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If you grew up in the Shreveport-Bossier City area, then you know there were some things we experienced as kids that were unique to our area. Whether it was a birthday party at Hamel's Amusement Park or a trip with the family to Pancho's, there were certain places and businesses that we all knew and loved. A while back, I saw #YouKnowYoureOldWhen trending online and thought it might be fun to revisit it, Shreveport style!

There's no way that we didn't miss a few, so please, feel free to shoot us a message with any suggestions!

#YouKnowYoureOldWhen... you remember eating at Ma Millers in Cedar Grove!

#YouKnowYoureOldWhen... you remember the Centenary Oyster House!

#YouKnowYoureOldWhen... you remember shopping at Palais Royal in Shreve City!

#YouKnowYoureOldWhen... you remember cruising the square!

#YouKnowYoureOldWhen... you remember the Shreveport Captains... the first time!

#YouKnowYoureOldWhen... you remember the Quail Creek Cinemas or the ShreveCity Cinema!

#YouKnowYoureOldWhen... you remember shopping at South Park Mall

#YouKnowYoureOldWhen... you remember Don's Drive-In before the tornado took it out where Pierre Bossier Mall is today

#YouKnowYoureOldWhen... you remember getting your milk in a glass bottle on the front porch from Foremost!

#YouKnowYoureOldWhen... you remember all night lock-ins at the skating rink.

#YouKnowYoureOldWhen... you remember bowling at Tebbe's Bowling Alley at the foot of the Shreveport/Barksdale bridge!

#YouKnowYoureOldWhen... you remember eating pizza at Shakey's!

#YouKnowYoureOldWhen... you remember the A&W Root Beer on Lakeshore Drive!

#YouKnowYoureOldWhen... you remember eating at the Teddy Bear Den on Barksdale Boulevard!

#YouKnowYoureOldWhen... you remember a time before Willis Knighton owned everything and there was a Quick Care on every corner!

#YouKnowYoureOldWhen... you remember when the spot where LSUS sits today was a soybean field!

#YouKnowYoureOldWhen... you remember when Cowboys was the hottest spot in town and the Texas strip was notorious nationwide!

#YouKnowYoureOldWhen... you remember partying at Daddy's Money, Planet Soul, Bricktown, or Malibu!

#YouKnowYoureOldWhen... you remember every name that Chicago has ever had, like the Havana, Isabella's, and Seven Sisters!

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