New Year’s Day
How many people actually know the history behind one of the most joyous seasons?
Thousands lined Broad Street to watch the parade which included some spectacular acts, with sets, elaborate costumes and choreography.
On the first morning hours of 2014, the Quaker City String Band’s clubhouse came to life.
Authorities say at least three people were wounded when gunfire erupted at a southern New Jersey hotel in the early morning hours of New Year’s Day.
Each club gets four minutes and 30 seconds to put on a theatrical production.
The big event will take place on New Year’s Day.
“You can only get this in Philadelphia,” says mayor Michael Nutter, “but it’s also the oldest continuous folk festival in the world.”
The Fancy Brigades are the folks who strut indoors, at the Convention Center, with building-size floats and recorded music timed to compliment their choreography.
This year the drag queens, back for the second year, will be joined by a brand new group of marchers.
Philadelphia police have arrested an 18-year-old West Philadelphia man in connection with the New Year’s Day shooting of a 16-year-old neighbor.
The parade route follows the tradition, going up Broad Street, past City Hall, then onto JFK Boulevard.
The AAA-run service, which offers a free tow home for drivers who have been drinking on holidays like New Year’s Eve, started a few years ago in certain cities, but still hasn’t made its way to the Delaware Valley.
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With the Mummers Parade right around the corner, “fancy” brigades have begun setting up shop inside the Pennsylvania Convention Center for the indoor showcase on New Year’s Day.
The goal, officials said, is a great experience for the thousands of spectators, with five performance zones along the parade route, including an expanded one at Broad and Ritner.