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ZDD™ Estimates: “Twice the Crowd of Last Year”

Zippity Doo Dah® organizers say a new record has been set. Parade committee lead and Fondren Renaissance Executive Director Jim Wilkirson said by phone that the crowd estimates coming in show that 15-20,000 people enjoyed the nighttime parade. “Overwhelmed”, he says of the sheer numbers Fondren saw on Saturday for the event that featured the Sweet Potato Queens®, the Budweiser Clydesdales and the Sonic Boom. […]

Fondren in Review 2016

From new buildings to new owners, anniversaries and awards, here’s a look back at the past twelve months – the year in review – in Jackson’s Hippest Neighborhood™, Fondren.

Fondren Presents Nearly $100k to FOCH

Part of that gift included a 2014 Ford E350 van, highly customized and specially equipped for the hospital’s palliative care unit’s daily use.

If the Spirit Moves You…

“I’m hooked up in Fondrenism,” Barry Plunkett laughed. “I moved here and bought a business here. I’m trying to get healed,” he says of the neighborhood called Fondren.