Tag Archives: South Philly

Down on 7th Street

My son and I came upon the Zhen Ru Temple when we were meandering home from the Murphy Pool. We’ve been wandering South Philadelphia aimlessly for years, and we are still finding things and places we never knew existed.

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Sundown

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Sunset

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Stormy Sky

Early evening last night in South Philadelphia.

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More Pink Trees

A flowering tree grows in South Philly.

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Wired

Our eagle eyed friend Tony spotted this wire sculpture hanging from the electrical line at Broad & Washington yesterday. We wondered how they got it up there? Update: Thanks to my friend Lynne, this is the work of Baltimore-based street … Continue reading

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Happy Labor Day!

 

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Dusk

 

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Rose is a Rose is a Rose

Some neighborhood eye candy during one of my afternoon jaunts with The Boy.

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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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Sage Advice

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Is it safe?

Apparently not. Spotted on Ellsworth Street in South Philadelphia.

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Feline Friday

This blurry photo is what I call a lap shot. It’s a rare occasion with Plywood, and every now and again – I like to document it. Plywood was a stray in our backyard that I felt bad for. He … Continue reading

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Lamb & Veal

 

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