Monthly Archives: July 2022

John’s Water Ice

Still open at 8th and Christian. Still insanely busy.

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Caturday

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Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder

…but BEAUTYLAND is in Lansdowne, Pennsylvania!

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13 Years

Willceau Illo News is 13! Our blog is celebrating an anniversary today. 13 years ago today I installed and fired up a WordPress blog on my site and was pleased and surprised that it actually worked! Thanks to all of … Continue reading

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Lost and FOUND!

A little digging turned up the tear sheet featuring the shivering banana from yesterday’s post. It was for an article in the The Philadelphia Daily News titled “The secret life of food,” and it was published on August 28, 1996. … Continue reading

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A Chilly Banana

I was looking around the old flat file cabinet in my studio when I came across this illustration that I barely remember doing. I’m not sure of exactly when I did it or what it was for. It was back before … Continue reading

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Peach Muffins

The peaches were gorgeous at the market this weekend, my first thought was to make a peach pie. Those plans were scrapped when I discovered that the temperatures would be close to triple digits. Plan B – muffins, quick to … Continue reading

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Looking Up – 9th & Christian Streets

More work from the Baltimore-based street artist Reed Bmore. You never know what you’ll see when you look up!

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Caturday

 

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Boot & Saddle Bar

This is a shot from a while back before the iconic Boot and Saddle sign on South Broad Street was restored. It was a wondrous relic in its decay, but now it looks as it did when it was first … Continue reading

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Truck Mascots: The Batman

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Authentic Old Sign

Spotted on South 8th Street, ghost sign in the making.

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The Sign Remains

I think I had just finished my post about the former ubiquity of the once mighty Blockbuster chain of video rental shops when I spotted this sign on my commute to work. Perched high up on a very tall pole … Continue reading

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Ham, Zucchini, and Ricotta Fritters

These fritters are summer easy – mix up the batter ahead of time, they cook in a flash. You can add another recipe to your “What am I gonna do with all of this zucchini?” dilemma. Problem solved! I like … Continue reading

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