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Cannon
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Shreveport
Member since May 2015
1274 posts

re: If you had Bezos like money — what would you do to spruce up your hometown?
Bring back the Shreveport Captains in a new ballpark and get affiliated with the San Francisco Giants again. I'd also sponsor the Independence bowl and move up the chain by building a modern stadium and paying out big bucks.


Nado Jenkins83
USA Fan
Land of the Free
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re: If you had Bezos like money — what would you do to spruce up your hometown?
Yep


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Costanza
Auburn Fan
Member since May 2011
2474 posts

re: If you had Bezos like money — what would you do to spruce up your hometown?
Improve Mobile? Impossible
-Any native Mobilian


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Napoleon
New Orleans Saints Fan
Kenna
Member since Dec 2007
62633 posts

re: If you had Bezos like money — what would you do to spruce up your hometown?
Build an Ikea and a Bass Pro at the esplanade mall site in kenner.

It's what the people want but will never get.


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Roberteaux
LSU Fan
mandeville
Member since Sep 2009
4838 posts

re: If you had Bezos like money — what would you do to spruce up your hometown?
I'd like to see the hwy 190/22 corridor spruced up, beautified, landscaped, etc. Basically a smaller version of the Boulevard Project in Houston.
Although, I'm sure Mandeville could afford this on their own...




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SlidellCajun
LSU Fan
Slidell la
Member since May 2019
4154 posts

re: If you had Bezos like money — what would you do to spruce up your hometown?
Improve areas with natural resources. We have tons of waterfront and that could be enhanced.

Build a nice resort that would draw visitors to utilize that waterfront as well as the downtown.

In older town, I would put Hanging planters on each corner

Flower beds along the street sides

Plant dozens of savannah hollies Along the main thoroughfare and put white light display in them during the holidays

This post was edited on 1/3 at 12:18 pm


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Kujo
Ole Miss Fan
Member since Dec 2015
4942 posts

re: If you had Bezos like money — what would you do to spruce up your hometown?
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me in BR area, I’d buy up the shite hole apartments in Tigerland


How much would it be? With all the OT baller money, legal connections, baw connections... Could start a REIT. Buy them all, kick every piece of s*** out, demo and create European style neighborhood.

By my estimation, you could buy the entire area for roughly 30 million, development costs are variable.


Before
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AFTER.
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Bestbank Tiger
Premium Member
Member since Jan 2005
57220 posts

re: If you had Bezos like money — what would you do to spruce up your hometown?
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New iberia? Not a damn thing.


Not even pay a good barber to set up shop there?


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IAmNERD
Auburn Fan
Member since May 2017
9807 posts

re: If you had Bezos like money — what would you do to spruce up your hometown?
Not a thing. All the plebes can kick rocks.


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VolsOut4Harambe
Carolina Panthers Fan
Atlanta, GA
Member since Sep 2017
7155 posts

re: If you had Bezos like money — what would you do to spruce up your hometown?
Collierville, TN is already pretty nice in its own right. I’d build a Buc’ee’s, a Costco, and a couple of more sports bars. And a brewery. Gentrify the one area that has culcha. And I’d give it Amtrak train service from Memphis to DC via Chattanooga and Knoxville.
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p0845330
USA Fan
Member since Aug 2013
4281 posts

re: If you had Bezos like money — what would you do to spruce up your hometown?
Hometown...evacuate it, give almost everyone enough to relocate, and then burn that motherfricker to the ground.


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ItNeverRains
LSU Fan
Franklin, TN
Member since Oct 2007
18811 posts

re: If you had Bezos like money — what would you do to spruce up your hometown?
I’m from White Castle. No way I’d step foot in White Castle with Bezos money. I took my wife, born and raised in Franklin TN, through there once and she had a panic attack. Loved Nottoway though.
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Penrod
LSU Fan
Member since Jan 2011
19972 posts

re: If you had Bezos like money — what would you do to spruce up your hometown?
I would build pedestrian bridges all along Metairie Road so people could cross without worrying about traffic. Plus fix up the sidewalks and facades of a lot of buildings, get stuff rezoned, buy the crappy stuff and repurpose it, and put barriers or curbs between the road and the stores. Then I would buy land behind Oscars/Zocolo and make a parking lot so the one on Metairie Road could be fixed up and made into outdoor dining and shopping. The area from Bonnabel to Causeway could be a great walkable area.


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Limitlesstigers
LSU Fan
Lafayette
Member since Nov 2019
764 posts

re: If you had Bezos like money — what would you do to spruce up your hometown?
I would set up a venture capital firm for local entrepreneurs. I would also pay local teenagers to pick up litter and fund an internship program (a lot of people don't realize how a high teenage unemployment rate is so detrimental to society).


heismanjoe
LSU Fan
Da Parish
Member since Feb 2020
140 posts

re: If you had Bezos like money — what would you do to spruce up your hometown?
Get rid of its Mayor and stop spending money in NO East


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LSU-MNCBABY
USA Fan
#3
Member since Jan 2004
22044 posts

re: If you had Bezos like money — what would you do to spruce up your hometown?
Offer to fly anyone wanting to go back to Africa?


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FinleyStreet
Georgia Fan
Member since Aug 2011
6773 posts

re: If you had Bezos like money — what would you do to spruce up your hometown?
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I’d build a Buc’ee’s, a Costco, and a couple of more sports bars.


Wow, dream big.


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fr33manator
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Oct 2010
99891 posts
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re: If you had Bezos like money — what would you do to spruce up your hometown?
I’d firebomb the problem areas and replace them with parks and jobs


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RogerTheShrubber
LSU Fan
Juneau, AK
Member since Jan 2009
191137 posts

re: If you had Bezos like money — what would you do to spruce up your hometown?
Relocate the homeless services away from downtown. They're taking over.


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SantaFe
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Apr 2019
1271 posts

re: If you had Bezos like money — what would you do to spruce up your hometown?
Diamond Dog and I have the same idea. But I have talked about it with a couple of comm. real estate agents here in the area and they seemed to be receptive to the idea. Basically buy up all the land north of W. Roosevelt,between I-10 and the river and turn it into a research park for LSU along with housing for the students. It was tried once before along Corporate and Jefferson Hwy with CAMD, but that became Whole Foods instead. I also like the idea of remaking Tigerland into a Mediterranean type town. Then I would buy part of the Texas panhandle and move there.


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