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 David Parker, the economic director for the City of Gulfport, left, speaks while standing with other officials in Fishbone Alley for a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday, December 16, 2015, in downtown Gulfport. The project will transform the alley into an attractive pedestrian walkway and destination.
AMANDA McCOY/SUN HERALD David Parker, the economic director for the City of Gulfport, left, speaks while standing with other officials in Fishbone Alley for a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday, December 16, 2015, in downtown Gulfport. The project will transform the alley into an attractive pedestrian walkway and destination. AMANDA McCOY SUN HERALD
AMANDA McCOY/SUN HERALD David Parker, the economic director for the City of Gulfport, left, speaks while standing with other officials in Fishbone Alley for a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday, December 16, 2015, in downtown Gulfport. The project will transform the alley into an attractive pedestrian walkway and destination. AMANDA McCOY SUN HERALD