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Tag Archives: South Philadelphia
I just discovered that Mario Lanza’s boyhood home, located at 636 Christian Street, is being demolished to make way for two multi-family homes. How is it that the home of a famous opera singer who made movies in Hollywood, and … Continue reading
A shopping trip down East Passyunk Avenue with the boy, yielded more tiled entryways to shoot. I tried to research DiBiase located at 1623, to get an idea of the kind of business and a time frame – but I … Continue reading
Since I began shooting these tiled entryways, I now find myself running into them all over the neighborhood. This green and white beauty, almost serves as a welcome mat to a private residence, while the two under the cut provide … Continue reading
On Tuesday night, The Belleville Quartet – a Philadelphia based acoustic jazz ensemble played at Bardascino Park at 10th and Carpenter. It’s the first in a series of summer concerts my neighbors and I look forward to. SaveSave SaveSave
More South Philly tiled entryways – I find it interesting that some had the business owner’s name, or the address, while others were purely ornamental. More photos behind the cut.
They’re all over South Philly, tiled entryways that marked former businesses – bakeries, drug stores, and butchers. I walk by them on a daily basis, and this week I decided to take some photos to showcase the various shapes, styles, … Continue reading
Great turnout for yesterday’s Broad Street Run, and the weather was perfect! Photographs by Joe. SaveSave
On Friday, three former members of the Philadelphia Eagles stopped by on 9th and Montrose for a meet and greet. David Akers, Irving Fryar, and Bill Bergey chatted with locals, posed for photos, and signed balls and jerseys. Although I … Continue reading
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
Kindergarteners at Philadelphia’s Southwark School get their first library card.
A magnificent sign located at 13th and Tasker in South Philadelphia.
It looks like Santa caved into the pressure of our youth oriented society and got a touch up. Personally, I’m rather fond of the white beard. If Santa wants to spruce up his looks, you can never go wrong with a leather … Continue reading
Ambitious runners on Saturday morning taking part in the Rocky Run, an unofficial 50K race that began in South Philadelphia and finished at The Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Early Saturday morning in the Italian Market, vendors stocking their stands.