Category Archives: Philadelphia

Looking South – Grocery Delivery

Before there was FreshDirect – John’s Grocery Delivery Service since 1991.

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Looking South – Last Day at the Pool

Today is the last day for swimming at the Marion Anderson Pool. We bid farewell to the lifeguards, pool staff, and neighborhood regulars and wish them a happy fall, winter, and spring – until we meet again! 

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Looking South – Pool with a View

I adore the Marion Anderson Pool, it’s HUGE – in the deep end, I’m up to my chin, and then there’s the view! There’s a spectacular view of The Drake as seen in this photo, and of the Center City … Continue reading

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Looking South – Flags at Marion Anderson Pool

The Marion Anderson Pool has been renovated thanks to neighborhood volunteers. The chain link fence between the seating area and the pool has been removed, and umbrellas and lounge chairs dot the area around the pool.

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Looking South – After the Storm

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Looking South – The Boys of Summer

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Saturday in the Park

No, this is not Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom. While I was shooting the Red-Tailed Hawk – I spied this little fellow snacking on a pretzel perched on the edge of a wire trash can. SaveSave SaveSaveSaveSave

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Looking South – Ridgeway Raptor

An unusually cool day at the end of July, brought an unusual visitor to our urban landscape. At the Ridgeway Pool on 13th & Carpenter, this fellow was pointed out to me sitting on the branch of one of the … Continue reading

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Looking South – Stairway to Heaven

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Guardians of the Park

When we bought our house, we were thrilled that it came with a park at the end of the block with trees, benches, and a bocce ball court. Down the road, we discovered that it also came with a group … Continue reading

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Looking South – Train Shed Update

More of the restoration process of the Train Shed on Broad and Carpenter Streets. Additional photos under the cut. 

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Looking South – Letters on Washington

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Dragon Fruit

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Looking South – The USS Olympia

The Boy and I took a stroll to the Spruce Street Harbor Park yesterday, and we got to check out the USS Olympia. From Wikipedia: USS Olympia is a protected cruiser that saw service in the United States Navy from her commissioning in 1895 until 1922. This … Continue reading

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