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Tag Archives: Broad Street
Who’s Sorry Now? Not me, I got to meet the magnificent Connie Francis, Grand Marshal of Philadelphia’s Columbus Day Parade held yesterday on Broad Street. Pictured is Ms. Francis with disc jockey Jerry Blavat – “The Geator with the Heater”. More photos … Continue reading
The phrase “All the world loves a lover” is taken from an essay on love by Ralph Waldo Emerson, meaning that people are always happy to see two people in love. Such was the case on Sunday when a man … Continue reading
A beautiful autumnal scene on an otherwise unspectacular section of Philadelphia’s main drag.
Another glorious neon relic from a bygone era sadly in need of restoration, but I don’t think there is the money, interest or will. A beautiful job was done on the Boot and Saddle sign just up the street, but … Continue reading
On my way to Saint Rita’s on Broad Street this past Sunday I was dismayed to find what looked like the remains of a Saint Patrick’s Pub Crawl that went very badly.
Here’s another shot of the corner of Broad & Locust shot by the fabulous Tina Garceau back at the dawn of the 1980s. It seems she liked shooting at this particular corner which is about a block from where the … Continue reading
These are the rickety stands that the City of Philadelphia has installed for the Mummer’s Parade. It doesn’t look like they’re putting a lot of effort into the event. Also the parades course has been drastically altered, the route has … Continue reading
Ellsworth Stop on the Broad Street Line.
If you’ve driven, biked, walked or crawled along South Broad Street near the Ellsworth subway stop in Philadelphia over the past several decades, you’ve probably seen this sign: The bar was vacant for years, but it’s recently been refurbished and … Continue reading
A little after six in the morning on Broad Street. Shot of the Ridgeway Library which is now the front of The Philadelphia High School for Creative & Performing Arts.
A place familiar to people who attended the Philadelphia College of Art is gone as well.