The Group Travel Leader

JAN 2017

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27 W W W . T R A V E L S O U T H U S A . C O M FISHBONE ALLEY Gulfport, Mississippi When visitors stroll through Fishbone Alley today, there is little trace of what was once a forgotten utility alley barely a year ago. In 2016, the city of Gulf- port decided to transform the alley into an urban event space, placing an open call for local artists to redesign the strip. The response exceeded all expecta- tions, as people from all different ages and backgrounds stepped forward to pour their creativity into the community area. "We've got a 17-year-old se- nior doing one painting project, and a Waffl e House line cook do- ing another project," said Chris Vignes, public information offi - cer for the city of Gulfport. "And Photos cour tesy Myr tles Plantation MYRTLES PLANTATION IN LOUISIANA 8 0 0 3 4 6 1 9 5 8 S T A Y L A F AY E T T E P l a n yo u r e s c a p e t o t h e H a p p i e s t C i t y i n A m e r i c a . L A F AY E T T E T R AV E L . C O M /Groups

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