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South Philly’s Mummers Museum Gets A Facelift

The Mummer’s Museum in South Philadelphia is in the process of getting a facelift.

11/13/2012

(Some participants in the 2011 Easter parade.  Credit: Randall E. Scott)

Fun and Prizes On Tap For Philadelphia’s Easter Parade, This Sunday

As always, the public is invited to show off their Easter finery.

04/06/2012

Annual Mummers Parade (credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Mummers Strut Down Broad Street For The Annual Parade

The annual New Year’s Day Mummers Parade tradition kicked off early Sunday morning in South Philadelphia.

01/01/2012

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Crunch Week For Mummers Fancy Brigades

The Mummers’ Fancy Brigades began assembling their extravagant floats in the Pennsylvania Convention Center, yesterday, in preparation for the 15th annual New Year’s Day “Show of Shows.” This week is crunch time, after a year of planning.

12/27/2011

(Credit: William Thomas Cain, Getty Images)

Prancing, Dancing And Strutting In Preparation For New Year’s Day

The Mummers are spending this week prepping for the parade on New Year’s Day.

12/23/2011

(Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Mummers Art Displayed On Philadelphia City Hall Walls

“This project celebrates the pageantry and spectacle that is Mummery. It is a celebration of art and artifacts inspired by the city’s great folk art tradition and this parade,” – Mayor Michael Nutter.

12/20/2011

Mummers Parade (credit: John Ostapkovich)

Fan-Friendly Changes Come To New Year’s Day Mummers Parade

There’s a fan-friendly change coming to the Mummers Parade on New Year’s Day, all because of what otherwise is a pain in the neck.

12/19/2011

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

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Mummers Speak Out About Prostitution Raid At Downtowners Club

Eyewitness News has learned two Mummers arrested in connection to Tuesday night’s prostitution raid have been suspended from the Downtowners club.

10/14/2011

Stigall Show Log 10.13.11

Chris talks to comedian Rich Little, and to CBS 3’s Ben Simmoneau about ‘Occupy Philly’, also analyzes the Harrisburg bankruptsy with Eric Veronikis, fights off ‘Occupy’ sympathizers, and wishes he was a Mummer.

10/13/2011

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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

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

Neighbors React To Prostitution Raid At Downtowners Club

South Philadelphia neighbors are talking about Tuesday night’s prostitution raid at The Downtowners Mummers Club.

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

(credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Prostitution Sting Results In Arrests At South Philadelphia Mummers Club

A prostitution sting has resulted in a raid of The Downtowners Mummers Club at 2nd and Snyder in South Philadelphia.

10/11/2011

John Pignotti Gets Nearly 4 Years In Prison For Identity Theft

The former president of the Philadelphia String Band Association was sentenced to close to four years in prison Tuesday for stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from two former employers.

10/05/2011

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