Tag Archives: South Philadelphia

Philadelphia Columbus Day Parade 2017

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

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First Library Card

Kindergarteners at Philadelphia’s Southwark School get their first library card.

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Dom’s Shoe Repair

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

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“Just For Men” Santa

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

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Rocky 50K Run

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.

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Setting Up the Stands

Early Saturday morning in the Italian Market, vendors stocking their stands.

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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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Philadelphia Columbus Day Parade 2016

Along the parade route on Broad Street – Jerry Blavat and Grand Marshal Danny Aiello.

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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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The Singing Fountain

 

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Mount Sinai

  Slowly but surely it’s coming down! 

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Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters

Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters was a play performed by fourth graders at GW Childs Elementary School at 16th and Wharton in South Philadelphia.

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Gray Houses

The 1900 block of South 12th Street.

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The Edgar Allen Poe School

I spotted this fabulous architectural ornament while on one of our South Philly Safaris.

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