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The big screen in the lobby of the Comcast Center shows the 2012 Holiday Spectacular. (Credit: Steve Tawa)

Holiday Display Lights Up The Comcast Center

The 5th annual “Comcast Holiday Spectacular” includes familiar favorites like scenes from The Nutcracker, performed by the Pennsylvania Ballet, a sleigh ride through snow-covered country, and sounds from a 64-piece orchestra.

11/22/2012

(Credit: Cherri Gregg, KYW Newsradio)

A Good Start For Philadelphia Tourism In 2012

According to a top tourism official, it was a rip-roaring New Year’s holiday in terms of bringing people to enjoy the festivities in Philadelphia.

01/02/2012

Rocco Gallelli with the Philadelphia Mummers Brigade Association. (Credit: John McDevitt)

Can’t Wait For The Mummers Parade? Catch A Free Sneak Preview Tonight

Last minute preparations are underway for the Mummers Fancy Brigade finale shows on New Years Day. But, you can get a free sneak peak of the show tonight at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

12/30/2011

(Cash tolls are going up 10 percent on the Pennsylvania Turnpike starting January 1st. File photo)

New Year Brings Higher Tolls For Three Area Roadways

New Year’s Day will bring toll hikes on three area roads, drivers in New Jersey will be hit especially hard.

12/27/2011

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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

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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

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Philly’s Biggest New Year’s Events

Spending New Year’s Eve in Philadelphia? Good choice! Here’s where to watch the ball drop and toast 2012 in the City of Brotherly Love.

12/22/2011

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

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It’s The 111th Annual Mummers Parade

It’s sort of like Broadway meets Mardi Gras. The 111th annual Mummers Parade is today. The stands and bleachers are filled as the performers strut their stuff.

01/01/2011

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Mummers Prepare To Strut

It’s two days and counting until the Mummers make their annual strut up Broad Street and they’re making the final parade preparations.

12/30/2010

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Expert Offers Advice For Avoiding Domestic Abuse Around The Holidays

Stress levels go up for everyone during November and December with the holidays coming on. But a local expert says you might be surprised at just what will trigger a domestic violence situation.

12/12/2010

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