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Monthly Archives: January 2016
Broad and Spruce — Philadelphia, PA
On the corner of 4th & Fitzwater Streets.
A blizzard gives you the opportunity to bake and catch up on your Netflix list, which is what I did over the weekend. And laundry, because there’s always laundry.
It was everything the weather forecasters predicted, and more! A big dump of snow on the City of Philadelphia, has pretty much shut down public transit except for subway travel. More photos after the cut.
Here’s another shot of the corner of Broad & Locust shot by the fabulous Tina Garceau back at the dawn of the 1980s. It seems she liked shooting at this particular corner which is about a block from where the … Continue reading
One of the great things about South Philadelphia are the corner stores. They’re everywhere, and places like Melino’s on 15th & Ellsworth have been around for generations. Corner stores are there for you when you run out of milk or … Continue reading
Yesterday was our first substantial snowfall, meaning it didn’t flurry for five minutes and stop. To celebrate, I made muffins with what I had on hand – which were apples leftover from a cake I made, and carrots which were … Continue reading
My favorite tree on the way to work. The sun was hitting it just right so I pulled out my camera and took some texture shots. A little bit of this and that in a photo editor and there you … Continue reading
Tina shot a few frames from the corner of Broad and Locust Streets back in what may be the fall of 1981. Note the poster pasted to the pole for a show at JC Dobbs.
When the temperatures dip, I’m all about making soups and stews. But you need a little something to go with them – like these breadsticks. They’re soft, and airy, and when served warm out of the oven – absolutely divine!
Tremendous news — the enormous electric boot is back on Broad! It’s been fully restored and illuminated!
What more do you need?