Category Archives: Italian Market

Waiting for Pizza

Waiting for pizza at Lorenzo’s on 9th & Christian.

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House of Hams

This magnificent sign hangs at Guy Giordano & Sons’ store at 1037 South 9th Street. There’s something appealing about the human touch of a hand painted sign. In this day and age of temporary vinyl signs cranked out by machines, … Continue reading

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Cold Snap!

The polar vortex that has gripped much of the nation has arrived in Philadelphia. Temperatures are in the single digits. The cat is burrowed under a blanket on the sofa, when he’s not sitting on the radiator keeping tabs on … Continue reading

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The Crack of Dawn

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Street Art

Art on 9th Street – unfortunately, no signature.

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Breakfast

A healthy breakfast for the new year – she said as she pulled a batch of muffins out of the oven…

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South Philly Does Christmas

Part of the magic of South Philly at Christmastime, is how they decorate. An ornate, weathered alley gate is adorned with an evergreen wreath. This store with a security gate showcases a red ribbon vintage wreath complete with a bell … Continue reading

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Polka Dotted Succulent

Nature is a spectacular pattern maker!

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Saturday Produce

A cool, crisp autumn morning on 9th Street – they weren’t on the list, but these carrots came home with us!

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Autumn Comes to 9th Street

Nothing says fall like the aroma of a giant bin of freshly picked apples!

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