Category Archives: Italian Market

Happy Easter!

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There Ain’t No Rhyme for Oranges

Every now and again while wandering around 9th Street, I’ll spot a nicely designed produce box. Such was the case today with this carton of Ultimate Oranges –  bold, simple graphics, three colors – it’s an eye catcher. And by … Continue reading

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The Corner of 11th and Christian

Sadly gone. Giunta Brothers was a Mom-and-Pop kitchenware shop that stood at 823 S 11th Street in South Philadelphia for decades offering kitchen gadgets that could not be found anywhere else.

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Apples to Apples

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and I’m beginning to pie plan. One pumpkin and three apples are on this year’s agenda – and I am thankful that I have The Boy to help me carry home, and peel many, … Continue reading

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Urban Pumpkin Patch

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John’s Water Ice

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Keys Cut

Handmade signs on 9th Street.

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Masked Defenders

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Uncle Sam

Poster seen on 9th Street – a modern day twist on the iconic James Montgomery Flagg illustration, used to recruit soldiers in World War I and World War II. Be safe, wear your mask!  

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Happy Easter!

 

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