Tag Archives: South Philly

Tiled Entryway No. 703

It’s been a while since I’ve done a post on tiled entryways, however on Saturday, I ran into this beauty while doing some shopping on Fabric Row.

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Looking Down

Water cover seen on 10th & Passyunk Avenue.

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Ralph’s & Sarcone’s

Ralph’s Italian Restaurant and Sarcone’s Bakery are two icons of 9th Street’s Italian Market. Both businesses have been around for over a century and are family owned. Ralph’s holds a special place in my heart because we had our wedding … Continue reading

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House of Hams

This magnificent sign hangs at Guy Giordano & Sons’ store at 1037 South 9th Street. There’s something appealing about the human touch of a hand painted sign. In this day and age of temporary vinyl signs cranked out by machines, … Continue reading

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Cold Snap!

The polar vortex that has gripped much of the nation has arrived in Philadelphia. Temperatures are in the single digits. The cat is burrowed under a blanket on the sofa, when he’s not sitting on the radiator keeping tabs on … Continue reading

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The Crack of Dawn

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Catmobile

This street art feline on the side of a truck was spotted on South 11th Street.

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South Philly Does Christmas

Part of the magic of South Philly at Christmastime, is how they decorate. An ornate, weathered alley gate is adorned with an evergreen wreath. This store with a security gate showcases a red ribbon vintage wreath complete with a bell … Continue reading

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Elf on Montrose Street

South Philly decorates!    

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1201 Bar

Sign adorning the 1201 Bar located at 1201 S 28th St, Philadelphia, PA 19146

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