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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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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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Sun Sets on South Philly

Summer is drawing to a close, and we’re starting to get these gorgeous sunsets.

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Polka Dots

15th & Locust – Center City Philadelphia circa 1981. Photographed by Tina Garceau.

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Chinatown Express

This is one of my photo elective photos, but it was not shot in the Southern New Jersey town where I lived with my parents. This time I went wandering around the City of Brotherly Love just across the Delaware … Continue reading

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Up to Broad Street

Ellsworth Stop on the Broad Street Line.

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City of Mirrors

Emerging from the 16th Street Exit of the Market-Frankford El into the heart of Center City Philadelphia.

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Beating the Heat at Dilworth Plaza

Shot at Dilworth Plaza at the center of the city where Broad and Market Streets intersect — City Hall.

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A Sad Shrek

Here’s another example of the urban phenomena I 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 pickup. This driver … Continue reading

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10th & Market

Another of my from the hip shots.

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An Afternoon in 1981

Here’s another Photo Elective shot by Tina Garceau. As I’ve said before, all sophomore students majoring in illustration at The Philadelphia College of Art were required to take a minor course in photography where the students would take and process … Continue reading

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It’s April 30th

…it may be time to take those Christmas decorations down.

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Have Tokens, Will Travel or Mrs. Crankipants Does Public Transit

Public transportation can be a pleasant convenience for getting around a major metropolitan area, but let Mr. Crankipants’ favorite spouse offer you kids some valuable advice particularly to you recent arrivals who thought it would be, like, awesome to live … Continue reading

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