New city ordinance cracks down on extravagant Christmas light displays in Prairie Village, Kansas
POSTED: Sunday, December 2, 2012 - 1:00pm
UPDATED: Sunday, December 2, 2012 - 1:04pm
NBC NATIONAL NEWS — A Prairie Village, Kansas tradition is over. Mike Babick's annual holiday display is dark for the first time in 47 years.
His historic display would be too costly to keep up under a new city ordinance.
47 years worth of hand-made Christmas decorations stand still and dark.
A new city ordinance would make them too expensive to display.
For more than four decades, thousands came from all over the world to see Mike's creations.