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Tiled Entryways Part III

Since I began shooting these tiled entryways, I now find myself running into them all over the neighborhood. This green and white beauty, almost serves as a welcome mat to a private residence, while the two under the cut provide … Continue reading

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Another Tiled Entryway

This one is located on 9th and Bainbridge. SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave

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Looking South – Music in the Park – The Belleville Quartet

On Tuesday night, The Belleville Quartet – a Philadelphia based acoustic jazz ensemble played at Bardascino Park at 10th and Carpenter. It’s the first in a series of summer concerts my neighbors and I look forward to. SaveSave SaveSave

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Tiled Entryways Part II

More South Philly tiled entryways – I find it interesting that some had the business owner’s name, or the address, while others were purely ornamental. More photos behind the cut. 

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Tiled Entryways

They’re all over South Philly, tiled entryways that marked former businesses – bakeries, drug stores, and butchers. I walk by them on a daily basis, and this week I decided to take some photos to showcase the various shapes, styles, … Continue reading

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Pork Chops with Homemade Coating Mix

Most of the time, you order take-out when you don’t feel like cooking or are famished and need food PRONTO! That was me, until I moved onto a small South Philly street that cars couldn’t drive down. I’d order a … Continue reading

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Chrysanthemum

In Victorian times, the chrysanthemum represented honesty and truth. In Japan, it’s a symbol of the Emperor and the Imperial family. Buddhists use them as offerings because of their powerful Yang energy. I love them for their texture!   SaveSave

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Italian Market Festival 2018 – Day Two

Day two of the annual Italian Market Festival – the weather cooperated, there was a good crowd, great food, music, and the Procession of the Saints! More photos after the cut! 

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Italian Market Festival 2018

The traditional climbing of the greased pole! More photos under the cut. 

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Crybaby!

My current obsession is taking photos of produce graphics. I spotted this beauty while shopping at Giordano’s on 9th and Washington! SaveSave

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Broad Street Run 2018

Great turnout for yesterday’s Broad Street Run, and the weather was perfect! Photographs  by Joe.   SaveSave

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Looking South – El Carnaval de Puebla 2018

El Carnaval de Puebla took over Washington Avenue on Sunday – it was a visual wonderland! More photos after the cut.

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The Three Graces

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Looking South – John’s Water Ice

John’s Water Ice has a magnificent sign, and their water ice ain’t bad either! They’re located at 8th and Christian Streets, and are open for the 2018 season!

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