Mummers strut in Philly despite cold,...

Mummers strut in Philly despite cold, money woes

There are 3 comments on the The Morning Call story from Jan 1, 2009, titled Mummers strut in Philly despite cold, money woes. In it, The Morning Call 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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Bethlehem, PA

#1 Jan 1, 2009
I commend Nutter for stopping the financing for this as of next year. He should have done it immediately upon taking office. Bad music and worse behavior. Like all non-essential activities, it should support itself or expire.

Northampton, PA

#2 Jan 1, 2009
2 STREET BABY! If you're not from South Philly you just don't get it. Whether the city finances it or will go on though if financing for this is pulled it should be for all other events such as the Greek Picnic. Only fair.

United States

#3 Jan 1, 2009
Closing Libraries but giving $300,000 to a buch of coke heads? Been there,Marched in it. Most Mummers cant dance they are drunk or high.Total PR move & some people are just to stuck in thier ways. Its a great parade but why does this take priority over education?

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