on building integrity, character and relationships.

Best Automotive Dealership

Orr Nissan

Available in both Shreveport and Bossier City, this locally owned and operated automotive dealership understands the needs of the community, carrying new and used vehicles at affordable prices.

Best Bank

Red River Bank

Louisiana offers something different for every person, every day — and so does Red River. Their goal is to work together with the community to ensure Louisiana’s future.

Best Car Wash

Zips Car Wash (formerly known as Snappy Scrubs)

Want your car washed in a snap? Get the highest quality car wash in less than four minutes all while staying in the comfort of your car.

Best Child Care Service

Broadmoor Methodist Church

Whether you’re searching for early learning, day school or Mother’s Day Out for your child, Broadmoor Methodist has a curriculum for children up to four-years-old.

Best Chiropractic Care

Bates Chiropractic & Sports Therapy

Personal service is a priority at this chiropractic clinic. Here you’ll receive the same treatments as professional athletes. Bates offers traditional chiropractic, nutrition, kensio tape and rehab.

Best Country Club

East Ridge Country Club

Founded in 1955, the Shreveport club features golf and tennis facilities, private pool and a host of social activities. Don’t forget to check out its pro shop.

Best Computer/IT Service

Shreveport IT Solutions

When you’re looking for experience and knowledge, Shreveport IT Solutions is on the cutting edge of technology. This business offers superior customer service and a professional environment.

Best Credit Union

Barksdale Federal Credit Union

The mission of Barksdale Federal Credit Union is to enhance the financial well being of its members and become the preferred partner for members and potential members.

Best Dance Studio

Vicki’s School of Dance

Learning to dance is fun, challenging and exciting for any age. The Bossier City studio has been a part of the area for 47 years under Vicki Fulghum.

Best Day Spa

Spa Concepts Salon & Spa

Spa Concepts is a full service AVEDA Salon and Day Spa catering to men and women. With two convenient Shreveport locations, there’s always time to treat yourself.

Best Dry Cleaning

Porter’s Fine Dry Cleaning

For over 40 years, Porter’s Dry Cleaning has created a means by which people can look their best daily. They offer free pick up and delivery service.

Best Employment Service

Jean Simpson Personnel Services

Need to find work that fits you? Let the experts help. Jean Simpson Personnel Services provides qualified and experienced personnel on a temporary and temp-to-hire job basis.

Best Eyelash Salon

The Crown Lash & Beauty Bar

Want to feel like a queen? Eyelash extensions take center stage at this Pierremont Common shop where trained professionals can make you look and feel your best.

Best Fitness Club

Sleek Physique

Rock the barre like a star. This boutique group exercise studio provides many different classes where clients can slim down and tone up, all while having fun.

Best Funeral Home

Kilpatrick’s Rose-Neath Funeral Homes, Crematorium & Cemeteries

Since 1932, this family-owned company has been serving northwest Louisiana families and is dedicated to providing the comfort and compassionate care needed when a loved one dies.

Best Garden Nursery

Akin’s Nursery

Generations of Shreveporters have put their trust in Akin’s to help turn their yards into oases. They offer a variety of plants, shrubs, flowers, fountains and statuary.

Best Hair Salon

Chemistry Hair Salon

As both a Redken Elite Salon and a Pureology Platinum Salon, Chemistry hosts quarterly education to remain on the cutting edge of the latest fashion trends and technological advances.

Best Heating & Air

Thomas Heating & Air

Owned and operated by David Thomas, this heating and air company has been providing 25 years of maintenance, sales and service for residential and light commercial needs.

Best Home Builder

Terry M. Elston, Builder

Terry Elston strives to make your vision a reality. The design firm specializes in innovative design with the highest quality products — from Marvin Windows to Phantom Screens.

Best Home Health Care

Trinity Home Health Care

The staff at this home health care agency genuinely cares about the community and it shows in their day-to-day interactions with the people and families they serve. 

Best Home Improvement Contractor

Handle It Construction, Inc.

There’s no job too big or too small for Handle It Construction. This business specializes in kitchens, baths and interior/exterior construction. Customer satisfaction is their middle name.

Best Investment Firm

Edward Jones

Do you have enough money saved for retirement? The offices of Edward Jones are fully staffed with financial advisors who invest in you and your family’s futures.

Best Janitorial Service

Coopers Powerwashing and Maintenance

Coopers is a maintenance management company that delivers excellent workmanship at a fair and competitive price and in an environmentally safe manner. Who could ask for more?

Best Lawn & Landscape Service

Louisiana Landscape Concepts

Louisiana Landscape Concepts’ mission is to provide topnotch quality customer service in the region. Using professional experts, LLC tailors their designs to fit their clients’ lifestyle.

Best Local College

BPCC

Bossier Parish Community College opened in 1967 and is a two-year public college with degrees ranging from accounting to theater. There’s a place for everyone at BPCC.

Best Local Beverage Distributor

Eagle Distributing of Shreveport

This beverage distributor has served northwest Louisiana for over 30 years. The Anheuser-Busch distributor also provides everything from wine and spirits to craft beer and non-alcoholic products.

Best Local Hotel/Motel

Remington Suite Hotel & Spa

Shreveport’s only premier boutique hotel provides luxurious accommodations in spacious suites. Enjoy your home away from home at the Remington or book them for a rooftop party.

Best Local Private School

Providence Classical Academy

Providence Classical Academy in Bossier City’s mission is to educate children from K-5 through the twelfth grade in a setting that encourages intellectual, moral and spiritual growth.

Best Locksmith

Pop-A-Lock

Whether you need the locks changed on your home or business, your car door unlocked or a replacement set of keys, Pop-A-Lock has you covered 24 hours-a-day.

Best Monogramming Services

Poppy’s Monograms

Creativity is bursting at the seams at Poppy’s Monograms, and no matter what the product, they’ll help you find the right style to fit your monograming needs.

Best Movers

Central-Herrin Storage & Transfer

Whether you’re relocating in the same city or taking up residence overseas, this moving company offers innovative services and advanced technology to enable a stress-free, affordable experience.

Best Nail Salon

Spa Concepts Salon & Spa

Take of your shoes and relax your feet with manicure and pedicure services from one of Spa Concepts’ talented nail technicians.

Best Oil Change

Valvoline (formerly known as Time-It Lube)

With 12 convenient locations in the area, Valvoline offers a variety of premium services. From oil changes to tire rotations, your car’s maintenance is their priority.

Best Pet Boarding/Grooming

Lucky’s Yellow Rubber Ducky

Give your pets the royal treatment at Lucky’s where they offer full service grooming and baths, self service baths, overnight boarding, doggie daycare and a luxury boutique.

Best Plumbing Company

Robert Brown Plumbing

At Robert Brown Plumbing they unclog your problems, one pipe at a time. This family-owned business has experience in existing residential and commercial plumbing, plus new construction.

Best Public School

Fairfield Elementary Magnet

Let your children make the best of their elementary years at a school where students achieve academic excellence and acquire social and leadership skills through extracurricular activities.

Best Retirement Community

The Oaks of Louisiana

Do you want a more relaxed lifestyle? At The Oaks you’ll find an active adult lifestyle in a residential setting designed to address seniors’ needs and interests.

Best Tanning Salon

Sun Tan City

More than just a tanning salon, you’ll find great equipment, the best skin care products and well-trained tanning consultants to help you achieve the results you want.

Best Tire Store

Gateway Tire & Service Center

Find yourself with a flat? Don’t fret. Gateway provides fast and professional tire services (and maintenance) to get you back on the road for your next vacation.

Best Roofing Company

Southern Roofing

Whether you’re looking to have a new roof installed or have a repair, Southern Roofing prides their business on employing roofers who are honest, accurate and respectful.

Best Vehicle Repair

Holmes Honda

There’s no place like Holmes. Serving the Shreveport-Bossier City area since 1970, Holmes provides friendly and efficient services in order to reduce the stress of vehicle maintenance.

Best Weight Loss Clinic

Weight Know More

This medical weight loss clinic is dedicated to helping clients develop improved, healthier lifestyles. There is no magic potion or pill. The magic is believing in yourself.

Best Charitable Event

Best in Sheaux

Each year, 16 local dogs compete for the title of Best in Sheaux, the only live runway dog show in northwest Louisiana. The event benefits Robinson’s Rescue.

Best Children’s Entertainment

Bricks 4 Kidz

Love LEGOs? Bricks 4 Kidz after-school classes build on the universal popularity of LEGO bricks to deliver high quality, educational play. They also offer summer camps, too.

Best Event Venue

601 Spring

Take a trip back in time with 601. This elegant and spacious downtown Shreveport venue is available to rent for weddings, receptions and other special occasion events.

Best Golf Course

Querbes Park Golf Course

Querbes Park Golf Course offers a place for seasoned golfers and their families to enjoy their pastime with quality, wholesome programs and activities. Don’t forget their clubhouse.

Best Local Annual Event

Red River Revel

This is where art comes to life. An annual family-friendly festival, this event aims to provide northwest Louisiana with the finest possible visual and performing arts experiences.

Best Bar

Strange Brew

With over 200 different brews, nightly drink specials, live music and craft beer-tasting events, Strange Brew is the place to be every single day of the week.

Best Bartender

Lee Slack at Stray Cat

Find yourself needing an after work pick me up? No worries. Lee Slack is the bartender who can mix up just about anything at this downtown locale.

Best Beer Selection

Riverview Restaurant & Brew House at Margaritaville

This Bossier City bar offers a variety of craft beer, food items, classic and modern bar games in a private room, and a complete infusion of fun.

Best Casino Pool

DARE Ultra Pool at Horseshoe Casino & Hotel

Cool off in Horseshoe Casino & Hotel’s pool at DARE Dayclub where the music is upbeat, drinks are stiff and live entertainment is always on the menu.

Best Karaoke
(tied)

Strange Brew

Think you have what it takes? Test your vocal chords at Strange Brew where karaoke fans can try out over 200 unique beer offerings in between tunes.

Whiskey Roadhouse at Horseshoe Casino & Hotel

This 3,300-square-foot establishment is known for their karaoke, but did you know they have great cocktails, too? Stop by and enjoy free performances weekly with your friends.

Best Place to Dance
(tied)

Celebrity Lounge at Eldorado Resort Casino

Want to feel like a celebrity? This bar and entertainment venue brings guests live music, big screen televisions and a wide array of cocktails and signature drinks.

Chicago

Chicago may be in downtown Shreveport, but you’ll feel like you’re anywhere but here. The multi-level and multi-room establishment has become a staple for dance nights.

Best Place to Gamble

Horseshoe Bossier City

Located in the heart of downtown Bossier City, this casino resort has plenty of slots, but don’t skip their 14-table poker room and table games such as blackjack. 

Best Place for Live Music

Whiskey Roadhouse at Horseshoe Casino & Hotel

Have an itch for some entertainment that’s sure to be a great time? Whiskey Roadhouse’s calendar is full of cool acts sure to get the crowd going.

Best Sports Bar

Walk On’s Bistreaux & Bar

Watch the big game at Walk-On’s where the energetic staff works hard to ensure each customer has a winning experience with great food, beverages, service and atmosphere.

Best Wine Bar

Wine Country Bistro

Wine Country Bistro prides itself on serving fine wines in a fine environment. Anyone is sure to find the right wine to suit his or her preference. 

Best American Restaurant

Strawn’s Eat Shop

This eatery may be known for its strawberry pie, but with three locations and 73 years of experience, they’ve perfected the art of breakfast and lunch, too.

Best Asian Restaurant

Imperial Cathay

This popular Chinese restaurant features a bar with large-screen TVs perfect for tuning into your favorite sports. And have you tried their house soup with wontons? Delicious.

Best Bakery

Julie Anne’s Bakery & Café

It’s almost impossible to drive past Julie Anne’s in the morning without stopping for their fresh cakes, pies, pastries, cookies and breads. And don’t forget about king cakes.

Best Barbeque

Silver Star Smokehouse

A superb steakhouse and barbecue joint featuring high quality, authentic food, Silver Star Smokehouse is located at the intersection of Highway 80 and I-220 in Bossier City.

Best Brunch Spot

Another Broken Egg

This is where brunch takes center stage. Enjoy Another Broken Egg’s unique dishes ranging from twists on classic eggs benedict and gourmet omelets to unbelievable biscuit beignets.

Best Buffet

Margaritaville Resort Casino

No passport required for this buffet. The World Tour Buffet, located inside Margaritaville Casino in Bossier City, gives your taste buds a true trip around the world.

Best Cajun

Shane’s Seafood & BarBQ

Find your Cajun roots at Shane’s Seafood where you can indulge in all your home-style favorites just like mama makes them — from fried catfish to boiled crawfish.

Best Deli

Jason’s Deli

Healthy and delicious, Jason’s on Line Avenue is a family-owned and community-focused deli that uses wholesome ingredients in their dishes. Go for the broccoli and cheese soup.

Best Fine Dining

2 Johns Steak & Seafood

Enjoy white tablecloth fine dining, a grand piano setting the mood, and a luxurious bar stocked with all your favorite spirits at 2 Johns in Bossier City.

Best Italian Restaurant

Monjunis

There’s just something about that red sauce. Serving great Italian food in an inviting atmosphere is their mission and continuing to improve customer service is their goal.

Best Mexican Restaurant

Don Juanz Baja Beach Tacos

This Baja beach taco joint uses only wholesome ingredients without MSG, lard or artificial flavoring. If you’re looking for a true escape, Don Juanz has two locations.

Best New Restaurant

El Cabo Verde

A casual Mexican restaurant with organic, locally sourced, authentic Mexican cuisine, El Cabo Verde in south Shreveport has become known for its signature line of organic salsas.

Best Seafood Restaurant

Jimmy’s Seafood & Steak

This is sophisticated dining at its best. Jimmy’s features prime steak and seafood entrees straight from the Gulf of Mexico. Don’t forget their handpicked selection of wines.

Best Burger

Twisted Root

From Dallas to Shreveport, and now Bossier City, Twisted Root has taken over the gourmet burger game by serving ½ pound burgers in a laid back atmosphere.

Best Chicken Wings

Wing Stop

Customers can’t get enough of the wings at Wing Stop. They’re known for their signature, zesty flavors such as Parmesan garlic, mango habanero and hickory smoked BBQ.

Best Dessert

Prep Cakes

Want to have your cake and eat it, too? There’s no guilt at Prep Cakes. This delicatessen offers sugar free goodies with high protein and lower carbs.

Best Doughnuts

Southern Maid Donuts

The historic Shreveport establishment serves up hot donuts and nostalgia at 4 p.m. daily. Fun fact: the dog on their box was in their very first advertisement.

Best Frozen Yogurt

Counter Culture

You won’t find a better fro-yo than the famous Humphrey at Counter Culture. With seven locations in town, they offer sandwiches, soups, salads and other lunchtime treats.

Best Grocery Store

Kroger

The business principles that made the first Kroger store successful in 1883 continue to guide the company’s operations today. Check out the recently opened Marketplace on Ellerbe.

Best Iced Tea

Notini’s

People of the South love a refreshing iced tea. According to our readers, Notini’s has the best. Open since 1981, this Italian eatery is a Bossier City tradition.

Best King Cakes

Julie Anne’s Bakery & Cafe

When Mardi Gras season rolls around, there’s no place better than Julie Anne’s Bakery to get a king cake that will be the favorite of any party.

Best Margarita

Don Juanz Baja Beach Tacos

Margaritas hit the spot and go well with the Baja beach tacos and atmosphere at Don Juanz. Take a sip and you’ll fall in love — they’re delicious!

Best Pizza

Johnny’s Pizza House

Whether it’s a Sweep the Kitchen or any other made-to-order item, Johnny’s is the place to satisfy your pizza cravings. Don’t forget about their lunchtime buffet, too.

Best Po-boy

Po-Boy Express

It doesn’t matter if you choose to dine-in, pick-up or have your meal delivered; Po-Boy Express po-boys on Line Avenue are the biggest and best in town. 

Best Prepped Meals

Prepared Nutrition

Prepared Nutrition creates custom, fitness-oriented meal plans that are fresh, flavorful and portioned for an active and healthy lifestyle. Their protein packed menu items rotate each week.

Best Steak

2 John’s Steak & Seafood

When you find yourself needing a hearty steak to fill your belly, you won’t find anything better than the steaks at 2 John’s — just ask any local.

Best Sushi

Sushi Gen

This Japanese restaurant offers creative rolls such as the red dragon and monkey brain. Go during lunchtime for some of the most affordable sushi in the area.

Best Antique Store

Antique Shoppes at 1100 Barksdale

Antique Shoppes at 1100 Barksdale is a multi-vendor antique mall featuring antiques, vintage, shabby chic, upcycled and reclaimed furniture, collectibles and a large collection of vintage signs.

Best Appliances

Barrett Appliance & Home Products

Barrett Appliance & Home Products, a one-stop showroom and design center, serves builders, contractors and homeowners in a 90,000 square-mile region covering north Louisiana and East Texas.

Best Bed/Mattress Store

Johnson’s Furniture

Bring home a comfy mattress to get your beauty rest on each night from Johnson’s Furniture, a family-owned furniture and mattress store since 1963 based in Shreveport.

Best Bridal Boutique

Happily Ever After

Say ‘yes’ to the perfect dress at Happily Ever After where the staff strives to provide customers with the personal service and styling found in high-end boutiques.

Best Cabinet Store

Custom-Bilt Cabinet & Supply

Find an array of building materials for professional building contractors, institutional accounts and retail sales where the staff is friendly and knowledgeable at Custom-Bilt Cabinet & Supply.

Best Children’s Shop

Britches and Bows

This Bossier City shop offers boutique brands of clothing, hair accessories, shoes and more to make your baby, child and teen the most stylish of the bunch.

Best Fine Jeweler

Sid Potts

When you go to Sid Potts, expect the four C’s: client-focused, casual atmosphere, creative process and cost savings. This local company offers a one-of-a-kind buying experience.

Best Florist

Consider the Lilies

Whether you just started planning your dream wedding or want to say ‘thank you’ with a bouquet, Consider the Lilies in Bossier City delivers local and worldwide.

Best Furniture Store

Johnson’s Furniture

They don’t mark it up just to mark it down. The staff’s commitment to their customers and the community makes Johnson’s Furniture the best in the area.

Best Gift Shop

Lewis Gifts

For over 75 years, the Lewis Gifts has been a part of Shreveport’s community. The Youree Drive locale has provided sundries and gifts to generations of customers.

Best Home Decor Store

Rosewood Home Market

In search of antique pieces for your home? Rosewood offers home décor for all styles. If you need help styling, just ask one of their interior decorators.

Best Lighting Store

Barrett Appliance & Home Products

What would a home be without light? Pretty dark, obviously. Let Barrett Appliance & Home Products light up your home with its beautiful fixtures and much more. 

Best Manufactured Housing

Greg Tilley’s Bossier Mobile Homes

You design it, they built it. Buying from Greg Tilley’s is easy, affordable and stress-free due to the hands-on knowledge and experience gained from operating since 1977.

Best Men’s Clothing Store

John Pickens

In a time when finding men’s fashion in local shops is hard to do, John Pickens Clothiers brings your guy from drab to fab in no time.

Best Shoe Store

Imelda’s

Even Cinderella could find the perfect shoe at Imelda’s. This shop is an upscale/contemporary shoe boutique offering designer brands and quality shoes to women of all ages.

Best Shopping Center

Shoppes at Bellemead

At this unique lifestyle center in Shreveport, shoppers can browse top retailers amidst a sophisticated, casual setting of beautifully appointed shop facades and park-like surroundings.

Best Sporting Goods Store

Dick’s

Dick’s Sporting Goods is a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer with a broad assortment of quality products from weights and training equipment to bicycles and sneakers.

Best Women’s Boutique

The Frilly Magnolia

Simple southern with a dash of sass, The Frilly Magnolia in Benton offers trendy looks with great customer service. They also offer a variety of gift items.

Best Butcher

Maxwell’s Market

Looking for that perfect cut of meat? Maxwell’s Market provides a superior shopping experience by offering convenient and personal customer service as well as delicious homemade meals.

Best Caterer

Drake Catering

Chef Blake Jackson at Drake Catering is always willing to go the extra mile to make his customers happy with unique dishes sure to hit the spot.

Best Chef

Panderina Soumas with Soumas Heritage Creole Creations

Chef Panderina Soumas, of Soumas Heritage Creole Creations, is known for her creativity and keen sense of detail and presentation. You’ll love her red beans and rice.

Best Financial Advisor

King Poljak Group

The financial advisors at King Poljak Group can help you meet your goals by delivering resources most appropriate for your investments and what you want to achieve.

Best Hair Stylist

Meredith Miller with Salon 90210

Meredith Miller has never seen a bad hair day she can’t fix. She’s been a stylist for 12 years and loves to help clients look their best.

Best Insurance Agent

Ben Tullos with State Farm

State Farm agent Ben Tullos in Shreveport has one mission: to help you manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected and realize your dreams.

Best Interior Designer/Decorator

Janet Meier of Janet Meier Designs

Since 1988, Janet Meier has been using her eye to style. Her full-service interior design business specializes in décor, furnishings and window coverings for residential/commercial properties.

Best Landscape Contractor

Hoogland’s Landscape

From concept to installation, Hoogland’s Landscape has provided landscaping for over 30 years. Their innovative suggestions help to work within your budget to deliver your desired results.

Best Local Teacher

Vanessa Ortiz at Arthur Circle

Arthur Circle favorite Vanessa Ortiz teaches art and has experience including graphic design, art education at Centenary College’s Meadows Museum, and teaching at Lakeshore Elementary. Go cougars!

Best Local Principal

Pam Graham at Fairfield Magnet School

Students and parents alike love Pam Graham, the principal at Fairfield Elementary Magnet School in Shreveport. She loves her students and faculty and is a one-of-a-kind principal.

Best Local Artist

Gabriel “Saxman” Johnson

You never know where Gabriel “Saxman” Johnson might pop up. You can follow the saxophone player on Facebook or check out his tunes on YouTube and ReverbNation.

Best Local TV Personality

Rick Rowe with KTBS 3

For 35 years, Rick Rowe has been storytelling with KTBS. When words aren’t spoken, Rick’s video tells the story. He sees beauty in things we sometimes overlook.

Best Local Radio Personality

Jay Whatley

Shreveport native and popular DJ on K94.5 (a position he’s held since 2007), Jay makes any commute more enjoyable. You can also find him on 710 KEEL.

Best Local News Anchor

Gerry May with KTBS 3

A graduate of University of Texas at Arlington, he has been a co-anchor at KTBS 3 News since 2001.Gerry May brings you up-to-date on what’s happening now.

Best Local News Station

KTBS 3

KTBS Channel 3 is your local ABC affiliate with the most watched news and sports programming in the ArkLaTex. Since 1955, KTBS has been “on your side.”

Best Local Sports Reporter

Tim Fletcher

The sports personality who hosts his own show on KWKH AM1130 from 6-9 a.m. on weekday mornings, Tim Fletcher has become a household name in northwest Louisiana.

Best Local Meteorologist

Joe Haynes with KTBS 3

From storm chasing to heat waves, Joe Haynes forecasts weather weeknights on KTBS. Fun fact: Joe is an avid rugby fan and has played for 17 years.

Best Make Up Artist

Carol Hines

Find beauty guru Carol Hines at Dillard’s cosmetic counter in Shreveport and let her help you look and feel fabulous. She’s also SB Magazine’s November SB Artist.

Best Mardi Gras Krewe

Krewe of Highland

Established in 1994, the Krewe of Highland boasts the largest neighborhood parade in northwest Louisiana. Popular throws include Spam, spaghetti and meatballs, hot dogs and rubber chickens.

Best Massage Therapist

Susan Prest

Clients swear by Susan Prest, so it’s no doubt she was chosen as Best Massage Therapist. She offers Swedish massages, deep tissue massages and hot stone massages.

Best Personal Trainer

Kaye Leslie Otis

As owner of Titanium Fitness Personal Training in Shreveport, Kaye Leslie Otis’s desire is to help others overcome obstacles and reach their personal health and fitness goals.

Best Photographer

Kristi Chapman

An artist and photographer with a passion for capturing magic in any environment, Shreveporter Kristi Chapman creates images with a mixture of fashion, fine art and photojournalism.

Best Videographer

Taylor Calhoun

Taylor Calhoun of TC Digital in Shreveport specializes in videography and drone photography. He prides himself on being affordable and having a quick turn around.

Best Physical Therapist

Brewer Physical Therapy

At Brewer Physical Therapy in Shreveport, individualized treatment plans are designed to help you regain your strength, restore function and discover new levels of health and vitality. 

Best Real Estate Agent

Courtney Lowry

Whether it’s your first, second or third, Courtney Lowry at Ramsey-Hoffpauir Associates is sure to help clients find exactly what they’re looking for in a new home.

Best Veterinarian

Dr. Catherine Foret with University Veterinary Hospital

For Catherine Foret, becoming a veterinarian was her true calling. When she can see or feel an animal realize she’s there to help, there’s nothing more rewarding.

Best Wedding Planner

Donna Brian with Love in Bloom

Her mission is for clients to enjoy their wedding day, rehearsal dinner, corporate gala or other special event – stress free. Donna Brian’s commitment to detail is key.

Best Blogger

Shelly Marie Redmond

Known as the Queen of Healthy Cajun Cuisine, Shelly Redmond lives for the kitchen. She is an award-winning dietician, speaker and founder of her blog, Skinny Louisiana.