Sunday, March 29, 2015

Parade Update: These fans aren't going anywhere

Chris reports that fans are lined up a block deep on the side streets off Broad and Market. Many fans are running south on 13th and 15th streets and then toward Broad, keeping pace as the parade moves south. And we can see on TV that after the parade goes by, many fans are just spilling into the street and following the procession. Fans are climbing anything they can for a better view -- trees and news stands and bus stops. At Broad and Carpenter two young men clung to tree branches while teetering on top of a chain link fence. This party is going to go on for a long time...

Parade Update: These fans aren't going anywhere

Chris reports that fans are lined up a block deep on the side streets off Broad and Market. Many fans are running south on 13th and 15th streets and then toward Broad, keeping pace as the parade moves south. And we can see on TV that after the parade goes by, many fans are just spilling into the street and following the procession.

Fans are climbing anything they can for a better view -- trees and news stands and bus stops.  At Broad and Carpenter two young men clung to tree branches while teetering on top of a chain link fence.

This party is going to go on for a long time...

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William Bender, a Drexel graduate who landed at the Daily News in 2007, has covered everything from South Philly mobsters to doomsday hucksters. He occasionally writes about local food trucks and always eats everything on his plate, whether it be a bloody rib eye or a corrupt politician. E-mail tips to benderw@phillynews.com
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David Gambacorta, has been a reporter with the Daily News since 2005, covering crime, police corruption and all of the other bizarre things that happen in Philadelphia. Now he’s covering the 2015 mayor’s race, because he enjoys a good circus just as much as the next guy. He’s always looking to get a cup of coffee. Send news tips and other musings on life to gambacd@phillynews.com
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