Success has come with a not-uncommon cost at Great Raft Brewing, 1251 Dalzell St, Shreveport: finding a parking space has become a challenge during peak time.
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Those on a bicycle have the advantage. I have ridden my bike in and out of Great Raft - day and night - several times. When there are batteries in my lights and I am wearing a reflective vest and have riding companions, I feel no hesitations at leaving after dark. If occasionally alarming, it's also trippy.
Lindsay Johnson Nations, by the way, has sweetened the pot for cyclists. "We want to encourage bicycling as much as possible," she says. "Those who bike to the brewery get $1 off each pint."