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I found out this morning that Jerry Blavat passed away. He was a Philadelphia DJ/institution who hosted Philly’s annual Columbus Day Parade. As a popular DJ, he was as important to Rock and Roll music as the musicians. He seemed … Continue reading
Yesterday was The Columbus Day Parade on South Broad Street. Dean Martin’s daughter, Deana presided as the Grand Marshal, with Jerry Blavat. More photos under the cut.
After two years, The Italian Market Festival returned to 9th Street over the weekend. Despite the high temperatures, turn out was tremendous. The food, entertainment, and people watching did not disappoint! More photos behind the cut.
Day two of the annual Italian Market Festival – the weather cooperated, there was a good crowd, great food, music, and the Procession of the Saints! More photos after the cut!
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
Day two – the sun made an appearance, along with Jerry Blavat, The Verdi Band from Norristown, and some Saints! It was a blast!!! More photos behind the cut.
Along the parade route on Broad Street – Jerry Blavat and Grand Marshal Danny Aiello.
The festival was in full swing yesterday – we weren’t gonna let a little rain get in the way!