Tim Blackwell, philly.com
Chris FascenelliMore than 10,000 Mummers and 17 string bands converge on Manayunk's Main Street for the Mummers Mardi Gras Parade on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015.
HughE Dillon, philly.com
On Sunday night The Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News and Philly.com hosted an Oscars viewing party partnered with BarWithMe at the Hard Rock Café.
Glamorously dressed guests walked the red carpet, posed for photos before heading into the party where they enjoyed free cocktails, courtesy of Bluecoat Gin, and free food courtesy of the Hard Rock Café. There was also happy hour specials all night long and guests could order off of the Hard Rock Cafe's extensive menu.
Throughout the evening Jenice Armstrong (Daily News columnist), Elizabeth Wellington (Inquirer fashion writer) and Anthony Henderson (local celebrity stylist) commented on celebrity fashion at the Academy Awards, as well as interviewed party guests about what they were wearing. The night was full of glam, glitter and fun as many of the guests stayed until the final award was handed out for “Birdman” (Best Picture) at 11:30 p.m.