Category Archives: News

Waiting For Pizza

On Saturday mornings, the boy and I have our routine – we walk to 9th Street and shop for dinner. When we’re finished, we head to Lorenzo’s for pizza. It was Joe, who began shooting photos of Lloyd as a … Continue reading

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Eagles’ Super Bowl Parade!

Fans lined up eight deep, to see their hometown heroes in a parade from Broad Street up to The Philadelphia Museum of Art yesterday. Congratulations Philadelphia Eagles! 

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Looking South – Prepping for the Parade!

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Congratulations Philadelphia Eagles!!!

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Philadelphia Eagles – 9th Street Loves You!

The best of luck to the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII!!! 

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There’s One in Every Crowd

Doc, marching to the beat of his own drum!

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Looking South – Eagles Pep Rally on 9th Street

On Friday, three former members of the Philadelphia Eagles stopped by on 9th and Montrose for a meet and greet. David Akers, Irving Fryar, and Bill Bergey chatted with locals, posed for photos, and signed balls and jerseys. Although I … Continue reading

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I Want My Polka Music TV!

When I purchased my first Roku about 8 years ago I quickly became convinced that it was the best $60 I had ever spent. The house I moved into in the mid-1990s was wired throughout it’s three floors for cable, … Continue reading

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Best Buttermilk Pancakes on the Planet!

I’ve been making brunch lately, and these are the lightest, most delicious pancakes ever! The fellas love them with hash browns. And no, there is no substitute for the buttermilk – so throw on your coat, go to the store … Continue reading

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Hog Wild with Eagles Fever!

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Apple Fritter Bread

I made this Apple Fritter Bread on Saturday afternoon as an incentive to drag myself out of bed at the crack of dawn on Sunday to hit up the grocery store before Eagles fans descended on it en masse to … Continue reading

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Forlorn Fella on a Ford

Here’s another example of the urban phenomena we refer to as Truck Mascots. Truck Mascots are discarded stuffed animals that are usually lashed to the grills of large industrial trucks although this one is attached to a work van. This … Continue reading

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Looking South – Bike on 9th

Spotted this jazzed up bike on 9th Street – on closer inspection, two of the 45s were Nat King Cole, the third being Clyde McCoy. Unfamiliar with McCoy, I turned to Wikipedia: Clyde Lee McCoy[1] (December 29, 1903 – June … Continue reading

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2018 Mummer’s Parade

All I can say about today is that it was COLD! I salute the spirit of these men and women who braved the elements and marched down Broad Street, as has been the tradition since 1901. Happy New Year! 

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