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Mummers Parade Returning to Broad Street on New Year’s Day

Tom MacDonald
Commissioner of Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Kathryn Ott Lovell.

The Mummers parade will be back on Broad Street on January 1st. WHYY’s Tom MacDonald reports organizers are promising a family-friendly parade without the racism exhibited in past events.

(Original air-date: 11/20/21)

WHYY reporter Tom MacDonald is a lifelong Philadelphia-area resident who has worked in the region since the mid-1980s. Tom started in commercial radio covering the MOVE standoff with police for WFIL-AM. He was also City Hall Bureau Chief, covering government and politics for more than a decade, for WWDB-FM.