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Downtowners Fancy Brigade

The Downtowners Fancy Brigade clubhouse. (credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Man To Stand Trial In Alleged Prostitution Ring At Mummers’ Clubhouse

A man working at a South Philadelphia Mummer’s clubhouse arranged for more than just some food and beer, according to prosecutors. He’ll face trial on charges of running a prostitution ring.

11/01/2011

(Police load suspects into a van during prostitution raid on the Downtowners Fancy Brigade clubhouse.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Mummers, Downtowners Deny Knowledge Of Prostitution Ring

Both groups claim the hall was a rental. And, if the allegations about the monthly sex and booze party are true, then they are as much victims as anyone else.

10/13/2011

Suspects

13 Arrested In Prostitution Raid On Mummers Group’s Clubhouse

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey says members of the Downtowners Fancy Brigade were present at their South Philadelphia clubhouse when police conducted a prostitution raid last night, arresting 13 people.

10/12/2011

The Downtowners Fancy Brigade clubhouse. (credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Former Mummer: Prostitution Raid A ‘Mark Against The Mummers’

A former Mummer says last night’s raid on the Downtowners Fancy Brigade clubhouse could tarnish the Mummers’ reputation.

10/12/2011