With the pressure off, Philadelphia String Band Association President Tom Loomis says the performers will be able interact more with the Broad street crowd.
The sole remaining “Fancy Division” club in Philadelphia has turned to crowdfunding in a desperate attempt to stay afloat.
PCA hopes the Senior Strut might spur older adults to join or form walking groups, because walking increases blood flow to the heart, lungs and brain that can put you in a good mood and lower stress.
And the city is encouraging everyone to come out and congratulate the Taney Dragons on their success.
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Father’s Day weekend is a busy one in the Wildwoods.
Eighteen families got official approval of their adoptions at Philadelphia Family Court, which also organized a party for the kids.
Several streets in the Bridesburg section of Philadelphia were lined with people and filled with marchers for Monday’s annual Memorial Day Parade.
The Mummers Parade came to a close Tuesday night as the judges picked their favorite performers.
Some of the Mummers brought their performances on Broad Street inside the Pennsylvania Convention Center for the Fancy Brigade finale.
The parade route follows the tradition, going up Broad Street, past City Hall, then onto JFK Boulevard.
Some members of the string bands were busy making final preparations on Monday, the day before the big Mummer’s Parade on New Year’s Day.
A Mummers band today was finally able to enter the warehouse that was hit by a four-alarm fire on Monday, and they were elated to find that their props and equipment sustained little damage.
Fralinger Captain Thomas D’Amore says they’re hoping for the best, but they’ll do whatever they need to do to be ready for New Year’s Day’s Mummer’s Parade.
Tim Johnson, a female impersonator who performs under the name “Stella D’oro,” says he was delighted to be asked to be part of the first-ever Mummers’ Drag Brigade.