Category Archives: South Philly Safari

South Philly Varmint

When Joe calls me after he’s left for work, it means one of two things – he’s forgot something or he’s seen something crazy on his way to work. Such was the case yesterday morning when he spotted this fellow … Continue reading

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Looking South – “Little Bambino” Townwatch

The things you see looking up, and looking South in Philadelphia.

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Looking South – Friendly Lounge

 

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Peppers & Eggs

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Cat on Montrose Street

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Dom’s Shoe Repair

A magnificent sign located at 13th and Tasker in South Philadelphia.

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Waiting for a Haircut

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Grocery Store

 

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Bomb Bomb Bar-B-Q-Grill

The Bomb Bomb Bar-B-Q-Grill has a glorious sign. Last night I happened to be traveling through the neighborhood, saw it illuminated, and took this shot. 

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Pigeons at Palumbo

The Academy @ Palumbo • 1100 Catharine Street, Philadelphia PA

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Christmas in Cardboard

The residents of South Philly do it up right!

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South Philly Musicians Remix Mural

Traveling down Broad and Tasker Streets the other day, I got my first glimpse of the completed South Philly Musicians Remix mural designed by artist Eric Okdeh. 

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House of Terry

In my travels around South Philly for work assignments, I’ve found a treasure of vintage and homemade signs such as this one, for what looks to be a shuttered salon. It’s not a great sign, but I kind of miss these amateurish … Continue reading

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Window along Washington Avenue

Here’s a little urban texture from South Philly. This was on Washington Avenue West of Broad Street which is being gentrified but is wonderfully industrial. This is a factory window gloriously illuminated by the rays of the setting sun.

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