Category Archives: South Philly Safari

Urban Texture

Along Grays Ferry Avenue

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What’s for dinner?

Deep in South Philadelphia

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Municipal Pier No 38

Along the Delaware River in Philadelphia

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Get Your Motor Runnin’

I did a double take on Washington Avenue this afternoon, and barely managed to take this one shot of this Harley-Davidson motorcycle hearse before it sped off.  RoadMaster Motorcycle Hearse is based in Philadelphia – it is their belief that “your last … Continue reading

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The Indefatigable Fig Tree

Italian immigrants probably planted these fig trees in these hardscrabble, concrete back yards generations ago for a taste of the old country. This one is growing from a neighbor’s yard, and despite being harshly pruned and cut to the very … Continue reading

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They Still Exist

…but my guess is not for long. This one looks to be the telephonic equivalent of a dirty gas station toilet. It still had it’s receiver which is extremely rare, but I did not put it to my ear to … Continue reading

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Jefferson Square

Spring has not completely sprung, and the trees are still bare and looking a lot more Halloween than Easter. I pushed the spookiness of the scene a bit with Affinity Photo.

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Is it safe?

Apparently not. Spotted on Ellsworth Street in South Philadelphia.

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Like Spotting Bigfoot

Inexplicably, a phonebooth stands at the corner of 15th and Snyder in South Philadelphia. I haven’t seen one in years and suddenly coming upon one was surprising if not startling. Sadly, the receiver was vandalized so no, it was not … Continue reading

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On Broad Street

Saint Rita of Cascia

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