Tag Archives: South Philadelphia

The Sign Remains

I think I had just finished my post about the former ubiquity of the once mighty Blockbuster chain of video rental shops when I spotted this sign on my commute to work. Perched high up on a very tall pole … Continue reading

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The Italian Market Festival 2022

After two years, The Italian Market Festival is back! Today was the first day, and it continues on into tomorrow. If you’re in the area, check it out!

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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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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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Catching the Colors While They Last

Jefferson Square in South Philadelphia.

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The End of Summer

Yesterday was the last day of swimming at the Murphy Pool at 3rd and Shunk in South Philadelphia.

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Letters

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The Corner of 11th and Christian

Sadly gone. Giunta Brothers was a Mom-and-Pop kitchenware shop that stood at 823 S 11th Street in South Philadelphia for decades offering kitchen gadgets that could not be found anywhere else.

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What’s for dinner?

Deep in South Philadelphia

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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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When the Bough Breaks

Along Christian Street in South Philadelphia

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Tiled Thresholds – AMICO

This one is a little worse for wear, but it’s a beautiful type treatment.

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Urban Stencil

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A Produce Box with a Story

From time to time, I’ll post pictures of interesting graphics I find on produce boxes on 9th Street. Over the weekend, I came across this corn crate from Russo’s Fruit & Vegetable Farm, memorializing a man named “Tony”. I did … Continue reading

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