Category Archives: Italian Market

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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Bride & Groom on 9th Street

Newly married couple getting photos taken on 9th Street yesterday afternoon.

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Urban Stencil

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A Produce Box with a Story

From time to time, I’ll post pictures of interesting graphics I find on produce boxes on 9th Street. Over the weekend, I came across this corn crate from Russo’s Fruit & Vegetable Farm, memorializing a man named “Tony”. I did … Continue reading

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Fancy Fiat

I spotted this 1969 Fiat 500L on 9th Street over the weekend. I’m not really clear as to why it’s there – perhaps some kind of promotion, or a labor of love – the decoration is hand painted, and not … Continue reading

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Fiorella’s Sausage

Another heartbreaker, on Wednesday I spotted a “For Sale” sign in the window of Fiorella’s – another long time neighborhood business closing.  Fiorella Sausage Company was established in 1892 by Luigi Fiorella. Four generations later, the tradition of seven handmade … Continue reading

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Blueberries

One of my favorite things about summer besides swimming, are blueberries! I love baking with them, stirring them into yogurt for breakfast, or eating them as is. The market is now loaded with locally grown berries, and there is nothing … Continue reading

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Looking South – Freezer Orders Filled

Neon sign in the window of Cappuccio’s Meats – a fixture on 9th Street since 1920. Their sausage selection is nothing short of amazing!

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