outdoors & recreation
2009 Mermaid Parade: Wet But Festive
by Emily Gordon • Photos by Malcolm Brown
Photo: Malcolm Brown
Not only did Talya (in red), 6, and Siri (in green), 4, of Manhattan get to be mermaids for the day and be pulled around in a cart by their dad, it was Siri's birthday, too. Their mother designed the costumes, and the girls—that is, mermaids—were delighted to brave the rain to wear them.