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Still No Sign of the Sign

I had recently written about the refurbishment of the iconic electrified boot that adorned the facade of the Boot & Saddle Bar only to be disappointed a few days later by the mysterious disappearance of that sign. Sadly, I have … Continue reading

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The Boot & Saddle Sign RESTORED!

If you’ve driven, biked, walked or crawled along South Broad Street near the Ellsworth subway stop in Philadelphia over the past several decades, you’ve probably seen this sign: The bar was vacant for years, but it’s recently been refurbished and … Continue reading

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At The Water’s Edge

John B. Capewell of Westville, NJ is back with some lads, but not with the same lads that have been in the past few posts. Capewell is the second from the left or the third from the left if I … Continue reading

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Soap is for Sissies – Movie Matinee

Wash, wash, wash! They just want me to be a sissy! We’ve all heard that cleanliness is next to Godliness, but it’s also next to homosexuality in Billy’s mind. So instead of washing up, he plays cowboy all by himself … Continue reading

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Why I Love Philly: The Boot and Saddle Bar

This sign is not as mysteriously obscure as some of the treasures I’ve come across. It’s on the city’s main drag – Broad Street – and within spitting distance of City Hall, but that doesn’t make this weathered monstrosity any … Continue reading

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