Category Archives: Looking South

October is Coming!

Posted in Food, Halloween, Looking South, South Philly Safari | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Perspective 101

Beneath Interstate 95 or I-95 in South Philadelphia. I have a hard time passing a good set perspectival lines without taking a picture.

Posted in Looking South, South Philly Safari | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

John’s Water Ice

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

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

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

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

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

Posted in Blast from the Past, Looking South | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

The Italian Market Festival 2022

After two years, The Italian Market Festival is back! Today was the first day, and it continues on into tomorrow. If you’re in the area, check it out!

Posted in Italian Market, Looking South, Philadelphia | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Preview of 2022

We saw this group of Mummers practicing for New Years Day along 2 Street this past weekend. I’m not sure what band this was, but they sounded great!

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

Happy Thanksgiving!

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

Jefferson Square again…

South Philadelphia

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

You Can Ring My Bell!

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

Catching the Colors While They Last

Jefferson Square in South Philadelphia.

Posted in Looking South, South Philly Safari | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Sparks Shot Tower

The Sparks Shot Tower is a historic shot tower located at 129-131 Carpenter Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. According to the historic marker near the foot of this tower: First in the nation. Built 1808 by Thomas Sparks and John Bishop to make hunting shot. It symbolized … Continue reading

Posted in Looking South, Philadelphia, South Philly Safari | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

The Wolf of South Philadelphia

Posted in Halloween, Holiday, Looking South, South Philly Safari | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Colors of the Season

Posted in Halloween, Looking South, South Philly Safari | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment