What nobody sees or knows about the well-oiled Septemberfest parade
Mark Patach, left and Terry Moore are the heart of Septemberfest. Moore has organized the four-day Septemberfest and Labor Day parade since 1977. Here they watch participants set up Monday for the parade near 16th and Cass Streets.
Posted: Monday, September 2, 2013 12:00 am
Terry Moore pulls his iPhone from the pocket of his American flag jacket, answers, and says, “OK, yeah, we've got a mess.”
He puts his black Cadillac in gear and cruises west on Cass Street through north downtown Omaha, spotting an inflatable Bugs Bunny bobbing in the breeze below the Interstate 480 on-ramp, two and a half blocks from where the rabbit is supposed to be if it's going to float in the Septemberfest parade in little more than an hour.
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Monday, September 2, 2013 12:00 am.