Tag Archives: South Philly

Looking South – Last Day at the Pool

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! 

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

Looking South – Flags at Marion Anderson Pool

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.

Posted in Looking South, News, Philadelphia, Photography | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Looking South – After the Storm

  SaveSave SaveSave

Posted in Looking South, Philadelphia, Photography | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Saturday in the Park

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

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

Looking South – Stairway to Heaven

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

Guardians of the Park

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

Posted in News, Philadelphia | Tagged | 1 Comment

Looking South – Train Shed Update

More of the restoration process of the Train Shed on Broad and Carpenter Streets. Additional photos under the cut. 

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

Looking South – Train Shed

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. 

Posted in Looking South, News, Philadelphia | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Tweety

  SaveSave SaveSave

Posted in Truck Mascots | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Cherry Berry Galette

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

Posted in Lovin' from the Oven, News | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

UP on the Roof

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

Posted in Blast from the Past, Looking South, Philadelphia | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Italian Market Festival 2017 – Day 2

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. 

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

Italian Market Festival 2017

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

Posted in Glorious Food, Italian Market, News, Philadelphia, Photography, South Philly Safari | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Looking South – Sketching in the Park

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.  

Posted in Looking South, Philadelphia, Photography, Sketch | Tagged , | Leave a comment