Tag Archives: Broad Street

South Philly Strong

On Sunday, there was a rally at Broad and McKean to show opposition to a proposed safe injection site in South Philadelphia. Several hundred people braved the cold to make their voices heard. Love you South Philly!

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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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Mummer’s Parade 2018

More photos behind the cut! 

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2018 Mummer’s Parade

All I can say about today is that it was COLD! I salute the spirit of these men and women who braved the elements and marched down Broad Street, as has been the tradition since 1901. Happy New Year! 

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Philadelphia Columbus Day Parade 2017

Who’s Sorry Now? Not me, I got to meet the magnificent Connie Francis, Grand Marshal of Philadelphia’s Columbus Day Parade held yesterday on Broad Street. Pictured is Ms. Francis with disc jockey Jerry Blavat – “The Geator with the Heater”. More photos … Continue reading

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All The World Loves A Lover

The phrase “All the world loves a lover” is taken from an essay on love by Ralph Waldo Emerson, meaning that people are always happy to see two people in love. Such was the case on Sunday when a man … Continue reading

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2017 Mummer’s Parade – Part Two

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Fall on South Broad Street

A beautiful autumnal scene on an otherwise unspectacular section of Philadelphia’s main drag.

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Glorious Relic

Another glorious neon relic from a bygone era sadly in need of restoration, but I don’t think there is the money, interest or will. A beautiful job was done on the Boot and Saddle sign just up the street, but … Continue reading

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Erin go ARRGGHH!

On my way to Saint Rita’s on Broad Street this past Sunday I was dismayed to find what looked like the remains of a Saint Patrick’s Pub Crawl that went very badly.

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