Mummers strut in Philly despite cold,...

Mummers strut in Philly despite cold, money woes

There are 2 comments on the story from Jan 2, 2009, titled Mummers strut in Philly despite cold, money woes. In it, reports that:

Musicians dressed as Wild West gunslingers and comics dressed as bullfighters, knights and Mexican wrestlers strutted through downtown Thursday during the annual Mummers Parade, celebrating New Year's Day and, ...

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John Wroblewski

Rushland, PA

#1 Jan 2, 2009
I had the opportunity to attend this year's (2009) Mummer's parade after a 30 year leave of absense and the excitement in 2009 was just as strong as 30 years ago. The Mayor of Philadelphia needs to continue to fund this event; there is no reason why this tradition should not continue for generations in the future. I also had the opportunity to visit Pat's for a Philadelphia cheesesteak, however, the cheesestake was NOT like it was 30 years ago.

Erie, PA

#2 Jan 2, 2009
My Mom and I used to watch this on tx every year and loved it. Glad to see they are still going strong.

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