“Always a bridesmaid, never a bride” might once have described the dynamic duo of Shreveport and Bossier City, in northwest Louisiana, but no more. Once known more for its river boat casinos than anything else, “SBC” is no longer a seedy gambling place. Today, the cities have thriving downtowns, progressive arts and film venues and outstanding cuisine. As the wedding metaphor goes, the area is now every bit the beautiful bride as The Big Easy, in the diagonally opposite corner of the state.
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