Biloxi, Mississippi Was Once A Resort Destination Known For Illegal Gambling, Bootleg Whiskey, And Great Music
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Located on the Gulf Coast, Biloxi is one of Mississippi’s most well known cities. It’s a favorite among locals and tourists alike. And it seems the city’s popularity is nothing new – decades ago, it was a hot spot of the Deep South. What has changed, though, are the reasons for Biloxi’s popularity. Today, it’s probably most known for its casinos, while in the past, it was a top destination for illegal gambling, bootleg liquor, and great music. Take a look:
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Though Daniella was born in New York and has lived in a couple of other states, Mississippi has been her home for the past 25 years. After graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi, Daniella began to hone her writing skills through various internships, working for The Royal Obsession and Anatomie clothing. In the years since, she’s had the privilege of having her articles appear in several publications, such as Parents & Kids Magazine and Girl Meets Strong. She’s also had the honor of interviewing actress Sela Ward for The Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience.