Who needs to watch a ball drop when you can have the truly Southern experience of watching a giant Moon Pie drop from the sky instead? Yes, you heard that correctly. In Mobile, Alabama on New Year’s Eve, a 12-foot-tall, 350 lb. cookie descends 317 feet from the RSA BankTrust Building downtown while people line the streets cheering in the New Year.
This article was published December 2011 at See the South and in The Simpsonville Sentinel.
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