Category Archives: South Philly Safari

October is Coming!

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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.

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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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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!

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Decaying on the Delaware

The SS United States, the world’s fastest ocean liner, continues to succumb to the elements as it sits docked on the Philadelphia side of the Delaware River.

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Tis the Season in Jefferson Square

The trees in Jefferson Square in South Philadelphia are wrapped with lights for the season. They were lit this past weekend.

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Jefferson Square again…

South Philadelphia

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You Can Ring My Bell!

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Catching the Colors While They Last

Jefferson Square in South Philadelphia.

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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

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The Wolf of South Philadelphia

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A Touch of Green

See, Jim, same tree, not all red! This is for Jim Curtis, friend to the site and one hell of a writer. You can find his books, novellas, novelettes and short stories HERE or find his daily musings at his … Continue reading

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Forest for the Trees

I’ve been heading to a few local parks and squares in Philadelphia hoping to be awed by an Autumnal spectacle of brilliant color as if the whole area was on fire. It hasn’t really happened at least not yet. There … Continue reading

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South Philly Jack O’ Lantern

I think the squirrels added to the carving of this menacing Jack O’ Lantern which I spotted on a stoop of a South Philadelphia rowhouse. Hopefully it will last long enough for me to catch a photo of it lit … Continue reading

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