Tag Archives: South Philly

Bomb Bomb Bar-B-Q-Grill

The Bomb Bomb Bar-B-Q-Grill has a glorious sign. Last night I happened to be traveling through the neighborhood, saw it illuminated, and took this shot. 

Posted in News, Philadelphia, Photography, South Philly Safari | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Mayor Kenney’s Kids

Mayor Jim Kenney visits students at Children’s Playhouse in South Philadelphia. The pre-K program is funded by the new, controversial soda tax that went into effect in Philadelphia on January 1st.

Posted in News, Philadelphia, Photography | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

All The World Loves A Lover

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

Posted in Holiday, News, Philadelphia, Photography | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

2017 Mummer’s Parade!

Posted in Holiday, News, Philadelphia, Photography | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Snack Food Icon

I was going about my normal routine, when I came upon this slightly disturbing sight. It’s weird seeing a cartoon huckster of candy coated popcorn made flesh, silently and somewhat creepily beckoning passers-by to sample his wares. I tried to … Continue reading

Posted in Philadelphia, Photography | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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.

Posted in South Philly Safari | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Vintage Soda Machine

For 2016, we went with a vending machine theme again. Due to unforseen complications, we were going to scrap it – but decided to stay the course and pulled this costume together in two days. We thought that this would … Continue reading

Posted in Halloween, News | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Five More Days Till Halloween

 

Posted in Halloween, News, Philadelphia, Photography, South Philly Safari | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

South Sixth Street

I spotted this beauty on South Sixth Street on my way to a job.

Posted in Philadelphia, Photography, South Philly Safari | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Truck Mascot – The Imperial Edition

This poor slob is from a movie that’s less than a year old and here he is lashed to a SEPTA service truck stopped at 11th & Wharton. Being a Stormtrooper™ has got to be a crappy job.

Posted in Truck Mascots | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Alley Cat

Joe and I went on a South Philly safari on Monday where I met up with this little fella and his buddy in an alley eating dry food that some good samaritan left for them. 

Posted in Philadelphia, South Philly Safari | Tagged , | 4 Comments

Happy Labor Day!

 

Posted in Philadelphia, Photography | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Plywood the Cat

 

Posted in Philadelphia, Photography | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Morris Super Deli

Corner store at 24th and Morris.  

Posted in Philadelphia, Photography, South Philly Safari | Tagged , | 1 Comment