The annual New Year’s Day Mummers Parade tradition kicked off early Sunday morning in South Philadelphia.
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.
The Mummers are spending this week prepping for the parade on New Year’s Day.
“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.
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.
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.
Eyewitness News has learned two Mummers arrested in connection to Tuesday night’s prostitution raid have been suspended from the Downtowners club.
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.
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.
South Philadelphia neighbors are talking about Tuesday night’s prostitution raid at The Downtowners Mummers Club.
A former Mummer says last night’s raid on the Downtowners Fancy Brigade clubhouse could tarnish the Mummers’ reputation.
A prostitution sting has resulted in a raid of The Downtowners Mummers Club at 2nd and Snyder in South Philadelphia.
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.
The Mummers are taking their show on the road to Atlantic City, N.J. for what’s known as the “Show of Shows”.
Final preparations are under way for Philadelphia’s most colorful celebration — the 111th annual Mummers Parade.