A Puerto Rican Group Prepares For Their Debut In The New Division Of The Mummer's ParadeMembers of Los Bomberos De la Calle assembled in the second-floor gathering area of Christ Church on Venango Street in North Philadelphia to coordinate the Puerto Rican bomba and plena music with a group of dancers.
Wind Backs Off, But Chilly Temperatures Stick Around TomorrowA brisk and cold start to the New Year on Thursday, but temperatures were actually right on target for early January, the average high is 41 and we actually surpassed that today.
With Newest New Year's Extravaganzas, Mummers' Fancy Brigades Don't DisappointEleven groups took the stage for 4½ minutes each, generating lots of excitement.
At the Local Gyms, New Year's Resolvers Already Raising a SweatSome folks are getting right on those New Year's resolutions to get fit this year. But how long will their resolve last?
Adjusting Tradition, Mummers Strutting DOWN Broad Street For 2015 ParadeThis year the parade begins at 15th and Market Streets in center city and ends at Broad and Washington Avenue, with performance stops at Sansom and Carpenter Streets.
First Baby Of 2015? It's A Secret In Many PlacesBye, bye Baby New Year. The crowning of the year's first baby is being kept secret in many communities as hospitals say safety concerns trump tradition.
Mummers' Fancy Brigades Working Feverishly Toward Thursday's ShowIt's a last-minute flurry of feathers as the eleven Fancy Brigades complete their extravagant pieces that will adorn their indoor performances on New Year's Day.
Tradition Merging With New Aspects for 2015 Mummers' ParadeAs clubs look for the next generation of mummers, some modifications are being made to the annual New Year's Day parade to serve a number of needs.
A History Of The Holidays From Thanksgiving To New Years'How many people actually know the history behind one of the most joyous seasons?
114th Annual Mummers Parade Struts Up Broad StreetThousands lined Broad Street to watch the parade which included some spectacular acts, with sets, elaborate costumes and choreography.
Practice Makes Perfect For Mummers Parade PerformersOn the first morning hours of 2014, the Quaker City String Band’s clubhouse came to life.