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Tag Archives: South Philly
Today is the last day for swimming at the Marion Anderson Pool. We bid farewell to the lifeguards, pool staff, and neighborhood regulars and wish them a happy fall, winter, and spring – until we meet again!
The Marion Anderson Pool has been renovated thanks to neighborhood volunteers. The chain link fence between the seating area and the pool has been removed, and umbrellas and lounge chairs dot the area around the pool.
No, this is not Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom. While I was shooting the Red-Tailed Hawk – I spied this little fellow snacking on a pretzel perched on the edge of a wire trash can. SaveSave SaveSaveSaveSave
When we bought our house, we were thrilled that it came with a park at the end of the block with trees, benches, and a bocce ball court. Down the road, we discovered that it also came with a group … Continue reading
More of the restoration process of the Train Shed on Broad and Carpenter Streets. Additional photos under the cut.
Train shed on Broad & Carpenter being stripped down to it’s skeleton in order to be restored and incorporated into some new construction. The ongoing process has been fascinating to watch. More photos behind the cut.
It was a pretty laid back weekend – a trip to the market, the fellas went to the movies, and a cook out was in the works for Monday. The cook out looked iffy, the sun was a no show and there … Continue reading
We have recently told you of the work on the Civil War-era train shed at Broad and Carpenter Streets in South Philadelphia. Work continues as roofers scrape away the 20th Century modifications revealing what the building once was in the … Continue reading
Day two – the sun made an appearance, along with Jerry Blavat, The Verdi Band from Norristown, and some Saints! It was a blast!!! More photos behind the cut.
Saturday was the first day of the Italian Market Festival – the rain held off, and 9th Street was packed with people. Join us on Sunday for the Procession of the Saints, artisan vendors, music, and great food! More photos behind … Continue reading
I turned the corner and was surprised to see artists making representational art rather than what I usually see – coffee drinkers fiddling with a smart phone.