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Weathered neon sign in Philadelphia

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Glorious Relic

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

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Jiffy

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Back in the Saddle Again!

Tremendous news — the enormous electric boot is back on Broad! It’s been fully restored and illuminated!

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Still No Sign of the Sign

I had recently written about the refurbishment of the iconic electrified boot that adorned the facade of the Boot & Saddle Bar only to be disappointed a few days later by the mysterious disappearance of that sign. Sadly, I have … Continue reading

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Where’s My Boot?!

I had just written about the beautifully restored Boot & Saddle Sign on Broad Street in South Philadelphia, and I was looking forward to it being lit up and sharing a shot on the site when this happened!Hey, what gives?!

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The Boot & Saddle Sign RESTORED!

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

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Friday Five – Number Seventy Two

Seventy-second in a series creating a collage using five elements.

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Neon Beef

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The Boot and Saddle…Again

I’ve shot this sign a million times, and I’ll probably shoot it a million more, but the day I shot this was just a perfect day. So here it is once again – the fabulous sign outside of the Boot … Continue reading

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Why I Love Philly

BOMB BOMB BAR-B-Q Grill Occasionally my son and I wander aimlessly along the streets and alleys of the City of Brotherly Love seeking sites we have seen or may have missed or never knew were there. It’s similar to a … Continue reading

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