Category Archives: Philadelphia

Palm Weaving

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Tiled Entryway No. 703

It’s been a while since I’ve done a post on tiled entryways, however on Saturday, I ran into this beauty while doing some shopping on Fabric Row.

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Looking Down

Water cover seen on 10th & Passyunk Avenue.

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Ralph’s & Sarcone’s

Ralph’s Italian Restaurant and Sarcone’s Bakery are two icons of 9th Street’s Italian Market. Both businesses have been around for over a century and are family owned. Ralph’s holds a special place in my heart because we had our wedding … Continue reading

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The Commute

At City Hall Station waiting for the Market-Frankford El

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Studio Statue

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Inflatable Vermin

This inflatable vermin continues to make appearances at Broad and Spruce Streets outside of the Atlantic Building which once housed the classrooms of The Philadelphia College of Art. PCA has left the building and discarded the name a few decades … Continue reading

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Waiting for Pizza

Waiting for pizza at Lorenzo’s on 9th & Christian.

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House of Hams

This magnificent sign hangs at Guy Giordano & Sons’ store at 1037 South 9th Street. There’s something appealing about the human touch of a hand painted sign. In this day and age of temporary vinyl signs cranked out by machines, … Continue reading

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Cold Snap!

The polar vortex that has gripped much of the nation has arrived in Philadelphia. Temperatures are in the single digits. The cat is burrowed under a blanket on the sofa, when he’s not sitting on the radiator keeping tabs on … Continue reading

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